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I realized what a ridiculous lie my whole life has been

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An Englishman in New York (ITV1)

The made-for-television movie ‘An Englishman in New York’ premièred this evening on ITV1 at 9pm. Very, very good indeed. Probably the best quality drama I’ve seen this Christmas (there has been a lot of dross on, unsurprisingly). John Hurt in … Continue reading

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Review: Wallander (Episode 1 – Sidetracked – BBC1)

I am not, as a rule, a fan of crime dramas – but this was good. It is a very dark Scandinavian thriller and felt – probably because it was set in Sweden – quite unlike the multitude of British … Continue reading

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Survivors (BBC1)

Anyone else watching Survivors and if so, do you think it’s any good? I can’t make up my mind. I feel I’ve invested 2.5 hours of my time in it (over 2 episodes) so I ought to follow it to … Continue reading

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Review: In Love with Barbara (BBC4)

I watched this last night, having recorded it the other week. It’s a BBC4 drama on the life of the late Dame Barbara Cartland, the prolific (and flamboyant) UK author who would write 723 books with estimated worldwide sales of … Continue reading

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