Category Archives: Episode Reviews

BRITISH MADE WITH JOHN PRESCOTT REVIEW

CHANNEL 5 LOGO 2019
There can be no denying that over the years Lord Prescott has been a marmite figure of British politics.  The same can be said of the first episode of new Channel 5 documentary series, BRITISH MADE WITH JOHN PRESCOTT Even though I smiled the odd time during its sixty-minute duration, my verdict here edges more…
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CHIMERICA REVIEW

CHANNEL 4 LOGO
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…
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THE VICTIM REVIEW

BBC ONE LOGO 2019
THE VICTIM centres around vengeance for Anna Dean, a mother struggling for justice for her murdered child - and Craig Myers who is the victim of an attack during Halloween. The opening scene immediately builds tension through the solemn atmosphere of people entering court to start a trial, which is instantly juxtaposed with the ordinary…
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HARD TO PLEASE OAPs REVIEW

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…
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