A fond farewell to a peerless TV reviewer: Sam Wollaston | Brief letters

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We are sad to see Sam Wollaston leaving his job as the Guardian’s TV reviewer. He was the only reviewer (apart from the inestimable Clive James from long ago) whose work was a wonderful read even if we hadn’t watched the programme being discussed, or had any interest in doing so. Don’t let him out to grass too soon though – put him to work elsewhere in the paper so he can add to his titles of world-famous motoring correspondent and peerless TV reviewer.

Celia Birtwell and Andrew Palmer


• As well as being the most famous motoring journalist, Sam Wollaston was the most famous TV critic after Nancy Banks-Smith, in our house at least. Is there any chance of him taking on A Month in Ambridge? We will miss his perceptive and witty reviews.
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