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Call the Midwife

Call the Midwife, now in its fourth season, has firmly placed itself as a family favourite. In its infancy it faithfully portrayed the memoirs of Jennifer Worth, but new seasons see it diverge from Worth’s story into the capable hands of its BBC writers. We see the midwives and nuns of Nonnatus House deal with […]

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The Eichmann Show

In an era when the Holocaust is regularly taught on school syllabus’ around the world and depicted in Oscar winning blockbusters, it is hard to imagine a time when the true horrors of Nazi persecution remained virtually hidden from public view.

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House of Fools

House of Fools begins calmly enough, with credits that acknowledge its sitcom forebears of the 70s, but as could only be expected from Vic and Bob, it all quickly descends into madness. The show’s premise is simple and the title really says it all. The two take the roles of foolish best friends, who have recently moved in together at the family home which Bob shares with Eric, his (slightly odd) Norwegian son (Daniel Simonsen).

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Life Story

In an era when our television schedules are lacking in exciting educational programmes, Life Story proves that it’s entirely possible to inform and inspire. Visually mesmerising and bittersweet, Sir David Attenborough has achieved something truly beautiful, once again.