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Peaky Blinders series 4 episode 2 review

One of Peaky Blinders‘ chief appeals (y’know, beyond the excellent cast, Stephen Knight’s compelling writing, and David Caffrey’s razor-in-your-cap sharp direction), is that it manages to engender the feeling of instability in the viewer. Across each series, each episode, there’s an unpredictable web of tension, and a sensation that at any moment anyone could die,...

Torchwood – Aliens Among Us Part 2 Box Set review

Continuing the new fifth series of Torchwood, as full-bloodied full cast audio drama, Captain Jack Harkness and his team are back on the mean streets of present day Cardiff. Following on the heels of Part 1, which introduced new characters and a tough alien-infused situation in the city they protect, this release contains episodes five...

Peaky Blinders series 4 episode 1 review

Christmas! Comes earlier every year, dunnit? Why it’s only mid-November and already we’re deluged with selection boxes, snowmen, and the crinkly sound of Noddy Holder slowly defrosting from his cryonic slumber at North Pole HQ. Thank goodness then that we can take refuge from it all in a new series of Peaky Blinders, where it’s...

Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor: The Time War Volume 1 boxset review

When Doctor Who returned to television, the “Time War” was a masterstroke; side-stepping years of continuity, it allowed new viewers to learn about the Doctor’s past alongside his die-hard fans. Through a drip feed of titbits, passing references and old enemies in subsequent years, this backstory built inexorably towards Gallifrey’s climatic return in time for...

Red Dwarf XII episode 5 review: M-Corp

Spoilers: in the penultimate episode of Red Dwarf’s twelfth series, the crew discover that their ship is now owned by M-Corp and Lister can no longer see products that aren’t also owned by the corporation.