Category Archives: Television

Quick review: The 7:39

So, after truly dreadful Festive television (with only a few exceptions like Doctor Who and Death comes to Pemberley), will the new season deliver anything worth watching? Well, this week is replete with decent stuff from several hours in the … Continue reading

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Scotland Tonight team member calls me a troll after I complain about all male programme

Update: Shortly after I posted this, I went out for the day and have just returned. I am pleased to say that Peter has contacted me and made a genuine and sincere apology which is to his credit. He says … Continue reading

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Review: ITV’s The Jury

I am a complete sucker for a good courtroom drama. Lunchtimes during the school holidays when I was a little girl would find me avidly watching Crown Court. There was always that moment of drama on a Friday when The … Continue reading

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Another childhood favourite dies: Robert Robinson

When I was a child, I really looked forward to Monday evenings when Ask the Family was on. I loved the mix of word games and general knowledge questions and enjoyed taking on the families single handedly. Here’s a link … Continue reading

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Feminist Friday XIII: Television, Kids and Sexism

I’m writing this as part of Transatlantic Blonde’s Feminist Friday series. I know it’s Saturday but punctuality has never been my strong point. This week’s theme is television – how male and female characters are portrayed in the shows our … Continue reading

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>Lib Dem Voice’s Alex Foster on Come Dine with Me this week.

> My sister raved at me incessantly about Channel 4’s Come Dine With Me for ages before I finally got around to watching it. The first episode I watched was the Christmas Special in 2009 which featured David Gest, Sherrie Hewson, … Continue reading

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>Last chance to vote in the National TV Awards aka Get Out The Geek Vote!

>Just a reminder that the National TV Awards are on tomorrow night. So at least Tommy Sheridan will have something frivolous to help alleviate the stress on his first night behind bars. Anyway, I suspect that all the Lib Dem … Continue reading

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