Category Archives: TELEVISION

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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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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This Time with Alan Partridge – episode one review.

A lukewarm and semi-triumphant return, this is my verdict of This Time with Alan Partridge. Before this new comedy show aired, I would have said that the great comedy character of Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan), was a bit of a … 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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FAMOUS AND FIGHTING CRIME- EPISODE ONE REVIEW.

Famous and Fighting Crime, the new reality TV show on Channel 4 that aired this week.  Did we really need another new programme in this much exhausted genre?  Haven’t we seen all there to is to see now with regards to … Continue reading

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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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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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