Shiny Shelf
By Jim Smith on 04 January 2011 1 COMMENT

ITV’s ‘Marple’ is, and always has been, a strange hybrid beast and this is perhaps down to what seem to be a large number of contradictory pressures on it.

By Shiny Shelf on 27 December 2010 Comments Off

Like Scrooge, we’re a bit at sea about what the future holds for our favourite kinds of nonsense.

By Jim Smith on 02 January 2006 Comments Off

I miss, I’ll confess, the pseudo art deco title sequence which accompanied the one hour episodes (especially the bit with the train).

By Mags L Halliday on 17 December 2003 Comments Off

The quality of work put into this new series of ‘Poirot’ is undeniable. Technically it is faultless but there’s one main problem. Agatha Christie can’t plot her way out of a railway carriage…