VOLUMINOUS VICTORIAN pinafore parade courtesy of template BBC adaptation of Frances Hodgson Burnett tome. Main character Mary (SARAH HOLLIS ANDREWS) gets evacuated from India and sent to live with her obligatory creepy uncle in an obligatory large country house. Teams up with unfortunately-named Dickon (ANDREW HARRISON) the gardener’s son and Colin (DAVID PATTERSON), her cousin, who is dying from TB. Together they recreate the “secret” garden as a place to, somewhat implausibly, bring Colin to help him get better. And that’s it.Read More
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An hour of post-watershed Bullseye and not even the “‘e’s pissin’ deaf!” clip? What is the point! We didn’t think much of the Bullseye documentary, actually, the usual fare of badly cropped clips, talking heads offering nothing and endless repetition, and though you can see it again tonight, you’ll probably get more entertainment from this, bloody hell, eight hour marathon of the show.
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