Tag Archives: British Television

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TELEVISION | ‘Marcella’ is a twisty 8-part U.K. mystery from a popular Swedish writer

Anna Friel is a female detective with memory problems who suspects she may have killed her husband’s lover. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 8, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Marcella’ is a twisty 8-part U.K. mystery from a popular Swedish writer

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TELEVISION | ‘Reginald Perrin’ novel spawned two pungent, witty UK series

Leonard Rossiter shines in 1976-79 original gem and Martin Clunes is brilliant in 2009-2010’s update. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | December 13, 2016 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Reginald Perrin’ novel spawned two pungent, witty UK series

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TELEVISION | ‘Endeavor’ is compelling Oxford-based prequel to ‘Inspector Morse’

Ancient university town is the site of many murders and other shady goings-on for a bright, young policeman to solve. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | November 16, 2016 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Endeavor’ is compelling Oxford-based prequel to ‘Inspector Morse’

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TELEVISION | Excellent Brit cop series ‘Above Suspicion’ is gripping, intelligent viewing

Craggy vet Ciarán Hinds and perky young Kelly Reilley lead a squad of detectives in queen of crime Lynda La Plante’s latest white-knuckle thriller. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | June 12, 2016 [In his Rag Blog column, … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Excellent Brit cop series ‘Above Suspicion’ is gripping, intelligent viewing

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TELEVISION | In the Brit mystery series ‘Grantchester’ a vicar and a village cop solve numerous murders and other crimes

The estimable Robson Green stars in this rural whodunnit, whose exciting second season returns to P.B.S. on Sunday, March 27. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | March 26, 2016 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | In the Brit mystery series ‘Grantchester’ a vicar and a village cop solve numerous murders and other crimes

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TELEVISION | ‘Peaky Blinders’ is excellent English historical series

Irish, Italian, and Jewish gangster armies contend in Birmingham and London in the 1920s. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2016 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and TV … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Peaky Blinders’ is excellent English historical series

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TELEVISION | ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ is Brit series about romance between two 70-year-olds

British national treasure Sir Derek Jacobi and veteran actress Anne Reid shine in this wonderfully written six-episode comedy-drama.  By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | September 30, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ is Brit series about romance between two 70-year-olds

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TELEVISION | ‘Whitechapel’ is a harrowing Brit cop series inspired by notorious historical crimes

Copycat killers test the mettle of Brit thesps Rupert Penry-Jones, Phil Davis & quirky Steve Pemberton. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | September 6, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Whitechapel’ is a harrowing Brit cop series inspired by notorious historical crimes

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TELEVISION | Two excellent ‘Wallander’ series come from Sweden and the UK

Netflix has two crisp, smart (different) cop series from Swedish novelist Henning Mankell, with the Brit version starring the great Kenneth Branagh. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | August 18, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Two excellent ‘Wallander’ series come from Sweden and the UK

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TELEVISION | ‘Hustle’ is Brit series where lovable rascals con greedy, rich bastards

A fine cast, tricky plots, and snappy dialogue make this program a fun, compelling pleasure. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | June 3, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Hustle’ is Brit series where lovable rascals con greedy, rich bastards

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TELEVISION | ‘Scott & Bailey’ is a gripping Manchester cop series headed by three smart, strong women

Lesley Sharp, Suranne Jones, and Amelia Bullmore are deft as police inspectors great at their jobs but shaky in their personal lives. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 28, 2015 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Scott & Bailey’ is a gripping Manchester cop series headed by three smart, strong women

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TELEVISION | ‘Vicious’ is hilarious British sitcom starring two of world’s greatest actors

Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi play two aging gay men who have roomed together and humorously sniped at each other for 48 years. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2015 [In his Rag Blog … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Vicious’ is hilarious British sitcom starring two of world’s greatest actors

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