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Tuesday, January 24, 2006 by · Comments Off 

Just back from the Sky One launch forĀ 24, series five. It’s a shame the way the show just kind of fell out of the spotlight when it moved to satellite, as it remains fantastically entertaining viewing. It’s audacious, a little bit silly and – best of all – makes up the rules as it goes along. Read more


Sunday, August 10, 2003 by · Comments Off 

As far as the extras who stood by knew, the President would collapse, then recover, get back in the car and drive off. So they would have been somewhat surprised when they watched the actual episode on television as Palmer lay on the ground gasping for breath, his heartbeat ticking out the final moments of this season of 24. Read more


Sunday, August 18, 2002 by · Comments Off 

Someone once said that the eventual parting of the ways overshadows every meeting. As 24 set off on its linear and inexorable course back at the start of the year, the prospect of its final instalment has always been in mind. Read more


Sunday, May 26, 2002 by · Comments Off 

Whilst the return of Auf Wiedersehen, Pet has confounded all expectations by being well acted, well produced (apart from some dodgy “high wire” special effects in the most recent episode), true to the characters, but ultimately listless and dull, immediately after on BBC2 comes the dramatic highlight of the TV week. Read more