Shakespeare in Love

Couch Potato Pickings

On ITV3 tonight at 8pm

Happy New Year.

For me, New Year’s Day is the perfect day for being a couch potato since I’ve usually stayed up uncharacteristically late to welcome in the new year. So, this multi-Oscar winning romantic comedy is ideal for a lazy afternoon’s viewing with its anachronistic jokes and playful gender bending plotline.

As the 1999 Oscars rightly acknowledged, Judi Dench (Best Supporting Actress) is fantastic in this film