Tag Archives: Katherine Parkinson

No GoT, No Go!

Last night was the annual BAFTA Television Awards, and several of my fave actresses were nominated in various categories… though sadly my crossed-fingers failed to bring two of them a win. Then again, I question the validity of any TV awards … Continue reading

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Mssscheeef!

This week saw the conclusion of the first series of Inside No. 9, a darkly comic horror anthology series written by (and occasionally starring) Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton. Each episode was set in a single, unrelated location (either a … Continue reading

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This Is How I.T. Ends

I liked the first three series of The IT Crowd enough to buy them on DVD, and have watched them several times since… but, for reasons I can’t really recall right now, I found the fourth series pretty disappointing, and … Continue reading

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Flatlining

A young woman lies in a hospital bed, comatose, exploring a surreal fantasy world in her slumber, trying to find her way back to the real world, where three old school friends attempt to unravel the mystery of how she … Continue reading

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Get Schooled

Another day, another play… and another gorgeous redheaded actress (or two) to fawn over! This time it’s The School for Scandal at the Barbican Theatre, London, starring Katherine Parkinson as ‘Lady Teazle’, and co-starring Vicki Pepperdine as ‘Mrs. Candour’. Hotcha! … Continue reading

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BAFTA-TV 22/05/11

The BAFTA TV awards 2011 were held last night, and broadcast on BBC1. I thought it might be a bit of a chore to sit through for two whole hours, but Graham Norton made for a pretty hilarious host… although I … Continue reading

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Brand Erosion

We didn’t have access to the digital channels when Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show first started airing in 2007, so I didn’t even know it existed until I noticed it on Katherine Parkinson’s resume (apparently Katy Brand and Parkinson knew … Continue reading

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“Greige” is the Word

Last night, the BBC were nice enough to broadcast Easy Virtue (2008), a period comedy based on Noel Coward’s play of the same name, concerning a rather spineless and bland young Englishman (Ben Barnes), who hooks up with a feisty … Continue reading

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Not Getting Any

So, my internet access went down last Sunday, necessitating a “cold turkey” break from my compulsive blogging and surfing habit… which forced me to endure a period of quiet reflection and meditation on The Important Things In Life™. Don’t you … Continue reading

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Make room for ‘Boom Boom’…

One of the fun things about the internet is the random detours and unexpected discoveries that occur from time to time. For instance, this morning I was searching for info on Katherine Parkinson’s new series*, and I happened to end … Continue reading

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