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‘Young Hyacinth’ RE-REVEIWED

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Having revisited ‘Keeping Up Appearances’ on DVD lately, I decided to revisit the prequel to the BBC sitcom series called ‘Young Hyacinth’.  This was originally shown on BBC One as part of the BBC Landmark Sitcom Season in September 2016. After over five years since seeing this prequel, has my opinion changed much? Continue reading

TV Review – ‘The Larkins at Christmas’

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I was lucky in being able to see ‘The Larkins at Christmas’ on Christmas Day itself! 🙂 I was afraid I might miss it, as it clashed with the timing for the 2021 Christmas Special of ‘Call the Midwife’ on BBC One. Thankfully I was pretty lucky to see ‘The Larkins at Christmas’ on a repeat channel for ITV1. Continue reading

Quick TV Series Review – ‘The Larkins’

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‘The Larkins’ is a 2021 TV adaptation of the H. E. Bates novel ‘The Darling Buds of May’. I was aware of ‘The Darling Buds of May’ before checking out this series, having seen the first episode (I believe) of the 1991-93 series, which starred David Jason, Pam Ferris, Philip Franks and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Continue reading

‘Doctor Who’ Marathon – ‘The Pyramid at the End of the World’

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It’s time for the second episode of ‘The Monks Trilogy’ in Series 10 of ‘Doctor Who’ called ‘The Pyramid at the End of the World’. I recall being really frustrated with this episode at the time I saw it on TV. My thoughts are more or less the same in my current review for it, though I have gained clarity on the episode. Continue reading

DVD reviews – Series 10 – Part 2 (‘Doctor Who’)

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I’ve now posted my DVD reviews on Series 10 – Part 2 of ‘Doctor Who’ on ‘Bradley’s Basement’. This includes reviews on the last five stories from Series 10, starring Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor; Pearl Mackie as Bill Potts and Matt Lucas as Nardole. Continue reading

CD review – ‘The Wrong Doctors’ (Doctor Who)

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Today, my ‘Doctor Who’ review of ‘The Wrong Doctors’ with Colin Baker as the Sixth Doctor and Bonnie Langford as Mel is now online!

This is a multi-Doctor story featuring two Sixth Doctors and two Mels. It’s all about how the Sixth Doctor and Mel first meet and it gets very confusing! 😀 Continue reading

TV Review – ‘Young Hyacinth’

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Yesterday, I saw the prequel to the BBC TV sitcom ‘Keeping Up Appearances’ called ‘Young Hyacinth’. It was shown on BBC One in the UK as part of the BBC Landmark Sitcom Season. Because I loved seeing ‘Keeping Up Appearances’ as a series, I naturally wanted to watch this prequel on TV. Continue reading