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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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IT ENDED WITH A RIGHT BIG BANG!! ‘Happy Valley’ Review. Episode 5, series 2.

What with two murders, an off duty female PCSO bonking some random guy outside a nightclub and Sargent Cawood doing her best Karate Kid impression as she apprehended her sister’s drunken boyfriend, you could therefore say Happy Valley was a rather … Continue reading

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A CRACKING START, THEN A BLAND MIDDLE…BUT IT ENDED WELL! ‘Mount Pleasant’ series 5 review.

A few weeks ago the fifth series of the SKY TV comedy-drama Mount Pleasant came to an end.  As a big fan of the show, I thought I would share with you some my feelings about this latest series.  I … Continue reading

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‘THE LARS VON TRIER OF THE DETECTIVE WORLD’! RIVER- A review, episode one.

Whenever I see a trailer of new police/detective drama series coming on, I tend to not pay much attention to it these days because I have reached saturation point with this genre. I am bored of this TV genre and … Continue reading

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“DARKNESS CANNOT DRIVE OUT DARKNESS ; ONLY LIGHT CAN DO THAT!” ‘Louis Theroux – By Reason Of Insanity’ : Part One. A Review.

Last night on BBC2 we saw the very welcome return to our screens of documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux.  Filmed in Ohio in The United States, this was the first part of two programmes he has done on the subject of … Continue reading

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I NOW PREFER THE BOOK! ‘THE CASUAL VACANCY’ -EPISODE TWO REVIEW.

After watching the first episode of The Casual Vacancy last week I did a blog about how I preferred this TV version to the J.K Rowling book it is based upon.  I watched the second installment last night and have … Continue reading

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A CASUAL HIT! ‘The Casual Vacancy’ – episode one review.

Think The Vicar of Dibley with elements of Eastenders in it and you will pretty much have an idea of what the first episode of this new three part BBC1 drama was like.  The screenplay was written by Sarah Phelps … Continue reading

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