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’.
In The Times, Giles Coren comments on the suggestion that obesity is caused by pollution!
Funny and worth reading.
My American friend Bill told me about Noah’s Arc, a series that is on the Logo network over there. It’s about four black gay friends. We’d watched a couple of episodes and clips on the Logo website, but Bill doesn’t have the channel and I doubted the series would ever get a showing over here. […]
In The Times, Ben Macintyre writes about Alan Turing, ‘The genius Britain betrayed’. Also there is an excellent article from the New Yorker here which speculates that Alan Turing may have been murdered by the state, due to being a supposed security risk.
In all the hype that surrounds Rocketboom there is one question that has always gone unanswered.
It was Marie Antoinette who supposedly said ‘let them eat cake.’ We found that Sainsburys in Manchester takes a different line…
From this afternoon — exclusive video footage of rehearsals for ‘Manchester Passion’, which will be broadcast live from Manchester city centre on BBC3 tonight. I edited this and put it online in an hour.