Monthly Archives: August 2016

THE ANT AND DEC OF FOOTBALL…….SORT OF! ‘Class of ’92: Out of Their League. Series 2, episode 1 review.

Television sports documentaries do not get much better than this.  I loved the first series last year and thoroughly enjoyed the recent opening episode of series two. It focuses on the goings on at semi-professional football side Salford City FC, … Continue reading

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MY MILD CASE OF BOBOS(BORED OF BAKE OFF SYNDROME) HAS BE CURED…… FOR THE TIME BEING AT LEAST! ‘THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF’, episode one review, 2016.

Last year I self diagnosed myself with a mild to moderate case of BOBOS(BORED OF BAKE OFF SYNDROME).  Towards the end of series six of The Great British Bake Off I had grown really tired of this very formulaic show.  In … Continue reading

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“SURPRISING, DEMANDING AND UNCOMPROMISING QUESTIONS”….ADD TO THAT, RATHER BORING TOO! ‘500 QUESTIONS’, Episode one review!

At the start of this new quiz show that aired last Monday night on ITV1 at 9pm, host Giles Coren stated how the contestants had “no help, no hints, nowhere to hide”.  This was an obvious dig at Who Wants … Continue reading

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Trott and Kenny cycle into the record books and even more into our hearts! Day 11 review of the Rio Olympics on BBC1,BBC2.

Just before the 2016 Olympics in Rio started I had almost zero appetite for watching them on the telly.  Here in Britain the football season was just about to commence and the build up to these Rio games had been … Continue reading

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HOORAY FOR ORGASMIC BINGO, WILLY WARMERS AND……..A HAPPY ENDING! ‘BRIEF ENCOUNTERS’ – Episode 6 & series review.

It is not often in the British summertime that we get to see a great comedy-drama on our TV screens, but this is what has just happened with the conclusion of Brief Encounters this week on ITV1.  I am staggered … Continue reading

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Versus : The Life and Films of Ken Loach. A REVIEW. ‘A celebration of the KING and LEGEND of British Film’!

Just as this biographical documentary about British film director Ken Loach was about to start, I feared it was going to be about as thrilling to watch as an episode of The South Bank Show with Melvyn Bragg.  Such a reservation … Continue reading

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