Tag : bbc

India Daniel investigates the current controversy surrounding Uber in London

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Last week, in news that shocked many, Transport for London (“TFL”) decided that they would not be renewing Uber’s licence to operate in the city. TFL acknowledged concerns raised by passengers about background checks carried out on drivers by Uber and about the processes to deal with criminal offences, and … Read More

Preview: Luke Sital-Singh @ Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, 18/5/17

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Singer songwriter Luke Sital-Singh first came onto the scene in 2012 with his debut EP Fail for You and this song was actually featured on an episode of Grey’s Anatomy. He’s gone on to release more EPs and singles and was even longlisted for BBC’s Sound of…2014 alongside the likes … Read More

Why BBC2’s ‘Muslims Like Us’ has got people talking

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Muslims Like Us is a two-part BBC2 programme documenting ten British Muslims living under one roof. Soraya Ali and Mira Mookerjee give us their opinions and try to pin down just what’s got everyone talking about the programme. “The show beautifully captured the struggles British Muslims and immigrants face daily…” … Read More

The Apprentice – As ruthless as ever?

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It’s that time of year again. Back for its twelfth series, eighteen business tycoons are suiting up to battle it out for the chance to win a £250,000 investment from Lord Sugar, and, as ever, this year’s contestants aren’t exactly shy and retiring… “I’m going to be the prime minister … Read More

Drama rises as BBC can’t prove they have the dough to win GBBO…

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Headlines this week have provided a somewhat soggy bottom as the nation found out that The Great British Bake Off will move to Channel 4 for the next series, after Love Productions and the BBC were “unable to reach agreement on terms to renew the commission [of the show]”… Following … Read More

Overlooking Leo: When you can’t be arsed reading 1,225 pages

3 years ago / 0 comments

“Greatest period drama in the last decade?”  The overwhelmingly positive reviews of the BBC’s re-imagining of War and Peace have left me somewhat confused. To me, it seemed less an adaptation of the leviathan novel and more a pilfering of its names and the silhouettes of its characters.  I accept … Read More

The Invisible Homeless

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I thought I knew what to expect from this documentary. I was prepared to be horrified at the conditions on those living on the streets, and to experience subsequent feelings of sympathy and guilt. Hidden and Homeless sparked all of these emotions and more. Not only did it focus on … Read More

Remembering Sir Terry Wogan, one of Britain’s best loved voices

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Sir Terry Wogan, the veteran BBC television and radio broadcaster, has sadly lost his battle with cancer aged 77. In a statement from his family, they said “Sir Terry Wogan died today after a short but brave battle with cancer. He passed away surrounded by his family. While we understand … Read More

BBC’s War and Peace: The story so far

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We all know of Tolstoy’s infamous thousand page novel; not many of us have read it, but we might consider using it as a door stop on the off chance we happen to have a copy in our possession. The good old folks at the BBC have decided to grace … Read More

Review: A Syrian Love Story

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In the year that Europe has been bombarded with news of the Syrian crisis, Sean McAllister’s personal and harrowing BBC documentary ‘A Syrian Love Story’ films it’s escalation with a fresh perspective. Through the eyes of a close-knit family, he exposes the beauty and passion of their nation and the … Read More