Category : Television

Blue Planet II: Coral Reefs

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Being elevated to the status of national treasure I am sure has many benefits. You can avoid taxes like there’s no tomorrow and basically get away with murder. David Attenborough has reached this pinnacle.  If he was exposed as the source of most greenhouse gasses we’d all shrug and put … Read More

Blue Planet II: The Deep

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This time, Attenborough takes us to an area we know “less about than the surface of Mars”, the very depths of the ocean. Descending in to a pitch black underwater devoid desert, you probably wouldn’t expect the array of fish with huge fangs and even transparent heads, as well as … Read More

Why We Should Be as Sensitive as 4-Year Olds

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This week’s episode of The Secret Life of 4-Year Olds was full of lively personalities, funny moments and plenty of drama and excitement. Victoria, Vinnie, Ada and Noah featured this week and the programme centred in on sensitivity and emotions. From the trials and tribulations of unrequited affection between Noah … Read More

Louis Theroux: Talking to Annorexia

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Did we actually just see the deadpan documentarian, Louis Theroux with a tear in his eye? Delving into two of London’s biggest eating disorder treatment facilities, Theroux takes a sensitive approach in providing us with a saddening insight into the insidious and destructive illness that is anorexia. He describes the … Read More

Big Family Values: More Kids Than Cash

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Do you ever fight with your siblings over who gets to use the bathroom first in the morning? Have you ever asked for a new dress? Have you ever spent a day out with your family? All these situations are common for average families but when you have six, seven, … Read More

Netflix and the Serialised Television Phenomenon

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Where TV series of old tended to stick more rigidly to a procedural format, telling their stories within self-contained episodes, we’ve begun to see more and more shows embrace serialised storytelling. Arts Editor, Mikhail Hanafi, explores the trend. With shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Game of Thrones weaving … Read More

Junior Doctors: Blood, Sweat and Tears

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BBC Three’s new documentary series, Junior Doctors: Blood, Sweat and Tears, was first broadcast on 25th October 2017. The series is set in New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, and follows the hospital’s newest recruits: the fresh-faced, newly qualified junior doctors who are just beginning their work placements. On top of being … Read More

Under the Ocean with Blue Planet II

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The first episode of the much-anticipated Blue Planet II hit our screens last Sunday, and if you thought David Attenborough had exhausted the power to thrill us with the natural world, think again. It’s been 16 years since the first series of Blue Planet and new technology has now given … Read More

My Week as a Muslim

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Tyler Denyer reviews the new and controversial documentary on Channel 4 that has had the whole country talking.   With Halloween passing and cultural appropriation becoming a strong controversial topic again, Channel 4 have put themselves in the spotlight with their new documentary My Week as a Muslim. Katie, a … Read More

Stranger Things 2: The World Turned Upside Down

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To quote a rather appropriate 1980s supernatural horror sequel, they’re back! Last week saw us welcomed back to the town of Hawkins, Indiana, where things are indeed stranger… It’s 1984, and, while it has been almost a year since the events of Stranger Things Season One, the consequences of the … Read More