Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode four: kill the pigs

The lazy comparisons with Lord of the Flies started before any of these new episodes were shown, but there are two key reasons why we need a new reference point. One, just because the female population of Eden has greatly reduced in number, that doesn’t mean the women are merely a side note in aContinue reading “Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode four: kill the pigs”

Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode two: locker-room talk

NO-ONE who watched – and properly remembers – the first series of Eden should be surprised by the turn things take in this episode, but I can’t get too exercised about dumb plumber Titch’s “boy jobs and girl jobs” ranting. I don’t doubt that the men, as a group, were more efficient when it cameContinue reading “Eden: Paradise Lost (Channel 4) episode two: locker-room talk”

Eden (Channel 4) episode four: Spring, or Operation Cunt claims its first victim

Huntsman Glenn turns over a new leaf when he develops a crush on shepherdess Caroline – but after she rejects him he forms Operation Cunt to bully women out of the camp.

Eden (Channel 4) episode three: Rations and Cabins, or The Men Know This Is Being Filmed, right?

A plan to starve the women into working harder makes the Anton controversy look like a storm in a teacup, while vet Rob loses the plot and Anton comes into his own.