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The House Of Him review

Jake Laverde Review Dec 16, 2014

A masked serial killer preys on women, but there's a twist in the tale in the indie horror, The House Of Him...

Babylon episode 1 review

Jake Laverde Review Nov 14, 2014

Babylon, from the writers of Peep Show and The Thick Of It, promises to be one of the year’s most gripping, entertaining shows…

Scrotal Recall: don't be put off by the title

Jake Laverde Feature Oct 1, 2014

Underneath its laddish title is a new comedy with a surprising amount of heart. Here's our preview of Channel 4's Scrotal Recall...

Transparent episodes 1 & 2 review

Jake Laverde Review Sep 26, 2014

Jake finds Amazon Prime's new Jeffrey Tambor-starring series. Transparent, a bold, human drama that's well worth your time...

Siblings episode 1 review

Jake Laverde Review Aug 8, 2014

An Always Sunny-ish new sitcom on BBC Three? Sign us up. Here's Jake's review of Siblings episode 1...

Early Bird: what to do when your crowdfunding campaign fails

Jake Laverde Feature Aug 7, 2014

How a low budget British horror film came to life - even when its Kickstarter campaign floundered...

Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy: making series 2 more accessible

Jake Laverde Feature Jul 31, 2014

As Noel Fielding's Luxury Comedy returns to E4 tonight, Jake reports on how it's been refined for series 2...

The Mimic series 2 episodes 1 & 2 review

Jake Laverde Review Jul 16, 2014

Jake checks out the new series of The Mimic, a Channel 4 comedy starring the impersonation talents of Terry Mynott...

Cardinal Burns interview: series 2, Banksy and more

Jake Laverde Interview Apr 30, 2014

Jake chats to the comedians behind Cardinal Burns - Seb Cardinal and Dustin Demri-Burns - and finds out what's in store in series 2

Chickens episodes 1 and 2 review

Jake Laverde Review Aug 23, 2013

Jake checks out the first two episodes of Sky One's Chickens, a promising new sitcom from the stars of The Inbetweeners...

Badults episode 1 review: Money

Jake Laverde Review Jul 24, 2013

Jake checks out episode 1 of Pappy's sitcom, Badults, which contains the seed of something great, but has some growing up to do...

Count Arthur Strong episode 1 review: Memory Man

Jake Laverde Review Jul 11, 2013

Already renewed for a second series, Jake checks out the first episode of Count Arthur Strong's television show...

Portlandia seasons 1 & 2 DVD review

Jake Laverde Review Jun 25, 2013

Jake checks out seasons one and two of IFC comedy sketch show Portlandia, out on DVD in the UK this week...

Limmy's Show: an appreciation

Jake Laverde Feature Jun 17, 2013

As BBC Three airs The Best of Limmy's Show tonight, find out why Scotland's comic champion is well worth your time...

Zombieland pilot spoiler-free review

Jake Laverde Review Apr 22, 2013

Jake checks out Amazon's Zombieland sitcom pilot and finds it a confident start that keeps the original's sense of humour intact...

Danny John-Jules interview: Red Dwarf X, Death In Paradise & more…

Jake Laverde Interview Jan 15, 2013

Jake enjoyed a brief chat with Red Dwarf’s Danny John-Jules about playing The Cat, BBC drama Death in Paradise, and more…

Fresh Meat series 2 finale review

Jake Laverde Review Nov 28, 2012

Fresh Meat's second series draws to a close. Here's Jake's review of the finale...

Fresh Meat series 2 episode 7 review

Jake Laverde Review Nov 21, 2012

Series two of Fresh Meat still isn't living up to Jake's expectations. Here's his review of episode seven...

Fresh Meat series 2 episode 6 review

Jake Laverde Review Nov 15, 2012

This week's Pennines field trip episode of Fresh Meat does little for Jake...

Fresh Meat series 2 episode 5 review

Jake Laverde Review Nov 8, 2012

This week's Fresh Meat is enjoyable, but Jake can't shake the feeling the show's still not living up to its potential...

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