Monthly Archives: November 2018

BRITAIN BY BOAT : Series 1, Episode 1. A review.

If you are a fan of watching paint dry then you will have loved the first episode of the new Channel 5 travelogue series, Britain by Boat. It has to be said that both of these things are not necessarily … Continue reading

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INSIDE THE FOREIGN OFFICE : EPISODE ONE REVIEW – KEEPING POWER AND INFLUENCE.

As far as political documentaries go, this first instalment of Inside the Foreign Office has to be right up there with the very best ones to have graced our TV screens in 2018. Made by film-maker Michael Waldman over an … Continue reading

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HOME FRONT HEROES – Series 1 : Episode 1.

In the run up to Remembrance Day this year the BBC has made a new daytime series entitled Home Front Heroes. The primary purpose of it is to celebrate the selfless contributions that thousands of men and women made on … Continue reading

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I’LL GET THIS – Episode One review.

There is a very well-known English phrase that goes, ”don’t judge a book by its cover”.  Nevertheless, this was pretty hard not to do with the premise in mind of the new BBC2 celebrity game show, I’ll Get This. Five … Continue reading

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Made in Great Britain – Series 1: 1. Steel

”You have to know the past to understand the present”.  This is a famous quote by Dr. Carl Sagan.  It is used here because it beautifully encapsulates the approach taken in this impressive new BBC2 historical documentary series entitled, Made … Continue reading

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