Monthly Archives: February 2009

New Town

There comes a point where your work interests impact too heavily on your viewing and spoil the enjoyment.  I enjoyed much about New Town on BBC4 last night.  Daniella Nardini, Paul Higgins and Mark Gatiss were excellent, the school play … Continue reading

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Viaburkesworks  1) What book are you reading at the moment? Roger’s Version – my favourite Updike and Charles Elton’s Mr Toppit. 2) What book did you read last? Updike’s Complete Henry Bech and Trollope’s The Warden 3) What book are … Continue reading

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How bad can television get?

Over the years I have given much thought to the question of how bad television can get? For a while I thought the answer was Hole in the Wall, although I am now inclined to think it’s Total Wipeout.  But then … Continue reading

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