Tag: bbc

DVD Review: The Year of the Sex Olympics

Once in colour, now surviving in black and white, Nigel Kneale's play The Year of the Sex Olympics still proves ahead of its time. Released on DVD by the BFI.

Blu-ray Review: Doctor Who - The Faceless Ones

The partly-missing Doctor Who story from 1967 sees the Doctor, Jamie, Polly and Ben fighting an alien threat at Gatwick Airport.

End of Year Television Review: The Highlights of 2019

It's our end of year TV review. Did you favourite show make the list?

Blu-Ray Review: Edge of Darkness

As timely as ever, the classic BBC thriller from 1985 comes to Blu-ray.

The feature film adaptation of People Just Do Nothing has just started production

The hit BBC3/Netflix show arrives on the big screen next year

Director Jonathan Glazer unexpectedly releases a new short film called The Fall

Glazer’s new short suddenly appeared on TV without announcement

Blu-Ray Review: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

For its fortieth anniversary, the classic BBC adaptation of John le Carré's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, starring Alec Guinness, comes to Blu-ray.

Years and Years: 1.04

With family drama coming to a head and a harrowing final 10 minutes, Russell T Davies proves he is still the gold standard for TV.

Years and Years: 1.03

The parallels with real life continue to make Years and Years intriguing - if a little disturbing - viewing...

Line of Duty: 5.06

How the mighty fall: from the highs to the lows of Line Of Duty series finale

Line of Duty: 5.04

Becky Kukla reviews the latest episode of Line of Duty series five.

Line of Duty: 5.03

A contender for the most twists and turns per episode?

Line of Duty: 5.01

Line of Duty is back and as gripping as ever.

BritBox is set to take on Netflix in the UK

Launching in the latter half of the year

DVD Review: Pinter at the BBC

Harold Pinter was one of the twentieth century's foremost writers for the stage and screen. This box set from the BFI collects ten plays made for the BBC between 1965 and 1988.

Blu-ray Review: Rogue Male

An Englishman attempts to assassinate Hitler and goes on the run in Rogue Male, made for the BBC in 1976, from Geoffrey Household's novel, starring Peter O'Toole, now a dual-format release from the BFI.

Blu-ray Review: Quatermass and the Pit

One of the great works of small-screen SF and horror, Nigel Kneale's Quatermass and the Pit, first broadcast in 1958/9, comes to Blu-ray.

Missing Believed Wiped twenty-fifth anniversary: Doctor Who, Morecambe and Wise, Basil Brush and More

For its twenty-fifth anniversary, Missing Believed Wiped at the BFI Southbank in London on 15 December, shows a selection of recently found British television, including material from Vince Hill, The Kinks, Basil Brush, Morecambe and Wise, Aretha Franklin and more, including a new animated mini-episode based on a lost Doctor Who.