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The Changes

People rise up and destroy machines in this well-remembered BBC serial from 1975.

The Singer Takes It All

Can't sing? Can't dance? What can you do? You can apply for Channel 4's new singing talent show. No experience (or talent) necessary!

The Great British Bake-Off: 5.02 Biscuit Week

With more snap than a gingerbread man it was Biscuit Week. Chillies, 3D biscuit scenes and a controversy over shop-bought fondant icing proved that this was more than just a baking show.

Royal Marines Commando School

The newest documentary from Channel 4 follows Royal Marine Commando recruits as they go through hell to get their Green Berets

Binge Watch: The IT Crowd

Revisiting shows we really should have watched first time around.

Doctor Who: Lost In Time

Gary Couzens has reviewed the Region 2 release of Doctor Who: Lost in Time, a compilation of eighteen "orphaned" episodes from otherwise missing stories starring William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton. Plenty of fascinating material and some very fine episodes (and some duds), which is most likely to appeal to the committed fan than to the newcomer.

The Killing: Season Four

The final season of The Killing is here. Six hours to wrap things up.

First Impressions: The 100

Post-apocalyptic teen drama. Could be better than it sounds!

Orange Is The New Black Seasons 1 & 2 review

Laughs, tears, and a lot of emotions - Orange Is The New Black has it all.

Undercover Boss

Channel 4's long running business show returns, but should it be delving deeper into the companies underlying problems?

Penny Dreadful 1.07 & 1.08

The first season of Penny Dreadful is over. Did the final two episodes leave us basking in the light of televisual prowess? Or disavowed from the demimonde?

The Auction House

The Auction House maybe a short series, but it's a fascinating glimpse into an eccentric world of antiques and questionable taste

Penny Dreadful 1.05 & 1.06

It’s a bumper edition of the Penny Dreadful reviews this week, as both episodes five, Closer than Sisters and six, What Death Can Join Together, prove to be the best yet.

Fargo: 1.10 Morton's Fork

A great show deserves a great finale - and that's exactly what it got.

One Born Every Minute

Channel 4 delivers another episode of the best doc on TV, guaranteed to reduced the hardest of viewers to tears.

Game Of Thrones: 4.10 The Children

The finale to beat all finale's? Looks like it.

Mary's Silver Service

Mary Portas has left the high street behind and turned her attention to getting the OAP's of Great Britain back into the workplace.

A Very British Airline

The world's favourite airline opens its doors to a TV crew, but does it let us all the way in?

Fargo: 1.09 A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage

Fargo returns to the ways of chaos - and those ways are very good indeed.

Agents Of SHIELD – Did Season One Live Up To Our Expectations?

It's been a couple of weeks since season one of Agents Of SHIELD finished on UK TV. Looking back, did the TV spin off of the Marvel cinematic universe live up to our expectations?

In the Flesh

BBC Three's acclaimed Zombie drama In the Flesh finishes its' second season in fine style. With edge of the seat scenes and real poignant human drama, is this BBC Three's finest hour of television?

Penny Dreadful 1.04 Demimonde

From orgies to orchids, this week's Penny Dreadful has a serious bash at some decent character development.

Fargo: 1.08 The Heap

Everything is in place for the end of the season - but where will the pieces fall?

Britain's Got Talent

Is there still a place on TV for talent shows, or has Britain's Got Talent had it's day?

Happy Valley: Episodes 3-6

A much happier valley now?

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