Manhunt: The Search for the Yorkshire Ripper

Thursday, September 30, 1999 by · Comments Off 

This morning at approximately 2am, a gust of wind forced wide open my ajar bedroom window and closed – with a slam – my door. I started awake, and closed and bolted the window, and then checked my sitting room too. Read more

The Mark Thomas Project

Tuesday, September 21, 1999 by · Comments Off 

Mark Thomas has stated in the past that he is the reason C4 is able to put out so many American comedies. Read more

Eureka Street

Monday, September 20, 1999 by · Comments Off 

Eureka Street boasts an evocative score (like an elongated preamble into Blur’s Caramel) and fluid camera work. But is there anything else to it? Read more

The 100 Greatest TV Moments

Saturday, September 11, 1999 by · Comments Off 

It could have been worse for JFK. His assassination 36 years ago at least secured him a top 10 entry in The 100 Greatest TV Moments. Read more

Who Wants to be a Millionaire

Saturday, September 4, 1999 by · Comments Off 

This could be your last chance to catch an empty-the-pubs television programme. Who Wants to be a Millionaire is event-telly, it’s on the agenda of workplace and playground conversation, Chris Tarrant is the Bernard Quatermass of the ’90s whether you like it or not. And you probably don’t. Read more

The Living Soap

Friday, September 3, 1999 by · Comments Off 

Two television genres collided on Friday night, with the welcome chance to revisit The Living Soap as part of BBC Choice’s theme week Manchester Revealed. Read more