Category : Television

BBC3’s Overshadowed: Anorexia in a Different Light

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First performed as Eva O’Connell’s play two years ago, Overshadowed was released as a TV series on BBC Three earlier this month. Filmed in Leeds through Imogene’s daily vlogging check-ins, Kay Mellor’s piece offers a refreshingly new take on the trauma, confusion and obsession felt whilst developing Anorexia. The series … Read More

Louis Theroux: Dark States – Trafficking Sex

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In the second of his compelling yet grim series, Theroux focuses on Houston, the number one hub for human trafficking in North America. We see Louis travelling around the city, investigating the women that work in the illegal sex industry and their pimps, whilst presenting a fantastic insight into the … Read More

The Apprentice: Stupidity at its Finest

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Lumbering on into its thirteenth series, you can’t help but wonder why Lord Sugar hasn’t packed it in and retired. Yet he still chooses to subject himself to stupidity, chaos and bad planning, all packaged up in the form of 18 loud-mouthed, egotistical contestants. The thought of it alone is … Read More

Louis Theroux: Dark States – Heroin Town

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Louis gets us Theroux the week with another gripping documentary exploring a town that has been ravaged by a heroin epidemic. “It’s kind of like a stick of dynamite that’s going to do absolutely nothing in the world except make you feel as good as you can possibly feel.”  That … Read More

Tensions Rise as ‘Bake Off’ Draws to a Close

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And​ ​so,​ ​it​ ​is​ ​that​ ​time​ ​of​ ​year​ ​again​ ​where​ ​the​ ​nights​ ​have​ ​begun​ ​to​ ​draw​ ​in​ ​and the​ ​prospect​ ​of​ ​going​ ​out​ ​after​ ​an​ ​intense​ ​two​ ​weeks​ ​of​ ​freshers​ ​fun​ ​is​ ​completely repulsive.​ ​So​ ​what​ ​better​ ​way​ ​to​ ​detox​ ​by​ ​gathering​ ​round​ ​the​ ​television​ ​and enjoying​ ​the​ ​final​ ​stages​ … Read More

Docs to Knock Your Socks Off

12 months ago / 0 comments

Hannah Simpson-Orlebar takes a look at some of the documentaries that we should be watching instead of trashy TV.  Indulge in a form of procrastination that will make you smarter. Fresher’s week has come to a close, and awkwardness around halls, the queues for the medical centre and the ever-devastating … Read More

Blue Planet II Preview

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If you haven’t watched the trailer for the new release of Blue Planet II, you must be living under a rock. The seven-part documentary series comes 16 years after its predecessor and is set to be released on the 29th October 2017. The man, the myth, and the legend Sir David … Read More

TV Shows to Binge on Before Your Course Load Gets the Better of You

1 year ago / 0 comments

We all say that when we get to uni, we will kick our bad procrastination habits and focus on our studies. Let’s be honest, those bad habits are going nowhere. Whether it’s bonding with new flatmates or wasting optimum essay-writing time on a show you’re hooked on, here’s some TV … Read More

Defenders – The TV’s Avengers?

1 year ago / 0 comments

It’s not quite, but then again it doesn’t want to be. It wants to be a culmination of an arc that was built from Daredevil and Iron Fist, which it is… with fair results. Despite Grade A performances from all our established characters, the show starts off too slow. Taking … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 12: Review and Analysis

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If the three minute scene in episode 7 in which a man relentlessly brushed the floor of The Roadhouse was too much for you, then this week’s episode would have been a brushstroke (or few) too far  *Warning, this article contains spoilers* David Lynch can do no wrong. Quite literally: … Read More