Monthly Archives: March 2008

5 Things I Learnt From Easter TV

1. You can never have too much Hugh Laurie. Never. I watched him in the new series of House (he blew me away – but he does that every week); I laughed at his befuddled Prince George in Blackadder The … Continue reading

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Steptoe and Son – Tears Of The Clowns

The thin line between comedy and tragedy; that’s what classic sitcom Steptoe and Son always represented to me. As far as British situation comedy is concerned, you won’t get much bigger or better than this tale of rag and bone men. … Continue reading

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Germans In Sense Of Humour Shock

BBC News 24 is on all day in our office (for obvious reasons) and so it was impossible to miss the crowing as newsreader after newsreader announced that World War II sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo has been sold to the Germans. Who … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking: Master Of The Universe

The invitation said: ‘Channel 4 invites you to join Professor Stephen Hawking for a special preview screening of Stephen Hawking: Master of the Universe at Channel 4…’ No way was I saying no to that so off I went. I’ve … Continue reading

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February 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 February. Here’s what you’ve been saying… Marie asked: "Can anybody tell … Continue reading

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