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Doug Coutts’ TV Preview: Cuffs

CUFFS | TV1, 9.35 Sunday Cuffs off. Cuffs is a police drama all about English front-line cops, just like The Bill, Heartbeat and Z Cars were. Unlike them, Cuffs is set in the seaside resort of Brighton. As the cameras started rolling last year, the BBC media department described it thus: “Cuffs is a fresh, […]

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SoHo Recruits New Ol' Bill

SoHo Recruits New Ol’ Bill

Within a month of The Bill finally ending its run on UK TV, two new next-generation Blighty police dramas — Babylon (above) and series two of Line of Duty — will premiere on SoHo. The former is a Danny Boyle-directed satirical drama relevant to NZ viewers — it tackles police PR — and is the movie-length pilot to a series starting […]

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