Friday, 27 March 2009

TV Review: The Apprentice S5 Ep1

We’re the best there is, ever was, and ever will be. In fact, we’re the Jesus of business and we’d kill every child ever used on a Huggies or Andrex advert to win, the cuter the deader.
That’s right, The Apprentice is back! Just in time too, as we need something to fill in the time between series of Dancing on Ice.
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Tuesday, 17 March 2009

TV Review: Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle

Stewart Lee is to the world of comedy what pans are to a chef; pretty vital unless you want cold beans, and nobody wants cold beans.
This man possesses razor sharp comic timing; somehow he can make any innocuous word comical. One small inflection or miniscule tweak of his expression conveys more than any amount of high pitched puerile drivel from the crosseyed one from Mock the Week or pretty much anyone from BBC Three.
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Thursday, 12 March 2009

The Restaurant is coming back!

Remember that reality TV show which was a bit like The Apprentice but focused on the contestants’ restaurant-owning acumen rather than the art of arse-kissing Alan Sugar called The Restaurant? Well it is back for a third series.
That’s right, Raymond Blanc is returning to judge nine couples who think they can run an eatery because they once threw a successful dinner party and think they can join him in restaurant-running-Disneyland.
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Wednesday, 11 March 2009

TV Review: Moving Wallpaper

The Moving Wallpaper/Echo Beach concept was unusual for ITV, it was quite innovative and possibly even a teeny bit good.
Worry not however, as they weren’t going to allow this anomaly to continue unfettered.

If the phenomenon of the original format passed you by, here is a quick recap. Moving Wallpaper and Echo Beach were shown back to back. The former was a knowing parody of a TV production office which was creating a beach-based soap aptly called Echo Beach.
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Monday, 9 March 2009

TV Review: Red Riding: 1974

It isn’t in our nature here at hecklerspray to be complimentary about TV shows, films, actors, or anyone or anything come to think of it, but this is a well deserved exception.
The first film in the trilogy of screen adaptations is set in 1974 and follows the story of a young journalist returning to his native West Yorkshire.
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Thursday, 5 March 2009

Interview with Mr.T fool!

As some of you may have heard, Mr T is in town, promoting either his new masculine manifesto or some delicious chocolate bars.
Who can really say which one is true with any certainty? Well, we can. Mr T is in the UK to promote Snickers. Watch the infamous confrontation here