When TV does get social issues right

This week saw the transmission of the three-part drama on the BBC called Exile. It was an excellent piece that featured superb acting from John Simm, Olivia Colman (who you’ll know from Peep Show and Rev) and the ever-brilliant Jim Broadbent. The BBC’s description of the programme is thus: ‘Psychological thriller that tells a story of prodigal redemption, as a […]

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David Tennant saturation…

You just might have noticed that there are a couple of Doctor Who episodes showing on BBC1 during this festive period. What’s more, they are the last appearances as the Doctor by David Tennant – a role he has played for the past four years. It’s generally accepted that Tennant has played a blinder as the time-travelling Gallifreyan, something no-one […]

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