Doctor Who

Friday, January 1, 2010 by · 7 Comments 

I wouldn’t let Russell T Davies tie my shoelaces.  Read more

Doctor Who

Sunday, November 15, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

BBC1What is Doctor Who without hope?  Read more

The Beatles: on Record

Saturday, September 5, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

BBC2Prefab Sprout have just released an album written and recorded 17 years ago.
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The Cube

Saturday, August 29, 2009 by · 11 Comments 

ITV1“The games they play are very simple – but when they play them inside the Cube… Read more

As Seen on TV

Friday, July 17, 2009 by · 14 Comments 

BBC1The problem with panel shows is audiences have become accustomed to them being one of two things… Read more

Torchwood: Children of Earth

Friday, July 10, 2009 by · 14 Comments 

BBC1Having prematurely washed my hands of this latest series of Torchwood (at least in print), it seems only fair that I should redress the balance.  Read more

Torchwood: Children of Earth

Monday, July 6, 2009 by · 7 Comments 

BBC1Pretty much everything that’s wrong with Torchwood: Children of Earth can be summed up by one shot Read more

Richard and Judy

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 by · 4 Comments 

watchRichard Madeley is a student of history. He knows this because he says he is. Read more


Thursday, June 18, 2009 by · 15 Comments 

A gloved hand scratches at yellowed paper with a nib pen in the flickering candlelight. Read more

Ashes to Ashes

Monday, April 20, 2009 by · Comments Off 

Tonight’s Ashes to Ashes reminds me just how cheaply I can be bought off by TV drama.
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Doctor Who

Saturday, April 11, 2009 by · 10 Comments 

The following is a transcript from a media studies conference in April 2019. Read more

Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle

Monday, March 16, 2009 by · 19 Comments 

Not long ago, Stewart Lee was trading on the fact he hadn’t been on TV in a long time.

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Comic Relief Night

Friday, March 13, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

Fry and Laurie contended every good play needed “a Paul Eddington in it”.

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Red Riding

Thursday, March 12, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Greatness seems to have been bestowed on Red Riding, not for what it is, but rather for its pedigree. Read more


Thursday, February 26, 2009 by · Comments Off 

“Prime Minister, how are you?” “Fighting on, John. And your mouth?” Read more

President Obama: The Inauguration

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 by · 6 Comments 

This was not the star-spangled clamour it ought to have been.

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Thursday, January 15, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

“What do we need in a mark?” asks Mickey, rhetorically. “Greed.” Read more


Monday, January 12, 2009 by · 7 Comments 

Letters, prey?

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Doctor Who

Thursday, December 25, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

This year’s special ends with the Doctor accompanying a new friend to The Traveller’s Halt. Read more


Sunday, November 23, 2008 by · Comments Off 

With Doctor Who actors past and (seemingly) future all over the first episode Read more

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