Utopia: Series 1, Episode 4 – Dork Review

Utopia

Another week in Utopia, and you can hear the phones ring across the agency. “Shit,” they’re saying, “we’re running out of plot!” “Don’t worry,” their mate reassures them, “the characters can always sit around for a whole episode. There was a traumatic shooting at the end of the last one, we can … [Read more...]

Spooks: Series 9, Episode 1 – Dork Review

Spooks - Series nine, episode one

Spooks is back! One of the few action dramas to last on British television without being aimed at the “family” audience, I never stop enjoying it on some primal level. Yes, it long ago abandoned any pretence at realism, but usually balances itself just right on the barrier between fun and serious … [Read more...]