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...

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By Chris Worrall On Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Worrall’s TV Movie Review – Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (2012)

  Stories of corruption and scandal from within the Catholic Church are almost as old as the religion itself. Where once the actions of the papacy were embroiled in king-making and regal power plays, now More...

By Adam Scovell On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Doctor Who: Nightmare In Silver – review

This review contains spoilers. The hit and miss nature of the this season of Doctor Who continues by providing the viewers with a story that provides in a microcosm, the problems and brilliance that this series More...

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By Steph On Friday, May 10th, 2013

The Politician’s Husband: episode 3 – review

Spoilers Ahead! This week in the third and final instalment of The Politician’s Husband, problems thicken for the ‘golden couple’ and at moments we are left screaming ‘no!’ and ‘thank god’ at the television More...

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By Frances Greenfield On Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Watson and Oliver: episode 2 – review

This week’s episode of Watson & Oliver marked a vast improvement on last week’s fare. There were several laugh out loud moments to be had, including a flawlessly executed Made in Chelsea spoof which was More...

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By Steph On Friday, May 3rd, 2013

The Politician’s Husband: episode 2 – review

Last week in The Politician’s Husband, Aiden (played by David Tennant) resigned from his position in the cabinet. He had hoped this decision would help boost his career but instead it backfired when his old friend More...

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By Vicki Crowe On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Revenge: Episode 17 – review

Last week Aidan managed to get onto Daniel’s side, be it for better or worse. Meanwhile Emily and Nolan’s attempt at bankrupting the Graysons ended with the blockage of the mysterious and powerful Falcon’s More...

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By Vicki Crowe On Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Revenge: Episode 16 – review

Last week we struggled through the turmoil of emotions all the characters of Revenge went through. Amanda’s funeral meant some revelations for Jack, which may mean Emily losing his friendship and trust, as even More...

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By Steph On Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Politician’s Husband: episode 1 – review

This week a new political drama The Politician’s Husband has begun on BBC2, written by Paula Milne who wrote the popular television series The Politician’s Wife during the Nineties. The story is set on two politicians, More...