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Reviews: the Mad Death

July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Mad Death, Directed by Robert Young, Starring Richard Heffer, Barbara Kellerman, Richard Morant, Ed Bishop, Valerie Holliman, Jimmy Logan Simply Media If you were around in the late seventies and early eighties, you’ll probably...

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Reviews: the Demon Headmaster

July 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Demon Headmaster: the Complete Series, Directed by Roger Singleton-Turner, Starring Terrence Hardiman, Frances Amey, Gunnar Cauthery, Thomas Szekeres, Tessa Peake-Jones BBC/Simply Media Nostalgia alert! Well, for all you younger folks out there. While I was...

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Cinderella, Directed by Beeban Kidron, Starring Marcella Plunkett, Jane Birkin, Kathleen Turner, Gideon Turner, David Warner, Katrin Cartlidge, Lucy Punch, Leslie Phillips Simply Media The Cinderella story is pretty much an archetype – variations on...

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Reviews: classic Brit SF – Doomwatch

April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Doomwatch, Created by Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis, Simply Media From 1970 to 72, the BBC broadcast the ground-breaking series Doomwatch. It was the brainchild of writers Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis, who fellow nerds will...

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The Children of Green Knowe, Simply Media Based on the children’s book by Lucy M. Boston this four-part mini series tells the haunting story of Tolly. Tolly is a bookish child away at boarding school...

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Heyday, Directed by Gordon Pinsent, Starring Adam Butcher, Peter MacNeill, Joanne Kelly Simply Media Canadian coming of age drama set in the later years of World War 2. With the war going on and his...

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