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Old Sep 7th 2012, 4:20 pm
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The Bletchley Circle...a 3 parter...looks interesting.
It does

Also trying to find a comment saying it's turning into an "Enid Blyton romp for adults"

You know what? I could do with a little Enid Blyton in my life right now

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I just read about that, 3, one hour episodes...does sound good. That bird was just in an episode of the Accused.

About a bunch of former code breakers at Bletchley Park, who after the war, come together to help solve a serial killers crime in the area.
http://www.radiotimes.com/episode/r4...-1---episode-1
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It does

Also trying to find a comment saying it's turning into an "Enid Blyton romp for grown ups"
Here it is --

http://www.radiotimes.com/episode/r6...-1---episode-2
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Good Cop...first episode screened tonight...looks interesting.

Waterloo Road is back tonight. Hopefully it may get better now that it's in a new school/location...but I'm not holding my breath. Edit: Ooops it started last week...I remember Bob mentioning it.
I'm lovin' Good Cop. I thought it would be a good gritty cop drama and so far I'm not disappointed.

Good to see Michael Angelis (Boys From The Blackstuff/Auf Wiedersehen, Pet).
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I'm looking forward to it finishing so I can watch it all together.
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So apparently Merlin, is coming back for a 5th series at the end of the month...

Thought it had kind of run its course, but there you go...might give it another punt though as it was a fun, daft show.
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Downton Abbey Series 3 begins next Sunday....16th.
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Downton Abbey Series 3 begins next Sunday....16th.
Can't wait
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Can't wait
Only 8 episodes though...but I believe there is the Christmas Special.
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Downton Abbey Series 3 begins next Sunday....16th.
Yay!
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Has anyone seen Murder...Joint Enterprise?
I haven't yet. It has excellent reviews.

"it’s directed, in his British debut, by Birger Larsen, known over here for directing a handful of episodes in the first series of the original Danish drama Forbrydelsen (The Killing), and it bears the “Scandi noir” hallmarks we can all recognise – "

Love the Scandi dramas, so I'm looking forward to watching this

http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-...ne-to-watch-it




It's a Ford Maddox Ford novel. The book is a classic, totally brilliant, about the end of an era.

I dont think its an answer to Downton as its more kind of bookish / historical rather than a soap in gorgeous dresses / outfits
I agree. Only watched the first episode thus far. Good stuff. Although I too, like JG, find it kind of weird, thinking what the hell is Sherlock Holmes doing in this

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I think I must be the only person, who having see Downton Abbey, thought it was utter crap.
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A little strange? That whole show starts strange and just gets stranger and stranger

It's meant to be strange in the sense that the Ian guy is portrayed as strange having completely lost his grip on reality. Other than that it's totally gripping and I loved it.
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It's meant to be strange in the sense that the Ian guy is portrayed as strange having completely lost his grip on reality. Other than that it's totally gripping and I loved it.
Have you watched Good Cop yet Desi? Hubby and I can't get over how good it was...best thing we've viewed in ages. I found one particular scene in the first episode to be quite harrowing.
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I think I must be the only person, who having see Downton Abbey, thought it was utter crap.
It is crap but brilliant crap. Posh slush in gorg costumes and posher accents. Its a soap for those who wouldnt ever admit they watch soaps. Brilliant stuff and not to be taken seriously.
I think b. Cumberbatch described the latest series as and i quote "*****ing atrocious" but then he's kind of competition with parades end.
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Have you watched Good Cop yet Desi? Hubby and I can't get over how good it was...best thing we've viewed in ages. I found one particular scene in the first episode to be quite harrowing.

I'm waiting for the hubs to join me in watching it Just in case I find it too scary .... Just kidding. It's the kind of thing he likes too.
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