SRSLY #24: The Festive TV Special 2015

On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss this year's festive TV offering, plus listener recommendations for the best films to watch at Christmas.

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The Links

Rachel Cooke rounds up this year's Christmas TV.

Anna's piece about Stick Man.

This review of Dickensian makes some good points (about the hats).

This is a good piece on the "quiet brilliance" of Detectorists.

 

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PS If you missed #23, check it out here.