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Being Human: ‘Hold the Front Page’ or Yvonne’s a demon in the bedroom (S4, ep.5)

After last week’s foray into Scooby Doo territory with Kirby, I was a little worried that we’d be getting more of the same. Fortunately the return of the 40-something, baby-faced vampire and his school mistress lover sparked a number of interesting developments … Continue reading

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Being Human: ‘The Graveyard Shift’ or Praise Baby Eve we’re back on form! (S4, ep.3)

With deaths, death threats, ‘high speed chases’, poetry that ‘nearly rhymes’ and a new comedy duo to rival Morcambe & Wise, it’s safe to say that Being Human is well and truly back on form. So now that the formality of … Continue reading

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Black Mirror: ‘The National Anthem’: The Parable of the PM, the Princess and the Pig

 I’ll make no bones about it. I’ve been a fan of Charlie Brooker’s work since I drunkenly stumbled across Screenwipe one night and laughed my backside off at his intelligent, acerbic take on some of the detritus that clutters our tellyboxes, … Continue reading

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Spooks: The Snog, the Tortoise and the Big Bang… (S 10, ep 5)

In this penultimate episode the tentative Anglo/American/Russian relationship finally took centre stage, as Harry went rogue and planted one on Ruth… Harry, the Gavriks and Coaver… The episode began with Sasha meeting Harry in his car to ask him what … Continue reading

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Spooks: Harry Pearce KBE, BAD*SS (S10, ep 4)

So did anybody else flail like a toddler locked in Toys ‘R’ Us at the end of that episode, or was it just me?… Crisis of the week… In this week’s impending doom two Islamic extremists who had just been … Continue reading

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