Primeval: Series 5 and Beyond!

Primeval: Series 5, Episode Six

Primeval, ITV’s attempt at courting the Doctor Who family action audience, returns to the channel on Saturday for a fifth series of dino-hunting! But the episodes will seem familiar to fans, as they were shown on Freeview channel Watch over a year ago and have been on DVD a while too. So, what … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 4, Episode 7 – Dork Review

Primeval: Series Four Cast

The end of Primeval series four! After weeks of build-up, everything comes to a head, in a heart-stopping showdown between our heavily armed heroes and lone psychopath Ethan in a deserted prison! The fate of the universe hangs in the balance, as Matt tries to prevent a vague anomaly-based … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 4, Episode 6 – Dork Review

Primeval - Ruth Bradley as Emily

The last few weeks of ITV’s Primeval have been disappointing to this first-time viewer. A few promising moments, but the monster-of-the-week plots in particular have been somewhat weak and thrown-together feeling. This week, our heroes go to a wedding, an old face returns, Emily finally does … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 4, Episode 5 – Dork Review

Primeval's Hannah Spearritt (from S Club 7)

After doing an admirably ropey job on teenagers last week, this time Primeval takes on another time-honoured TV stereotype: the secretive, hostile country bumpkin. They’re here with bells on, armed with pitchforks and Wurzel accents, ready to beat down the ARC team because they aren’t local. Not … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 4, Episode 4 – Dork Review

Primeval's Ciaran McMenamin (Matt)

Another week of ITV’s Primeval powers past, and you might be surprised to hear it has a dinosaur in it. Oh, and there’s shouting and shooting. Hannah from S Club 7 demonstrates some girl power. Does that help discern it from the others at all? This one also features unrealistic computer hacking … [Read more...]

Primeval: Series 4 So Far – Dork Review

Primeval - Series Four Cast

A few years ago, ITV started up Primeval to enter the Saturday night family-fun market that Doctor Who had opened back up. It featured portals and CGI dinosaurs, and ran for three years before getting cancelled. But the show did well enough elsewhere, and had enough fanbase to kick up a stink, so … [Read more...]