Category Archives: 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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THE BAY – Series One – Episode One review.

Upon reading that The Bay was a new missing child drama, I came over all Brenda from Bristol, i.e ”NOT ANOTHER ONE.” Yes, in recent years this has now become a much-exhausted TV genre.  I loved the second series of … 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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CLEANING UP : Episode one review.

Bearing in mind just how much ITV1 had trailed the new Sheridan Smith drama Cleaning Up, over the festive period, expectations were therefore pretty high as episode one aired. A bit like my attitude towards the much over hyped Christmas … 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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‘THE AMERICANS’ – MY LOVE FOR THIS SHOW WILL LIVE WITH ME FOREVER!

June 17th, 2018, was somewhat of a momentous day for me.  You see, finally I finished watching the incredible spy thriller drama series that is The Americans.  All six seasons of it I have watched and now I feel rather … Continue reading

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I’VE FALLEN IN LOVE AGAIN………..WITH ‘THE AMERICANS’! ‘The Americans’, review of season 3.

It is official, I’ve fallen in love again with The Americans, but in all honesty I’d never really fallen out of love with it since ITV1 stopped showing it a few years ago.  Recently, I finally twigged(bit of a technophobe … Continue reading

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