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Three Men In Another Boat (BBC2, New Year's Day and Wednesday) - which gave Griff the chance to press-gang the other two into helping him take his yacht to the Isle of Wight to compete in a race -just smacked of self-indulgence.
Ian Hart's crooning is the business, but it's a total mystery why Glasgow's gangsters are having so much trouble recruiting that they're forced to press-gang Toni and his perm from hell into their job creation scheme.
Permitting terrorists and suspected terrorists to press-gang inmates into joining them is terrifying.