All posts tagged "TV Reviews"

  • TV REVIEWS: WOLF HALL, THE EICHMANN SHOW, JOSIE THE MOST HATED WOMAN IN BRITAIN
    THAT WAS THE BOX – January 2015 (Week Three)

      ‘THE EICHMANN SHOW‘ (BBC2 – BBC iPLAYER)   This drama did not get much of a fanfare, which is weird given that it stars Martin Freeman who is hot property due to ‘Sherlock‘ and ‘The Hobbit‘....

    • Posted January 25, 2015
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  • TV REVIEWS: Stars In Their Eyes, Cyberbully and Cockroaches
    THAT WAS THE BOX – January 2015 (Week Two)

      ‘HARRY HILL’S STARS IN THEIR EYES‘ (ITV – ITV Player)   The year is only two weeks old, and yet I think I have already found the worst show of the 2015. When I heard ‘Stars...

    • Posted January 18, 2015
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  • TV REVIEWS | Rich, Russian & Living In London,Count Arthur Strong and Sex Party Secrets
    THAT WAS THE BOX – January 2015 (Week One)

      ‘RICH, RUSSIAN AND LIVING IN LONDON‘ (BBC 2 – BBC iPlayer)   I am not going to go with the obvious choice of Monday night’s viewing, I figure enough reviewers are going to be covering ‘Broadchurch‘,...

    • Posted January 11, 2015
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  • TV REVIEWS: Brian Pern, Posh People Inside Tatler,TOWIE Xmas Special,Strictly Come Dancing
    THAT WAS THE BOX – December 2014 (Week Two)

      ‘BRIAN PERN – A LIFE IN ROCK‘ (BBC 2 – BBC iPlayer)   Following on from this year’s hilarious Brian Pern mockumentary, we have this three-part series, where we follow Pern and his former ‘Thotch’ band-mates...

    • Posted December 14, 2014
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  • TV REVIEWS: INTIMATE HISTORY OF DANCE, CONFESSIONS OF A COPPER and STRICTLY COME DANCING 2014
    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 - TOAST OF LONDON, TOWIE and STRICTLY COME DANCING 2014
    THAT WAS THE BOX – November 2014 (Week One)

      ‘TOWIE‘ (ITVBe – ITV Player)   This week was dominated by the Jess and Ricky break up. Apparently beardy Ricky sent a text message to some girl, and Jess feels betrayed. All sorts of accusations have...

    • Posted November 9, 2014
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  • TV Review: Strictly Come Dancing; Sham Marriage Crashers; Towie
    THAT WAS THE BOX – October 2014 (Week Five)

      ‘TOWIE‘ (ITVBe – ITV Player)   I’m happy to say that ‘TOWIE‘ has definitely improved since returning to Essex, but I still find myself more interested in the grown-ups’ stories than the silly, squabbling kids. I...

    • Posted November 2, 2014
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  • TV REVIEWS: THE_GREAT_FIRE_ITV - TV_REVIEWS
    THAT WAS THE BOX – October 2014 (Week Three)

      ‘TOWIE‘ (ITVBe – ITV Player)   Note to the producers of ‘The Only Way is Essex‘. ‘Coronation Street‘ spin-offs set in Africa – not funny. ‘Emmerdale‘ – the ‘Dingles do Las Vegas‘ – not funny. ‘Eastenders‘...

    • Posted October 19, 2014
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  • TV REVIEWS: Great British Bake Off Final - 2014
    THAT WAS THE BOX – October 2014 (Week Two)

      ‘STRICTLY COME DANCING‘ (BBC 1 – BBC iPlayer)   Autumn is here and it’s time to cancel our Saturday nights out and settle down in front of the telly for the two mega-talent shows. On ITV...

    • Posted October 12, 2014
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  • TV Reviews - The Driver 2014 BBC
    THAT WAS THE BOX – September 2014 (Week Four)

      ‘THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF‘ (BBC 1 – BBC iPlayer)   It was quarter-final week and just five contestants remained. They had to tackle ‘Advanced Dough’ (me neither), and strangely, given we should now only be...

    • Posted September 28, 2014
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