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BBC Three Set To Come Back To TV After Six

BBC Three is set to return as a broadcast channel in January 2022, six years after it moved online. After the success of several huge hits in the past few years, such as Normal People, Killing Eve, and RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, it has been decided that BBC Three will come back as a TV channel, […]Read More

TV Review: Adam Curtis’ ‘Can’t Get You Out of My

Can’t Get You Out of My Head is both a six-part documentary film series by Adam Curtis, and the history lessons you never had. Subtitled ‘An Emotional History of the Modern World’, the films focus in on individuals from the 20th century whose decisions and influence have shaped our current reality. Each of these decisions are shown […]Read More

‘The Split’ Will Return For Its Third and Final Series

The BBC’s much-loved legal drama The Split is set to return for its third and final series. Nicola Walker and Stephen Mangan will reprise their roles as Hannah and Nathan for one last case, as they aim to settle their own divorce. The Split follows the lives of the Defoe sisters (Nicola Walker, Annabel Scholey […]Read More

Ranking The Characters of ‘The Serpent’

This month’s BBC drama The Serpent has at once filled me with a sense of despairing wanderlust and made me terrified of ever leaving my parents’ house, let alone the country, again. The mini-series follows the true story of ‘the Bikini Killer’, Charles Sobhraj, who throughout the 1970s robbed and murdered at least twelve young […]Read More

Is The Natural History Documentary Bubble About To Burst?

Since the release of Planet Earth II in 2016, BBC Studios have charted a course of releasing annual blue-chip (a big-budget, international production) natural history series to worldwide audiences. The BBC has labelled these releases, bar the outlying Dynasties (2018), as the ‘Planet’ series. Titans such as Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II (2017) […]Read More

Do We Really Want To Watch COVID On Our TV

Whether it’s on or off-screen, the COVID-19 pandemic is being depicted in a number of ways. Before television shows started incorporating the pandemic, our only view was through the news.  With increased screen time, viewing habits have shown a split between escapism and information. It’s this need for trusted sources that’s meant public service broadcasters […]Read More

BBC Radio 2’s ‘Greatest Songs From A Musical’ Announced

Last weekend, BBC Radio 2 celebrated all things musical theatre, playing hours upon hours of the nation’s favourite show-tunes. During the show, musical theatre royalty Elaine Page OBE announced the top twenty greatest songs from a musical, which were voted by BBC Radio 2 listeners from a shortlist of songs, compiled by a panel of […]Read More

BBC Announces National Singalong Of ‘Any Dream Will Do’ From

To coincide with the previously announced Musicals: The Greatest Show, the BBC have launched a national singalong of ‘Any Dream Will Do’ from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat. The event will be led by Jac Yarrow, the show’s leading man, and will be shown on 7 February 2021 during live the broadcast of Musicals: The Greatest Show. […]Read More

‘Peaky Blinders’ To End on Season 6, With Plans For

Executive producers of hit BBC drama Peaky Blinders have confirmed filming for the sixth series is underway. However, Peaky Blinders fans may feel mixed emotions this week as producers have announced that the upcoming sixth series of the gangster period drama will be the final one. Creator Steven Knight had previously said the show would be finishing with […]Read More

TV Review: ‘A Teacher’ – Predatory Tale Lingers Long In

*This review contains spoilers* Every so often, Television throws up productions that dwell in your mind long after the final credits. The beautiful Normal People and the powerful I May Destroy You were two such series. The new BBC mini-series A Teacher is the latest.  This is more about how it handles the uncomfortable subject matter […]Read More

TV Review: ‘Black Narcissus’ Fails To Bloom

This review contains spoilers First a book, then a film, and now a TV show. Black Narcissus follows a group of nuns, headed by Sister Clodagh (Gemma Arton), who journey to a palace in the Himalayas to implement “education and enlightenment” for the ‘natives’. In the mountains, they encounter the handsome Mr. Dean (Alessandro Nivola) […]Read More