The All Together (2007)

This British comedy from 2007 is a tricky one. If you browse through the comments on the internet, you will see that this is a film people either hate or love – there is very little in between. Personally, I love this film, but I do recognise that it has its fair share of flaws.... Continue Reading →

Citizen Smith (1977)

This often overlooked gem is a 4-season BBC comedy series of the late 1970s. It follows the daily life of Wolfie Smith, a layabout and self-proclaimed Marxist revolutionary. Robert Lindsay plays Wolfie with a lot of energy and immerses himself fully in the character. Wolfie Smith is the leader of the Tooting Popular Front, whose... Continue Reading →

Theatre of Blood (1973)

Some of you may know this film already, others may never have heard of it. Theatre of Blood is a classic 1970s horror film, featuring a number of top British actors of the day, including Vincent Price, Diana Rigg, and Robert Morley. It is difficult to compare it to modern-day horror films. It is not... Continue Reading →

The Piglet Files (1990-1992)

This one is more or less brand new on my DVD shelf. I didn't even know of its existence a couple of weeks ago. And although calling this show a "gem" would be stretching it a bit, I simply love new discoveries like this – keeps things sort of fresh….. The Piglet Files is a... Continue Reading →

Manchild (2002-2003)

And another recommendation which Sleepers inspired me to write. Manchild follows the exploits of a group of four male wealthy friends, some of whom have known each other since childhood. Three of them are single or divorced and their age makes them midlife crisis material. Manchild ran for two seasons, each about 7 or 8... Continue Reading →

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