Released on 06 April 2017.

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Glued To The Box

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The final instalment in Clive James’s collections of TV criticism in The Observer including pieces originally published between 1979 and 1982. Adding to an already unforgettable collection of comic brilliance, fans of Visions Before Midnight and The Crystal Bucket will not be disappointed.

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The funniest writer in Britain
Sunday Times
Along with its two predecessors, it will stand as a once-only critical phenomenon: ten years' worth of high intelligence and wit
London Review of Books
James reinvented the style of TV criticism. Described by Sheridan Morley as "far and away the funniest writer in regular Fleet Street employment", James was the first critic to prostrate himself before the flow of the medium in all its manifestations. He admitted to himself and his readers, that for most of us the frenzies commentary of Murray Walker and the uneasy elocution of Harry Carpenter are as important a part of TV as the most earnest offering from "Play for Today" or "The South Bank Show". They do not, of course, hope to be regarded as "art" but they are part of the same experience
Time Out