Category Archives: SOAP OPERA

‘CONTENTLESS KATIE, JOYOUS JIVING JAY…….AND A BOXER WHO FAILED TO DELIVER ANY KNOCK OUT BLOWS! Strictly Come Dancing week 3 – A review.

Saturday night saw a marathon two hour helping of Strictly Come Dancing. This week it was ‘movie week’, so the show had an added ‘spectacle’ feel about it. The dancing was fun to watch, the make-up/costumes impressive and who does … Continue reading

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A DEPRESSED STEVE MCDONALD SHOULD BE PRAISED, NOT SCORNED AT!

“I don’t agree about the Steve storyline.  Bad idea to make a funny character depressing.  Boring when soaps get all worthy…” The idea of this blog originally came from me receiving the above reply, a week or two ago on … Continue reading

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A FEMALE COPPER HELL-BENT ON REVENGE, SIX PREGNANT HORMONAL WOMEN ABOUT TO DROP ANY SECOND….AND A ARMY MEDIC WHO I WISH HAD NOT PASSED HER MEDICAL EXAMS! This is my review of some of the programmes I have enjoyed and also endured, on British Television in 2014.

  HAPPY VALLEY(BBC 1). ‘AMAZING ACTING AND WONDERFUL WRITING…..MY FAVOURITE THING ON TV IN 2014’! Writing earlier this year in the Radio Times, Jack Seale proclaimed how up to that point Happy Valley was the “drama of the year so far”. … Continue reading

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