What TV show have you just watched

The Dawns Are Quiet Here. Another of the seeming plethora of Russian WWII series that are all over Prime at the moment, and rather good. Tells the story of a small AA unit positioned at a remote crossroads some distance north of Leningrad in 1941. A female AA unit. Who take their clothes off. A lot. And I mean full frontal.

Unusually for these Russian series the Germans speak subtitled German instead of speaking German overdubbed with a flat monotone Russian voice (subtitles in English if English subs are selected, natch'). There's a bit of realistic (although clearly set-dressed mock-up) panzer porn, too.
 
FYI for those who are into it Bosch 5 is out in full today.
 
Any good, the TV series?

I still get the books,
I was saving the series for the brexit riots or a power strike.
I might rethink that idea.
All four seasons have been a binge watch. Each season covers one book but there is a continuous back story between each series as well. Titus Welliver plays the contentious Bosh to a T and the story has been updated to him being a Gulf War vet instead of a Vietnam War Vet.
 
All four seasons have been a binge watch. Each season covers one book but there is a continuous back story between each series as well. Titus Welliver plays the contentious Bosh to a T and the story has been updated to him being a Gulf War vet instead of a Vietnam War Vet.
Love the books, I’ve tried the tv series & I really want to like it, but there’s just something missing for me, can’t put my finger on it, but just doesn’t do it for me.
 
Trapped season two. Followed by Trapped season one again because I'd forgotten how good it was (and that "plain Jane" policewoman is oddly lustworthy for some curious reason).
 
I think that it is a good choice. The road trips and expeditions have been the best part of TG and TGT for the past 10 years anyway so crack on with them.

I do think that the death of the Ford medium saloon/hatchback and also the goodbye piece was very well done though. Also Clarksons emotions weren't faked, it is clear what the whole show means to him.
Rumour has it that it's his daughter who was in the audience shedding a tear. TGT season 3 was excellent and I think after some dodgy episodes in season 2 and 1 they finally found their stride. The various historical pieces were engrossing to watch, the perfect driving road in Scotland was just proper banter in some old cars and great specials. Just been watching May being lost for words while driving Neil Amstrong's Corvette, proper case of breathing the moment.

Wherever anybody thinks of the show itself the production quality from Wilman's team is outstanding. The attention to detail is something else. I'm now looking at season three for the second time and I keep seeing new details or jokes.

I'm looking forward to what they come up with next, series 4 is currently being made. I'll miss Hammond's intros to Conversation Street.
 
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Love the books, I’ve tried the tv series & I really want to like it, but there’s just something missing for me, can’t put my finger on it, but just doesn’t do it for me.

Friend of mine has read the books from cover to cover. He liked the first series but hated the second one and stopped watching. For him it was too far away from the books. I, on the other hand have lapped it up, not being hindered by the books. I like the pace and the chance for the characters to develop and I too agree that Titus Willywaver plays Bosch well although I don't know if its like his character in the books. I'll be binging on Series 5 next week.
 
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Well that's the binge watch on Bosch finished... now what else can I watch ? :scratch:
 
Top Gear Patagonia Special.

Regardless of how much is/was real or staged.... It just goes to show how over emotional the Argentines are given that they invaded and got their arrses handed to them.
 
A Beeb 'Hard Talk' interview with the astronaut Michael Collins.

Allowing for an interviewer who featured several leading questions in his delivery, Mr. Collins was the epitome of humility and good grace. What a collective generation of effort and endeavour these particular Americans were.
 
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A Beeb 'Hard Talk' interview with the astronaut Michael Collins.

Allowing for an interviewer who featured several leading questions in his delivery, Mr. Collins was the epitome of humility and good grace. What a collective generation these particular Americans did.
Thanks. Had a look for it just now. BBC World Service have the audio track of the interview:

HARDtalk - Apollo 11 astronaut - Michael Collins - BBC Sounds

Found a video of the show on YouTube:
 

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