Category Archives: TV

Shooting in the Theatre

Here’s something that I’ve been mulling over for quite a while. And I still haven’t got my head around it. It was an episode of a Derren Brown show, called the Experiments. If you’ve never heard of him, he’s an … Continue reading

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A Question of Questions

Everybody loves a quiz. Well, everybody that knows anything, that is. Whether it’s Trivial Pursuit, or Who wants to be a Millionaire, or The Weakest Link. Quizzes are a great leveller – you either know something, or you don’t. The … Continue reading

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Shorts

There are three features of the common or garden English accent which I find a little grating. They are the Glottal stop, the Fink, and the Wabbit. I’m not too terribly fussed by the first one (as long as my … Continue reading

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Tripping

To avoid having to write another article entirely on business buzzspeak, I’ll couch it in a bit of background. There’s a trend here for people (particularly prominent people) to “go on a journey”. Whether it’s a psychological trip of self-discovery … Continue reading

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Magic of the Small Screen

I thought I’d follow up on a previous post give you a few more examples of the wonderful, quality programmes on good ol’ British TV. For the sake of my sanity, I’m avoiding the following: Copy cat shows (The Biggest … Continue reading

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Teaching Mexicans to Laugh, One Car at a Time

The British sense of humour is legendary. A dry, razor-sharp, wit; a slightly wacky, goonish element; a substantial self-deprecatory thread. All woven together to form something unique. But the rest of the world either doesn’t really get it, or admires … Continue reading

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