New season of ‘Succession’ delivers a scorching denouement – and a glimmer of humanity

Succession will have to be rewatched to savour all the glittering ripostes

Dónal Lynch

As anyone who has been watching Succession (Sky Atlantic, Mondays at 9pm) over the last few years will attest, it’s easily one of the sharpest, darkest and meanest shows ever to air.