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Why The Secret Life of Five Year Olds is just so meme-able

I imagine that the initial pitch to Channel 4 for the series The Secret Life of Four, Five and Six Year Olds must have been cautiously handled. However, watching children for a unique insight into how they interact with one another is hilarious and amazing, and I absolutely loved this programme. A remake of Channel […]

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Case: New Icelandic drama on Channel 4

When the first five minutes of a TV show include the sight of a young woman hanged in the middle of a darkened theatre, you know that watching it at night was a bitter mistake. Icelandic drama Case on Channel 4 is the psychological-thriller murder mystery about a young ballerina who is thought to have […]

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ITV One’s The Halcyon : A Review

Set in a glitzy London hotel in 1940, ITV’s new period drama has all the scandals of a British wartime Gossip Girl under the backdrop of an Agatha Christie novel. Written and created by Charlotte Jones, The Halcyon tells the stories of characters from all walks of life and social class; shows how the hotel […]

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Ruth Connaughton Reviews My Mother and Other Strangers

As soon as I heard the Northern Irish accents I knew I would be a fan of this show, and I was not wrong. Set in the idyllic fictional town of Moybeg, My Mother and Other Strangers tells the story of a peaceful, tight-knit community that is suddenly transformed into an airbase for American soldiers […]

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Netflix’s Crowning Glory: Ruth Connaughton reviews The Crown

To many people – myself included – Queen Elizabeth II is a sweet, elderly lady with fabulous hats and a speech on Christmas Day. It was only when I sat down to watch The Crown that it dawned on me how little I actually knew about the life she has led for the past 90 […]

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Review : This Time Next Year

This Time Next Year is the perfect new reality show for when you do not want to focus too much, but you also love watching people’s dreams come true on screen. Hosted by Davina McCall, each episode is split into five sections. In each section, different people make a promise to achieve a goal of […]

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Netflix Pick: Frequency

The electric remake of the successful 2000 film of the same name Frequency is one of the most intriguing series you will have seen in a long time. The storyline follows a young detective, Raimy Sullivan (Peyton List) who finds herself communicating with her father Frank (Riley Smith) via radio at work one day. But […]

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The beloved Sunday night drama: is Tutankhamun up to scratch?

With memories of many a primary school afternoon spent passionately filling jotters with fun facts about Ancient Egypt and the pyramids, I was very optimistic and excited when I heard that ITV’s new Sunday night period drama was going to be about the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Set in the early twentieth century, Tutankhamun follows […]