Years and Years...

A place to discuss Food TV and radio programmes.

Years and Years...

Postby Zosherooney » May 21st, 2019, 9:38 pm

Has anyone else caught this???

Quite scary, how true some of this might become reality...
User avatar
Zosherooney
Registered
 
Posts: 11651
Joined: March 31st, 2010, 3:04 pm

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Herbidacious » May 22nd, 2019, 2:56 pm

Would you recommend? I have the house (and TV) to myself for the next 5 days... Russell T Davies has a good track record (maybe apart from Cucumber, which I couldn't get into...)
User avatar
Herbidacious
Registered
 
Posts: 6276
Joined: August 11th, 2012, 2:48 pm
Location: South East London, and occasionally Normandy

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Busybee » May 22nd, 2019, 3:05 pm

I have watched both episodes, it’s enjoyable, thought provoking and quite frightening in equal measure.

It’s set in the near future and the take on politics is what’s most frightening. It has a good ensemble cast

BB
Busybee
Registered
 
Posts: 3595
Joined: December 29th, 2012, 10:25 pm
Location: North Yorkshire

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Suelle » May 22nd, 2019, 3:13 pm

The cast and story are both brilliant - I'm really enjoying it so far. The politics are frightening, as you can see that it is where the country is heading, but that aspect is tempered by the humour in the script. I suspect the further it gets into the future, the darker it will become.
User avatar
Suelle
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 5546
Joined: March 30th, 2010, 6:19 pm
Location: Cambridgeshire

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Bubbles » May 22nd, 2019, 4:59 pm

I saw this last week - very enjoyable and entertaining. Not caught up with the second episode yet but will watch tonight. Hope its as good!
Bubbles
Registered
 
Posts: 477
Joined: August 16th, 2010, 10:03 pm

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Zosherooney » May 22nd, 2019, 8:36 pm

I shall be following it.....with interest...

Herb. yes, would recommend but it has a dark side......
User avatar
Zosherooney
Registered
 
Posts: 11651
Joined: March 31st, 2010, 3:04 pm

Re: Years and Years...

Postby cyprusmoira » May 23rd, 2019, 1:23 pm

I want a Blink
When life gives you lemons, make sorbet
cyprusmoira
Registered
 
Posts: 11724
Joined: January 1st, 2010, 7:34 am
Location: Souni, Cyprus

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Zosherooney » May 23rd, 2019, 5:06 pm

Moira ! :lol: They might be available soon on amazon !!! or some other site....?
User avatar
Zosherooney
Registered
 
Posts: 11651
Joined: March 31st, 2010, 3:04 pm

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Busybee » May 30th, 2019, 12:45 pm

Well I have just caught up with the third episode, the darkness is closing in!

I’m still enjoying the series, give it a go Herbi - I think Russell T Davies has delivered yet again.

BB
Busybee
Registered
 
Posts: 3595
Joined: December 29th, 2012, 10:25 pm
Location: North Yorkshire

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Zosherooney » May 30th, 2019, 10:15 pm

I agree BB, Herb, give it a 2nd chance...
User avatar
Zosherooney
Registered
 
Posts: 11651
Joined: March 31st, 2010, 3:04 pm

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Suelle » May 31st, 2019, 6:49 am

According to the Radio Times, the numbers watching this is dropping off drastically, but I think it's the best thing on TV at the moment.
User avatar
Suelle
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 5546
Joined: March 30th, 2010, 6:19 pm
Location: Cambridgeshire

Re: Years and Years...

Postby liketocook » May 31st, 2019, 12:18 pm

I'm loving this, I was so disappointed when I realised I caught up with all the episodes so far. It's very, very unlike me to binge watch a series so I must be enjoying it. :D
liketocook
Registered
 
Posts: 2447
Joined: December 31st, 2009, 5:05 pm
Location: south ayrshire - scotland

Re: Years and Years...

Postby earthmaiden » June 3rd, 2019, 9:30 am

Decided to jump on the bandwagon and watched all three episodes last night. Very clever, yes of course there is a dark side and sadly, many scenarios seem almost inevitable, but the humour is brilliant. Clever to pick such a short period of 15 years to set it in.
User avatar
earthmaiden
Registered
 
Posts: 11610
Joined: April 2nd, 2010, 8:36 pm
Location: Wiltshire. UK

Re: Years and Years...

Postby Zosherooney » June 18th, 2019, 7:01 pm

Last episode tonight 9pm - wonder where this will go.....
User avatar
Zosherooney
Registered
 
Posts: 11651
Joined: March 31st, 2010, 3:04 pm


Return to TV and Radio

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Herbidacious and 1 guest