Category Archives: documentary

STEPH & DOM: CAN CANNABIS SAVE OUR SON? A review.

Now and again a programme comes on the telly that you feel glad to have watched.  This certainly was the case with the recent Channel 4 documentary, Steph & Dom: Can Cannabis Save Our Son? Gogglebox stars Steph and Dom … Continue reading

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DANNY DYER’S RIGHT ROYAL FAMILY – Episode one review.

Before it aired there was aright load of cultural snobbery towards Danny Dyer and his new historical documentary, Danny Dyer’s Right Royal Family.  Ignore all of this negativity because you will be missing out if you do not. It was … Continue reading

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Pothole Wars- A review.

What better way to help banish away those January winter blues than to air a documentary about…..potholes???  It has to be said that BBC1 do the first bit of this rather well what with their picturesque detective drama Death in … Continue reading

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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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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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PRINCESS MARGARET: THE REBEL ROYAL, episode one.

When the BBC was formed in 1922, its now well-known guiding principles were to inform, educate and entertain the British public.  Today, it still strives to achieve these three Reithian commandments against a competitive backdrop of niche broadcasting.  A brilliant … Continue reading

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