Shiny Shelf
By Jim Smith on 05 March 2003 Comments Off

One of the most welcome new strands of programming on BBC 4 is a series of contemporary West End theatrical productions which have been taped for posterity.

By Jim Smith on 08 November 2002 Comments Off

‘Twin Peaks’ remains one of the greatest achievements of US Network television. In its time nothing could touch it for sheer quality, and despite the leap in the standard of Network drama over the decade between ‘Peaks’ and now, there’s still very, very little that even comes close. Not in terms of consistency, not in [...]

By Jim Smith on 15 May 2002 Comments Off

This R1 DVD release, superior in terms of both sound and picture mastering to the R2 disc of late last year, comes at exactly the right time…