Tag Archives: Tamsin Greig

“We Must Stay Cheerful!”

I was still wavering over whether or not to watch the BBC’s 2009 dramatisation of The Diary of Anne Frank, even as I was placing the DVD into the disc-tray. On the one hand, I’m keen to watch as much … 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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You Down?

[Contains scone-baking SPOILERS] Using ‘Tamara Drewe’s name as the title for the 2010 film in which she appears is rather like using “Iceberg!” as the title for a film about The Titanic. She’s the central catalyst for the entire plot, but … Continue reading

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Dust to Dust

And so, after three series, Ashes to Ashes finally came to an end last Friday. NO SPOILERS!!! I don’t ‘do’ spoilers… but I would say that their finale can also be seen as an epilogue to Life on Mars, dealing … Continue reading

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Kathryn Drysdale as ‘Louise’

When Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps first started back in 2001, I couldn’t stand it. For one thing, it featured two refugees from Hollyoaks, which I already despised… and for another, the show was commissioned after … Continue reading

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Tamsin Greig as “Dr. Caroline Todd”

Theoretically the first time I saw Tamsin Greig was in Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere… but at the time I was probably too busy crushing on Laura Fraser to notice. As a big Sandman fan, I really enjoyed the show when it … Continue reading

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Sally Phillips

Over the last few weeks I’ve been having something of a Sally Phillips-fest… entirely unintentional, but very pleasant nonetheless. First I picked up a s-hand copy of The Best of Smack the Pony, then a new series of Jam & … Continue reading

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