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Chinese Detective, The

GROUNDBREAKY ETHNOSLEUTH twatter with DAVID YIP as Ho, sorting out the Triads from the Tripods in London’s much-vaunted melting pot. Little Kung Fu (as you might have expected for that stereotyped age), but plenty of meat-and-spuds violence nevertheless.

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  1. Lee James Turnock

    April 8, 2015 at 5:56 pm

    That long ago? Blimey. The one episode I remember watching had that none-more-eighties shot on grimy 16mm film with Marmite smeared across the lens and every scene apparently lit with a torch look about it. Like the filmed sequences in imperial-era Grange Hill, only much more grim.

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