BBC3 Premium13 March 2014 | by John Morrish
With BBC3 headed for oblivion – or the internet, which might be the same thing – this was a good week to see what the channel’s young TV audience will be losing. Repeats, is the short answer, and lots of American cartoons. Then there are shows about clothes and make-up, with titles like Snog, Marry, Avoid?. This week Hair continued: it’s a competition to find the nation’s best amateur hairdresser. It’s all terribly unoriginal, but it features ordinary provincial kids of the sort you otherwise don’t see on TV. More interesting are the channel’s own dramas and sitcoms, with which it has had considerable success over its 11-year lifespan. Bluestone 42 (13 March), deserves praise for its enterprise and relevance: this is an &
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