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My Television Week: Dragons' Den, The Secret Life Of Buildings

(0) Comments | Posted 4 August 2011 | (15:44)

Dragons' Den (BBC1)

A week is a long time in television, as Harold Wilson might have said if he'd spent his days chained to a sofa watching reality TV rather than running the country. The new series of Dragons' Den began a few days before Duncan Bannatyne turned Twitter...

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My Television Week: The Hour And The Glee Project

(0) Comments | Posted 22 July 2011 | (09:12)

The Hour (BBC Two)

The Hour was so heavily promoted that it almost feels as if the series has been with us since the '50s. In the thousands of words expended on Abi Morgan's drama before broadcast, two seemed to crop up with annoying frequency: "Mad" and "Men". As...

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My Television Week: Torchwood And Top Model

(0) Comments | Posted 15 July 2011 | (08:51)

Torchwood: Miracle Day (BBC One)

Russell T Davies is a big fan of high concept plot lines. His time on Doctor Who was characterised by a tendency to set numerous plates spinning, making you wonder how he'd keep them all up in the air and then suddenly change the rules...

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My Television Week

(2) Comments | Posted 8 July 2011 | (08:31)

The Killing (Channel 4)

Not since Geoffrey on Rainbow wore a perturbing pullover so vivid that it frightened the five-year-old me, have I been so spellbound by knitwear on television. But the chunky Faroese jumper sported by Sarah Lund in the original Danish version of The Killing (Forbrydelsen), broadcast...

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