TELEVISION / Critical Eye
Tuesday 08 June 1993
'The novel used to come into teenage hands thumb-indexed to the supposed sexy bits, which turned out to be lyrically disappointing, and watching (this was) much the same. Whatever you can expect later, this one is all come-on and no come.' Hugh Hebert, Guardian.
'The difficulties of transferring the novel to the small screen are practically insuperable.' Max Davidson, Daily Telegraph.
'The considerable achievement of the first instalment of Lady Chatterley was that it wasn't particularly sexy; the viewer in search of prurient pleasures was better advised to watch the Alan Clark profile on BBC 2.' Lynne Truss, Times.
Robin Thicke admits he didn't write 'Blurred Lines'music
Review: Cilla, ITV TV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Thailand beach murders: Thai PM suggests 'attractive' female tourists cannot expect to be safe wearing bikinis
- 2 Scottish independence: What you shouldn't tweet about if you want to avoid jail today
- 3 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 4 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 5 Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Scottish independence: The Queen breaks silence on referendum debate – as think tank warns of £14bn black hole if Scotland votes Yes
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'