Posted in: Episodes

‘Grantchester’ review: The show’s first Christmas special is warm and uplifting

Grantchester tasks itself with fitting a lot into each episode – mixing personal trauma, familial relationships and a little bit of social commentary in with the homicide and intrigue, it’s no wonder that its murder mysteries are rarely the most devilish or convoluted. That’s not a criticism by the way, just an observation – and...

‘Last Tango In Halifax’ Christmas special Part 1 review

Hoorah and thank goodness, Last Tango in Halifax is back! It’s been the best part of the worst twelve months for many people around the world, and not least of all for Caroline in Harrogate. Left holding the baby and mourning the loss of her wife Kate, Caroline makes some drastic moves by packing her...

‘Humans’ finale review: Hester has been the core of Season 2

Alexander Pope said it: ‘To err is Human; to forgive, divine.’ And if Alexander Pope were alive today and watching Humans (which he absolutely would be, in between penning The Rape of the Lock and watching Homes Under The Hammer in his pants), I’m sure he’d amend that phrase to ‘To err is Human; to...

‘Humans’ Season 2 Episode 7 review: Neil Maskell is disarmingly natural

Glass. I’ve been thinking about glass this week, and if you’ve just watched tonight’s Humans then you can probably see where I’m going with this. It’s often the case that separating a conversation with a sheet of glass instantly makes it more interesting (Silence of the Lambs, Skyfall, Star Trek Into Darkness, me last Thursday telling...