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Life's Too Short

Life’s Too Short review

So Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are back on the BBC with Life’s Too Short. Bringing blast from the brilliant past Warwick Davis with...

Holy Flying Circus review

Easily one of the best and funniest things to show it's waffer thin serialisation on British TV in a long time, Holy Flying Circus...

Outnumbered Series 4 review

It's hard to put out a fourth series, following the same general format and without any particular overarching storyline, but Outnumbered Series 4 has...
Shooting Stars series 8 review

Shooting Stars Series 8

There's no real reason for it, but despite the previous series being class, a new series of Shooting Stars has a habit of bringing...

8 Out of 10 Cats Series 11

Scavenging the BBC for a decent comedy to watch after exhausting the better realms of Mock the Week (which is starting to return to...
The Kennedys miniseries

The Kennedys miniseries

The Kennedy family was one of the biggest political forces in the history of the 20th Century, and the dramatisation of that history, The...
Psychoville Series 2

Psychoville Series 2

Psychoville was a brilliant reinvention of the surreal comedy of the League of Gentlemen, and if anything the second series is even better than...
Dr Who Series 6

Doctor Who Series 6 review

After a great debut as the 11th Dr Who, Matt Smith is back with Dr Who Series 6 confirming his status (in our opinion)...
10 O'Clock Live review

10 O’Clock Live review – Genius

I couldn’t bring myself to watch 10 O’Clock Live for ages, but now I have I curse missing out on the earlier episodes. The...
Limmy's Show Series 2

Limmy’s Show series 2 review, BBC 2

Limmy’s Show is well into its second series now, and if anything it gets better and more surreal by the episode. The Scottish sketch...
Raymond Blanc's Kitchen Secrets

Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets review

There's something innately annoying about the majority of the UK's popular TV chef's, but in Raymond Blanc's Kitchen Secrets, I've finally found one that...
Bob's Burgers Series 2

Bob’s Burgers

"Hello? The Media?" Bob's Burgers is the new cartoon sitcom type thing on the block... and it's good. Bridging the gap between The Simpsons...
Decade of Discovery, BBC2

Decade of Discovery, BBC2 – Nature is mental

Some of the things you’ll see on BBC’s Decade of Discovery will be hard to believe exist, but every single entry, along with the...
Napoleon Dynamite cartoon

Napoleon Dynamite cartoon review

Napoleon Dynamite is the latest cartoon comedy to hit the chap stick coated block and it's a pretty good continuation of the genius of...
Miranda Series 2

Miranda series 2 review

I have 2 guilty television secrets at the moment, thanks to Miranda Hart's 2nd series of Miranda on BBC2. The first is that I...
Universe

Stephen Hawking’s Universe, Channel 4

Stephen Hawking’s Universe is Channel 4’s answer to the BBC’s documentary might, and while it was hard to see how they were going to...
The God Delusion

The God Delusion, Channel 4

Richard Dawkins struggles to reason! If you’ve ever read any of Richard Dawkins’ books (e.g. The Selfish Gene) you know that over the course of...
The Deep, BBC1

The Deep, BBC

Darling it’s better, where it is wetter, under da sea! If Sebastian was insinuating what I think he was insinuating with this line, then he...
Roger and Val Have Just Got In

Roger and Val Have Just Got In

It's awkward, dull and funny. Roger and Val Have Just Got In breaks the sit-com mould completely, but re-establishes the BBC’s credentials in the genre....
Sherlock on the BBC

Sherlocks storms onto the BBC with Benedict Cumberbatch & Martin Freeman

Thanks to the success of Matt Smith's Dr Who, the BBC has found a TV platform that really works. Now, with the help of...

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