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THE REPLACEMENT REVIEW

THE REPLACEMENT BBC1
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;…
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APPLE TREE YARD REVIEW

APPLE TREE YARD BBC1
Gritty and classy; the BBC’s new Sunday night show THE APPLE TREE YARD is not quite what the previews would lead you to believe but it’s certainly worth its star power. My view is this – if Emily Watson’s signed up, it’s gonna be good. Not a bad rule of thumb and one I’ve pretty…
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TABOO REVIEW

TABOO BBC1
Tom Hardy, grim looking 19th Century London and Saturday night television don’t usually go together in the same sentence. The BBC has dared to mess with the weekend format and given us a bit of entertainment that’s quite different from the usual glitzy fair. I’ve really been looking forward to this, ever since it was…
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RILLINGTON PLACE REVIEW

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The thing about shows like RILLINGTON PLACE is that you don’t really want to watch them. You know how it’s all going to turn out and you know that for the majority of the episodes you’re going to feel bloody awful about the fact that the killer, in this case the notorious John Reginald Christie…
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