Reviews

Line of Duty – episode 6 Line of Duty – episode 6

This series of Line of Duty was an odd one because we knew who the baddie (or ‘the Caddy’ as the case may be) was from midway through its run. Nevertheless, it has never failed to impress and has carefully built and undermined a giant Jenga-like tower of lies, which, as we enter the final feature-length episode, is about to come tumbling... [Read more of this review]

Game of Thrones – season six Game of Thrones – season six

All together now: Jon Snow’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave. Jon Snow’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave. Jon Snow’s body lies … er, well, not quite in the grave. In point of fact, Jon Snow’s body lies frozen in the snow. And so opens the latest season of the sword and sandals, fantasy and intrigue, unashamedly gratuitous... [Read more of this review]

Countryfile: The Shakespeare Special Countryfile: The Shakespeare Special

Countryfile’s Shakespeare special was good, if not that special. You might wonder what direction a countryside TV show about the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death would go in. I did. It starts quite slowly with an inaccessible place named ‘Shakespeare’s cave’. Presenter Matt Brown admits it may have been hard for Shakespeare to even reach... [Read more of this review]

Line of Duty: Episodes 4 & 5 Line of Duty: Episodes 4 & 5

Isn’t BBC iPlayer a wonderful thing. I missed Line of Duty last week and caught up with it just in time for last night’s engrossing fifth episode. So there’s a lot to catch up on in this double header review. From the execution-style shooting of a petty criminal by a bullying firearms officer, a trail has been laid to the doors of... [Read more of this review]

Chefs vs Science: The Ultimate Kitchen Challenge Chefs vs Science: The Ultimate Kitchen Challenge

Chefs vs Science: The Ultimate Kitchen Challenge is a BBC Four 90-minute film that approaches cooking from two different but equally fascinating perspectives: as an art and as a science. Michelin-star chef Marcus Wareing faces off materialist scientist Professor Mark Miodownik in the ultimate cookery challenge which involves a selection of the most... [Read more of this review]

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Features

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 157 – My Hero Academia The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 157 – My Hero Academia

Returning again to Funimation’s new streaming service which... 

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 156 – Yo-Kai Watch The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 156 – Yo-Kai Watch

This morning something they big happened in terms of anime in... 

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 155 – Assassination Classroom The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 155 – Assassination Classroom

We continue to look at the anime on Funimation, the long-running... 

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 154 – Prince of Stride: Alternative The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 154 – Prince of Stride: Alternative

This week has been a big one for anime fans in the UK, with... 

The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 153 – The Tale of the Princess Kaguya The Beginner’s Guide to Anime, No. 153 – The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Many people complained about this year’s Oscars, mainly because... 

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News

Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85 Ronnie Corbett dies aged 85

Comedian and entertainer Ronnie Corbett has died aged 85. His... 

BBC Four to re-create wiped sitcom episodes BBC Four to re-create wiped sitcom episodes

BBC Four is to re-create missing episodes of classic sitcoms... 

BBC3 ceases broadcasts on digital TV BBC3 ceases broadcasts on digital TV

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Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em revived for Sport Relief

Michael Crawford and Michele Dotrice are returning as Frank... 

Robot Wars returns Robot Wars returns

A decade after Robot Wars was sent tumbling into the Pit of Oblivion,... 

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