James Delingpole James Delingpole

Gratuitously twisty, turny nonsense: Sky Max’s Poker Face reviewed

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Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale in Poker Face. Credit: © 2022 Peacock TV LLC. All Rights Reserved

Imagine if you had the power always to tell whether or not someone was lying. You’d have it made, wouldn’t you? The intelligence services would be queuing up to employ you for interrogations; top law firms would pay you top dollar to act as their adviser; you’d win gazillions in all the poker championships; you’d never buy a dodgy second-hand car, not that you’d need to with all that money you’d have.

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