Tag : bbc

Review: Dara O'Briain's "The Science Club"

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Last Tuesday night the first episode of Dara O’Briain’s Science club aired on BBC2, a new six-part series which aims to make science accessible and more importantly interesting to all. When producing a programme of this nature it’s hard to appeal to everyone; do you over-simplify the content in order … Read More

University considers cutting ties with Savile

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9.11.12 The University is discussing removing the honorary doctorate it awarded to disgraced television star Jimmy Savile. The development comes after a month of speculation over whether Sir Jimmy  abused children during his career at the BBC. Leeds-born Savile, who died last October aged 84, was awarded an honorary doctorate … Read More

What's On: A Thick Imitation Of Political Life

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‘What the fuck is this? Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, C**t?’ Alistair Campbell can have a good night’s sleep at last. The Thick of It, Armando Iannucci’s British Governmental satire has reached its sarcastic, side-splitting end. Campbell’s alter-ego, Malcolm Tucker, the bullying, almost psychotic force of power equipped with expletives coarse enough … Read More

The Growing Cost of Football

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After the BBC’s recent ‘Price of Football’ survey, LS Sport‘s Euan Cunningham shares his thoughts… About a year ago I was travelling back from a match. The team I have a season ticket with had played appallingly and deservedly lost 2-0. Coming back on an overcrowded bus after a walk … Read More

The Interview: Gennaro Contaldo

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  “If I had to vote for a saint Jamie would be it. He’s good for the country.” At the BBC Studios on Great Portland Street, Gennaro Contaldo talks to Lucy Holden about his childhood on the Amalfi Coast, Alec Guinness’ passion for tuna steak, and why Jamie Oliver should … Read More

My Favourite Aunty

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One of the most repulsive things I will ever see or experience in this life, apart from the baffling success of Mumford & Sons, is the almost pornographic display of right wingers, whether hack or MP, equipped with a crucifix and copy of Capitalism & Freedom, uncontrollably foaming at the … Read More

What's On: Hunted vs Spooks

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  Josh Taylor catches up with Kudos’ latest television offering to see if Hunted can keep the BBC’s spy legacy alive. With the anticipated return of James Bond in Skyfall, the release of Channel Four’s award winning Homeland, and the BBC’s new private-security drama, Hunted, spy season has officially crept upon … Read More