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Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-09-2014, 23:02
Replies: 171
Views: 10,750
Posted By Killary45
I predict that, on the outside that chance that...

I predict that, on the outside that chance that they want to make a second series of this, then they will recast the leading role. Back in 2000 ITV cast the smooth John Hanna as the gritty detective...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-09-2014, 13:39
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By Killary45
As long as it is not made by anybody involved in...

As long as it is not made by anybody involved in that terrible RTE series Amber about a missing 14-year-old girl I will give it a look.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-09-2014, 13:22
Replies: 41
Views: 4,400
Posted By Killary45
I don't agree. Put yourself in the sister's...

I don't agree.

Put yourself in the sister's position. Would you really not say anything if your rapist started going out with your sister? They were clearly a close family so it simply does not...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-09-2014, 08:39
Replies: 41
Views: 4,400
Posted By Killary45
In these plays the plots have all been based on a...

In these plays the plots have all been based on a really serious dilemma - shall I help my mother to die, an I marrying a rapist, separated siblings in adoption, husband leaving a double life - but...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-09-2014, 08:15
Replies: 41
Views: 4,400
Posted By Killary45
Having been disappointed by the first two plays I...

Having been disappointed by the first two plays I was not expecting much from the third one, so it was pleasant surprise. I thought that it was very well acted. Unlike in the previous play the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-09-2014, 07:39
Replies: 41
Views: 4,400
Posted By Killary45
Are you related to Sarah Solemani by any chance?...

Are you related to Sarah Solemani by any chance?

We are all entitled to our opinions, but the best BBC1 drama this year? I have not seen every drama this year but if there is one worse than those...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-09-2014, 01:24
Replies: 37
Views: 1,736
Posted By Killary45
You can keep The Office - the best comedy drama...

You can keep The Office - the best comedy drama of the decade was Early Doors by a long way.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-09-2014, 01:21
Replies: 41
Views: 4,400
Posted By Killary45
Very poor quality for BBC1. This was made with...

Very poor quality for BBC1.

This was made with no budget at all - the wedding must have been the smallest ever on TV, but you can forgive that if the story and characters are developed, but this...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-09-2014, 11:13
Replies: 171
Views: 10,750
Posted By Killary45
I think you will find that most people can see...

I think you will find that most people can see the difference between a great actor playing a part, even if they are very well known, and a lesser actor in the same role. It is hard to explain it but...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-09-2014, 00:45
Replies: 41
Views: 4,400
Posted By Killary45
What was it like? I was looking forward to it,...

What was it like? I was looking forward to it, but after five minutes decided that I did not feel like watching a depressing drama about someone dying and deciding about assisted suicide.

Is it...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-09-2014, 00:18
Replies: 171
Views: 10,750
Posted By Killary45
Reece Shearsmith is certainly highly talented,...

Reece Shearsmith is certainly highly talented, and great at putting on an act. But there is a difference between "putting on an act" and acting in a serious drama role.

There is a long list of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-09-2014, 00:00
Replies: 50
Views: 2,891
Posted By Killary45
I understand that it is much cheaper to shoot in...

I understand that it is much cheaper to shoot in darkness because you can get away with a poorer quality set and location.

I found the whole thing very dull. I don't think that Paddy Considine has...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-09-2014, 08:33
Replies: 171
Views: 10,750
Posted By Killary45
I you make you lead character very annoying then...

I you make you lead character very annoying then you need a good actor to play the part, or he will simply annoy the viewers. I really think that this role shows the limitations of Reece Shearsmith...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-09-2014, 23:10
Replies: 171
Views: 10,750
Posted By Killary45
Having the top shirt button done up, but not...

Having the top shirt button done up, but not wearing a tie = "must be a savant" in the Script Writers Cliché Handbook.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-09-2014, 23:07
Replies: 171
Views: 10,750
Posted By Killary45
I loved the League of Gentlemen, but despite that...

I loved the League of Gentlemen, but despite that (or maybe because of that?) I really do not like seeing the three leads in other roles.

Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gattiss and Steve Pemberton seem to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-09-2014, 21:27
Replies: 24
Views: 693
Posted By Killary45
Like much of the BBC he is true blue Tory. He was...

Like much of the BBC he is true blue Tory. He was chairman of the Federation of Conservative Students when at university.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-09-2014, 02:19
Replies: 354
Views: 52,322
Posted By Killary45
Did you notice that Dev called his mother-in-law...

Did you notice that Dev called his mother-in-law "Auntie"? A dig at the tendency of some communities to marry their cousins?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-08-2014, 07:53
Replies: 210
Views: 16,567
Posted By Killary45
I don't understand either the love or the hate...

I don't understand either the love or the hate for this programme. It is a decent enough police drama - nothing special, but not terrible.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-08-2014, 15:14
Replies: 129
Views: 10,666
Posted By Killary45
Sorry. I made a big boo-boo there. So I have...

Sorry. I made a big boo-boo there. So I have deleted the mistake. My bad.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-08-2014, 15:00
Replies: 129
Views: 10,666
Posted By Killary45
Great cast, good characters, good set-up - but a...

Great cast, good characters, good set-up - but a terrible unfunny script.

I hope the BBC recommissions this but only on the basis that Richard Pinto stops writing the scripts and they put in a team...
Forum: General Discussion 30-08-2014, 12:58
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By Killary45
Thanks for that. I searched yesterday but did not...

Thanks for that. I searched yesterday but did not find it. I searched for charity number 1442202 - which if I remember correctly I cut and paste from his website, but presumably I had just copied...
Forum: General Discussion 30-08-2014, 11:36
Replies: 29
Views: 1,733
Posted By Killary45
Solicitor advocates are now entitled to wear wigs...

Solicitor advocates are now entitled to wear wigs and gowns and to be called counsel - this is so that they, and their clients, are not disadvantaged.

Having said that this guy seems to a complete...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-08-2014, 19:09
Replies: 1,007
Views: 108,726
Posted By Killary45
John Hurt says that going on Who Do You Think You...

John Hurt says that going on Who Do You Think You Are? was the worst mistake of his life.

From todays Times (behind a paywall) http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/news/uk/article4190120.ece
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-08-2014, 18:03
Replies: 7,169
Views: 212,257
Posted By Killary45
I agree. Very glad that the guys won. I see that...

I agree. Very glad that the guys won. I see that Dan did give his share of the prize to the hospital.

http://www.oxfordmail.co.uk/news/10113286.Cancer_sufferer_donates_TV_quiz_cash_to_hospital/
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-08-2014, 10:42
Replies: 354
Views: 52,322
Posted By Killary45
Yes, that was the story. As a story it was fine...

Yes, that was the story.

As a story it was fine but in real life it would not happen. Even without a baby the social workers would want to know a lot more about who was looking after a vulnerable...
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