Tag Archives: BBC DRAMA

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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PEAKY BLINDERS, SERIES 4, EPISODE 6 REVIEW. SIMPLY THE BEST!

Sometimes you really look forward to watching the series finale of a gripping drama on TV, but unfortunately it turns out to be a right big letdown.  ITV1’s Prey(series one) and The Replacement from BBC One, are two recent examples … Continue reading

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BROKEN BUT BRILLIANT! ‘BROKEN’- A review of episode 4!

Jimmy McGovern’s BBC1 sociopolitical drama Broken is unequivocally the best thing on TV right now.  This week was the fourth instalment and its brilliance remains ever strong.  It is brilliantly written and acted and has truly secured actor Sean Bean’s … Continue reading

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Ordinary Lies. Series 2, episode 1 review : YOU HEARD THE ONE ABOUT THE PARANOID HUSBAND, HIS VIGILANTE WIFE AND THE RANDY DIVORCEE?

After a highly successful and well received first series, last week saw the return of the BBC One work-based drama Ordinary Lies.  Written and created by Danny Brocklehurst, the second series this time around is set in Wales with a … Continue reading

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‘One of Us’ – series review : A HAUNTING CRIME DRAMA THAT HAD MORE TWISTS THAN CHUBBY CHECKER!

An intriguing crime drama by brothers Jack and Harry Williams(The Missing) that kept me interested throughout.  The finest aspect of it was the dark and haunting tone that pervaded every scene.  It was this ever-present haunting quality that gave the show … Continue reading

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BIRTHS, BABIES AND BOREDOM! IN THE CLUB : SERIES 2, EPISODE SIX REVIEW!

In 2008 Gareth McLean in The Guardian asked if there was ‘a TV equivalent of difficult second album syndrome’?  He went on to confirm that indeed there was and cited a few examples to support his theory.  He was referring … Continue reading

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