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Last Tango in Halifax – Series Three – Missing Scenes [Eps 301-303]

Here we go again for another series of Last Tango in Halifax being aired on PBS with clips and sections edited out for various reasons, the choices in the edits I don’t always understand. For me, whether you like the … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Series 3 of ‘Last Tango in Halifax’

Okay, this is a bit more long-winded than I had planned when I started writing it, but there it is. Storyline-wise this series took place over a span of seven months (February-August). I occasionally thought it was uneven at times, … Continue reading

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Last Tango in Halifax – Series 2 – Missing Scenes [Eps 4-6]

Here we are again, for the missing scenes in second half of Last Tango in Halifax as aired by PBS. Hope you like the lines/scenes that were dropped. For those of you watching this series in North America, do yourselves … Continue reading

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“Happy Valley” – One of the best dramas I’ve ever seen

By J. Lynn Stapleton, 4th June 2014 Come visit Yorkshire!…we’ve got murder, mystery and mayhem… Probably not the kind of thing the Yorkshire and West Yorkshire Tourism board teams have in mind when they boast some of Britain’s most beautiful … Continue reading

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“Happy Valley”: Extraordinary drama with realistic portrayals

By: J. Lynn Stapleton In the past few days, I’ve read articles from various news sources (Daily Mail, Guardian, Digital Spy) along with blog reviews, and part of a BBC Women’s Hour Podcast of the new BBC hit series, Happy … Continue reading

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‘Happy Valley’ continues to ramp up the tension and drama

by: J. Lynn Stapleton What can I say about the BBC’s latest series, Happy Valley that hasn’t already been said, by critics and fans alike? I have to agree with much of it, which is to say its a cracking … Continue reading

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