The Quest of Dick & Dom (CBBC)

July 19, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker Plague ravages the kingdom. Two accident-prone princes drop the antidote and are sent on a quest to find more. A wizard and a saucy lady thief [...]

Being Human (BBC3)

July 19, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker A devilishly handsome vampire, a socially awkward werewolf and a heartbroken ghost share a house, but despite the set-up this isn’t a sitcom, [...]

Who Wants to Be a Superhero? (BBC2)

July 19, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker I cry pretty easily at films and TV programmes, but you’re probably made of sterner stuff. You probably didn’t cry when Buffy said [...]

Gunpowder, Joe Hill

July 19, 2009

Review by Stephen Theaker I read a lot of horror in my early teens, when I was still dependent for reading material on the adults around me and the library. So that meant [...]

The Witnesses Are Gone, Joel Lane

July 19, 2009

Martin Swann finds a videotape of an old French film in his new house. He doesn’t really enjoy it – it’s depressing, miserable and repetitive – [...]

Supernatural, Season 4

July 19, 2009

This year the boys got caught in the middle of a big battle between good and evil – and for that matter between good and good, and evil and evil! All hell is literally [...]

Primeval, Season 3

July 19, 2009

Primeval has always been entertaining and pacy, each season finding a new wrinkle to its premise, keeping things fresh and gradually improving without losing what’s [...]

Lost, Season 5

July 19, 2009

The problem with trying to produce a tightly plotted TV series is that, unlike a movie or novel, by the time the last part is being written, the first has usually been [...]

Dead Girl

July 19, 2009

Rickie and JT discover a naked woman (owner of the most revolting merkin this side of The League of Gentlemen) chained up in an abandoned hospital. JT says they should keep [...]
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