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I'm going to watch it all again from the beginning. It's such a perfect comfort watch.
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Mortimer and Whitehouse's fishing programme makes me feel similarly to TD.
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I might watch Worzel Gummidge again.
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The Terror on BBC is exceptionally good (after the first couple of episodes).
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We watched Finding Jack Charlton the other night, which was nice but quite sad, given that he had dementia in later life.

Also, 24 hours in police custody has been really good, this week's one was fascinating!
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sally maclennane wrote: Wed Apr 07, 2021 1:43 pm Also, 24 hours in police custody has been really good, this week's one was fascinating!
That poor bloke! Five years!
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I know! It was so weird to think he'd been living there all along.

People trafficking is so upsetting, it really is the most vile thing.
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I’ve just started watching Wellington Paranormal, I’m really enjoying it.
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We started watching that too, H1ppy, and enjoying it. Seeing loads of familiar landmarks is really odd (I used to live in Wellington).

We have also been watching, and really enjoying, Channel 4's Snackmasters. It's a bit like Pimp My Snack with top chefs - they get challenged to compete against each other to replicate a mass market product - Monster Munch, Quality Street, Kit Kats etc. The best ones are where the personalities of the chefs really come out - some of them are brilliant fun, plus it's hosted by Fred Sirieix, who treats the concept with the humour it deserves.
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This may only be relevant to Irish turtles. However, if you love all things natural and can access the RTE Player, I can thoroughly recommend "The Burren: Heart of Stone". The Burren (for those who aren't familiar with the West of Ireland) is an extraordinary - almost extra terrestrial - landscape of, apparently barren, limestone rock, supporting an incredibly diverse ecosystem of underground waterways, wildlife, and alpine plants. And it's visible from our own living room window!

The first episode, shown this evening, was mesmerisingly beautiful.
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Did anyone watch Too Close on itv last night? It’s on over 3 nights and last nights opener was cracking.
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We recorded that, Luna and watched 24 Hours in Police Custody which was incredibly sad. Will watch Too Close tonight.
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Luna wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:28 am Did anyone watch Too Close on itv last night? It’s on over 3 nights and last nights opener was cracking.
I watched the first episode and thought it was disappointing. Connie’s character is interesting and excellent acting, but I can’t suspend disbelief enough to enjoy the dynamic between the two main characters. It seems totally unrealistic as Emma is supposedly a professional but behaves as if she’s just wandered in with no training, and is apparently allowed to bring all her personal items into a secure hospital?! Also it seems like a direct rip off of Hannibal Lechter. Plus the pace of the whole thing was quite plodding.

I am going to keep watching as it’s only three parts and I’m interested enough in Connie to keep going. But I’ve just finished Unforgotten and comparing this very unfavourably in terms of pace and getting into the characters.

I couldn’t watch the second episode tonight as the telly went haywire at the first ad break, so will catch up tomorrow and I really want it to improve.
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I think the second episode was a lot better than the first.

But yeah, taking her handbag into a patient’s room was very off. I was also reminded of a book of transferrance that I read while I was supposed to be reclassifying a psychiatry library. She’s doing all the things wrong.
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I was thinking that she’s a bit all over the place due to being a bit alcoholic because of her daughter’s death.
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You'd think that wherever they're keeping Constance would be high security though surely? Especially given how high profile her case is.

I also thought the second episode was better than the first (we watched both last night).
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Somethings going to happen to that nurse..
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Yes! Because of her request to do night shifts being ignored! You know it. :))
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Not everyone has watched it yet! :mad:
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