Tag Archives: Channel 4

Deal or No Deal

Full of cold, i’ve worked from home today. Accompanied by a bowl of Tomato Soup I flicked through the channels, looking for something to watch as I ate. I settled on Channel 4, lured in by the lairy opening credits … Continue reading

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John Self beat you to it: The Zone of Interest

It’s always a borderline depressing experience reading one of John Self’s reviews. His review of Martin Amis’ latest, The Zone of Interest is, as per usual, lovely. His reading is forensic, his analysis well balanced and insightful. To paraphrase/misappropriate what Zadie Smith … Continue reading

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Outrage! Shock! Off with their heads!

Last week C4 aired a programme called Benefit Street.  It looked at the lives of the people living on a street in Birmingham. The street and indeed the people featured, were chosen because they are living, or trying to live, … Continue reading

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