Last night's TV reviewed: Bold drama is a class act
I loved history and English as a lad but beyond the odd date and some fragments of lines from Macbeth, my mind’s a blank.
What I do remember are the friends, the enemies, the jaw-droppingly unsuitable people in charge of us and scores of mindless, petty rules.
Good preparation for life, in other words. Maybe that is why new, school-based, comedy-drama Ackley Bridge (C4) works so well because it is about something bigger than it seems to be.
Ackley Bridge is a new school, formed from the merger of two older comprehensives.
All the kids come from the same, uninspiring Yorkshire town but as... read more
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