Category Archives: TV

Change, my dear. And it seems not a moment too soon.

Sunday 16th July 2017. I'm watching the Men's singles Final of Wimbledon (Federer and Cilic) and I'm getting more and more nervous. Not about the result, I was pretty sure that Fed would win, but about the announcement of the 13th Doctor casting. Lots of reasons to be nervous: I don't want Capaldi to go…
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Steven Spielberg Presents

The first thing I will say is even though I love the films directed by Steven Spielberg I probably love the films he produced and/or wrote, through Amblin Entertainment, a lot more. I shouldn’t say love more; but I love Spielberg for having this extra-curricular activity of producing films he wanted to see, it just…
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“In The Beginning It Was All Black and White.”

A few years ago I had a rather strange experience in my classroom. I taught year 4 (8 and 9 year olds) at the time and we were involved in a topic on World War II. As part of the topic we looked at wartime entertainment and so I decided to give them a 1940’s…
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Through early morning fog I see

It was sad to hear the news that Wayne Rogers, best known for playing “Trapper” John, had passed away on the 31st December 2015. MASH had been a big part of my childhood. I first heard of MASH in 1987 or 1988, I can’t remember which year. But I would have been 10 or 11…
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