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Marcella the TV show - like Marcella the character - is complicated and confusing but occasionally there are flashes of brilliance. Who is scarier: the baddies or Marcella? The jury is out.

Altered Carbon’s author Richard K Morgan is from Norfolk which is just one (OK, two) of the 10 reasons we put forward as to why you should watch the Netflix series that everyone is talking about

A creme egg in a glass, Peter Rabbit’s temptation chocolate cake, a pistachio Easter Bunny macaron and a pastel rainbow cake finished with Mini Eggs - The Assembly House in Norwich has a cracking new Easter-themed afternoon tea

Collateral is a gripping thriller but some moments jar - on the other hand, as back stories go, a detective who had to bow out of international pole vaulting due to a mysterious “incident” has to be up there with some of the best of them

Video: TV’s Top 10 Romantic Moments

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

We at EDP24 are romantic souls who love a love story: today we celebrate our love for you with 10 of TV’s most romantic moments, from Tim and Dawn getting together in The Office to April and Andy’s surprise wedding in Parks and Recreation via Doctor Who and Downton.

As Channel 4’s fly-on-the-wall series The Job Interview returns for a second series, we look at what you definitely shouldn’t say at a job interview of your own - such as teling an interviewer your weakness is that you’re a bit of a perfectionist

We’ll soon find out if Netflix’s Everything Sucks! can become the latest in a line of cracking TV shows to nail the teenage experience and muscle its way onto a ‘best of’ list. In the meantime, here’s a list of our 10 favourite teen dramas that got it right

Requiem was billed as the most frightening programme the BBC had ever broadcast: has no one ever told these people about Ghostwatch 1992? Or the News at Ten?

The Blackpool-born veteran actor who played Frasier Crane’s father in the beloved sitcom from 1993 to 2004 has died - we remember 10 of Martin’s best lines from the show. Hope you’re resting easy in that horrible chair, Martin.

Critics at the Sundance festival called Hereditary ‘the scariest horror movie in years’ and this trailer certainly isn’t for the faint-hearted. With a creepy child at its dark heart, we look at the scariest children’s TV shows while we wait for the film’s release date.

From Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to My Mad Fat Diary, The Sopranos to Sesame Street, there are some amazing TV shows that tackle mental health issues in a respectful, honest AND entertaining way. We look at 10 of the best.

Featuring characters with mental health issues in dramas and soaps can have a positive impact on people recognising illness or seeking help. But TV can also get it badly wrong. On Time to Talk day, we open up the issue of mental health as seen on the small screen.

ITV’s Marcella is due back on our screens soon with much speculation about whether her famous parka will return with her - we look at some other character-defining TV clothing. Can you imagine Mr Darcy without THAT white shirt?

Opinion: I couldn’t give a fygge about hygge

Saturday, January 27, 2018

The Scandinavians have hijacked having a nice time by calling it hygge or lagom and suggesting they were the first to realise that open fires and hot chocolate are smashing. It’s time to fight back with some lethargic help from the Netherlands.

It’s the most fun that’s been squeezed out of teenage angst since The Inbetweeners. This binge-worthy dark comedy about two teens against the world has it all: tragedy, comedy, love, hate, bad parenting and, ahem, a killer soundtrack. SPOILER FREE.

It’s the shortest month of the year but it definitely won’t be short of entertainment if you’re signed up to Netflix.

It’s a railroad journey which is strangely bereft of trains (in the first episode, at any rate). Michael Portillo gives us a guided tour of Boston and goes searching for an absolutely massive organ. Ooer.

Illusionist Derren Brown has announced his deal with streaming giant Netflix ahead of his tour dates in the east of England - he promises the brand new show will be “jaw-dropping”. We can’t wait.

Review: Derren Brown The Push

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The Push - shortly coming to Netflix - is a depressing parable about how must of us pretty much do what we’re told, even if that involves cold-blooded murder, deception or stealing a baby. So what does it say about us that we find it all quite entertaining?

It’s An Interview with Four Vampires: the hilarious What We Do in the Shadows has just been picked up by TV channel FX for a pilot episode. Find all about the original, the film sequel and the TV series - one to read during your next coffin break.

Black Mirror is a razor-sharp examination of modern society which may well make you wish you could live without your technology and social media accounts (for an hour or two, at least). We discover the reasons why we should be watching.

Uncomfortable, disturbing, dark, twisted - and brilliant. The writers of Inside No 9 show no signs of running out of inspiration for this wonderful series of self-contained stories that are all linked by a number.

The BBC’s A House Through Time has left many of us wishing we could become domestic detectives. Find out how you can discover the secrets your house is hiding and unearth important clues to your house’s own history and previous inhabitants.

The BBC and Netflix are teaming up to bring us a big-budget drama about the Trojan War and the love affair between Paris and Helen later this year - but let’s get excited about it RIGHT NOW. Wooden horses! Battles! Omens! Sandals without socks!

The new BT ‘Moments’ advertisement shows a mother being video-called on the bus by her husband who wants her to see their baby’s first steps. Couldn’t he have waited so they could have watched her together? Does EVERYTHING need to be immediate?

Falling in love is all about the timing - which is the premise of this full-of-heart, laugh-out-loud British sitcom, about a man with an STI who needs to contact all his former partners. Doesn’t sound romantic? I promise you, it is. Series three just dropped on Netflix.

Hard Sun has it all - an apocalyptic plot, two maverick cops hiding secret sorrows, hackers, hacktivists, affairs, family blow-ups (literally), violence and a hotel room with an en suite Crime Scene Lair

From Polark to Vanity Fair, Luther to Britannia, Call the Midwife to Marcella, War of the Worlds to A Very English Scandal, there are plentiful programmes you’ll want to bookmark for later in the year

He was a quiet hero, a man who spoke little of his experiences of war in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. But Peter Hemp’s service for his country was quite extraordinary and saw him play a vital role in the Normandy Campaign of 1944

Video: Get up to speed with Derry Girls slang

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Do you know your mucker from your craic? Your slabber from your dose? Get up to speed with Derry Girls slang before the sharp new sitcom set in the 1990s starts on Channel 4 - think The Inbetweeners in The Troubles with eyeliner

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