Posts about t.v.

  • Silent Mulder

    We’re loving the long-awaited new series of The X-Files. Just the right balance of humour and sci-fi, with much of the over-done conspiracy of the latter seasons having been suppressed or explained away in the interim. Scully’s emotional regret at having her son adopted is heart-felt and touching. But why isn’t Mulder, the father, commenting when she talks […]

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  • Science fiction, scary monsters and a know-it-all attitude

    Science fiction, scary monsters and a know-it-all attitude

    Doctor Who has been sending chills up my spine since I was a teenager. And the trailer for the next series looks as if it may be great. Although I agree with Thomas Capon: give the Daleks a rest, for goodness sake!

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  • Funky Kitchen Club website

    Remembering my work in 2008 on Swiss t.v.’s Funky Kitchen Club.

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  • Secret Britain

    Secret Britain

    A new BBC travel programme seeks out lesser-known spots in the British Isles, starting this evening.

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  • Treasure Hunt

    Treasure Hunt

    Kenneth Kendall hosts a British t.v. game show from the 1980s, in which Anneka Rice chases around the Swiss Bernese Oberland in a helicopter.

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  • Portillo in Switzerland

    Fans of Switzerland and train travel in the Alps shouldn’t miss a recent episode of Great Continental Railway Journeys by the BBC.

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  • Avalanches on demand

    A clip from BBC series Human Planet, showing avalanche control of the mountains near Grindelwald in Switzerland.

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