The golden age of the low-budget British B-movie, at The Guardian. Some of these used to pop up on ITV in the early hours a decade ago. Maybe we need a dedicated British B-movie TV channel?
A small piece of Manchester’s television history disappeared in November when the transmission tower was removed from the roof of the Granada TV office building.
On YouTube I found an episode of Most Haunted from 2005 in which they visit the studios and outdoor set of Coronation Street. The studio is built on a former graveyard they claim. This is not the 1960’s Granada block but a studio that was constructed next to Lower Byrom Street in the late 1980’s. […]
I was a TV addict when I was a child and this is something I have a dim memory of. Does anyone have more information?
Manchester’s former Odeon cinema, on Oxford Street, has been subjected to a ‘systematic and methodical’ assault to prevent it being preserved, according to the man who tried to save it.
Have you ever experienced that annoying situation where, every time you press ‘play’ or ‘stop’ on your video player, it switches the television from the AV input to a TV channel? Sometimes it can be a real pain in the bum when, for example, you’re rewinding a tape and want to see the onscreen counter.
For me, the last three Sunday nights on BBC2 have been must-see television. The latest three part documentary by Adam Curtis: The Trap. Followed by Kombat Opera Presents.