TV Couch Critics

THERE is a lot to get through this week, so diving right in, Piers Morgan is back on Good Morning Britain, ITV weekday mornings and he didn’t waste time laying…
SEMANA SANTA was, for most of us, as glorious as ever across Spain, but it seems that TV presenters in the UK haven’t realised that most of us went back…
FANS of Saturday Night Take Away, Saturday ITV might have wondered how the show would feel with Dec flying solo for the final programmes. The show is after all Ant…

Amazing hotels, singing and a touch of class

AWL (Costa del Sol) March 29, 2018
I HOPE that springtime has sprung wherever you are reading this. I’m writing this week’s piece in the beautiful Boulevar Cafe in Estepona, with a view of the Mediterranean, silently…

The Durrells, Good Karma and a chateau

AWL (Costa del Sol) March 22, 2018
THE DURRELLS have returned to ITV on Sunday evenings to bring a touch of Corfu to our weekends. This is the third series of the drama very loosely based around…
LET’S start this week with a nod to the tribute to Sir Bruce Forsyth on BBC 1, last Sunday. An artist pal who knows a thing about ‘the business’ (‘hola’…
Benidorm, ITV1 Wednesdays, is back for another season of fun in the sun. I’m still not sure that the hour-long format works, I think the writing was much punchier with…
WE have to remember that although it’s been cooler in Spain recently, the UK is shivering, so I thought I would ask a couple of friends visiting from Milton Keynes…
THERE seems to be a concerted effort by the BBC to bring American football to the British sporting masses? I applaud the coverage shown on Sunday at some ungodly hour…
I THOUGHT this week I would stick to mainstream channels and delve into the world of some of the most watched shows in the UK - what could possibly go…
INSIDE NO 9 (BBC2, Tuesdays, 10pm) is in its fourth series and arguably the best yet. Written by Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton of League Of Gentlemen fame, it’s a…
SATURDAY nights can be tricky things. I really don’t want to light the fire and curl up to watch TV every week, but the coldish snap last week made me…
THOUGHT I would give Vera a try on Sunday ITV. Sorry to say it doesn’t work for me. Brenda Blethin dressed as a cast-off from the old lady in the…
WHAT on earth are Lorraine Kelly and Rob Beckett doing accepting BBC1’s offer to host Wedding Day Winners on Saturday evenings? If you haven’t caught this weekend horror show, well…
MURDERS, thefts, assault, drug overdoses, lying, fraud and much more are all served up in the most popular soap operas nowadays. Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale are very dangerous places…
CORONATION STREET (ITV1, weekdays) fans are reportedly shocked by recent events focusing on Alya. Apparently the producers suffered a backlash from vocal viewers when they introduced a pre-watershed storyline with…
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