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Inside No 9 Review: Series Two: 'Cold Comfort'

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‘Cold Comfort’ is just about as stark and bleak as Steve Pemberton & Reece Shearsmith have ever been. Making their directorial debut, they deliver an ‘Inside No 9’ which is technically audacious & thematically compelling. 1,690 more words

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Inside No 9 Review: Series Two: 'The Trial of Elizabeth Gadge'

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Set in 17th century England during the last surge in witch trials following the English Civil War, ‘The Trial of Elizabeth Gadge’ is the first ‘Inside No 9’ with a period setting. 1,277 more words

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Inside No 9 Review: Series Two: ‘The 12 Days of Christine’

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“I don’t know what’s wrong with me Mum. I’m getting everything jumbled up” (Christine Clarke: ‘The 12 Days of Christine’)

After watching this extraordinary story for the first time I couldn’t do anything for several minutes other than sit in silence feeling overwhelmed. 1,822 more words

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Inside No 9 Review: Series Two: 'La Couchette'

The second series of ‘Inside No 9’ is one of the most welcome and anticipated returns of the television year. The first series was highly acclaimed by both critics and viewers for its compellingly told standalone stories, beautifully written & performed by the brilliant creative partnership of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. 1,537 more words

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'Inside No 9' : Lovingly crafted masterpieces that get inside your head

‘Inside No 9′ comes from the brilliant imaginations of Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. The pair are touched by genius & have been responsible for some of the best British television (`The League of Gentlemen’ & `Psychoville’) of the last 20 years. 781 more words

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Halloween in the UK - Trick or Treat

As I prepare for tonight’s spattering of trick or treaters at my door (steady rain is expected in my neck of the woods) I have no feelings of dread, no inclinations to hide from the visitors to my door. 445 more words

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