Tag Archives: TV DRAMA

BODYGUARD – episode one review.

After all the hype and dramatic trailers, it was finally time to see the new BBC1 prime time drama Bodyguard.  Created by Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio, this was a first episode that promised so much and it duly … Continue reading

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‘The Missing’ – THE COOLEST RETIRED DETECTIVE ON THE PLANET! Series 2, episode 1 review.

Now and again you quite literally get bowled over by a new programme that comes on the telly.  You go to bed thinking about it, you wake up thinking about it and you cannot wait for the next episode to … Continue reading

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‘In The Club’ – episode 2 review. SURPRISES APLENTY!

When I was a teenager I used to play cricket for a junior club side that my late father was the coach of.  I know for a fact that some of the other lads thought I was only being picked … 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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‘ORDINARY LIES’ BUT NO ORDINARY DRAMA! ‘ORDINARY LIES’ EPISODE 1 REVIEW.

Last night saw the start of a new six-part drama on BBC1 called Ordinary Lies. It is written by Danny Brocklehurst and centres around the goings on in a Car Showroom somewhere in the North-West of England.  I am not sure … Continue reading

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A CASUAL HIT! ‘The Casual Vacancy’ – episode one review.

Think The Vicar of Dibley with elements of Eastenders in it and you will pretty much have an idea of what the first episode of this new three part BBC1 drama was like.  The screenplay was written by Sarah Phelps … Continue reading

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