Monthly Archives: March 2013

Who Dares Wins (30 March 2013)

The second week of the current run of Who Dares Wins introduced some new lists for the Challengers and Champions to fight over, but neither new Challenger team was able to win against the Champions who won ¬£50,000 last time. … Continue reading

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Broadchurch (half way through)

The ITV drama Broadchurch is now four episodes in to its eight episode run. When I wrote about the first episode I thought I might do an episode blog but quickly realised that there isn’t much to say about each … Continue reading

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It’s Kevin

“Oh, Oh, It’s the Kevin Eldon Show, It’s the Kevin Eldon Show … “ The jaunty, catchy title song from the new BBC2 sketch show by Kevin Eldon is stuck in my head after just two episodes. Kevin Eldon is … Continue reading

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Who Dares Wins (23 March 2013)

Who Dares Wins is back! The ‘National Lottery’ game show (the national lottery being irrelevant except that towards the end they break away for two live draws) fronted by Nick Knowles is a very basic game-show, but perfect to play … Continue reading

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Some Recent New Comedy Shows

In the last couple of weeks there have been a number of new sitcoms (and a new comedy sketch show) on British telly. I’ve dipped into some of them, and although none have been runaway chortle-fests, there have been a … Continue reading

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Broadchurch (episode 1)

David Tennant. Olivia Colman. Jodie Whittaker. Arthur Darvill. Pauline Quirke. Vicky McClure. Lots of other familiar faces including Will Mellor. All in a new gripping drama on ITV. Yes, ITV. Broadchurch: A new series set in a West Country seaside … Continue reading

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Mary and Martha

Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn played Mary and Martha in the Richard Curtis drama/TV film shown on BBC1 on Friday night, which I believe will also be shown¬† on HBO in the US. For Comic Relief, it was a harrowing … Continue reading

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