THREE GIRLS is based on August 2008, police arrest a fifteen-year-old girl for smashing up a cabinet in an Indian restaurant. Later, in the custody suite, she makes the shocking revelation that she has been systematically abused and raped by a gang of men. Shockingly, it took eleven months for the CPS to put together…Read more
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It takes only 4 minutes for LITTLE BOY BLUE, ITV’s heartbreakingly realistic portrayal about the shooting of Rhys Jones in 2007 to bring a lump to the throat. There’s a knock on the door as the titles fade and there stands 11-year-old Rhys (Sonny Beyga, starring in his first television role); football mad, head-to-toe in…Read more
Harlots is a bodice-ripping extravaganza, livening up the Georgian-era; so why is it being hidden away on ITV Encore? There’s a sniff of Sofia Coppola’s 2006 film Marie Antoinette in Harlots; the prostitutes are decked out in all the colours of debauchery with slick red lips and pink stockings; the soundtrack is a pulsing beat…Read more
I caught one of those ITV money shows the other week, the focus was child benefits, tax credits, stuff like that. It was pretty enlightening; I never knew there was a) so much out there and b) that it was so complicated. THE REPLACEMENT takes a bit less of a realistic approach to maternity leave;…Read more
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