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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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HAVEN’T I SEEN YOU SOMEWHERE BEFORE?? 2017 ‘STRICTLY COME DANCING’ LAUNCH SHOW.

Haven’t I seen you somewhere before?? This was the question that I asked last night as I watched the 2017 Strictly Come Dancing launch show.  With the odd one or two notable exceptions(which I’ll come on to shortly), it was … Continue reading

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LET IS SHINE ep5 review : TAKE YOUR FINGER OFF THAT FAST-FORWARD BUTTON BECAUSE ‘TONIGHT THINGS GET SERIOUS’!

After the first four weeks of this BBC One Saturday night singing and dancing talent show, I almost wrote a review with the heading, ‘IT ONLY SHINES WITH YOUR FINGER PRESSED ON FAST-FORWARD’.  This was because of the large amount … Continue reading

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DEATH IN PARADISE : IT’S VERY FORMULAIC, BUT OH MY WHAT A GREAT CURE IT IS FOR THOSE JANUARY WINTER BLUES! A review.

Do you like me suffer from those awful British January winter blues?  You will know what I’m talking about if you do.  It is the dull, damp freezing weather coupled with it going dark in the evenings before 5pm, so … Continue reading

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LAST TANGO IN HALIFAX, CHRISTMAS SPECIAL : HAVE THEY DANCED THEIR FINAL TANGO….MAYBE? – A REVIEW.

Sally Wainwright’s award winning BBC One drama Last Tango in Halifax, returned to our screens for a two-part Christmas special and overall it was a successful return without ever being a sensational one. The problem with it only being two … Continue reading

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THE MISSING – series 2, a review. ADDICTIVE, ENGROSSING…..AND IT WASN’T TOO COMPLICATED!

Wednesday December 7th 2016 was a bad day all-round for me.  Firstly, I woke up and remembered that it was my fortieth birthday(I still feel only twenty), then the double whammy was realising that the outstanding BBC One abduction thriller … 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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‘The Missing’ – THE COOLEST RETIRED DETECTIVE ON THE PLANET! Series 2, episode 1 review.

Now and again you quite literally get bowled over by a new programme that comes on the telly.  You go to bed thinking about it, you wake up thinking about it and you cannot wait for the next episode to … 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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WILTY IS THE BEST PANEL SHOW ON TV….AND THAT’S THE TRUTH! ‘Would I Lie to You?’. Episode 1 review, series 10. 02/08/16.

  Would I Lie to You? on BBC One is the best comedy panel show on TV by a country mile! You know you have enjoyed a programme when the ending credits roll yet it seems like you’ve only been watching … Continue reading

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