Britian’s Best Sitcom

Saturday, March 27, 2004 by · Comments Off 

A very, very long time ago, Britain’s Best Sitcom arrived on BBC2, and people all around this great nation of ours thought: “Oh, that might be a vaguely interesting way to kill an hour or two.” Sadly, it was not to be so simple. Read more

The Terry and Gaby Show

Friday, March 26, 2004 by · Comments Off 

Shorn of all reason to maintain the pretence of being an ongoing concern, the last ever Terry and Gaby Show resembled one long noisy and petulant unravelling of decorum and dignity. Read more

Feather Boy

Tuesday, March 23, 2004 by · Comments Off 

After a wave of negative experiences with regards to poor writing of late, it is only fair that I doff my cap in the direction of this wonderful piece of drama that, once again, underlines the BBC’s strength of commitment to, and complete respect for, children’s television. Read more


Tuesday, March 16, 2004 by · Comments Off 

The accusation that it is all style and no substance is a charge that Hustle is inherently guilty of. Not that this is a bad thing, you understand. Read more

Murder in Suburbia

Saturday, March 13, 2004 by · Comments Off 

“What’s our single most important rule about men, Scribbs?”/”No bad boys.”/”Because?”/”They’re bad.”/”And?”/”They’re boys.” Read more


Monday, March 8, 2004 by · Comments Off 

Occasionally, just occasionally, you manage to catch a little slice of history on your screen and it fills your heart with joy that you witnessed something special. Read more