Tag Archives: ANDY LLOYD TV CRITIC

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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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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The Big Audition- episode one review.

Think Pineapple Dance Studios(that Louis Spence docusoap from 2010) meets The X Factor, and that pretty much sums up ITV1’s new reality TV show called The Big Audition. By this I mean that it was funny in parts, engaging in … Continue reading

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Defending The Guilty

Brand new sitcoms these days tend to be very hit or miss.  This week we saw the pilot episode of one based around the judiciary on BBC2 entitled, Defending The Guilty. My initial impression of it was that I really … Continue reading

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