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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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COLD FEET MIGHT BE UNUSUAL IN SEPTEMBER, BUT OH WHAT A JOYOUS, GLORIOUS COMEBACK! ‘COLD FEET’ – Series 6, episode 1 review. 05/09/16.

TV show comebacks are not always guaranteed to be a roaring success.  For example,  no more Only Fools and Horses should have been made after Del and Rodney FINALLY became millionaires.  The remake of Dallas was an unmitigated disaster and … Continue reading

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MEDIOCRE MOUNT PLEASANT! ‘Mount Pleasant’ – Series 6, episode 1 review. 30/08/16.

Three or four years ago Manchester based comedy-drama Mount Pleasant on Sky Living(now Sky One), was one of my favourite programmes on the telly.  It regularly used to make me laugh and I loved its likeable Manchester charm(I’m a Mancunian). … Continue reading

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HOORAY FOR ORGASMIC BINGO, WILLY WARMERS AND……..A HAPPY ENDING! ‘BRIEF ENCOUNTERS’ – Episode 6 & series review.

It is not often in the British summertime that we get to see a great comedy-drama on our TV screens, but this is what has just happened with the conclusion of Brief Encounters this week on ITV1.  I am staggered … Continue reading

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NO BIG AL, MEANT NO BIG LAUGHS! STELLA – REVIEW OF SERIES 5.

In the last few years around December time I have found myself rather looking forward to welcoming the residents of Pontyberry in Sky One’s comedy drama Stella, back into my life once again in the early new year.  It is … Continue reading

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A COMEDIC GENIUS FROM BOLTON! ‘PETER KAY : 20 YEARS OF FUNNY’ – A REVIEW.

As I sat down to watch this documentary about Peter Kay on BBC1 this Christmas Eve, I longed for it to be as good as it sounded. It was billed as a look back at Peter’s working life, from the … 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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THIS 4TH PINT OF STELLA WAS SO MUCH BETTER THAN THE THIRD! ‘STELLA'(SKY 1) : A Series Review.

Last Friday saw the end of the fourth series of Stella on SKY 1 and I for one thought it was an absolute triumph.  I felt the show had perhaps run its course after not really laughing or being gripped … Continue reading

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