Category Archives: BBC DRAMA

LAST TANGO IN…..A BIT OF A LET-DOWN! Last Tango in Halifax – series 5 – episode 4 review.

  Writer and creator Sally Wainwright, is a genius in my eyes.  Her Happy Valley for example, is one of the greatest TV dramas ever made.  I have also always been a big fan of Last Tango in Halifax too.  … Continue reading

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MotherFatherSon – series one – episode one – a review.

MotherFatherSon, a powerful stylistic BBC Two thriller that promised so much with a stellar cast, and in the main this first episode duly delivered. You had to concentrate all the way through this though, otherwise you would have felt snookered … Continue reading

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BAPTISTE EPISODE ONE REVIEW.

As good old Kylie Minogue sings, ‘I’m spinning around’, this is exactly what popped into my head as the ending credits rolled to the first episode of Baptiste on BBC One.  Nevertheless, it was bamboozlement in the finest sense of … Continue reading

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DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES- Episode one review.

You didn’t have to be Einstein to work out that the new period drama on BBC TWO entitled Death and Nightingales, was not going to be a right bundle of laughs. Set in Fermanagh in the north of Ireland in … Continue reading

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WANDERLUST

You don’t have to be Einstein, to work out what the new BBC1 prime time drama Wanderlust was going to be about.  To coin a catchphrase from lovable old Roy Walker, ”say what you see”.  Yes, Wanderlust was about sex.  In … Continue reading

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BODYGUARD – episode one review.

After all the hype and dramatic trailers, it was finally time to see the new BBC1 prime time drama Bodyguard.  Created by Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio, this was a first episode that promised so much and it duly … Continue reading

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AGE BEFORE BEAUTY – Episode One.

Tuesday saw the launch of a new BBC1 family drama called Age Before Beauty.  Set in present day Manchester and written and created by Poldark writer Debbie Horsfield, it centred on a family run beauty salon called Mirrorbel.  Notable actors in … Continue reading

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