Tag : channel 4

Vice-Chancellors Under Fire For Expenses

6 months ago / 0 comments

Following two years of research and hundreds of freedom of information requests (FOIs), Channel 4’s Dispatches programme uncovered the extraordinary sums of money paid as expenses to Britain’s university vice chancellors. Given the ongoing strikes by lecturers over drastic changes to their pensions, as well as the large fees paid … Read More

Don’t Worry, It’s Only The End of the F***ing World

8 months ago / 0 comments

When “The End of the F***ing World” popped up as suggestion on Netflix, I did not think I would like it and merely put it on as something to watch in the background, as something that would not distract me from all the things I needed to do. I was … Read More

My Week as a Muslim

11 months ago / 0 comments

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

The Undateables: Helpful or Harmful?

11 months ago / 0 comments

BAFTA nominated TV programme ‘The Undateables’, which follows a different group of disabled singletons each week on their journey for love, has returned to Channel 4 for its seventh series. The popular reality show has been on our screens for five years now, yet still continues to evoke plenty of … Read More

Why New Girl is the best show on TV

2 years ago / 0 comments

I am a strong believer in the beauty of television. Lazing around on a Sunday afternoon is never complete without multiple cups of tea, bourbons and my favourite programmes. However, New Girl isn’t just a comedy to pass the time between revising. It is a witty depiction of the random … Read More

Review: The People Next Door

2 years ago / 0 comments

The People Next Door is the newest Channel 4 drama from the creators of Blackout and Cyber Bully. Upon moving into their new house, couple Jemma and Rich begin a home video to document Jemma’s pregnancy. It isn’t until they hear violent shouting from the people next door that they start … Read More

Blue Eyes: Political intrigue in Sweden

2 years ago / 0 comments

Nobody ever thought Sweden would become right wing. Not the haven of neutrality, meatballs and rotten fish. But alas it has and, with the Sweden Democrats polling at around 20%, Sweden needs to come to terms with the way it views and presents itself. This crisis is not unfamiliar, and … Read More

Fresh Meat: Not fresh, just charred

3 years ago / 0 comments

The final run of Channel 4’s undergraduate comedy came lumbering out of the starting blocks onto our screens this Monday past. With stunted pacing, rehashed subplots and an overshooting of the same erratic cynicism that saw the third series go careening off into ‘Skins like’ territory. We’re slingshotted right into … Read More

Behind the scenes at Chester Zoo

3 years ago / 0 comments

Channel 4 have done it again. With another addition to The Secret Life of… series brand that gave us a glimpse into the mind-sets of 4, 5 and 6 year-olds, and now animals at home at Chester Zoo. The series explores a new angle to animals living in one of … Read More

Kid Criminals: A new approach

3 years ago / 0 comments

Questions surrounding the exemption of justice appear in a somewhat more exaggerated form in the US, where children are locked up at a rate seven times higher than in the UK. Kid Criminals is an explorative and informative documentary following a new, progressive approach to this problem, as it is … Read More