All posts tagged "Channel 5"

  • The very Latest TV Reviews 2016 - UNDATEABLES; WAR AND PEACE and BUS PASS BEAUTY QUEENS
    THAT WAS THE BOX – January 2016 (Week One) | TV Reviews

      ‘WAR AND PEACE‘ (BBC1 – BBC IPLAYER)   I thought I would listen to the 1812 Overture whilst writing this, as it seemed somehow appropriate. Actually I have never tried to tackle ‘War and Peace‘, even...

    • Posted January 10, 2016
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  • TV REVIEWS 2015 - LUTHER - BBC1
    THAT WAS THE BOX – December 2015 (Week Three) | TV Reviews

      ‘PEEP SHOW‘ (CHANNEL 4 – ALL 4)   For me, the ninth series of ‘Peep Show‘ has proven why, unlike our Transatlantic cousins, we don’t have many sitcoms that run and run and run. Some of...

    • Posted December 20, 2015
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  • Find the Latest TV Reviews 2015 - GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF; THE KENNEDYS & AUTOPSY - LAST HOURS OF AMY WINEHOUSE
    THAT WAS THE BOX – September 2015 (Week Five) | TV Reviews

      ‘AUTOPSY – THE LAST HOURS OF AMY WINEHOUSE‘ (CHANNEL 5 – DEMAND 5)   Seriously, this show should have been called ‘No Shit Sherlock’. Other programmes in this series have provided interesting insights into the deaths of...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • All the Latest TV Reviews - Great British Bake Off, Celebrity Big Brother 2015 Final, Doctor Who Season 9
    THAT WAS THE BOX – September 2015 (Week Four) | TV Reviews

      ‘THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF‘ (BBC1 – BBC IPLAYER)   So we reach the quarter finals and I have to say that none of the remaining contestants come as a surprise. The likes of Nadiya, Tamal...

    • Posted September 27, 2015
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  • Find the Latest TV Reviews 2015 - HUMANS,LAURENCE LLEWELYN BOWEN CRACKING CHINA,TOWIE,BIG BROTHER 2015 Final
    THAT WAS THE BOX – July 2015 (Week Three) | TV Reviews

      ‘BIG BROTHER‘   So the civilian BB is over for another year, and I have to say it has gone by very quickly. It seems like yesterday those weirdos went into the house, and now ordinary...

    • Posted July 19, 2015
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  • Read the Latest TV Reviews 2015 - TOWIE, Benefits By The Sea, Humans - Episode 4
    THAT WAS THE BOX – July 2015 (Week Two) | TV Reviews

      ‘HUMANS‘ (CHANNEL 4 – ALL 4)   Ahhh it’s all getting creepier. I’m definitely beginning to think our synth friends were once human beings. They appear to possess human DNA, and then there’s the whole emotion...

    • Posted July 12, 2015
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  • Find all the Latest TV Reviews 2015 - BIG BROTHER, HUMANS Episode 2, FAME TO CLAIM - Celebs on Benefits, TOWIE 2015
    THAT WAS THE BOX – June 2015 (Week Four) | TV Reviews

      ‘THE ONLY WAY IS ESSEX‘ (ITVBE – ITV PLAYER)   So the Essex gang are back in Blighty after their annual trip to Marbs. Of course it is business as usual, with arguments, arguments, people arguing,...

    • Posted June 28, 2015
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  • See all the Latest TV Reviews 2015 - The Interceptor, Dominos Pizza Slice of Life, Big Brother 2015
    THAT WAS THE BOX – June 2015 (Week Two) | TV Reviews

      ‘BIG BROTHER‘ (CHANNEL 5 – DEMAND 5)   I promised an update some point during the current run of ‘Big Brother‘, and seeing as it has been on for about six hundred and nine weeks (or...

    • Posted June 14, 2015
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  • See all the LATEST TV REVIEWS 2015 - THE GAME, HIGH CLASS CALL GIRLS, BLINGING UP BABY
    THAT WAS THE BOX – May 2015 (Week Three) | TV Reviews

      ‘BLINGING UP BABY‘ (CHANNEL 5 – DEMAND 5)   It could be argued that this is another one of those ‘laugh-at-the-chav’ programmes Channel Five are so keen on, and this one has added child abuse. Well...

    • Posted May 24, 2015
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  • See all the TV Reviews - Big Brother Timebomb, The Game, Benefits Street
    THAT WAS THE BOX – May 2015 (Week Two) | TV Reviews

      ‘BENEFITS STREET‘   This week saw the return of ‘Benefits Street‘, and this year we are meeting the residents of the Tilery Estate in Stockton-on-Tees. On first viewing, they made White Dee’s lot look like the...

    • Posted May 17, 2015
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