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Wednesday 8 April 2015
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Back in Time for Dinner

That is the punalicious title of a history series currently on the BBC (check the food section of iPlayer or the programme website). Working from the UK National Food Survey and other sources, the producers have been taking a family … Continue reading

Monday 10 February 2014
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Pain, Pus and Poison

If you aren’t too squeamish, then the recent Pain, Pus and Poison series on BBC4 receives my commendation as worth a watch. Michael Mosley does various self-experimentation but, although it sometimes looks shocking (like poking a needle through his hand … Continue reading

Saturday 18 May 2013
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Cliffhanger

What a gripping episode of Doctor Who. It was one of those episodes where they seem to have written themselves into a hole with a story having ramifications for all of time and space; now we have to wait until … Continue reading

Wednesday 17 April 2013
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A Good Endeavour

ITV is showing a new series of Endeavour, the story of Dexter’s Inspector Morse as he solves cases in the Oxford of 1965 and lays the foundations of his canonical career. I was impressed when I wrote about the pilot … Continue reading

Thursday 4 April 2013
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Smoke and Mirrors

Jane and I recently caught up with the Easter special edition of Jonathan Creek. This detective drama, featuring Alan Davies as the eponymous hero, began in 1997 but has subsisted with occasional programmes in recent years and I think it … Continue reading