Tag Archives: HAPPY VALLEY

LAST TANGO IN…..A BIT OF A LET-DOWN! Last Tango in Halifax – series 5 – episode 4 review.

  Writer and creator Sally Wainwright, is a genius in my eyes.  Her Happy Valley for example, is one of the greatest TV dramas ever made.  I have also always been a big fan of Last Tango in Halifax too.  … 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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IT ENDED WITH A RIGHT BIG BANG!! ‘Happy Valley’ Review. Episode 5, series 2.

What with two murders, an off duty female PCSO bonking some random guy outside a nightclub and Sargent Cawood doing her best Karate Kid impression as she apprehended her sister’s drunken boyfriend, you could therefore say Happy Valley was a rather … 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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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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A FEMALE COPPER HELL-BENT ON REVENGE, SIX PREGNANT HORMONAL WOMEN ABOUT TO DROP ANY SECOND….AND A ARMY MEDIC WHO I WISH HAD NOT PASSED HER MEDICAL EXAMS! This is my review of some of the programmes I have enjoyed and also endured, on British Television in 2014.

  HAPPY VALLEY(BBC 1). ‘AMAZING ACTING AND WONDERFUL WRITING…..MY FAVOURITE THING ON TV IN 2014’! Writing earlier this year in the Radio Times, Jack Seale proclaimed how up to that point Happy Valley was the “drama of the year so far”. … Continue reading

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