What (or where) is CHIMERICA? Not actually a place but a term for the close knit relationship between Chinese and US economies. This four-parter is written by Lucy Kirkwood. First in 2012 as a critically acclaimed play and now this four-part TV adaptation, cannily set in the run up to the presidential election 2016 with…Read more
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Eight celebrity pensioners, grapple with modern gadgetry in HARD TO PLEASE OAPs - a new six-part series, narrated by Jennifer Saunders. The celebrities include jungle king Harry Redknapp, soap royalty June Brown, Amanda Barrie and Lionel Blair. This isn’t a review show but there’s comedy for everyone. The grandkids can enjoy old people trying to…Read more
PROJECT BLUE BOOK is based on a real-life study of the same name, investigating UFOs (unidentified flying objects). We begin in 1952 where academic Dr J Allen Hynek (Aidan Gillen) is called upon to debunk the supernatural- as Captain Michael Quinn (Michael Malarky) says, it’s just a string of explainable phenomena. Hynek begins to think…Read more
Channel 5 has become a bit of a hidden gem – amongst the benefits and beauty queens, we have Michael Palin in North Korea, Britain’s Favourite Chocolate- something for all tastes! This two-part ‘PAXMAN ON THE QUEEN'S CHILDREN’ is gossipy but not exploitative. In a classic Jeremy Paxman quip, he says that he used to…Read more
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