The Snowman (1982)
Animation / Fantasy / Television

The Snowman (1982)

Though its impact has inevitably been dulled by over-exposure, Dianne Jackson’s Oscar-nominated adaptation of Raymond Briggs’ much-loved children’s book, first published in 1978, remains an extraordinary piece of work. First broadcast by Channel Four on 26 December 1982, there hasn’t been a Christmas period since where it hasn’t figured at least once in the channel’s … Continue reading

Inside No.9: The Devil of Christmas (2016)
Horror / Television

Inside No.9: The Devil of Christmas (2016)

After the main run of┬áThe League of Gentlemen TV series finished in October 2002, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith continued to work together, first on the (very) dark sitcom Psychoville (2009-2011) and later on the constantly clever and innovative anthology series Inside No.9 (2014-). After two award winning series, the third batch of episodes kicked … Continue reading