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The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Anneka Rice, John Bishop, Nadine Coyle, Ade Adepitan  Season 4, Ep 5

Anneka Rice, John Bishop, Nadine Coyle and Ade Adepitan tackle decorative choux buns and financiers before making a showstopping cake that represents something from their bucket list.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 12, 2021 - 3 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Stacey Dooley, Jade Thirlwall, KSI, Katherine Ryan  Season 4, Ep 4

Stacey Dooley, Jade Thirlwall, KSI, and Katherine Ryan make cocktail-flavoured fondant fancies and have their pastry skills tested, before creating a showstopping biscuit and meringue scene.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 31, 2021 - 4 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Dizzee Rascal, Grimmy, Philippa Perry, Reece Shearsmith  Season 4, Ep 3

Dizzee Rascal, Nick Grimshaw, Philippa Perry and Reece Shearsmith tackle vegetable slices, a royal technical and a 'selfie' made entirely from biscuit.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 24, 2021 - 2 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: James McAvoy, Anne-Marie, David Baddiel, Dame Kelly Holmes  Season 4, Ep 2

James McAvoy, Anne-Marie, David Baddiel and Dame Kelly Holmes make signature decorative tarts and a savoury technical, and render their spirit animals in cake form in the showstopper.
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 17, 2021 - 3 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: The Final: 1920s Art Deco Punch Bowl & Decanters  Season 4, Ep 10

In an art deco-inspired final, the potters make a punch bowl and decanter, before facing the tiniest throwing challenge ever set. Who will be crowned the series winner?
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 15, 2021 - 12 comments

The Great Celebrity Bake Off for SU2C: Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke, Tom Allen  Season 4, Ep 1

Daisy Ridley, Rob Beckett, Alexandra Burke and Tom Allen tackle millionaire shortbread in the signature and a fruity tart in the technical, and create their pet hates in cake form in the showstopper [SU2C means Stand Up To Cancer, a charity].
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 10, 2021 - 5 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: A Pedestal Sink & a Chamber Pot  Season 4, Ep 9

It's the semi-final and the remaining potters produce an elaborate and fully functional pedestal sink and decorate a chamber pot in Bathroom Week, for a place in the grand final
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 8, 2021 - 4 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Native American Acoma Pottery & an Alabama Ring Bottle  Season 4, Ep 8

It's an all-American-themed quarter-final and the remaining potters make Acoma pottery fired in cow dung and throw an Alabama ring bottle, for a place in the semi-final
posted by ellieBOA on Mar 1, 2021 - 5 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Animal Water Feature & a Strawberry Planter  Season 4, Ep 7

It's Garden Week and the remaining potters face a green-fingered challenge to build an animal water feature and throw a strawberry planter, for a place in the quarter-finals.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 22, 2021 - 3 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Terracotta Cookware & Engraved Tiles  Season 4, Ep 6

It's Terracotta Week and the remaining potters are tasked with making their own range of cookware, before judge Rich Miller sets a second terracotta challenge to engrave tiles.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 15, 2021 - 5 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Music Legend Busts & Mini Musical Instruments  Season 4, Ep 5

It's Music Week and the remaining potters sculpt a life-like bust of a music legend, receive a surprise special message from an iconic artist, and make mini musical instruments.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 8, 2021 - 5 comments

It's a Sin: It's a Sin  Season 1, Ep 0

Drama from Russell T Davies about five friends living and loving in the shadow of AIDS. [more inside]
posted by chill on Feb 4, 2021 - 11 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Naked Raku & a Floral Challenge   Season 4, Ep 4

It's naked raku week and the remaining potters throw, burnish and fire a pair of vases, and are set a floral challenge by guest judge and flower-making expert Rita Floyd.
posted by ellieBOA on Feb 1, 2021 - 6 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Fruit Bowls & a Blindfolded Throw Down  Season 4, Ep 3

The remaining potters get fruity when they're challenged to make a bowl full of realistic ceramic fruits, and face a blindfolded throw down with a twist.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 25, 2021 - 3 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Slab-Build & Handmade Bricks  Season 4, Ep 2

It's all about bricks and mortar, as the 11 remaining potters slab-build a 3D building and, in a Throw Down first, judge Rich Miller tasks the potters with handmaking bricks.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 18, 2021 - 3 comments

The Great Pottery Throw Down: Cheese Set & Port Chalices  Season 4, Ep 1

Judges Keith Brymer Jones and Richard Miller set the twelve new potters two challenges against the clock: to throw a cheese set and port chalices, as the battle of clay kicks off at the wheel. Hosted by Siobhan McSweeney.
posted by ellieBOA on Jan 18, 2021 - 11 comments

The Great British Bake Off: Biscuit Week  Season 10, Ep 2

It's crunch time with Biscuit Week, starting off with a luxurious chocolate coated signature bake, then a snack with family significance for Paul and an eye-catching showstopper
posted by anonymous on Sep 4, 2019 - 34 comments

Derry Girls: Season Two  Season 2, Ep 0

Derry Girls is a sitcom created by Northern Irish playwright Lisa McGee for Britain’s Channel 4, about teenage travails set in the 90s against the backdrop of the Troubles. It follows the misadventures of four teenage girls (and a male British cousin also attending their Catholic school) facing the everyday challenges of growing up against the backdrop of sectarian conflict. Series 2 trailer! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 3, 2019 - 25 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Human Is  Season 1, Ep 6

Vera is overjoyed when her husband returns from a dangerous mission, but is he the same man?
posted by lmfsilva on Oct 30, 2017 - 9 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Crazy Diamond  Season 1, Ep 4

Ed's life is turned upside down, and his wife Sally's worst fears come true when he meets femme fatale Jill, a synthetic being who is as beautiful as she is deadly.
posted by lmfsilva on Oct 9, 2017 - 7 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: The Commuter  Season 1, Ep 3

Ed encounters a mysterious woman who sets him on a journey to a town that doesn't exist. Ed returns to find his life has changed for the better, but this gift has come at the ultimate cost.
posted by lmfsilva on Oct 2, 2017 - 5 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: Impossible Planet  Season 1, Ep 2

Norton, a discontented tour guide of a cruise ship in space is on a one-way trip to nothingness until he meets the supernaturally old Irma, who is on a quest to reach planet Earth.
posted by lmfsilva on Sep 24, 2017 - 11 comments

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams: The Hood Maker  Season 1, Ep 1

In a world without advanced technology, mutant telepaths have become humanity's only mechanism for long distance communication. But their powers have unintended implications. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Sep 17, 2017 - 19 comments

This Is England '90: Episode #1.1  Season 1, Ep 1

Combo is released from prison, Shaun, Gadget and the others follow the rave scene, apart from Milky and Woody who open a scooter shop. Final mini-series of Shane Meadows's trilogy following This Is England '86 and This Is England '88, a spin-off from the film This Is England [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Sep 13, 2015 - 6 comments

Catastrophe: Episode 2  Season 1, Ep 2

We meet Rob's mom (Carrie Fisher!), who doesn't seem particularly enthusiastic about this whole thing. Rob buys a ring and is made to feel bad when he goes for the cheaper (£2,000) one. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Jun 21, 2015 - 4 comments

Catastrophe: Episode 1  Season 1, Ep 1

Rob (Rob Delaney of Twitter fame) and Sharon (Sharon Horgan of Pulling fame) have a wild week of virtually anonymous sex while he's in London. Months later, she calls him out of the blue to tell him she's pregnant. He moves across the Atlantic to raise the baby with her. [more inside]
posted by Etrigan on Jun 20, 2015 - 5 comments

Spaced: Beginnings  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

Daisy Steiner and Tim Bisley meet by chance and hatch a plan to pose as a couple to rent an apartment whose landlord requires a professional couple. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Feb 1, 2015 - 14 comments

Simon Pegg/Edgar Wright Spaced rewatch?

Anyone up for a rewatch of Spaced? [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Jan 26, 2015 - 32 comments

Movie: Cyberbully

A chilling real-time thriller starring Maisie Williams - from Game of Thrones - as a teenager battling with an anonymous cyber-stalker. The plot of Cyberbully is inspired by dozens of real-life cases. Channel 4 TV movie. Notable for taking place in real time, in one room, with only Williams (the rest of the 'cast' are online in skype calls, vines, youtube videos etc). [more inside]
posted by fearfulsymmetry on Jan 17, 2015 - 4 comments

Utopia: Season Finale  Season 2, Ep 6

In the final episode the race is on to find out who is going to release the flu. The gang track down Dobri Gorski to a police cell, where he tells them the names of the three people he trained to release the flu. A process of elimination leaves them with Terrence, but they still have to find him. Wilson's new ruthlessness is unnerving - can he be trusted? And what will happen when Becky runs out of Thoraxin? [more inside]
posted by Gyan on Aug 13, 2014 - 14 comments

Utopia: Episode #2.5  Season 2, Ep 5

In the penultimate episode, following the revelation that her father is alive, Jessica sets off to find him, with hostage Milner in tow. Meanwhile, Wilson and Leah analyse their information and discover the far darker and more terrifying secret it holds. [more inside]
posted by Gyan on Aug 7, 2014 - 8 comments

Utopia: Episode #2.4  Season 2, Ep 4

A shocked Dugdale reluctantly agrees to harbour Jessica, but who should be scared of who? When Dugdale visits Jen and Alice in a secret prison it's clear he will do whatever The Network asks in order to keep his family [more inside]
posted by Gyan on Jul 30, 2014 - 19 comments

Utopia: Episode #2.3  Season 2, Ep 3

Arby and the gang are on the run from the Network, but Lee and Wilson Wilson are attempting to track them down in an unlikely partnership. The Network is still trying to get Hyde to talk, and meanwhile Dugdale is coming to terms with what his new role entails. [more inside]
posted by Cannon Fodder on Jul 25, 2014 - 12 comments

Utopia: Episode #2.2  Season 2, Ep 2

The second season of Utopia returns to the present, with Jessica Hyde in the hands of the Network. Ian is back at his boring IT job and hating it (with Grant living in hiding in his house in full sulky teenager mode). Meanwhile, Becky reunites with sleazy scientist Donaldson (recast) in a deal for the drugs that are keeping her alive. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jul 17, 2014 - 9 comments

Utopia: Episode #2.1  Season 2, Ep 1

Season 2 of dark conspiracy thriller Utopia kicks off at the height of the UK's late seventies 'Winter of Discontent'. The entire episode takes place in the late 1970s as we meet Phillip Carvel, Milner and the others involved in the genesis of the Network and Janus. Remember - the Network is watching. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jul 15, 2014 - 9 comments

Utopia: Episode #1.6  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 6

The first series of Utopia reaches its devastating conclusion (don't forget, season 2 starts TOMORROW on Channel 4). Grant is in peril at the headquarters of sinister corporation Corvadt, Dugdale finds out he's been played all along, while the rest of the group try to find and destroy the Janus doses that are about to go out to everybody in the country. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jul 13, 2014 - 5 comments

Utopia: Episode #1.5  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 5

An episode of frantic action juxtaposed with fearful exposition. Conspiracies inside the conspiracies begin to appear as members of the group slowly reveal they have their own motives and everyone learns the truth behind what Corvadt and the Network are trying to do. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jul 11, 2014 - 0 comments

Utopia: Episode #1.4  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 4

The group holes up in an abandoned mansion and try to decipher the Part 2 Manuscript. Meanwhile, Dugdale's attempt to blackmail the Network backfires when they demonstrate just how much they know about him. Arby, the heavy-breathing hitman, finds out more about his past and learns that he is linked to the woman he hunts, Jessica Hyde. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jul 8, 2014 - 0 comments

Utopia: Episode #1.3  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 3

The Network brings its power to bear to frame one of the group for a horrific crime. Meanwhile, Dugdale begins to uncover the seeds of a vast conspiracy. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jul 3, 2014 - 1 comment

Utopia: Episode #1.2  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 2

In the second episode of Utopia, the mysterious Jessica Hyde finally appears. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jun 26, 2014 - 6 comments

Utopia: Episode #1.1  Rewatch   Season 1, Ep 1

With Channel 4 getting ready to broadcast Season 2 of dark conspiracy thriller Utopia in July this year (with some fantastic new cast members), the time is ripe for a rewatch. [more inside]
posted by Happy Dave on Jun 23, 2014 - 19 comments

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