The best television programmes ever. I tried to do a top twenty. So here’s the top 120!

The plan was to list my top 30 television programmes ever. It didn’t go to plan. It couldn’t go to plan. I’m 66. I’ve an awful lot of television. I think I was eight when the first big black and white job arrived into our home. RTE only. But sure, that was great. We had … Continue reading The best television programmes ever. I tried to do a top twenty. So here’s the top 120!

Valerie Harper RIP: A real star from the heyday of tv comedy

It’s funny how a death can bring back happy memories. But when I heard that the actress Valerie Harper had died, my mind went back to the sixties and to thoughts of how much we enjoyed, and laughed at, the Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda. They were as innocent as you get. But funny, … Continue reading Valerie Harper RIP: A real star from the heyday of tv comedy