Top 10 Network Horror Releases of the 2010s

December 13, 2019

10. Dream Home This extremely gruesome horror comedy is an extended shaggy dog story about the soaring price of a sea-front flat in Hong Kong. Over one night, bank employee […]

Top 10 Network Comedy Releases of the 2010s

December 6, 2019

10. Birds Of A Feather: The Complete BBC Series Bursting onto screens way back in 1989 and soon becoming a huge hit – much to the dismay of some at […]

Agatha Christie on the Small Screen

November 29, 2019

There’s nothing quite like a good old Agatha Christie murder mystery to bring the family together at Christmas. Despite not liking television very much, Agatha Christie’s novels and short stories […]

Revisiting The House in Nightmare Park

November 22, 2019

There have been a few attempts at blending horror with comedy in a spooky mansion setting. The two that spring immediately to mind to the cognoscenti, are the evergreens The […]

The Great British Pop Film: Three Hats for Lisa

November 8, 2019

In the lost world when ownership of a “video recorder” was a status symbol, children on half term/summer holiday/faked illness quickly realised that ITV’s daytime television was often an excuse […]

Lesser Known Nigel Kneale

October 31, 2019

This October marked thirteen years since the passing of Nigel Kneale, one of post-war Britain’s most clairvoyant screenwriters. Like fitness enthusiast Jack Lalanne, who dominated American TV around the same […]

40 Years of Minder – A Celebration

October 29, 2019

When Gunfight at the O.K. Laundrette aired at nine o’clock on Monday the 29th of October 1979, many Britons were unaware as to what precisely constituted a “Minder”’. However, the […]

Frightening Children’s TV

October 25, 2019

Looking for an original scare this Halloween? Skip the horror recommendations, and dive into the world of vintage children’s television. To adults of a certain age, the words “Chocky” or […]