Rewind: ‘The Prisoner’ revisited

50% spy show. 50% social satire. 100% great telly. Exactly fifty years since the series began filming, we take a look back at the bonkers masterpiece that was The Prisoner.   No. 1: What is it about? A British secret agent resigns from his job for unknown reasons. Shortly afterwards, he is kidnapped and taken to the … >

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‘The Prisoner’: Six of the best… Number Two

In our new series examining one of the most iconic TV series of all time, The Prisoner, we’ll be taking a look at the various facets that make Patrick McGoohan’s 1960s masterpiece such a compelling watch. First up are the weekly bad boys in The Village – the Number Twos.

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Top 5 worst US TV remakes

With ABC’s new Charlie’s Angels reboot cancelled after only four episodes, here we take a look back at some of the other unsuccessful US remakes that have made their way onto our screens.

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‘This Is Jinsy’ preview

Described as “pretty bonkers”, “shocking” and “super original” by Sky’s Head of Comedy Lucy Lumsden, new comedy This Is Jinsy premiered at the Media Guardian Edinburgh International Television Festival 2011 over the weekend.

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‘Land Of The Giants’: Season 1 DVD review

If you grew up any-time between the late sixties and the early nineties, the chances are you may remember a curious clutch of kitsch science fiction shows under the stable of the prolific TV and film producer Irwin Allen. No? Well, how about the names Lost In Space, Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea and this release, Land Of The Giants?

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