Category Archives: TV

Hollyoaks (in 2018-2019)

Hollyoaks, the well-known Channel 4/E4 teatime soap opera, is a show I’ve watched on and off over the years. But I ended up watching almost every episode in 2018-2019.  I think it’s been the best it’s ever been, and it … Continue reading

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The Geeks

The Geeks was a show on CITV in the ’90s. I enjoyed it, but it was by no means the favourite show of my childhood. The main reason I’m blogging about it is that there seems to be so little … Continue reading

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Holst: The Planets, with Professor Brian Cox

The centenary of The Planets by Gustav Holst was on the 29th of September 2018, and on that day there was a performance of it by the BBC Symphony Orchestra. Professor Brian Cox presented some of the scienctific discoveries that … Continue reading

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CONTAINS SPOILERS Ghosts is a new sitcom, and the team behind it include some of the writers and cast of the CBBC TV sketch show version of Horrible Histories. While the premise is a little different as sitcoms go, it’s … Continue reading

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Eurovision 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest has come around again, and it’s the last one of the 2010s! It’s still quite a way off its 70th edition, but the contest is still going strong as we’re about to enter a new decade.

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Deutschland 86 – ‘Total Onslaught’

Episode Ten – Finale CONTAINS SPOILERS The finale of Deutschland 86, so this episode is very important for where the characters end up, both geographically and personally.

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Deutschland 86 – ‘Chickenfeed’

Episode Nine CONTAINS SPOILERS Tina goes West, and Martin goes East. At one point, Tina and Martin pass each other at the border, going to opposite sides of Germany.

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