Breakfast with Frost

Sunday, May 29, 2005 by · Comments Off 

12 years and 499 shows after first interviewing John Major on the BBC, David Frost spent the lion’s share of his last Sunday morning soiree at the Corporation quizzing the ex Prime Minister once again. Read more

Doctor Who

Saturday, May 28, 2005 by · Comments Off 

Doctor Who was never about getting the girl, and for those who followed the first incarnation of the series, that was okay. Read more

The Eurovision Song Contest

Saturday, May 21, 2005 by · Comments Off 

It’s the European Broadcasting Union’s finest three hours. Indeed, its only three hours. Read more

Doctor Who

Saturday, May 21, 2005 by · Comments Off 

Back in 1963, the BBC ordered the removal of a sound effect representing a blow to the head from the first ever Doctor Who story. Read more

The Thick of It

Thursday, May 19, 2005 by · Comments Off 

As he had been away from our screens for a while Armando Iannucci’s new political comedy had been something to look forward to, especially as the initial run had been put back due to the General Election. Read more

Doctor Who

Saturday, May 14, 2005 by · Comments Off 

Who and I have never really got on. Read more

Bring Back Grange Hill

Tuesday, May 10, 2005 by · Comments Off 

Grange Hill – complete with that iconic image of a cartoon sausage on a fork flying across the screen as the classic theme chugs along – is fondly remembered by those of a certain age, and the mid-’80s period is seen by many as the golden era. Read more

Doctor Who

Saturday, May 7, 2005 by · Comments Off 

“I was hoping for a philosophical debate. Is that all I’m going to get?” Read more