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Andrew Allen

9 of the best ‘Inside No. 9’ episodes so far

As the dark nights draw in, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton’s anthology series Inside No. 9 returns for a third season. Pemberton has hinted that it’s quite a dark set of stories this time around, teasing that there are ‘two or three episodes where we’ve pushed the horror element.’ Regular viewers will be steeling themselves: … >

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‘Inside No. 9’ Christmas special review: ‘The Devil Of Christmas’

The opening episode of the third season of Inside No. 9 is a Christmas-themed nightmare, dealing with the old legend of Krampus. It also, to some extent, deals with the legend of the BBC multi-camera studio bound dramas of the seventies and eighties, employing both old-fashioned cameras and indeed retired camera operators. All of which … >

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‘The Great British Bake Off’ 2016 finale recap

Well obviously, the winner of The Great British Bake Off 2016 is Candice. In practical terms, it always was going to be. A baker who was determined to do the best she could, whose meeting of own personal expectations of her levels of excellence were probably more important to her than the Bake Off trophy … >

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‘The Great British Bake Off’ 2016 recap: Week 9

2016 has been a very curious year. It’ll be the year that we talk to our grandchildren about as they try to score energy bars from the hordes of zombies. And they’ll look to us, eyes full of wonder, and ask: ‘Did you see it for yourself? What did Selasi look like in a dress?’ … >

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