Television Category

The Debt: Film Review

Actually, review is a bit of a grand word because I am rather busy today – but I wanted to alert you to this great film. Okay, it’s not new and maybe you’ve seen it, but if not… A great cast, lots of tension, nice twist, evil Nazi doctor and a bit of an open […]

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Coronation Street Fears The Hours of Darkness

Continuing my unlikely look-alikes, have you noticed how Steve McDonald (Simon Gregson) with his shaved head looks awfully like Count Dracula (Klaus Kinsky)? I think we should be told about this.      

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Friday Look-alike

I couldn’t help noticing the similarities between Harry the Hopping Haystack and much-lauded author Hilary Mantel. Is there some relationship we should be told about?      

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Vicious? Don’t make me larf, darling

The title, Vicious, promised acid banter to start the disgusted tongues clicking in Middle England. Instead we got dated, camp bitchiness and humour that would have been at home in a Victorian music hall. The cast, including two – if not three – of the best actors to have ever graced the small screen, gave […]

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George and The Dragon

  Apparently it’s St. George’s Day (I’m not into saints, I’m afraid) so a good excuse to remind those old enough of, and introduce the younger ones among you to, the old TV comedy series George and The Dragon.   The hit series ran from 1966 to 1968 and starred Sid James, Peggy Mount and […]

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