3 of 7 people found the following review helpful
After BBC showed some repeats of this series I ordered Series 1, 3 and 4.
Series 1 is magical, however the later ones are increaasingly poor.
The performers seem carried away with mutual congratulation. There is an emphasis on a wider range of music, and I for one cannot stand bagpipes!
I found myself fast forwarding through a lot of the items. Some are dirges, some are what a character in Minder described as "Diddly-diddly music", and one female singer sounded like a cat whose tail has been trodden on. Even the senior musician Aly Bain said in the documentary that he had doubts about her.
I would suggest that they stop the mutual admiration society, and have a look at… Read more