Tag Archives: Coming Soon

‘Getting On’ again…

I don’t quite understand why, but there seems to be a conspiracy of confusion surrounding the promotion of the new series of Getting On, which (in case you’re curious) starts this Tuesday (26th) on BBC4 @ 10pm. My TV listings … Continue reading

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Dry Dreams on a Wet Afternoon

In honour of Dennis Hopper, I watched True Romance again the other day. Despite supposedly being a Tarantino fanboy, I hadn’t actually seen it since the VHS days, so it was interesting to hear the retrospective commentaries, and finally see … Continue reading

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Piracy Funds Free TV

Pirate Productions, the very talented and lovely people behind some of my favourite TV shows, have now established their very own YouTube channel, for to freely distribute their previously unavailable-on-DVD progs… including the fantastic Coming Soon. Obviously I think it’s … Continue reading

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Unsolicited End-of-Year Opinions…

I see a lot of mags/sites are breaking out their “Best of the Decade” lists, but I can’t be doing with that. Amélie remains my favourite film of all time, so it follows that it’s my fave of the decade… … Continue reading

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Come Again

These days, you’d probably have to pay a king’s ransom to get Billy Boyd, Julia Davis, Omid Djalili, Ben Miller, and David Walliams in a production together, but back in 1999 they all appeared in a three part comedy for … Continue reading

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Scottish Belles

It’s quite bracing to watch Wedding Belles, shortly after catching up with the first series of Mistresses. Both focus on the ups and downs of a group of four female friends, but the latter is a glossy, glamorous romp compared … Continue reading

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Big Train 1

Made my way through the first series of Big Train… and it’s still a very funny show. I’d agree with Graham Linehan’s suggestion on the commentary track that he let some of the sketches run a bit long, especially since … Continue reading

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