Category Archives: TV

From the Midlands to the North and then Further North Again.

This week I finished Sarah Ward’s A Deadly Thaw, and posted a review of it yesterday. I loved the book but not my review. I’ve now started Hidden Depths by Ann Cleeves, and I can easily see how her work … Continue reading

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Broadchurch: series 1

The TV series Broadchurch has been something I’d thought about watching for some time, and my recent journey into crime fiction finally brought an end to my procrastination. I’m glad I finally made the time to watch it. When the … Continue reading

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Why Now? ( a more extensive venture into crime fiction)

I’m approaching 60. I’ve been an avid reader since I was 5 years old, and half a lifetime ago, as a “mature-aged student”, I completed a BA degree in English literature and creative writing. And yet, for some reason, only … Continue reading

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Beyond the TV Whoniverse

 At the end of my previous post I noted an apparent discrepancy related to the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who. While 2013 may have marked 50 years since the broadcast of the first Doctor Who episode, it is clear that … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Doctor Who: (Introduction)

 Those familiar with Doctor Who will know that over the 50 years of the series’ history, there have been many different actors playing the lead role since the show was first screened in 1963. The first change was needed because … Continue reading

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