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I’VE FALLEN IN LOVE AGAIN………..WITH ‘THE AMERICANS’! ‘The Americans’, review of season 3.

It is official, I’ve fallen in love again with The Americans, but in all honesty I’d never really fallen out of love with it since ITV1 stopped showing it a few years ago.  Recently, I finally twigged(bit of a technophobe … 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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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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ENGLAND BATTERED, DEEP FRIED AND THEN GOBBLED UP BY FOOTBALLING MINNOWS ICELAND!! England vs Iceland – A review.

Last night quite rightly could be argued as the worst night EVER  in the history of English football.  In the Allianz Riviera stadium in Nice, England were sent home from Euro 2016 after giving the most abject of abject displays … Continue reading

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Killer Women with Piers Morgan – Episode one review. FORGIVENESS AND UNCONDITIONAL LOVE!

In a similar style and vein to the ITV1 Sir Trevor McDonald documentaries of recent years, here we saw Piers Morgan look at the grave but intriguing subject of ‘killer women’. Piers unquestionably is a hugely polarizing figure(being so opinionated … Continue reading

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COMEDY, ROMANCE AND SOME DOWNRIGHT THUGGERY……CORRIE BACK ON FORM! Coronation Street – A Review.

In recent times life has been pretty boring and bland on the famous cobbles of Coronation Street.  Take away the big fire in the flats a few months ago and nothing else much has happened in the past year or … 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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ITV1 WILL NOT BE SHOWING SEASON 3 OF ‘THE AMERICANS’ AND I AM SO ANNOYED ABOUT IT!

During the cold dark winter months of November and December of last year, one of the few things that kept me going was looking forward to the return of ‘The Americans’ on ITV1 in early 2015. I was relieved to … Continue reading

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JOHNNY VEGAS IS MY NEW FAVOURITE COMEDY ACTOR!

I’ve got to be honest, years ago I used to find St.Helens famous comedian Johnny Vegas very UNfunny.  I can remember watching him on ‘Shooting Stars’ numerous times and he just really used to irritate the life out of me. … Continue reading

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A DEPRESSED STEVE MCDONALD SHOULD BE PRAISED, NOT SCORNED AT!

“I don’t agree about the Steve storyline.  Bad idea to make a funny character depressing.  Boring when soaps get all worthy…” The idea of this blog originally came from me receiving the above reply, a week or two ago on … Continue reading

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