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#1034425 - 6th Apr 2017 1:16am Decline and Fall *****
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Did anyone watch this last Friday at 9pm BBC 1 ?

I found it very entertaining . Boarding School in Wales for Boys, after the war.

Part 2 this Friday same time. same place

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08kzf29/decline-and-fall-series-1-episode-1



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#1034426 - 6th Apr 2017 7:31am Re: Decline and Fall [Re: granny]
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Yes! Brilliant. Loved the seedy past of the master, the alcohol just to get through the day,David suchet....excellent.

The whole disaster of it!!! Think pennyfreather will out of his depth again this week.

More of this Granny would suit me, I enjoy the cleverness of it!!

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#1034437 - 6th Apr 2017 9:00am Re: Decline and Fall [Re: granny]
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The book is even better!

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#1034495 - 6th Apr 2017 6:33pm Re: Decline and Fall [Re: Excoriator]
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The book is even better!


I often find that, the first time I read a book then watched the film was Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind, book was loads better than the film, in fact the film seemed to miss the whole point of the story. Since then its usually been the other way round, I've seen the film then read the book which deters from the book.

I don't know why they change the story so much sometimes, its not usually extra scenes or missing scenes so much as actually changing the emphasis of the story.
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#1034581 - 7th Apr 2017 7:53pm Re: Decline and Fall [Re: granny]
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9pm Granny!!!!

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#1034621 - 7th Apr 2017 11:54pm Re: Decline and Fall [Re: lollipop]
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Yes, thanks. Watched it Lollipop. I didn't think it was as good as last weeks though. What about you ?
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#1034631 - 8th Apr 2017 9:57am Re: Decline and Fall [Re: granny]
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No ... Missed pendy and the master. Still 1 more and I will watch.

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#1035215 - 14th Apr 2017 8:50pm Re: Decline and Fall [Re: lollipop]
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Last episode tonight Lollipop. Don't forget.
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#1035220 - 14th Apr 2017 10:08pm Re: Decline and Fall [Re: granny]
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Yes, watched it and enjoyed it.

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#1035221 - 14th Apr 2017 10:12pm Re: Decline and Fall [Re: lollipop]
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Me too. Now looking forward to The Durrells. This month sometime, but don't know when yet.
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#1035223 - 14th Apr 2017 10:20pm Re: Decline and Fall [Re: granny]
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Ah!! Can't wait for that either. Hopefully they will keep it to the Sunday night slot. I would have A bit if a Shirley valentine moment every week, imagining I lived there.

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