Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas 2011: Telly Roundup

A short summary of some of the Christmas telly this season (apart from Great Expectations¬† which is still on the DVR) Rev: Nice episode that got most of the characters together for Christmas lunch, without getting too preachy. Outnumbered: Lame. … Continue reading

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The Doctor vs Downton: Christmas 2011

Two of the biggest programmes on Christmas Day. Doctor Who, the perennial Christmas staple vs the upstart Downton Abbey. How did they do in the ultimate family Christmas face-off? Guest Stars: DW: Claire Skinner (the Mum from Outnumbered), a bit … Continue reading

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The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff

Robert Webb, Stephen Fry, Katherine Parkinson, David Mitchell, Celia Imrie, Johnny Vegas, Una Stubbs, Father Ted’s Mrs Doyle, The Demon Headmaster, the son in ‘Spy’, Ben Whishaw’s lackey in The Hour, someone who looked like a stretched out Albert Finney. … Continue reading

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Black Mirror: The Entire History of You

‘The Entire History of You’ has a different feel to the first two episodes of Black Mirror. Definitely sci-fi and set in an alternative world that could still be ours, except everyone lives in houses with large windows, this was … Continue reading

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The Killing II: Episodes 9 & 10

Warning: Major Spoilers Ahead for the final 2 episodes of the Forbrydelsen/The Killing II as we find out who the dastardly murderer is. Continue reading

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Top TV Episodes of 2011

I always think that Top Ten lists at the end of the year are arbitrary – they favour things that were shown in the second half of the year and why ten? Anyway, I decided to make a¬† list of … Continue reading

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Black Mirror: National Anthem & 15 Million Merits

A generally spoiler-free review of the first two episodes of Black Mirror, the three episode drama written by Charlie Brooker for Channel 4. I’m always late to get on a cultural bandwagon, and Black Mirror has certainly got the twitterverse … Continue reading

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