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Strictly Come Dancing - the launch!

I love Strictly. The camaraderie, the fun, the sheer joyousness of it all is truly life affirming.  And, of course, the opportunity to poke fun at those who can’t dance. 851 more words


Strike: The Cuckoo's Calling on BBC One

Last Sunday night saw the first episode of a three-part adaptation of The Comoran Strike novels by Robert Galbraith on BBC1 here in the UK. For those of you who don’t remember, Robert Galbraith is the pseudonym of J.K. 138 more words

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Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling (BBC1 2017)- A What I’ve Been Watching Review

(To be read in the style of  a Craig Charles “Gogglebox”voiceover) “In a week where a Cookery Programme found its own soggy bottom and lost over four million viewers by switching to Channel 4 we watched lots of great telly”.  856 more words

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Margaret Atwood Interview

Nearly missed the great Alan Yentob interview with Margaret Atwood on BBC1 at 10.30 pm on Monday. If you didn’t catch it, it’s well worth catching up with via BBC-IPlayer. 28 more words


Game Show Memories - Happy Families.

Happy Families (BBC1, 1993)

This isn’t a review of the mid-80s BBC1 comedy series, nor is it a review of the late-80s CBBC series either, … 633 more words

Game Show Memories - a tribute to Bruce Forsyth.

After I had competed reviewing all the game shows that I wanted to on this blog, I planned to take a look back some of my favourite hosts too and some their best shows. 607 more words

Game Show Memories - A Question Of Pop.

A Question Of Pop (BBC1, 2000-2001)

For a short while, BBC1 took the successful format of its long-running game show A Question Of Sport and used it for different genres. 401 more words