Chuck Out Your Chintz

Chuck Out Your Chintz

THE BIG SPRING CLEAN, All 4 As a former hoarder whose new hobby is decluttering, I ate up this home transformation show with a large spoon. Chucking stuff out and Phil Spencer? Heaven in under an hour. The format was very simple and also tried and true. Nothing new...
Tits, Twits and Snits

Tits, Twits and Snits

LOVE ISLAND, NIGHTLY, ITV2 Yes it’s that time of year again. Pollen counts are climbing, the sun is playing hide and seek and a bunch of over-muscled and overly made-up guys and gals have headed for a villa in Mallorca to strut their stuff. Monday night’s opening...
No Comparisons

No Comparisons

TOP GEAR, BBC2, SUNDAYS Disclaimer: I never watched the old Top Gear, only learnt to drive three years ago and own a 16-year-old Golf. Oh, and I’m a woman. That being said… You’d have had to be blindfolded and have your fingers stuck in your ears shouting ‘la, la, la’...
Gorgeous Gogglers

Gorgeous Gogglers

GOGGLEBOX, FRIDAYS, CHANNEL 4 As usual, it was the Siddiqui family from Derby who exuded the most charm and authenticity in this weekly round-up of regular folks watching TV. Sweet, funny and totally real, they’re a dynamic trio that you’d love to invite round for tea...
Spencer’s At It Again

Spencer’s At It Again

MADE IN CHELSEA, E4, NOVEMBER 9TH, 9PM Having resisted the lure of this ‘constructed reality’ series set amidst London’s wealthy idlers for YEARS, I finally gave in after getting hooked on MIC: LA this summer. The producers certainly know what they’re doing, having...
A new dysfunctional family on the block

A new dysfunctional family on the block

STEWARTS AND HAMILTONS E! Proving yet again that money (and fame) can’t buy happiness, welcome to the latest celebrity clan volunteering to air their dysfunctions on screen. The grand daddy of this little lot is of course Sir Rod Stewart, he of the unfeasibly spiky...