Monthly Archives: June 2012

Line of Duty (Episode 1)

Finally, after a dearth of good British drama, this comes along. But before I talk about the first episode of the new 5-part BBC2 drama, “Line of Duty”, a word on scheduling, my own personal bugbear. While this solid drama … Continue reading

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True Love (BBC)

Soundtracks can often elevate films or tv programmes to another plane. And there’s a range of ways music can be incorporated, from the obvious soundtracks where the songs are loudly played into the narrative, or subtle background music with repetitive … Continue reading

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Dead Boss. Episodes 1&2

The new Sharon Horgan half-hour comedy is being shown on BBC3 on Thursday nights and started with a double bill. I haven’t seen Pulling, though I know it was highly recommended and don’t really know what I’ve seen Horgan in, … Continue reading

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