Category Archives: Episode Reviews

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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VIC & BOB’S BIG NIGHT OUT REVIEW

Somebody once told me, ‘Never be a pioneer.’ That somebody went on to have exactly zero number one records, fail to write a best-selling novel and certainly never watched a single episode of VIC AND BOB'S BIG NIGHT OUT. It was December 1991 when I found myself in a crowded pub in Teddington with Jonathan…
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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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A VERY BRITISH COUNTRY HOUSE REVIEW

A VERY BRITISH COUNTRY HOUSE is a Channel 4 documentary giving us the first inside-look at the Cliveden Country House Hotel in its 350 year history. May is the start of wedding season, and in this opening episode of the four-part documentary we catch a glimpse of their most important guest of the season: Meghan…
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