Cuckoo Series 2 Review “Ken at Work”

After the first episode of this second outing of Cuckoo, I've felt like the balance of characters and stories hasn't quite come together. Taylor Lautner's Dale has been a pretty effective replacement for...

Cuckoo Series 2 Review “Funeral”

I complained last week that the second series of Cuckoo, already crippled by the huge casting changes made over the break, hasn't been making enough use of Ken. This episode, 'Funeral', probably featured...

Cuckoo Series 2 Review “Tribunal”

The first series of Cuckoo was very much about the relationship between Ken and his new son-in-law, with the rest of the family providing foils or comic relief to that main journey towards acceptance. The...

Cuckoo Series 2 Review “Potato Party”

It was only a matter of time before Cuckoo’s jacket potato van made another appearance, and here it is. It’s an extension of the general feeling this second series of the show seems to be going for –...
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Cuckoo (BBC) Review “The Wedding”

Maybe none of us were expecting it, but what better way to end the first series of Cuckoo than with another wedding? Finding out that the ceremony they had in Thailand wasn’t actually legally binding,...