One year on…

Let’s face it, the past twelve months have been awful for most of us (unless of course we’re investors in Pfitzer or Astrazeneca, or perhaps shareholders in Serco test and trace). For me personally, the past year has been one of the toughest I’ve had to endure. A year ago today, just as Boris was... Continue Reading →

Top TV shows of 2020

While most of this year may have been a write-off, thankfully there’s been some brilliant television to keep us all entertained during these dark times. Here I’ve rounded up some of my favourite TV shows which have got me through 2020.  10. Gogglebox Ok, so it might not be to everyone’s taste, but for me Gogglebox... Continue Reading →

Review: The Crown (Netflix)

It certainly doesn’t feel like it’s been three years since we said goodbye to the original cast of Netflix drama The Crown. Claire Foy, Matt Smith and Vanessa Kirby were so believable in their roles of the Queen, Prince Philip and Princess Margaret that it was almost impossible to imagine anyone else taking over (writer... Continue Reading →

Review: Away, Netflix

On paper a television series about a mission to Mars doesn’t sound like it would be particularly relatable to the majority of viewers, but in reality Away is an incredibly timely addition to Netflix’s repertoire. This epic new drama from Executive Producer Jason Katims (Roswell, Friday Night Lights and Parenthood) follows American astronaut Emma Green,... Continue Reading →

News: BFI to host free panel discussion with the team behind ITV’s Isolation Stories starring Eddie Marsan and Sheridan Smith

Next Tuesday, 5 May, BFI will host an online panel discussion with the award-winning team behind ITV’s new drama, Isolation Stories, the first lockdown TV drama which responds to and reflects on what families are going through during weeks of isolation. The panel discussion will stream for free on BFI’s YouTube channel at 20:00, before the broadcast of... Continue Reading →

Review, Sex Education, Netflix

It was one of the most watched shows on Netflix in 2019, becoming a firm favourite with audiences, and now the much-anticipated second season of Sex Education is back for another helping and hoping to repeat its success. Created by Laurie Nunn, the comedy drama stars Asa Butterfield as Otis Milburn, a sixteen-year-old virgin who... Continue Reading →

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