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DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES REVIEW

DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES BBC2
You didn't have to be Einstein to work out that the new period drama on BBC Two entitled DEATH AND NIGHTINGALES, was not going to be a right bundle of laughs. Set in Fermanagh in the north of Ireland in 1885, this is a story by Allan Cubitt, adapted from Eugene McCabe's 1992 novel.  It…
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BRITAIN BY BOAT REVIEW

If you are a fan of watching paint dry - then you will have loved the first episode of the new Channel 5 travelogue series BRITAIN BY BOAT. It has to be said that both of these things are not necessarily that unpleasant. They are just tediously dull and boring. This new travel show reunited…
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INSIDE THE FOREIGN OFFICE REVIEW

INSIDE THE FOREIGN OFFICE BBC TWO
As far as political documentaries go, this first instalment of INSIDE THE FOREIGN OFFICE has to be right up there with the very best to have graced our TV screens in 2018. Made by film-maker Michael Waldman over an extended period of time, this episode was entitled 'Keeping Power and Influence'. It looked at the…
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I’LL GET THIS REVIEW

There is a very well-known English phrase that goes, 'don't judge a book by its cover'.  Nevertheless, this was pretty hard not to do with the premise in mind of the new BBC2 celebrity game show, I'LL GET THIS . Five well-off (most probably) celebrities playing a series of party games to determine who must…
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