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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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MY MILD CASE OF BOBOS(BORED OF BAKE OFF SYNDROME) HAS BE CURED…… FOR THE TIME BEING AT LEAST! ‘THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF’, episode one review, 2016.

Last year I self diagnosed myself with a mild to moderate case of BOBOS(BORED OF BAKE OFF SYNDROME).  Towards the end of series six of The Great British Bake Off I had grown really tired of this very formulaic show.  In … Continue reading

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RESOLUTE, RELENTLESS REG! ‘REG’ – A REVIEW.

Reg Keys : “A five hundred strong mob armed to the teeth baying for blood, came after my son and he had fifty bullets and no radio.  Now I can accept that just about, but if I find out this … Continue reading

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THE PLOT THICKENS IN THE BRILLIANT ‘HAPPY VALLEY’! Review of episode four, series two.

You know you are enjoying a programme when you glance over at the clock and curse the fact that that there is only thirty minutes left of it. You know you are watching a truly exceptional programme when you glance … Continue reading

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DREAMS DO COME TRUE FOR ANTHONY ‘MILLION DOLLAR’ CROLLA!

“YEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSS HE’S DONE IT, HE’S DONE IT. BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT, BRILLIANT, ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT” (me/Andy Lloyd, Nov 21st, 2015). At around 11.30pm last Saturday, I yelled these words above out loud in the comfort of my living room.  In all likelihood I … Continue reading

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‘LONG LOST FAMILY’……. OH BOY WAS IT GOOD TO SEE YOU ONCE AGAIN! ‘Long Lost Family’ – A Review.

Something weird and almost magical happens whenever I sit down to watch an episode of ‘Long Lost Family’ on ITV1(the show where it reunites family members who have either lost touch or been adopted). For example, when I sat down … Continue reading

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