James Walton

Relentless and shouty: BBC2’s Then Barbara met Alan reviewed

Then Barbara Met Alan could have done with a hefty dollop of the kind of irreverence on display in Sky Max's Peacemaker

BBC2's Then Barbara Met Alan never solved the traditional problems that come with writing agitprop: the lack of nuance and shoutiness. Image: Dragonfly Film & Television Productions Ltd / Samuel Dore / BBC

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