The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »
Ollie is a helpless handyman who is somewhat hindered by his lazy, freeloading right-hand-man Darren. This series follows their hilarious capers as the pair leave a trail of destruction after every job.
In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Centers on Nessa Stein, a woman who inherits her father's arms business and finds herself in a international maelstrom when as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.
Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at adults, inspired by the popular children's series Jackanory. Each episode features two 15-minute tales narrated by contemporary ... See full summary »
Below par comedy wastes the talents of Peter Davison. Pippa Haywood fails to sparkle in this stinker. While Davidson, Haywood, Moffett, Essell and Rawle try to soldier on, and Katherine Parkinson steals every scene,it can't disguise the fact that this is a plodding and poorly written sitcom.
Lucy Aitkens is truly excruciating to watch in this series and what comedy might be there, is completely lost in her scenes. How on earth did she get cast?
Compared to US sitcoms, or even half decent British sitcoms, this is definitely one that should have been binned by the commissioning editor's. It's like watching something warmed over from the 1940s with a few 1990's topical phrases thrown in. It seems incredibly dated and stilted in portraying a family in that middle-class English way that fails to be either funny or interesting.
Definitely a miss.
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