Tag Archives: UK TV

Hang Ups- Episode one review.

Surely, a brand new sitcom co-written and starring Stephen Mangan, had to be good hadn’t it?  Add to this, it also featuring the always utterly brilliant Katherine Parkinson, as well as the legendary actors Richard E. Grant and Charles Dance, … Continue reading

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Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing – FUN, FISHING AND FRIENDLY BANTER!

Think of a fishing version of that classic road movie Thelma and Louise, but with less sex and more jokes, and that pretty much sums up episode one of Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing! In this first episode, we saw … 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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NARCISSISTIC GARBAGE, BUT IT MADE ME LAUGH! ‘Your Face or Mine’, new series, episode 1. A review.

This comedy game show based purely on how physically attractive people look, got off to an immediate bad start when it appeared to joke about obsessive compulsive disorder.  The featured couple Harry and Charlotte, jokingly argued together whether or not … 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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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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MAFIA WOMEN WITH TREVOR McDONALD : FASCINATING AND POIGNANT! A review, episode one.

As a follow-up to when Sir Trevor McDonald looked back at some of the lives of former members of La Cosa Nostra, here in this first part of two documentaries he now looked at some of the women in their … Continue reading

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LET IS SHINE ep5 review : TAKE YOUR FINGER OFF THAT FAST-FORWARD BUTTON BECAUSE ‘TONIGHT THINGS GET SERIOUS’!

After the first four weeks of this BBC One Saturday night singing and dancing talent show, I almost wrote a review with the heading, ‘IT ONLY SHINES WITH YOUR FINGER PRESSED ON FAST-FORWARD’.  This was because of the large amount … Continue reading

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NOT AS MUCH FUN WITHOUT BALLS! – STRICTLY COME DANCING FINAL 2016 – A review.

The problem with Strictly Come Dancing this year was that as soon as the utterly hilarious Ed Balls got voted off in week 10, it turned into a big snoozefest.  He was the only reason why I watched it for … Continue reading

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