Review: Apple Tree Yard (S1 E2/4), Sunday 29th January, BBC1

apple_tree_yard_2Apologies for the lateness of this review, but, you know, real life. So Apple Tree Yard, then, so named after the little alleyway¬†Dr Yvonne Carmichael (Emily Watson) and the mysterious Mark Costley (Ben Chaplin) engaged¬†illicit hully gully in. Episode one followed the couple’s journey into dangerous, clandestine lust and sex, but then turned on its head in the traumatic final scene, when Yvonne was brutally raped by a work colleague.

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Review: Search Party (S1 E1-10/10), All4

landscape-1477599550-sp-new-18When my friend Ben suggested that I check out a series hidden away on Channel 4’s streaming service, All4, I have to say I groaned a bit: another crime drama hidden away on a streaming service, on top of all the other crime dramas on regular, terrestrial channels? I surely didn’t have the time. But when Ben said that he would write a post for the site (read it here if you’d like to), and I put it up, I was intrigued – this sounded like something interesting, fresh and worth a watch. So, today I managed to cram in the 10, 20-minute episodes of Search Party on All4 to see what all the fuss was about.

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