The Tripods (eng – scifi – like War of the Worlds)
Oct16

The Tripods (eng – scifi – like War of the Worlds)

Good sci-fi from the 80s. If you like sci-fi, you’ll probably like this. Another cool BBC sci-fi is...

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Widows (Eng – drama)
Oct02

Widows (Eng – drama)

A great crime drama about the wives of a gang of bank robbers who decide to take on a job after their husbands are...

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The Quiet Earth (NZ – film)
Sep28

The Quiet Earth (NZ – film)

If you enjoy a good post-apocalyptic story, then you’ll enjoy...

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Planet of The Apes (US – scifi)
Jul02

Planet of The Apes (US – scifi)

This is the ill-fated tv series that came after the first three POTA films. If you liked them, you’ll love...

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Hardcastle and McCormick (US – 80s cop drama)
Jul02

Hardcastle and McCormick (US – 80s cop drama)

Another stupid series form the 80s. I remembered the title music and car rather than the stories… but it was fun as a 14 year...

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The Fall Guy (US – Drama)
Jul02

The Fall Guy (US – Drama)

A load of stupid nonsense about a stuntman who doubles as some sort of hero, but I really enjoyed it as a...

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Zombie audiobooks
Nov08

Zombie audiobooks

A selection of audiobooks about zombies. click HERE to see the list on...

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Traffik – (UK/Germany – drama)
Sep20

Traffik – (UK/Germany – drama)

One of the best TV mini-series ever made, this is a great story based around the heroin smuggling trade from Afghanistan to...

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Bikie Wars – Brothers in Arms (aus-drama)
Sep20

Bikie Wars – Brothers in Arms (aus-drama)

A dramatisation of the Milperra massacre when two bikie gangs (that’s what they’re called in Australia) went to war in...

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The best free streaming UK tv sites
Aug15

The best free streaming UK tv sites

Some good UK TV streaming sites. You’ll find a selection of stuff, mainly documentaries though a fair dose of comedy also. If you have any suggestions for more such sites, leave a comment below. UKTV Play Classic UK drama, docs and comedy. The content is quite limited, but it works well. Currently I’m watching The Bill on there. Quest Quite blokey content as a rule, but that’s why I like it. Sadly they don’t...

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Partners in Crime – The Moors Murderers
Jun29

Partners in Crime – The Moors Murderers

An excellent docu drama about what remains one of Britain’s worst child killing cases. It was 3×45 minutes but only the final part has survived the copyright...

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The Nightmare Worlds of HG Wells
Jun28

The Nightmare Worlds of HG Wells

I didn’t know that HG Wells had written these short stories. They’re quite dark and not the sci-fi you might expect, at...

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Misfits – (comedy/sci-fi/drama)
Mar03

Misfits – (comedy/sci-fi/drama)

A really cool sci-fi series about a group of teenagers who suddenly find themselves with super powers. Episode 204 is fantastic – like a real life version of...

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Steve Coogan – Sunshine
Dec16

Steve Coogan – Sunshine

A very nice wee drama series. If you’re a Steve Coogan fan and want to see him in something other than comedy roles, then this is...

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AnnaKate Putter – The Little Red Light District
Jul26

AnnaKate Putter – The Little Red Light District

I’ve always been a fan of female singers and AnnaKate genuinely impresses me as much as many world-famous names. I’d say Suzanne Vega and Chrissie Hynd are the hints which I pick up most, but there are so many influences and nuances that trying to pinpoint anything precise becomes a pointless exercise. In the end I sat back and appreciated her voice for exactly what it is –...

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