The Magician’s House

Sunday, October 31, 1999 by · Comments Off 

This one will sort out the men from the boys. Read more

Shockers: Déjà Vu

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 by · 1 Comment 

Billed as the first in a series of modern day thrillers, Marie Sullivan’s “Déjà Vu” served as an accurate roadsign of troubled ’90s one-off TV dramas. Read more

Scrapheap Challenge

Sunday, October 17, 1999 by · Comments Off 

Scrapheap Challenge is an inspired piece of television. I’ve never met anybody else who watches it or has heard of it. And they do not know what they are missing. Read more

Python Night

Saturday, October 9, 1999 by · Comments Off 

Well it was nice to see the boys again. Read more

The Big Breakfast

Friday, October 8, 1999 by · Comments Off 

“Natural raconteurs” are invariably old and disappointing. No one is quite as sustainably off-the-cuff funny as perhaps you feel you have the right to expect, and certainly the description of The Big Breakfast‘s Johnny Vaughan as a “razor-sharp wit” (as mentioned in a recent addition of The Big Issue) would seem to condemn that commentator to a life of unruly facial hair. Read more