Mondays are Halcyon days

Having immediately warmed to the new Monday night drama The Halcyon when its first episode aired last week, I have not been disappointed by what it had to offer in this week's second helping.  The main plot line this week revolved around whether Steven Mackintosh's Richard Garland would remain general manager at the hotel, with…

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Endeavour is back

The Inspector Morse trilogy has long been positioned at the very top of TV drama and that's not set to change anytime soon if the first episode of the new series of Endeavour is anything to go by.  The prequel to Inspector Morse set in the 1960's is a beautiful production, full of cars, clothes,…

Welcome to Blog About The Box

Welcome to my new blog about my personal favourites, both classic and contemporary, on British TV.  This site will combine my views and comments on some of these programmes, with interviews and information from the people who made them, both in front of and behind the cameras. I also have a site on 1980's sitcom…