Thursday, March 30, 2000 by · Comments Off 

The Radio 1 series Blue Jam (1997-99) was Chris Morris’s timely abandonment of the tired formulae of “satire”. It had to happen. Read more

Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased)

Saturday, March 25, 2000 by · Comments Off 

Reeves and Mortimer are usually the last word. Read more


Wednesday, March 15, 2000 by · Comments Off 

Channel 4 played a game this week with regular viewers of its teen-orientated soapHollyoaks. They simultaneously encouraged a certain demographic to tune in for this special late night not-in-front-of-the-kids extended episode, while endeavouring to convince another opposing age group that no such programme actually existed. Read more

Paying the Price: Killing the Children of Iraq

Monday, March 6, 2000 by · Comments Off 

Tony Blair claims his quarrel is “not with the Iraqi people – it never has been”, yet has spent £60m of GB taxpayers money on a bombing campaign against Saddam Hussein that has resulted in the deaths of thousands of innocent Iraqis. Read more

Justice in Wonderland

Sunday, March 5, 2000 by · Comments Off 

Before commencing on a review of Justice in Wonderland (weak title, by the way) – a disclaimer. Read more