Monthly Archives: March 2010

Little Miss Moore

Last week’s bargain bin browsing turned up the second series of Little Miss Jocelyn on DVD for only one English pound. Hurrah? Well, no, not really. It is a historic achievement in TV terms, being the first time that a … Continue reading

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“Beauty and the Bigots”

I have just finished reading Shilpa: the Biography, by Julie Aspinall. It was only ever intended to be a cheap cash-in, with a large typeface and wide line-spacing, but it gets the job done… the “job” in this case being … Continue reading

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Lizzie and Sarah

If it hadn’t been for a brief mention in the voice-over intro to last night’s QI, most people might not even have known that Julia Davis and Jessica Hynes had a new sitcom pilot brewing… which the BBC had chosen … Continue reading

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Bored, Bothered and Bewitched

I’ve had to bail on a show called Hex, halfway through the fifth episode… which is rather lame of me, because the series only ran for six episodes in toto. For those who aren’t familiar with it, Hex follows the … Continue reading

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Cut for Charity

One thing I love about snuffling around the charity shops for DVDs/videos is that I’ll often find some random film I never would have heard about otherwise, and they’re cheap enough to take a chance on… and so it was … Continue reading

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Welcome in Jaaam…

Another addition to my list of “DVDs you probably shouldn’t watch just before bedtime” is Chris Morris’s Jam, which began on Radio4, before being transferred to TV. To be honest, it was probably more disturbing when it was a radio … Continue reading

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McKlusky’s Cut

Watching the deleted scenes on the “Collector’s Edition” of Reservoir Dogs, I was a little saddened to find that an entire character had been cut out of the final version… namely “McKlusky”, played by Nina Siemaszko. Had her scenes been … Continue reading

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