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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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Have you noticed how documentaries are dumbing down, while dramas are revving up? I came home last night to find TL watching a BBC4 documentary about the birth of the computer. After watching for a while, I realised that the presenter was making the same points again and again – why? If your audience has […]

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Cagney, Lacey, Scott and Bailey

Monday, March 12, 2012


I’m so pleased to see Scott and Bailey are back tonight for a second series. For those not in the know, S and B are, sort of, Manchester’s answer to Cagney and Lacey. I don’t remember an awful lot about the original Cagney and Lacey – I just remember being surprised and pleased that they […]

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Making a killing

Wednesday, May 11, 2011


We were settling down to watch telly last night when I realised something. There is almost no drama on TV these days which does not feature women getting dismembered. I don’t know if it is the time of year, or the recession, or some deeper¬†malaise at work, ¬†but if you want to watch a drama […]

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