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Downton Abbey Series 2 Finale Review
Downton Abbey Series Two ended with the usual cliffhangers, and the great news that there is a third series due next year. So how is this epic costume drama shaping up so far? (Contains spoilers)
I Know Him So Well - SuBo meets Peter Kay
When Peter Kay parodied British TV talent shows in Britain's Got The Pop Factor, he previewed the staggering rise of Susan Boyle. Together they have made a video for Comic Relief - and it is set to be a world wide hit
Jamie Oliver Food Revolutionary
British chef and cheeky chappy Jamie Oliver rolls out his campaign to revolutionize the eating habits of America in Season Two of 'Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution'. How did the 'pukka' cook hone his skills for cuisine and for the campaign trail, back home on British TV? And is his appeal fading?
Lord Sugar's Young Apprentice 2011
Lord Alan Sugar's Young Apprentice starts on BBC TV in Autumn, 2011. Here is a review of the opening episode - contains spoilers!
Made In Chelsea Review
Flitting around the select London area of Chelsea, these bright young things have just been made for our entertainment.
Midsomer Murders and TV Ethnic Stereotypes
There are simply NO Anglo-African or Asian men, or women, in Midsomer. Are most small English towns as devoid of ethnic residents as Midsomer would suggest? And is this the 'last bastion of Englishness' as favoured by the show's creator
Monroe Medical Drama Reworks House
New medical drama Monroe on English channel ITV, treads the same hospital corridors as inspirational MD Gregory House. Is the central character blatantly modelled on House?
MTV Teen Soap Skins
British teen drama Skins sets out to shock, and it has succeeded on both sides of the Atlantic! Firstly shown in the States on BBC America - with strong language and violence edited out - it has since been rewritten for an American audience and premiered on MTV in January 2011.
Shameless UK Transfers to America
Shameless has successfully transferred to the States on Showtime, having debuted on 'alternative' British Channel 4 in 2004. Its unlikely mix of familial devotion with parental neglect, drunkenness, drugs, ducking and diving and the sheer ingenuity it takes to just get by has been a surprise hit.
Simon Cowell and The Talent Show Story
Simon Cowell dominates 21st century talent shows. He also dominates this 2012 UK TV series about the history of TV talent shows!
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