TELEVISION / Review of the week

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Reviews of Goggle Eyes (BBC2 Wed): 'Nine-thirty seems a little late for drama so spankingly devoid of sex and, unless the cat gets the hamster, violence.' Nancy Banks-Smith, Guardian

'An excellent (Alun) Armstrong was fully stretched fielding the two girls and a malevolent cat, and a splendid cameo as a deaf babysitter came from the indestructible Thora Hird.' Harry Eyres, Times

'It makes for a very bland serial. . . There is something supremely inconsequential about this show.' Maureen Paton, Daily Express

'It's a mystery to me how the Boggle Brains at the Beeb . . . schedule an adult programme like Casualty before 8pm - yet when they get their hands on Goggle Eyes, an excellent family show . . . they stick it on at 9.25pm.' Pam Francis, Today

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