TV: Do Not Miss! Banished and Poldark will Start this Week!

4 March, 2015 at 11:48 pm 1 comment

And so it begins!

BANISHED
BBC Two
Thursday, 5 March, 9pm

In his latest TV drama Banished, writer Jimmy McGovern tells a brutal story about the first British convicts to be transported to Australia.

Read more here!

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Russell Tovey (right) alongside Myanna Buring and Julian Rhind-Tutt

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Anne Meredith (Orla Brady), Elizabeth Quinn (Buring) and Katherine McVitie (Joanna Vanderham)

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Russell Tovey (James Freeman)

But what I’m personally waiting for is the result of the rumoured spray-tan

POLDARK
BBC One
Sunday, 8 March, 9pm

The very lovely vampire dwarf Aidan Turner plays a stubborn but heroic Cornishman who returns from the American War of Independence to discover that his father has died and his fiancee is betrothed to another man.

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I’ll be watching this mostly for historic research.

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Mostly.

 

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2015 goes 18th and 19th Century, telly-wise – what can we look forward to?

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. sudthecat  |  30 April, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    Did gentlemen have six-packs in the 18th century? There’s a dissertation in it, surely.

    Reply

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