One of my favourite TV programmes as a kid. As far as I can make out, this series has never been released on video or DVD in the UK (and probably not in the US either). The last time I remember it being on terrestrial TV here was in the Granada ITV region in 1990. […]
Earlier this morning Pete was sitting on the edge of the pool chatting, when he leaned back, overbalanced and fell in. Love the sound as his microphone goes underwater! Pete is great entertainment.
The Advertising Standards Authority is to investigate the Big Brother golden ticket draw amid claims it was a fix, says The Guardian. According to The Mail On Sunday: ‘It also emerged the clothes and cups used in the task The State of Susie, which have her face plastered on them, were made before all the […]
How serious is the BBC about public participation and user-generated content? Not very serious, I would say…
The BBC has always looked on the public as material to be used in its programmes and now looks on photographs and videos that come from that public as material to be used in it programmes. Not much change…
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.
The Times reports that the most popular video blogs may have to comply with new European television regulations, if proposals are adopted by Europe’s member states. However British ministers and regulators believe that a light touch and selfregulation is the way to go. They plan to lobby their counterparts elsewhere in Europe to force some […]
At 9pm on Good Friday, BBC 3 will broadcast ‘Manchester Passion’ live from the city centre. It’s a ‘contemporary retelling of the last hours of Jesus life told through the music of Manchester’.
I’m not exactly a big fan of religion (or Manchester pop bands), but you have to admire the BBC for taking a chance with something different like this