Tag Archives: CRIME DRAMA

‘PEAKY BLINDERS’ DELIVERS A PERSONAL BEST! Series 4, episode one review.

Last week saw the dramatic return of Peaky Blinders on BBC Two for a fourth series, a family gangster crime drama set in the 1920s in Birmingham, England.  A tired script or tired acting were nowhere to be seen here because … 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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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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A TRIUMPHANT RETURN FOR ‘HAPPY VALLEY’! TV REVIEW.

Last Tuesday night saw the return to our screens of Sally Wainwright’s critically acclaimed crime drama Happy Valley. This second series has started off just as good as the marvelous first one ended, high praise indeed! If you are a … Continue reading

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‘DEATH IN PARADISE’, THE PERFECT REMEDY FOR THOSE WINTER BLUES! A TV review.

Years ago I used to absolutely love the winter.  At bedtime I would love diving underneath the covers and pulling them all the way up to my chin, as my feet blissfully wrapped themselves around a boiling hot water bottle. … Continue reading

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HEARTBREAKING LOVE STORY, BUT THE MURDER PLOT LET IT DOWN! River- Episode six review.

Last night the sixth and final episode of the gripping crime drama River was shown on BBC1. At the end of episode four I went around telling everybody how utterly brilliant I thought this programme was.  Therefore, I was shocked … Continue reading

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UTTERLY COMPELLING AND UTTERLY BRILLIANT! River – Review of episode two.

Last year I can still remember just how amazing it felt to watch the BBC1 crime/police drama Happy Valley.  It was that brilliant that it sort of felt like a privilege to watch such a fantastic piece of work.  I … Continue reading

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