Footage of the incredible pillow fight that happened in Manchester’s Albert Square at 2pm on 23 December 2006. Watch a clip on YouTube. And many more if you search for Manchester pillow fight. Photos here.
It’s 1986 and BBC continuity presenter Phillip Schofield and assistant Gordon the Gopher mime to the theme song of cartoon series Ulysses 31. Watch on YouTube.
In the 1970’s the BBC’s VT department produced an annual tape of out-takes and specially recorded items by the stars of the day. It was intended exclusively for BBC staff at the time. But now, inevitably, a number of them have got out onto YouTube. Warning: strong language! Christmas Eve On BBC One Legs & […]
Looking down from the top of our building, one of my neighbours noticed that the leaves had formed the shape of England. He said it was even better than this a few days ago, but Cornwall blew away in the wind.
This episode has a Big Brother theme (Channel 4 not Tony Blair via George Orwell). We filmed it on 1st June. Hilariously, considering the theme, during the making of this we were told that filming in Piccadilly Station is no longer allowed as it’s a ‘terror threat’.
The competition was open to the UK’s 10 million school children. They were asked to design a Google doodle representing what it means to be British today. See the thirty regional winners here.
There are some wonderful ones.