Call The Midwife: When Apartheid Does A C-Section

Christmas 1962: Sister Julienne (Jenny Agutter) receives a phonecall from Hope Clinic, a mission hospital in South Africa, in danger of closure due to being short-staffed the day before the start of a polio vaccination programme. Along with the Turners (Laura Main/Stephen McGann), Tom (Jack Ashton),…

BBC One’s Poldark: Daggers In The Dark

After the events of season one, audiences go into season two with no doubt that Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) is a man of honour among a poisonous aristocratic class. Francis says “which of us does not secretly adore him?” To be honest, he’s right. Ross…

Sherlock: There’s Method To His Madness

Benedict Cumberbatch (Desolation Of Smaug) and Martin Freeman (Civil War) continue to be great as Sherlock and Watson in the BBC’s modernization of the Conan Doyle stories.  Sherlock’s first season appeared in 2010 and was an instant hit, much to do with its: great cast, storylines, directing and acting performances…