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Death in Paradise is Addictive

On a whim, I decided to give Death in Paradise a try when I saw it on Netflix. I proceeded to fly through all the episodes available… 220 more words


Ballot Monkeys: Final Episode *****

What an episode to end on.

Although, if you’re sad about it ending, Mark on Twitter makes a great point:

#BallotMonkeys last episode tonight, expect they’ll be back in 6 months time…

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Ballot Monkeys: Episode 4 ****

The penultimate episode of Ballot Monkeys continued to go from strength to strength.

As I mentioned in Episode 3’s review, Ben Miller has been perfectly cast as the Liberal – as Kevin starts to get more and more manic it just plays completely into Miller’s hands: 373 more words

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Ballot Monkeys: Episode 3 ****

Finally, success at the polls – Episode 3 of Ballot Monkeys was a welcome return to form.

Where last week’s episode seemed tired, stale and flat – last night’s was fresh, dynamic and witty. 319 more words

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Ballot Monkeys: Episode 2 **

After my rave review of last week’s Ballot Monkeys I was somewhat disappointed with last night’s offering.

Whereas last week’s appeared to be an incredible feat of television production – with virtually the whole episode revolving around events that had actually taken place last Tuesday – this week’s felt slightly more like a whole episode had been pre-recorded in advance and then short ‘topical’ scenes had been inserted at the last minute. 377 more words

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Ballot Monkeys: Episode 1 Review ***

Last night saw the start of Channel 4’s satirical sitcom Ballot Monkeys.

If nothing else, in terms of production, it was one of the most impressive feats of television EVER. 639 more words

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A friend of a friend-Nick Lomax and Ken Carrick-April 2

One thing I have learned is that good friends have other good friends. This is a series of stories about “friends of my friends”. The post below is the story for April 2, 2015. 1,226 more words

A Friend Of A Friend