All posts tagged "BBC"

  • Read all of the latest TV reviews here! THE GAME, PETER KAYS CAR SHARE, 24 HOURS IN THE PAST
    THAT WAS THE BOX – April 2015 (Week Five) | TV Reviews

      ‘24 HOURS IN THE PAST‘ (BBC1 – BBC IPLAYER)   I’m not quite sure what the purpose of this programme is. We all know that our Victorian forefathers had terrible lives, so I’m wondering if the...

    • Posted May 3, 2015
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  • For the very latest TV reviews - POLDARK, NURSE, LOUIS THEROUX and TOWIE.
    THAT WAS THE BOX – March & April 2015 | TV Reviews

    Hello! It’s nice to be back after my holiday (well my editor’s actually), so I thought I would bring you up to speed on what has tickled my telly funny bone over the past few weeks.  ...

    • Posted April 19, 2015
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    THAT WAS THE BOX – November 2014 (Week Three)

      ‘CONFESSIONS OF A COPPER‘ (CHANNEL 4 – 4OD)   Watching this programme made me feel incredibly young (a rare thing these days). When I watched ‘Life on Mars‘ and ‘Ashes to Ashes‘, I would laugh at...

    • Posted November 23, 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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  • 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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    THAT WAS THE BOX – January 2014 (Week Five)

    Britain’s Great War This year sees the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, and BBC in particular are marking it with a series of programmes centred around the conflict. First up is this...

    • Posted February 2, 2014
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  • House of Fools - Vic Reeves, bob Mortimer - TV Reviews
    THAT WAS THE BOX – January 2014 (Week Three)

    ‘SHERLOCK‘   So in the blink of an eye, another series of ‘Sherlock‘ is over. And what a controversial one it has been? People have accused it of jumping the shark, deviating too far from the original...

    • Posted January 19, 2014
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  • Kylie On The Voice UK 2014 - TV Reviews
    THAT WAS THE BOX – January 2014 (Week Two)

    ‘Sherlock‘ After last week’s epic series opener, ‘The Sign of Three‘ certainly had a lot to match up to. Did it? I’m still not sure. The entire episode was in flashback form, with a seemingly un-connected montage...

    • Posted January 12, 2014
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