Barney Harsent

Barney Harsent
Barney Harsent's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): The Arts Desk
Publications: The Arts Desk

TV Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year
3/5 88% Cold Feet: Season 7 (TV, 1998-2018) Cold Feet works best when it's being a comedy with dramatic themes. The comedy itself may be broad and blunt, but it's played with a rare finesse and detail that raises it a division. - The Arts Desk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 23, 2019
4/5 100% The Wrong Mans: Season 2 (TV, 2013-2014) The real star here though, is the script. There's never a sense of a line that's been thrown away or a laugh lost, and the word choices throughout are a delight. - The Arts Desk EDIT
Read More | Posted May 17, 2019
4/5 100% Catastrophe: Season 1 (TV, 2015) The leads are hugely likeable and well-defined, with a chemistry that's a joy to watch. - The Arts Desk EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 18, 2018
5/5 94% Marvel's Jessica Jones: Season 1 (TV, 2015) Ritter is great, switching effortlessly between ruthless, detached efficiency and believable vulnerability. - The Arts Desk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
5/5 100% Veep: Season 4 (TV, 2012) Thankfully, while the show is populated almost entirely by grotesques, they are drawn (and played) with detail and shade... - The Arts Desk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jul 24, 2018
100% Detectorists: Season 3 (TV, 2015-2018) While the comedy is gentle and the situations sweeping, the jokes have impact and the narrative drama. - The Arts Desk EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 16, 2018
4/5 81% Motherland: Season 1 (TV, 2016-2018) It may be early days, but Motherland has the hallmarks of a classic comedy. - The Arts Desk EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 29, 2017