TV Review: The Bridge

The epic Scandi-drama Bron/Broen bows out with a thrilling finale, meaning the end of this Saga, in every sense. “Saga Norén, Länskrim Malmö (Malmo CID)” – It’s the call sign we’ve heard dozens of times. Over the course of the last four seasons, our Swedish heroine detective has seen it all, from the rise and fall of … Read more

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TV Review: Last Commanders

In a world where Children’s TV budgets have been repeatedly slashed, Last Commanders is an innovative attempt at refreshing a classic adventure game format, which – taking its lead firmly from TV shows such as Knightmare, The Adventure Game and The Crystal Maze – makes for a genuinely entertaining watch. Children’s TV has changed a … Read more

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Last Night’s TV Review: Mum

The humble BAFTA award-winning comedy returns for a well deserved second series on BBC2. To describe Mum as a gentle comedy probably undersells it, but seems apt for a show that does exactly the same to itself. With title character Cathy (Lesley Manville) having already dealt with the mayhem of her somewhat idiotic family while … Read more

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The Crystal Maze

With the reboot of The Crystal Maze now in full swing after mixed reviews at the start, how is it fairing against the original version of the show? Here’s a rundown of the worst and best of the new series. The Bad. 1. Ayoade is far too meta Sure, it’s his usual style (see Gadget … Read more

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Last Night’s TV: Hospital People

Despite well over two decades in the business, Tom Binns might not be one of the most well-known names in British comedy, but in a strange twist of fate, the character comedian has been instantly catapulted from the regular live circuit onto BBC One prime-time. It’s certainly been a long journey for Binns. His characters … Read more

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