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At Last the 1948 Show

At Last the 1948 Show (1967) Reviews

At Last the 1948 Show

An early outing for many of the team that would eventually form 'Monty Python', the '1948 Show' allowed the writers to indulge in a zany style of comedy that had been considered the domain of 'The Goons' for so long, but which hitherto had failed to make much headway on British television.

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Beasts 1976

Beasts (1976) Reviews

Beasts 1976

Laden with suspense, drama and a thick vein of black humour Beasts presented stories of civilised man in conflict with the primal, animal side of existence.

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Atypical tv series

Atypical (2017) Reviews

Atypical tv series

Netflix streaming series about a teenager with autism, that has gained a huge fandom for its honest, funny and heart-warming portrayal of living on the spectrum

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The Middle US sitcom

The Middle (2009) Reviews

The Middle US sitcom

US sitcom set round the daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the town of Orson, Indiana

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Atlantis

Atlantis (2013) Reviews

Atlantis

Inspired by Greek mythology, Atlantis was an impressive looking fantasy-adventure series set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures.

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Wreckers at Dead Eye

Wreckers at Dead Eye (1970) Reviews

Wreckers at Dead Eye

On a wild, dark night in 1770, a storm-lashed ship crashes helplessly on the treacherous rocks of Dead Eye, lured to its doom by a flickering light on the coast. It's sole survivor now has to fear for her life as a gang of desperate men try to silence her.

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The Third Man TV series 1959

The Third Man (1959) Reviews

The Third Man TV series 1959

Resurrected from the 1949 movie, Harry Lime is now an international businessman with organizations in most of the world's capitals. But shady deals, and equally shady characters are never far away...

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First Night

First Night (1963) Reviews

First Night

First Night presented a series of new plays written for television with an emphasis on action and conflict. The series debuted on BBC with Alan Owen's The Strain on 22 September 1963 and ran through until 1964.

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About Britain

About Britain / London Town (1950) Reviews

About Britain

Early British television series fronted by Richard Dimbleby who, with an outside film camera crew, would visit some of the more interesting and unusual parts of the capitol city and the people around them. For the first time the TV cameras could introduce viewers to London's life, customs and traditions.

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Doctor Who Flux

Doctor Who: Flux Articles

Doctor Who Flux

As The Doctor goes looking for answers to her own past, time is beginning to run wild and a maelstrom is sweeping through the cosmos. On a planet that shouldn't exist in the aftermath of an apocalypse will she discover the truth?

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Dinner at Eight

Dinner at Eight (1951) Reviews

Dinner at Eight

It is a bright New York November and the rich Mrs Oliver Jordan is planning a dinner party. As the guests gather it is revealed there are love affairs, jealousy, crooked business deals and even death comes to join...

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Dickens of London

Dickens of London (1976) Reviews

Dickens of London

The excellent scriptwriter Wolf Mankowitz has surpassed himself in 'Dickens of London', a miniseries recounting the life of Charles Dickens from early boyhood till his death.

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Tony Hancock

Hancock (1963) Reviews

Tony Hancock

When Tony Hancock left the BBC for ITV his was one of the most watched shows on British television. By the end of this ITV series his career was in shreds...

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Doctor Who 2019

Doctor Who (2005) Reviews

Doctor Who 2019

Following the Time War, the Doctor, the last survivor of the Time Lords, is left to wander all of time and space. Along the way he/she picks up some new companions and meets some old enemies.

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That Was The Week That Was

That Was The Week That Was (USA) (1964) Reviews

That Was The Week That Was

Famed for its mocking irreverence and savage lampooning of 'The Establishment' it wasn't long before the British satire show TW3 made its way across the Atlantic. But in election year, one of the presidential frontrunners did everything he could to scupper the series...

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Father Dear Father

Father Dear Father (1968) Reviews

Father Dear Father

Generation gap comedy starring middle-aged divorcee Patrick Glover, the author of a series of pulp fiction novels, who is left to bring up his two teenage daughters (Anna and Karen) in trendy Hampstead when his wife, Barbara, runs off to marry his best friend.

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Patrick Troughton

Patrick Troughton Biographies

Patrick Troughton

"You see, I think acting is magic. If I tell you all about myself it will spoil it. It's like a conjuror showing you how he does his tricks. If you can see how it's being done it takes away all the magic."

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Shout Aloud Salvation

Shout Aloud Salvation (1951) Reviews

Shout Aloud Salvation

This BBC Sunday Night Theatre presentation, broadcast on 15 April 1951, tells the story of two young women dispatched towards the latter part of the 19th century to introduce the Salvation Army into a bleak northern town.

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Everybody Loves Raymond

Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) Reviews

Everybody Loves Raymond

To the rest of the world Ray Barone seemingly has it all - he's a successful sportswriter with a wonderful wife, a beautiful family, and a nice house. And if that wasn't enough, everybody loves him!

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Top Cat

Top Cat (aka Boss Cat) (1961) Reviews

Top Cat

Top Cat! The most effectual, Top Cat! Who's intellectual! Close friends get to call him "T.C.," Providing it's with dignity! Top Cat! The indisputable leader of the gang. He's the boss, he's a VIP, he's a championship. He's the most tip top, Top Cat.

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Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Picard Articles

Star Trek: Picard

Jean-Luc is an elderly gent weathered by grief, regret and anger. Haunted by memories of a career-ending catastrophe at Starfleet, he passes time by tending to the soil at the Picard vineyard in France. But all that is about to change...

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Paul Temple (1979) Reviews

A successful writer of detective novels, living a wealthy life, is also a part-time private eye in this television version of a successful radio series

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Alpha House

Alpha House and the State of Satire Articles

Alpha House

Amazon’s first original series; a comedy centred round the dubious deal-making and general skewering of politics that become inevitable as four house-sharing US senators try to survive election year. John Winterson Richards reflects on whether or not this was a balanced view, or simple Republican bashing?

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It's a Sin TV series

It's a Sin (2021) Reviews

It's a Sin TV series

British drama series described as a poignant masterpiece of humour and humanity, focusing on a group of gay friends, as they determine to live and love more fiercely than ever in the shadow of AIDS

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Romany Jones

Romany Jones (1972) Reviews

Romany Jones

Bert Jones and his wife Betty live on a caravan site. They both have ideas above their station. Betty has told her mother she lives in luxury rather than squalor. Can Bert get them out of it? Not while he has a distinct aversion to working...

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Sky TV series 1975

Sky (1975) Reviews

Sky TV series 1975

A stranded alien needs to return home before the forces of nature overpower him. Thought provoking 1970s science fiction series

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Absolutely Fabulous - The Movie

Absolutely Fabulous - The Movie TVH Plus

Absolutely Fabulous - The Movie

Eddy is on the hunt for a big new client as her PR firm runs out of money, but a setback sees her and Patsy on the run in the south of France... Absolutely Fabulous returns for a movie outing that features a host of guest stars

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The White Princess

The White Princess (2017) Reviews

The White Princess

The marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York effectively ends the Wars of the Roses by uniting the houses of Lancaster and York, in this historical drama starring upcoming star Jodie Comer

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Campion

Campion (1989) Reviews

Campion

Margery Allingham's 1930s private detective, Albert Campion, has had several versions on BBC television. Here's a rundown on each of them...

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Weavers Green

Weavers Green (1966) Reviews

Weavers Green

Britain's first rural twice-weekly soap opera centred around village life in East Anglia, seen through the experiences of local a vet. All Creatures Great and Small meets Emmerdale.

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Desperate Housewives

Desperate Housewives (2004) Reviews

Desperate Housewives

Wisteria Lane is a perfect upper-middle-class American suburb, with beautiful homes, neat lawns, minivans and sport-utility vehicles in the driveways, and an occasional baseball game in the street for the youngsters. But there are troubles beneath the surface.

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Doomwatch

Doomwatch (1970) Reviews

Doomwatch

British television series which almost immediately struck a chord in the consciousness of a viewing public which was slowly awakening to the importance of greater ecological awareness.

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Educated Evans

Educated Evans (1957) Reviews

Educated Evans

Based on an Edgar Wallace created character this 1957/8 sitcom starred Charlie Chester as the popular Cockney racing tipster 'Educated' Evans, who ducked and dived through the back streets and public houses of London all the while trying to stay one step ahead of the law.

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Checkmate

Checkmate (1962) Reviews

Checkmate

An expensive investigative agency operating in San Francisco protects the lives of people who had become targets of the criminal underworld.

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Private Schulz

Private Schulz (1981) Reviews

Private Schulz

The story of an SS scheme carried out by a German fraudster to swamp wartime Britain with forged banknotes, which could be put into circulation in order to destroy the British economy.

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Father Ted

Father Ted (1995) Reviews

Father Ted

Surreal, silly and very very funny, Father Ted was a sitcom that not so much thumbed its nose at some of Irish cultures most sacred cows, but rather brazenly bludgeoned them to death with a gleefully wielded sledgehammer.

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Alternative 3

Alternative 3 (1977) Reviews

Alternative 3

In 1977 Anglia television was responsible for a mockumentary that achieved worldwide notoriety and a cult status that has since fuelled a myriad of online conspiracy theories.

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Batman TV Series

Batman (1966) Reviews

Batman TV Series

Unable to secure the rights to a new television revival of the classic masked western hero the Lone Ranger, producer William Dozier instead turned his attention to another masked vigilante...

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Patrick McGoohan

Patrick McGoohan Biographies

Patrick McGoohan

One of the best known faces on television in the 1960s and constantly in the spotlight, and yet Patrick McGoohan managed to keep his private life out of public view.

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Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica (1978-2004) Reviews

Battlestar Galactica

A band of humans who, fleeing the destruction of their twelve homeworlds by the implacable cybernetic alien race the Cylons, strike out in their rag-tag fleet protected by the last surviving Battlestar, the Galactica, in search of their mythical lost colony.

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Nat Hiken

Nat Hiken Biographies

Nat Hiken

In his lifetime Nat Hiken was known as the 'King of the Half Hour' and was rewarded with eight Emmy Awards. But in later years his contribution to television has been forgotten far too easily. It is time to look back and remember one of the giants of the small screen.

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Pat Coombs

Pat Coombs Biographies

Pat Coombs

Modest, warm-hearted and an accomplished comedienne in her own right but often the comic foil for some of the funniest stars on television, the unforgettable Pat Coombs voice was instantly recognised on radio as was her face on television.

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Knights of God

Knights of God (1987) Reviews

Knights of God

Set in the year 2020, Great Britain has been devastated by civil war after years of political unrest, the government has been overthrown and the Royal Family executed.

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Bat Masterson

Bat Masterson (1958) Reviews

Bat Masterson

Based on the real-life exploits of William Bartholomew Masterson, a Dodge City lawman who preferred to use his wits instead of his fists and his cane instead of his Colt.

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Hattie Jacques

Hattie Jacques Biographies

Hattie Jacques

Although she presented an imposing figure on screen Hattie Jacques managed to play a diverse range of roles when she may so easily have become typecast. Eric Sykes summed her up perfectly when he said, "She was one of the best comedy actresses we have ever had and a very lovely lady."

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Catweazle

Catweazle (1970) Reviews

Catweazle

The adventures of the scruffy eccentric 11th century wizard and his efforts to escape the bewildering experiences of being trapped in the 20th century.

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Watchmen

Watchmen (2019) Reviews

Watchmen

Set in an alternate history where masked vigilantes are treated as outlaws, Watchmen embraces the nostalgia of the original ground-breaking graphic novel of the same name while attempting to break new ground of its own.

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That TV Year 1963

That TV Year - 1963 Articles

That TV Year 1963

In spite of all the major domestic news stories of 1963; The Great Train Robbery, The Profumo Affair, everything else was eclipsed by the world shattering events in Dallas Texas on 22nd November.

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Peaky Blinders (2013) Reviews

Stylish, epic gangster saga centring on a gang led by fierce boss Tommy Shelby. Beginning on the lawless streets of 1920s Birmingham, Tommy sets about creating an empire for himself and his family, and stop anyone who gets in their way

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Mr. Pye 1986 C4

Mr. Pye (1986) Reviews

Mr. Pye 1986 C4

A retired bank manager has embarked on a private crusade: a mission to bring peace and love to a tired and cynical world. Unfortunately, he unwittingly unleashes the forces of good and evil!

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The Magical Mystery Tour

The Magical Mystery Tour (1967) Reviews

The Magical Mystery Tour

In 1967, The Beatles were riding high on popularity following the release of their concept album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Then they made a film that many judged to have signalled the end of an era. But were they right?

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Class

Class (2016) Reviews

Class

Set in and around Coal Hill Academy, Class, a Doctor Who spin-off, was aimed at a young adult audience. It was a series where diversity, compassion and young people's voices mattered.

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The New Statesman

The New Statesman (1987) Reviews

The New Statesman

The most selfish, greedy, dishonest, devious, lecherous, sadistic, self-serving ultra-right-wing Conservative of them all, plots to achieve his megalomaniacal ambitions.

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On the Up tv series

On the Up (1990) Reviews

On the Up tv series

Sitcom starring Dennis Waterman as self-made millionaire Tony Carpenter who struggles in the circles of high society. His snooty wife is the exact opposite. After years of bickering she has finally walked out on him - it must be serious - she's taken the BMW!

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It's Ulrika

It's Ulrika (1997) Reviews

It's Ulrika

One-off sketch show showcasing the comic talents of Ulrika Jonsson, written by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer and starring Matt Lucas and David Walliams

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Gavin & Stacey

Gavin & Stacey (2007) Reviews

Gavin & Stacey

In a 21st century where the British sitcom is at a low in both brilliance and output, Gavin & Stacey is one of the very few that proved that mainstream comedy can be both well written and appeal to a mass audience.

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East of Ipswich

East of Ipswich (1987) Reviews

East of Ipswich

Sitting in deckchairs and touring churches is not the holiday 17-year-old Richard wants, especially when there's a chance of romance - but his parents insist on taking him.

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Miss Adventure

Miss Adventure (1964) Reviews

Miss Adventure

Hattie Jacques plays it straight as private investigator Stacey Smith, whose cases always turn out far more complicated than at first sight, and get her into some very odd situations

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The Expanse - Season Six review

The Expanse - Season Six Articles

The Expanse - Season Six review

With the Inners and Belters fighting side by side with the crew of the Rocinante in a last, massive, desperate battle, the fate of all humanity hangs in the balance...

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Lollipop Loves Mr Mole

Lollipop Loves Mr Mole (1971) Reviews

Lollipop Loves Mr Mole

Maggie and Reg have married late in life and are now looking forward wedded bliss. But that bliss is interrupted when Reg's brother, the brash and workshy Bruce and his jumpy wife Violet, return from South Africa with nowhere to live.

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The Final Test by Terence Rattigan BBC 1951

The Final Test (1951) Reviews

The Final Test by Terence Rattigan BBC 1951

An ageing cricketer's last match is marred by his poor final innings, but the arrival of his pretentious, sport-hating son brightens the day in Terence Rattigan's debut television comedy.

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Bagpuss

Bagpuss (1974) Reviews

Bagpuss

Classic children's series that, in spite of only appearing in 13 adventures, was voted in a BBC poll as the most popular children's TV programme of all time.

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Joan of Arc 1999 miniseries

Joan of Arc (1999) Reviews

Joan of Arc 1999 miniseries

Two-part Emmy and Golden Globe nominated Canadian miniseries - spurred by divine voices and visions, fifteenth century teenager Joan d'Arc leads French forces against the English

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The Organisation

The Organisation (1972) Reviews

The Organisation

Amusingly odd allegory about a multi-million pound, multi-interest corporation dedicated to making more millions. Working at its headquarters are people who hate its power, love it, suffer it.

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Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation (2009) Reviews

Parks and Recreation

Amy Poehler gives an award-winning performance as mid-level bureaucrat Leslie Knope in this US mockumentary about public officials striving to make their Indiana town a better place.

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Please Sir Film 1971

Please Sir Film (1971) TVH Plus

Please Sir Film 1971

Mr Hedges puts his neck on the line when he pleads the case for his unruly class 5C to be allowed to go to summer camp for the first time. He's soon regretting his faith in his pupils as chaos reigns right from the start...

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Mr Selfridge

Mr Selfridge (2013) Reviews

Mr Selfridge

British drama series centred on Harry Gordon Selfridge, the flamboyant, visionary and yet flawed American founder of London's Selfridge's department store

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The Big Match

The Big Match (1968) Reviews

The Big Match

Just as World of Sport had challenged the comfortable cosy chair of the BBC by throwing an afternoon of horse racing and wrestling for ‘grappling fans’ up against Grandstand, so The Big Match competed with its football coverage, while the BBC stood still.

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The Flint Street Nativity

The Flint Street Nativity (1999) Reviews

The Flint Street Nativity

Squabbles arise when a class of seven-year-olds put on a nativity play at School. Herod won't stop waving to his mum and dad and the subversive Innkeeper is determined to liven up the traditional script.

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Cagney and Lacey TV series

Cagney and Lacey (1981) Reviews

Cagney and Lacey TV series

Multi-award-winning police action/adventure series that broke new ground by having its central buddy characters, rather than being the standard team of uninspired Starsky and Hutch clones, female officers doing a tough and dangerous job as well - if not better - than any of their male counterparts.

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Next of Kin

Next of Kin (1995) Reviews

Next of Kin

A self-absorbed middle-class couple are preparing to take early retirement in the south of France. But when their estranged son and his wife are killed, they are forced to return to Britain to become guardians to their three troublesome grandchildren

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Ozark

Ozark (2017) Reviews

Ozark

When Marty Byrde's business partner is caught skimming money off a drug cartel's profits, it's Marty and his family who have to pay off the debt. Everyone else has been murdered...

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Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra (1974) Reviews

Antony and Cleopatra

ATV's 3 hour presentation of arguably Shakespeare's most celebrated play, which emphasises the futility of the unworldly love of his seemingly perfect couple against the cold calculating worldly might of Octavius.

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Clochemerle

Clochemerle (1972) Reviews

Clochemerle

It's the summer of 1922 and the small village of Clochmerle - nestled in the Beaujolais region of France, is a happy little enclave that has avoided modernity and impropriety in a timeless atmosphere of calm and culture - until now...

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Birds of a Feather

Birds Of A Feather (1989) Reviews

Birds of a Feather

Sitcom in which sisters Sharon and Tracey are left alone to fend for themselves following each of their husband's imprisonment for armed robbery. As if that wasn't bad enough, they also have to contend with nosey next door neighbour, Dorien.

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The Wheel of Time

The Wheel of Time (2021) Reviews

The Wheel of Time

Moiraine, a member of a powerful organization of women who can channel the One Power, seeks a group of five young villagers, believing one of them is the reincarnation of the Dragon, an extremely powerful channeller who broke the world

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Schitt's Creek

Schitt's Creek (2015) Reviews

Schitt's Creek

When the opulent Rose family have everything taken away from them; home, wealth, and self-esteem, they are forced to give up their luxurious lifestyles and live in a motel in an aptly named small town. Devoid of money or belongings, they are most definitely up Schitt's Creek

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The Other 'Arf

The Other 'Arf (1980) Reviews

The Other 'Arf

Sir Galahad comes in many guises, and in the case of beautiful model Lorraine Watts he's in the form of Tory MP Charles Latimer. But what is his fiancé going to say?

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Armchair Theatre

Armchair Theatre (1956) Reviews

Armchair Theatre

For many, Armchair Theatre was not only an essential part of Sunday night viewing in Britain throughout the 1960s, but an outstanding contributor in the history of television production.

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Hallelujah TV series

Hallelujah! (1983) Reviews

Hallelujah TV series

For over forty years, Salvation Army Captain Emily Ridley has fought the Devil. But after a series of mishaps, her superiors have decide to move her to the quiet little Yorkshire town of Brigthorpe...

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The Government Inspector

The Government Inspector (1958) Reviews

The Government Inspector

A simple case of mistaken identity satirises human greed, stupidity, and the extensive political corruption of Imperial Russia - this 1958 BBC adaptation marked the first dramatic role for Tony Hancock

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Doctor Who - The War Games

Doctor Who: The War Games Articles

Doctor Who - The War Games

The TARDIS arrives in the middle of a battlefield - but it soon becomes apparent that this is no ordinary war, as soldiers from different time periods appear through a mysterious mist. Time is running out for The Doctor and soon he'll have to face his biggest threat yet - his own race...the Time Lords.

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Arabian Knights

The Arabian Knights (1968) Reviews

Arabian Knights

Animated series of stories set round the ancient city of Baghdad which is under the rule of the evil Sultan Bakaar, who has usurped the throne from the rightful inheritance of the young Prince Turham

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Edward Woodward as Callan

Callan (1967) Reviews

Edward Woodward as Callan

Edward Woodward as the troubled yet still deadly agent. With consistently hard-hitting, uncompromising scripts and uniformly excellent support playing from a talented core cast

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The Avengers TV Series

The Avengers (1961) Reviews

The Avengers TV Series

Few television series have transcended their original concept and evolved to actually help shape and define the era in which they flourished. But then of course, there’s precious few series quite like The Avengers.

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The Water Margin

The Water Margin (1972) Reviews

The Water Margin

In ancient China, at the time of the Song Dynasty, there was a cruel and corrupt government. Only the outlaws can stop them. Heroes who have been driven to live in the water margins of Liang Shan Po. Each fights tyranny with a price on his head.

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Truth Seekers

Truth Seekers (2020) Reviews

Truth Seekers

When a team of part-time paranormal investigators team up to uncover and film ghost sightings across the UK, they begin to uncover a conspiracy that could bring about Armageddon for the entire human race.

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Afterlife

Afterlife (2019) Reviews

Afterlife

Struggling to come to terms with his wife's death, a writer for a newspaper casts aside his nice-guy image and adopts a gruff new persona in an effort to push away those trying to help

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Mare of Easttown

Mare of Easttown (2021) Reviews

Mare of Easttown

Award winning American Crime drama starring Kate Winslet as Mare, a detective sergeant in the small community of Easttown, Pennsylvania. Mare has been unable to solve the case of a missing young girl for a year. Then another girl is found murdered...

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The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm (2002) Reviews

The Gathering Storm

It's the mid-1930s and MP Winston Churchill (Albert Finney), once the most dynamic Member of Parliament, finds both his public and private life in turmoil in this award winning co-produced UK & US drama.

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The Boys tv series

The Boys - Season 2 Articles

The Boys tv series

"The best thing about Season One was its spot on satire of contemporary corporate and popular culture, with ironic emphasis on the entertainment media themselves. This goes into overdrive in Season Two"

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Snowfall tv series

Snowfall (2017) Reviews

Snowfall tv series

In Los Angeles at the beginning of the 1980s a new drug, which will change the game for ever, is about to hit the streets. A storm is coming and it's name is crack...

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The Inbetweeners

The Inbetweeners (2008) Reviews

The Inbetweeners

The misadventures of four teenage pupils at the fictional Rudge Park Comprehensive who are not exactly among the social outcasts, but nowhere near smooth enough to hang out with the cool kids

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Wycliffe

Wycliffe (1994) Reviews

Wycliffe

Quiet, thoughtful and a skilled observer of people, Detective Superintendent Wycliffe leads a team investigating the most serious and challenging of cases

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No-Honestly tv series

No-Honestly (1974) Reviews

No-Honestly tv series

Romantic British sitcom starring real life husband and wife John Alderton and Pauline Collins, as C.D. and Clara, reflecting on how they met and fell in love

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Ozark - Season 2 review

Ozark - Season 2 Articles

Ozark - Season 2 review

Marty Bryde and his family continue to navigate the murky waters of life within a dangerous drug cartel who now send in their ruthless attorney to shake things up. The stakes are even higher than before and The Byrdes soon realize they have to go all in before they can get out

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Ozark

Ozark - Season 3 Articles

Ozark

The riverboat casino is officially open for business and Wendy's the one holding the whole operation together, and she’s decided to go all in despite Marty’s reservations. While Marty is worried about their safety, Wendy thinks that a cartel war could be good for business

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The Queen's Gambit

The Queen's Gambit (2020) Reviews

The Queen's Gambit

American coming-of-age period drama which follows the life of an orphan chess prodigy during her quest to become an elite chess player, while struggling with emotional problems, drugs and alcohol dependency

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Chernobyl mini series

Chernobyl (2019) Reviews

Chernobyl mini series

In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant became one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. "This is one of those programmes everyone, absolutely everyone, should see at least once"

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Love Thy Neighbour

The Love Thy Neighbour Conundrum Articles

Love Thy Neighbour

Using racist words and language that would see a swift ending of a Twitter or Facebook account if they were replicated today, 'Love Thy Neighbour' shows how times have changed. No young eyes can look now at an episode of this once prime-time series and not be astonished by what they see.

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Richard Wattis

Richard Wattis Biographies

Richard Wattis

He was the man who began a sentence with a rather disinterested "Can I help you?", would listen to you explain your predicament and then frustrate you with an equally dispassionate "I'm awfully sorry, there's absolutely nothing I can do to help you."

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Oliver Postgate

Book Review: Seeing Things Articles

Oliver Postgate

Widely regarded as the greatest children's storyteller of the modern era, Oliver Postgate describes how he came to create his stories and characters, developing innovative techniques of animation and puppetry

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Stay Lucky tv series

Stay Lucky (1989) Reviews

Stay Lucky tv series

Thomas Gynn is on the run from London when he runs into feisty Yorkshire lass Sally Hardcastle, who very quickly decides she wants nothing to do with him. But the unlikely couple will be seeing a lot more of each other.

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I, Claudius

I, Claudius (1976) Reviews

I, Claudius

The thirteen episodes of 'I, Claudius' were a masterpiece of costume and design and when shown in the USA on PBS the series single-handedly redefined the boundaries of acceptability on American television.

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The Two Popes Netflix movie

The Two Popes (2019) Reviews

The Two Popes Netflix movie

An intimate story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power in the last 2,000 years. At a key turning point for the Catholic Church, Pope Benedict XVI forms a surprising friendship with the future Pope Francis

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Z Cars

Z Cars - Year One Articles

Z Cars

Peter Lewis' contemporary article from the Summer of 1962 looks at the series that broke new ground in police procedurals in its first year

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Leonardo tv series 2021

Leonardo (2021) Reviews

Leonardo tv series 2021

Amazon Prime's bio-series dramatizing Leonardo da Vinci's extraordinary life through the works that made him famous, and through the stories hidden within those works

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Cybermen in London

Doctor Who: The Invasion Articles

Cybermen in London

Teaming up with the newly-formed United Nations Intelligence Taskforce under the command of Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, The Doctor and his companions must thwart a sinister plot by the CEO of International Electromatics, who is in league with the Cybermen to take over the world.

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Morecambe and Wise - Top Ten Guests

Eric and Ernie's Top 10 Guests Articles

Morecambe and Wise - Top Ten Guests

Over the years, Morecambe and Wise entertained some of the most famous top-name celebrity guests performing sketches and comedy dance routines. Here are ten - they’re all the right guests, just not necessarily in the right order

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Detective TV series 1964 & 1968

Detective (1964) Reviews

Detective TV series 1964 & 1968

BBC anthology series in which each week a different famous literary detective is brought to the screen. The series spawned several long-running series including 'Cluff,' 'Father Brown,' and 'Sherlock Holmes'

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The Expanse

The Expanse (2015) Reviews

The Expanse

Hundreds of years in the future the solar system has been colonized by humanity. A disparate band of protagonists place themselves between the political tension of a cold war and unravel the single greatest conspiracy of all time

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The Silver Sword

The Silver Sword (1957) Reviews

The Silver Sword

When a Polish schoolteacher is arrested and taken to a German labour camp, his wife has to support her three young children. But when she is arrested on a similar charge, the children are forced to live in a ruined cellar whilst depending on each other for survival.

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