Category Archives: Film and TV

Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series Five – Half-Time Report

Well, it’s four episodes into Series Five and it’s time for the half-time report for Death In Paradise. What the casual blog-follower may not realise is that the only reason that Death In Paradise is made by Rob Thorogood and … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Scream Queens Season One

Kappa Kappa Tau is the sorority from hell at Wallace University, dominated by Chanelle Oberlin and her coven of acolytes, all re-named Chanelle Number X in honour of their leader. The sorority has a secret however – twenty years ago, … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Death In Paradise Series 5, Episode 1

Ah, the island of Saint-Marie in the Caribbean – the murder capital of that region, it seems, the place where foreigners (mostly British ones) come to commit cunning murders without reckoning on the fact that Saint-Marie is the place where … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Endeavour vs Midsomer vs Father Brown

It’s been a busy week on the box for crime drama. Sherlock returned to much acclaim/horror (delete as applicable) but so did Endeavour, the Morse prequel, Midsomer Murders, Father Brown, that pathology thing that I’ve forgotten the name of – … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – Sherlock – The Abominable Bride

“It’s never twins.” Victorian London and Sherlock Holmes, looking suspiciously like that wavy haired detective from the 21st century, has a most perplexing case, one which will stump him for a long time. Emilia Ricoletti was seen by a crowd … Continue reading

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Doc On The Box – And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None – you might have heard of it. One of Agatha Christie’s most famous works (and not just for the various name changes), it’s a tale where it’s best to know absolutely nothing about it whatsoever … Continue reading

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Audio Review – Sherlock Holmes – All-Consuming Fire by Andy Lane and Guy Adams

A stolen library book isn’t usually the sort of thing that would require the services of Sherlock Holmes but the Pope is no ordinary client. And the library of St John The Beheaded is no ordinary library. It contains countless … Continue reading

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