His Dark Materials Season 2 (2020) – TV Review

Following the first season of the show which adapted ‘The Golden Compass’ from Philip Pullman’s book trilogy, this second season adapts ‘The Subtle Knife’, and brings Amir Wilson’s Will Parry in as now a co-lead alongside Dafne Keen’s Lyra. The first season of the show was a real surprise, with huge amounts of world building …

Staged Season 2 (2021) – TV Review

The idea of making shows set during the pandemic, and even more so ones set entirely in people’s homes and filmed over zoom, is one that many different creatives have already attempted and put out into the world. However, in most cases these have been quite poorly put together and received even worse by a …

Harry Hill’s World of TV (2020) – TV Review

For many people of my generation, a real TV highlight from our childhood was the absurd and hilarious ‘Harry Hill’s TV Burp’ where the comedian would use clips of the previous weeks TV and turn them into hilarious sketches or alter the context with a funny voice over. That show was perfected marketed at kids, …

Killing Eve Season 2 (2019) – TV Review

“Sometimes when you love someone you will do crazy things” Following the stunning success of Season 1, and the subsequent departure of Phoebe Waller-Bridge as showrunner, season 2 of ‘Killing Eve’ was always going to have a lot to live up to, and in some ways it did, and others it definitely did not. The …

Semi-Detached (2020) – TV Review

Recent years has seen an renaissance of ‘prestige’ comedy in Britain where the likes of ‘Fleabag’ and ‘Derry Girls’ manage your perfectly mix important subject matters with genuine humour, resulting in some incredibly nuanced and enjoyable TV. However, this rise has also coincided with the fall in the ‘farce’ and ‘laugh a minute’ comedies that …

Mandy (2020) – TV Review

In recent years, there has been a large amount of Britain’s finest female comedians finally getting the TV show opportunities of their male counterparts and it has resulted in mostly incredible work (Aisling Bea’s ‘This Way Up’ is a masterpiece) and this time it is Diane Morgan’s turn to write and star in her own …

Fleabag (2016) – TV Review

Following on from the big success of her one woman show, the BBC hired Phoebe Waller-Bridge to turn ‘Fleabag’ into a tv show, and the rest was history. The result is a show that mixes comedy and drama together with such ease that it can cause the viewer whiplash as they bounce between genres, almost …

I’m Alan Partridge Season 2 (2002) – TV Review

Arriving five years after the incredible success of the first season, there was huge amounts of anticipation for this second season, and it somehow managed to not only live up to it, but it my eyes exceed it. Moving Alan from the travel tavern to a little caravan where he lives on the grounds of …

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