Tag: channel 4

TV

No Sense of an Ending

Warning: This piece contains spoilers for the 2014 series Amber, 2014 series The Missing and 2018 series Kiri. There has been a trend in...

Radio Times, TV

Daytime TV Killed the British Bank Holiday

What do the following film genres mean to you? War films James Bond Carry On films To me they all scream Bank Holiday TV. You may have had...

TV

Getting Burnt

The whole fallout over the failure of the BBC and Love Productions to agree a deal over future series of The Great British Bake-Off is...

TV

Hunted

When I heard that Channel 4 had commissioned a new series where people attempt to go “on the run” and outwit a crack team of...

TV

Not Watching Gogglebox

I’m couldn’t really tell you why the subhead of this week’s Other Side by Felipa Jodelka in the Guardian Guide annoyed me...

TV

Don’t Bring Back TFI Friday: And Why Are Today’s Most “Dangerous” Presenters All Working on Radio 2?

This isn’t a proper review of TFI Friday since I must admit that I dipped out a few times during near two hour run-time of last...

Technology, TV

Watching HD TV

At home, I have two ways to watch broadcast HD television. I can either watch via Freeview or Sky HD (Strictly speaking, my TV also has...

Media, Sport

The Open Goes to Sky

As has been widely anticipated in the press, today saw news that Sky Sports has won a five-year contract beginning in 2017 to broadcast The...

Books, Radio, TV

What I Watched, Listened To and Read Over Christmas

You may or may not have enjoyed my Radio Times suggestions. I didn’t always follow them myself. But in the spirit of honesty, this is...