August 31, 2015

Below is a clip of me on Channel 4's 'Right To Reply', screened in December 1996, which predicted the demise in quality of the UK soaps. How right I was (unfortunately!)

 

 

 

August 31, 2015

This month as UK soap fans well know, a helicopter crashed into Emmerdale causing untold death and destruction, much tabloid media coverage, and a temporary spike in ratings. But whilst the ivory tower ensconced television producers of Emmerdale will no doubt have been...

August 19, 2015

I was a huge fan of Neighbours when it started but switched off towards the late 90's, after Harold's dramatic return.

After dipping in and out over the years, this past year has been the best it's been in about 20 years but it's still not perfect.

A few reasons st...

August 11, 2015

I've been watching for a while and I've absolutely no idea what has suddenly turned Bobby Beale into a mini Damien, unless it's the fact he's addicted to Minecraft and video games.

The only plausible fact I can see is the years of neglect. The fact that whenever he'...

August 11, 2015

I grew up watching and absolutely loving the soaps before they were recognised as big ratings winners, being addicted to Aussie soaps Neighbours and Home & Away and enjoying EastEnders in its early years. 

And in my late teens/early twenties I became completely enthra...

August 3, 2015

I've watched EastEnders for years, was really into it when it first started, but I've gotta say of the current cast I don't think I actually care two hoots about any of them, with the exception being Pam Coker who until recently has always put on a smile for everyone b...

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