Alison Rowat's TV reviews: Great British Sewing Bee; Horizon: The Vaccine; The Hotel Inspector

IT is not about the winning, it is about the taking part. Aye, right. No-one would ever say such a thing about a war, or Euro 2020, which we will draw a veil over for obvious reasons. (That goal! What did we ever do to the Czech Republic to deserve that?) Competition is healthy, it drives up standards and encourages ambition. It certainly spawns a lot of telly.

Alison Rowat's TV reviews:  Great British Sewing Bee; Horizon: The Vaccine; The Hotel Inspector
IT is not about the winning, it is about the taking part. Aye, right. No-one would ever say such a thing about a war, or Euro 2020, which we will draw a veil over for obvious reasons. (That goal! What did we ever do to the Czech Republic to deserve that?) Competition is healthy, it drives up standards and encourages ambition. It certainly spawns a lot of telly.