TV Review: Cucumber, Banana and Tofu


Over the last couple of weeks you may have been slightly hypnotised by the vibrant and tongue-in-cheek adverts on Channel 4 and E4, unashamedly replete with phallic imagery, namely in the form of cucumbers, bananas and tofu. Which is exactly what they are advertising, not some vegan disaster of a smoothie recipe but Russell T. Davies’ new triptych More...

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By Jessie Coleman On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

TS Eliot Prize For Poetry Tour – Review

On 10th October, Liverpool’s The Bluecoat was privileged enough to be one of the ten venues which welcomed a tour organised by the Poetry Book Society, in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the T S Eliot More...

By Chris Worrall On Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Worrall’s TV Movie Review – McCullin (2012)

Apparently, more photographs have been taken in the last twelve months than in the rest of human history put together. Everywhere we go and everything we do we want to capture on film. We watch concerts, graduations More...

By Adam Scovell On Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Doctor Who: The Name of The Doctor – review

This review contains spoilers. It’s been a long time coming but Doctor Who Series 7 is finally coming to a conclusion.  Conclusion is perhaps the wrong word as it implies an ending or even the implication of More...

By Adam Scovell On Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Doctor Who – Journey to the Centre of the Tardis (Stephen Thompson)

This review contains spoilers. Series 7 of Doctor Who has a very clear change in direction to the previous seasons.  The emphasis changing from a multitude of different styles and forms to a deliberate set of rigid More...

By Adam Scovell On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Doctor Who: The Power Of Three – review

It seems an odd choice to give a writer who isn’t show runner two separate stories in the same season that are relatively unconnected.  Perhaps thematically, The Power Of Three does share some similarities with More...

By Adam Scovell On Monday, September 17th, 2012

Doctor Who: A Town Called Mercy – review

This review contains spoilers. With a run of solid stories from the offset, Toby Whithouse is looking more and more like the candidate as the program’s next show runner when Steven Moffat eventually decides to More...

The Bridge
By Adam Scovell On Monday, April 30th, 2012

The Bridge Episodes 3 and 4 – Television Review

After last weeks superb start to the series, The Bridge continued its awe inspiring magnificence with two jam packed episodes full of dark happenings and intrigue.  What’s making this series work so well is its More...

By Adam Scovell On Monday, April 23rd, 2012

The Bridge, Episode’s 1 and 2 – Television Review.

L.S. Media Rating **** Britain’s insatiable appetite for Scandinavian crime drama is forever rumbling away for quality morsels after being fed for months on the fluffy havens of Midsomer Murders and Downton Abbey.  More...

By Tom Chew On Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Florence and the Machine, Ceremonials Tour Review. Manchester MCR Arena

The meteoric success of Florence Welch, Indie-pops leading front woman, has done little in the way of slowing down. Since the acts emergence in 2007, Florence and the Machine have been catapulted into a world very More...