Monthly Archives: February 2008

Black Entertainment Television – For Americans Only?

While I was building our tribute to 80-years-young Bruce Forsyth, I came across this 1978 picture of him with Derek Griffiths (A Royal Shakespearean actor who is a children’s TV legend) and Kenny Lynch (a popular entertainer). It really took … Continue reading

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Minder Remake: Leave It Out!

Would you Adam and Eve it? Because I certainly can’t. But there it is in black and white: after a break of 14 years, iconic 1980s TV series Minder is returning to our screens in a remake by Five starring … Continue reading

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‘Just Say No’ More Children’s TV

So there I was frantically building content for my Grange Hill 30th Anniversary special last week when the bomb dropped. Two days before its 30th, Grange Hill got the boot and another BBC institution bites the dust (RIP Grandstand and … Continue reading

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Lost Review

by Sarah Bush¬†– guest MSN blogger ¬† From a straw poll of my friends and colleagues, it’s true to say that over time Lost has lost some of its original fans. But after a gripping opening episode to the fourth … Continue reading

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January Mailbag

Regular readers of this blog will know that the first entry of the new month is about looking back. I’ve perused all the feedback and mail sent in during January. Here’s what you’ve been saying… I had an e-mail from … Continue reading

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