Tags : BBC

TV News: ‘Little Britain’ and ‘Come Fly With Me’ Removed

Little Britain and Come Fly With Me are no longer available to stream on Netflix, BBC iPlayer or BritBox. In the wake of the latest Black Lives Matter protest and growing conversations about race, these Lucas and Walliams comedies have been taken down.  A recent statement issued by the BBC said “There’s a lot of historical […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: Fleabag

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! In our 15th and final feature, James Nash explores why Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag is his show of the year, the decade, and the century. What more could possibly be said about the series that took the world by storm earlier this year? Yes, Fleabag is extraordinary. It’s […]Read More

Top TV of the Decade: Happy Valley

Welcome to The Indiependent’s Top TV of the Decade! TV Editor James Nash dives into the hit BBC One crime-drama, Happy Valley… Sally Wainwright’s Happy Valley is not just bleak – it’s violently bleak. Both series of the hit BBC One drama never shied away from the brutality of the crimes committed, or the psychological effect […]Read More

TV Review: Killing Eve Series 2 (Spoiler Free)

She’s bad. She’s back. She’s Villanelle. Bursting back onto our screens on Saturday evening, Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer have reprised their roles to deliver us another stellar series of BBC America’s Killing Eve. It’s been two years since we last saw psychopathic assassin, Villanelle (Jodie Comer), take British intelligence detective, Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh) […]Read More

TV News: Gavin and Stacey to return for Christmas special

It’s official – Gavin and Stacey are back. James Corden (Smithy, co-creator) dropped the bombshell on Twitter this morning, revealing that he and Ruth Jones (Nessa, co-creator) had joined forces once again to return to Barry and Billericay ten years after the series ended. In a joint statement, they said “”Over the last 10 years […]Read More

TV News: BAFTA TV Nominations Announced

Phoebe Waller Bridge’s seductive spy-drama Killing Eve leads the BAFTA TV nominations this year with a whopping 14 nods overall (see our glowing review here: https://www.indiependent.co.uk/tv-review-killing-eve/), whilst Russell T. Davies’ A Very English Scandal follows closely behind with 12. Keeley Hawes triumphs with acting nominations in two categories, Best Actress for Bodyguard, and Best Supporting […]Read More

All’s Del That Ends Well – Why ‘Only Fools’ Needs

Only Fools and Horses is a comedy institution, one that has provided moments of pure hilarity (Del’s attempt at handgliding, Rodney masquerading as a 14-year-old for a Spanish holiday, the Batman and Robin sequence) and moments of hard-hitting drama (Granddad’s death, Del standing alone after Rodney’s wedding). It is now best left as a memory.Read More