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The vast budget appeared to have been splurged mainly on grooming products for a magnificently bearded cast, while the special effects resembled something from a late Nineties action movie.
If you can get past its unwieldy title, Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands works terrifically well as family viewing - or a fantasy epic for the mildly squeamish.
This first episode suggests that the series will be an interesting mix of the innovative and the traditional.
It was as if two series were running in parallel, with neither having anything to do with the other, and it was even more boring than the Napoleonic Wars. I know, I know, you wouldn't think it possible, but there you are...
Elvina [Laura Donnelly] adds a much needed amount of levity to an otherwise dark story and an overwhelming amount of courage that seems to be lacking by a number of the men in this series.
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