All posts tagged "2014"

    THAT WAS THE BOX – August 2014 (Week One)

      ‘THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF‘ (BBC1 – BBC iPlayer)   Okay, I have a confession to make. I have never watched ‘The Great British Bake Off‘ before. Largely because I find Mary Berry patronising and a...

    • Posted August 10, 2014
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  • TV REVIEWS: Terry Mynott in The Mimic
    THAT WAS THE BOX – July 2014 (Week Three)

      ‘TOWIE‘ (ITV2 – ITV Player)   Danielle reckons that she went to university and yet she thinks lemurs – the little furry animals, are actually Libras – as in the starsign. Now I’m sure there are...

    • Posted July 20, 2014
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  • TV REViEW: Final Episode of PREY - Starring Martin Freeman
    THAT WAS THE BOX – May 2014 (Week Two)

      ‘THE COMEDY VAULTS: BBC2’s HIDDEN TREASURES‘ (BBC TWO – BBC iPLAYER)   For those not in the know, BBC2 is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year, and this programme took a look at comedy programmes which...

    • Posted May 18, 2014
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  • TV REVIEW: When Corden Met Barlow - BBC
    THAT WAS THE BOX – May 2014 (Week One)

      ‘WHEN CORDEN MET BARLOW‘ (BBC ONE – BBC iPLAYER)   In the words of his former nemesis Robbie Williams, Gary Barlow is a renaissance man. He has gone from smug pop star to national laughing-stock to...

    • Posted May 10, 2014
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  • TV REVIEWS: John Simm in Prey ITV
    THAT WAS THE BOX – April 2014 (Week Five)

      ‘PREY‘ (ITV – ITV PLAYER)   The trailers for this programme made me think straight away that it was very similar to ‘Line of Duty‘. John Simm was clearly playing a police officer who was accused...

    • Posted May 4, 2014
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  • TV Reviews - including BBC's JAMAICA INN - 2014
    THAT WAS THE BOX – April 2014 (Week Four)

      ‘JAMAICA  INN‘ (BBC1 – BBC iPLAYER)   Well. If there is a contender for most boring programme of 2014, then at the moment ‘Jamaica Inn‘ is in the running to win the title. Much has been...

    • Posted April 27, 2014
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  • TV REVIEW: Britain's Got Talent - ITV
    THAT WAS THE BOX – April 2014 (Week Three)

      ‘BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT‘ (ITV – ITV PLAYER)   And here we are, with series eight of ‘Britain’s Got Talent‘. I know, you’re asking yourself, “has this really only been on eight years? It feels like an...

    • Posted April 20, 2014
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  • Lucy Kay on Britains Got Talent 2014 - TV Review
    THAT WAS THE BOX – April 2014 (Week Two)

      ‘BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT‘ (ITV – ITV PLAYER)   I can’t remember that the last time where there was a period with no reality TV shows to watch. With ‘THE VOICE‘ over and done with until next...

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • TV REVIEWS: Charlie Sims - TOWIE - ITV2
    THAT WAS THE BOX – April 2014 (Week One)

      ‘W1A‘ (BBC2 – BBC iPlayer)   This series is going from strength to strength, and while I would still prefer it to be about a fictional TV station rather than the real BBC (let’s face it,...

    • Posted April 6, 2014
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  • Dead Famous DNA -Documentary - Channel 4 - TV Reviews
    THAT WAS THE BOX – March 2014 (Week Four)

      ‘THE VOICE – LIVE SHOWS‘ (BBC 1 – BBC iPlayer)   So is ‘The Voice‘ going to find a star this year? At a guess, I would say no. I don’t know what it is, but...

    • Posted March 30, 2014
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