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UNDERTAKER: THE LAST RIDE – A SERIES REVIEW

An Emotional Farewell to The Undertaker! Rest in Peace.  If you know anything about professional wrestling, then you will know that these three words belong to The Undertaker.  Undertaker: The Last Ride, was a five-part documentary series that for the … Continue reading

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The Big Audition- episode one review.

Think Pineapple Dance Studios(that Louis Spence docusoap from 2010) meets The X Factor, and that pretty much sums up ITV1’s new reality TV show called The Big Audition. By this I mean that it was funny in parts, engaging in … Continue reading

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Defending The Guilty

Brand new sitcoms these days tend to be very hit or miss.  This week we saw the pilot episode of one based around the judiciary on BBC2 entitled, Defending The Guilty. My initial impression of it was that I really … 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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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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The woman with a plan! ‘EILEEN’ by Ottessa Moshfegh – A REVIEW.

A sure way of knowing you’ve enjoyed a good book is when you’re sorry to have finished it, this is what has happened to me recently with the novel Eileen written by Ottessa Moshfegh! Not the best novel that I’ve ever … 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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LONG LOST FAMILY: WHAT HAPPENED NEXT- Series 2, episode 1 review. TEARS OF JOY AND BOREDOM…OR WAS IT JUST MY HAY FEVER!

Last year sometime, I can remember tweeting Long Lost Family presenters Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell, suggesting they should do a follow-up show where they give us an update to some of the reunion stories featured in the main series. … Continue reading

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MARVELLOUS LINARES! LINARES VS CROLLA II – A Review.

Last night I went to bed gutted that Manchester’s very likeable Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla, failed in his rematch with Jorge Linares, for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Championships.  There wasn’t any hard luck story here … Continue reading

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IT’S A BIT DAFT AND COARSE, BUT BENIDORM CONTINUES TO BE A TRIUMPH! BENIDORM – A review, series 9.

About four or five years ago there were two sit-coms that I avoided a bit like the plague.  I cringed every time I saw a trailer for Mrs Brown’s Boys and I steered well clear of ever watching ITV1’s Benidorm. … Continue reading

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