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Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 23:25
Replies: 4
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Posted By allie4
That was 2010 ITV 23.20

Just switched over from Graham Norton which was dragging painfully...
They haven't done a really interesting retrospective for decades. This looks a bit promising.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 23:23
Replies: 67
Views: 6,561
Posted By allie4
Nope. Never liked her - acting or comedy.

Nope. Never liked her - acting or comedy.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 21:27
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By allie4
Aha! So I'm not going senile. What a relief:D I...

Aha! So I'm not going senile. What a relief:D
I used to adore Creek when he was with Caroline Quentin. I normally love Sheridan in everything she does -she's a superb actress - but this pairing just...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 21:20
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By allie4
Phew - thank goodness! I'm actually thinking of...

Phew - thank goodness! I'm actually thinking of watching something - anything - else!! Are you enjoying it and have we seen this one before? Looks terribly familiar.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 21:19
Replies: 99
Views: 11,975
Posted By allie4
Is there going to be another Outnumbered? I miss...

Is there going to be another Outnumbered? I miss it so much. I liked Ben and Karen initially but as they get older they do just get very annoying sadly! They both just seemed to get nasty instead of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 21:14
Replies: 14
Views: 1,306
Posted By allie4
Jonathan Creek. Bbc1 8.50

Is anybody out there as sad as me and bothering to watch JC instead of partying??
It's so boring I'm multi tasking on my puter and not really paying attention. Same old same old!!!:yawn::yawn:
Forum: TV Shows: UK 31-12-2010, 19:30
Replies: 75
Views: 5,568
Posted By allie4
I'm not a great fan of stand-up but humour...

I'm not a great fan of stand-up but humour changes with each generation imo. Some last for years and years - brilliant sit-coms like Blackadder and Fawlty Towers (not everyone's taste but that's...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-12-2010, 13:38
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
It's funny - I find it really hard to like Adrian...

It's funny - I find it really hard to like Adrian Scarborough (who plays Pritchard). I loved the character of Hudson, the original butler, but AS always seems to be a rather waspish, bitchy type of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2010, 21:08
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
That's fine!! I wasn't admonishing you!!! But she...

That's fine!! I wasn't admonishing you!!! But she does often put on that upper class accent which doesn't always ring true!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2010, 20:58
Replies: 38
Views: 5,318
Posted By allie4
Secret of Chimneys was indeed made for TV -...

Secret of Chimneys was indeed made for TV - though my husband is agreeing with you that it wasn't! It had John Geilgud as the father, Cheryl Campbell as Bundle and Christopher Scoular as Bill...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2010, 20:50
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
I'm pretty sure she wasn't an upper class beauty...

I'm pretty sure she wasn't an upper class beauty in that Dickens she did years ago ... or her part in Spooks or Tipping the Velvet.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2010, 20:47
Replies: 99
Views: 11,975
Posted By allie4
For answers to these questions just think about...

For answers to these questions just think about the idiots who run BBC drama these days! That should answer them!!!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2010, 20:41
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
I'm usually a fan of Keeley Hawes but I agree...

I'm usually a fan of Keeley Hawes but I agree with a lot of posters here that she doesn't quite cut it in this. Mostly to do with the script but if we don't feel SOMETHING for a character, what's the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2010, 20:34
Replies: 38
Views: 5,318
Posted By allie4
*shudders* I do not understand why they made such...

*shudders*
I do not understand why they made such a dog's dinner out of Chimneys.
Years ago they made it with Cheryl Campbell and James Warwick - it stuck closely to the book and was an absolute...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 22:10
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
True - what I meant was the point you made that...

True - what I meant was the point you made that we have only seen the tenets of Communism and Fascism realised by dictators - who preached violence as a means to an end. Not much difference there. I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 22:05
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
As for Unity Mitford....!!!!! she worshipped...

As for Unity Mitford....!!!!! she worshipped Hitler and tried to shoot herself when England declared war on Germany. (her sister Jessica affected to be a communist.)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 21:59
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
No he's a Fascist Black-Shirt. They were a...

No he's a Fascist Black-Shirt. They were a fascist movement in England led by Sir Oswald Mosely in the 30s and before people knew the full extent of what Fascists were capable of.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 21:50
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
Sorry, MI, wasn't meant for your post...

Sorry, MI, wasn't meant for your post specifically! I just thought I'd throw that in as many FMs seem to be mixing up Communism and Fascism (though they are more or less 2 sides of the same coin.) I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 21:42
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
And Fascism is not the same as Communism!!!

And Fascism is not the same as Communism!!!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 21:40
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
Thanks, Lola! I kept meaning to look it up and...

Thanks, Lola! I kept meaning to look it up and then forgetting!:o
She was wonderful as AF.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 21:36
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
Is the girl who plays Ivy (?) the young maid the...

Is the girl who plays Ivy (?) the young maid the one who played Anne Frank??? I should know but can't be bothered to look it up!!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 21:27
Replies: 622
Views: 79,983
Posted By allie4
I do miss Hudson and Mrs Bridges... and Ruby. I'm...

I do miss Hudson and Mrs Bridges... and Ruby.
I'm enjoying this but it hasn't knocked me out. At least they don't have 2 pantomime villains in the servants' quarters!!!!
I don't see what's in it for...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 09:29
Replies: 721
Views: 77,045
Posted By allie4
One Step Behind is probably my favourite...

One Step Behind is probably my favourite Wallander story.
Funnily enough the English version was closer to the book. That didn't matter - this version was so chock full of suspense but there was the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-12-2010, 21:51
Replies: 117
Views: 19,367
Posted By allie4
Oh shoot. The noises are starting again....... oh...

Oh shoot. The noises are starting again....... oh god, the pillow.
Nope. I'm not going to get a wink of sleep tonight!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-12-2010, 19:20
Replies: 174
Views: 21,815
Posted By allie4
That was incredibly moving - as was when Mary...

That was incredibly moving - as was when Mary held out her hand and suddenly Joseph's joined hers... welling up again and goosebumps.
Honestly, it couldn't be described as the most factual or...
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