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The Top 50 of the Decade: 5 – 1

The Top 50 of the Decade: 5 – 1

We're finally here. What have we named the THE show of the Decade? In truth, any of these final five could be Number 1. This is personal to me. So here we go.  If you've missed the countdown so far you can find out what made 50-20 here and numbers 20 -...

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The Top 50 of the Decade: 20 – 11

The Top 50 of the Decade: 20 – 11

It's time for our Top 20 of the Decade. If you've missed the countdown so far you can find out what made 50-20 here Let's crack on. 20) Game of Thrones (2011, HBO) No television series defined the decade as much as HBO’s adaptation of George R R...

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REVIEW: Trapped gets more engrossing.

REVIEW: Trapped gets more engrossing.

Episode seven opens with the fairytale of Gutti the goat boy, his personal tragedy and how he gets trapped in a lost future. If it's meant to evoke any sympathy or understanding in steely Halla it falls flat. "Gutti was an idiot" she says. There are more myths and...

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REVIEW: Trapped Episodes Five and Six

REVIEW: Trapped Episodes Five and Six

Welcome to a couple of subdued but pivotal episodes as we reach the halfway mark in Trapped, despite Andri admitting he's really back at square one in the investigation. Episode five in particular is quite slow and introspective as it centers around Gisli's funeral....

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Trapped continues to thrill and confuse.

Trapped continues to thrill and confuse.

Welcome to this week's episodes of Trapped aka racist Lord of the Rings, well sort of.  The Hammer of Thor group are in the ascendency, racing around in the north with various criminal enterprises, large and small. The director must have heard my complaints about...

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Detectorists is an utter joy

Detectorists is an utter joy

Detectorists is an absolute televisual treasure. I’m delighted that Series 3 is here. For a while it seemed like it wasn’t actually going to happen, and certainly not this year. Both stars Mackenzie Crook and Toby Jones are very busy on other more glamorous Hollywood...

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Detectorists returns to BBC Four

Detectorists returns to BBC Four

The BBC have announced that and final series of charming comedy Detectorists will film this summer. Written, directed and starring Mackenzie Crook, The BBC Four series will see the return of  Andy (Crook) and Lance (Toby Jones) as they arm themselves with their...

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