Fleabag

Last watched December 2016 Description: Fleabag runs a cafe that is failing miserably. She has a terribly British relationship with her sister and a rather strained one with her father, possibly made so by the fact that as soon as her mother died, he started sleeping with their godmother. She’s struggling with grief, with family, with relationships, with connection,…

Crashing

Last watched November 2016 Description: An eclectic collection of people share a dilapidated building in London through a ‘property guardians’ program. This includes the dorky, but adorable Fred who is both gay and very shy; the realistic equivalent of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl (read: flawed, chaotic, childish and deeply irresponsible) Lulu; Lulu’s oldest friend…

Getting On

Last watched 2015 Summary/Opinion: I tried to write a summary about this show, but it is too much like Arrested Development in that the plot doesn’t really go anywhere so it’s hard to explain without giving a detailed blow-by-blow. It’s set in a British geriatric ward run by the NHS and it is everything (and more)…

Raised By Wolves

Last watched: July 2016 Summary: Della Garry works at the Pound Store and looks after her homeschooled six kids, Germaine, Aretha, Cher, Yoko, Wyatt and Mariah. She is a smoking, sharp talking kick ass mother who doesn’t take shit from anyone. The show centres around the nature of the family, teenage love, puberty, parenting, lust,…

Green Wing

Last watched 2009 Summary: Caroline Todd has just started at a new job in a new hospital but, heaven help her, she starts as she continues — with a massive faux pas. (I won’t spoil it for you) The hospital itself is pitted with a variety of eccentrics from the deeply possessive Scottish HR person…

Miranda

Last watched 2015 Summary: Miranda comes into some money so does what any normal person would, she buys a joke shop and hires her very ambitious best friend to manage it. When her long-time crush Gary moves in next door, she struggles to keep her cool. Opinion: Miranda Hart’s style of comedy is so particular…