Reviews

TV Review: Ghosts, BBC One
This is one of those rare things in TV these days. A genuinely eagerly anticipated sitcom. Ghosts is on its third series now and has not disappointed yet. Nor does it disappoint here with the first... more
Edinburgh Fringe Review: Dominic Frisby – Adam Smith: Father of the Fringe
Well, much to my amazement the Edinburgh Fringe has gone ahead without me. With a limited number of in-the-flesh shows to review due to so many being works in progress and some runs being so short I... more
TV Review: Buffering, ITV2
After the fast-paced set-up of episode one, things settle down a little when kids TV presenter Iain has to deal with the news that his producer/on-off lover Olivia (Elena Saurel) is pregnant.... more
TV Review: Buffering, ITV2
Crikey, ITV2 in funny sitcom shock? Yes, and it's called Plebs. Only joking, Buffering is pretty good too. It stars Love Island voice and stand-up Iain Stirling (who also wrote it with Steve Bugeja)... more
TV Review: Jerk, BBC Three/BBC One
I don't think I'd want to be friends with the main character Tim in Jerk. Not because Tim, played by comedian Tim Renkow, has cerebral palsy, but because he is such a, well, how can I put this... more
I really wanted to love King Gary. So much so that I watched the first episode of the second series twice just to doublecheck that it was as bad as it seemed. I'd watched it the first time round as I... more
TV Review: Alan Davies As Yet Untitled, Dave
I'm a sucker for a chat show. In the absence of Graham Norton and Jonathan Ross I've even started watching Jimmy Fallon and James Corden on Sky to get my fix. But the best of the bunch might be Alan... more
TV Review: Morecambe & Wise: The Lost Tapes, ITV1
It's amazing what you can find in the attic. Though it probably helps if your surname is Morecambe. In 2020, Eric Morecambe’s family made a remarkable discovery. While looking for paperwork, Eric's... more
Latitude 2021 – Simon Amstell
It always makes me laugh when people say they don't like comedians because they talk about themselves. Let's face it, most comedians are, in some form or another, narcissists. They are often their... more
Latitude 2021 – Glenn Moore
Well do you want original content or not? This was the best picture I could get of Glenn Moore as I'd moved out of the main comedy arena due to the build up of crowds. People weren't as close to each... more
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