Michael Deacon

Michael Deacon
Michael Deacon's reviews only count toward the Tomatometer when published at the following Tomatometer-approved publication(s): Daily Telegraph (UK)
Publications: Daily Telegraph (UK)

tv Reviews Only

T-Meter Title | Year Review
94% The Hour: Season 1 (TV, 2011-2012) At times it appears to be less a story than an exercise in upbraiding the past for failing to live up to the politically correct ideals of the 21st century. - Daily Telegraph (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Jan 17, 2019
3/5 100% A Young Doctor's Notebook: Season 1 (TV, 2013) The action was a peculiar mix of silliness and gore, but there were some good lines. - Daily Telegraph (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Dec 3, 2018
No Score Yet Gavin and Stacy (UK): Series 2 (TV, 2007-2010) Even the knowledge that the story will be picked up again in a year or so isn't enough; we need the third series to be on air by, oh, this time next week. - Daily Telegraph (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 12, 2018
3/5 67% Miranda: Season 3 (TV, 2011-2014) Perhaps I'm just getting old. I'm sure I'd have loved this show when I was six. - Daily Telegraph (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Sep 11, 2018
3/5 88% The Thick of It: Season 4 (TV, 2005-2012) Without [Tucker] at his hideous peak, The Thick of It is still funny, but somehow it feels like an echo of itself. - Daily Telegraph (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
83% The Thick of It: Season 3 (TV, 2005-2012) It's possible that The Thick of It's writers have started to overdo Tucker slightly...But perhaps this is a silly criticism, tantamount to saying the show's too funny. - Daily Telegraph (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 31, 2018
100% That Mitchell and Webb Look: Series 4 (TV, 2006-2010) That Mitchell and Webb Look...began its fourth series, and it was exactly as funny as the preceding three series, i.e. mostly. - Daily Telegraph (UK) EDIT
Read More | Posted Aug 21, 2018