. Based on personal experience and mirrors perfectly what ex-smokers go through
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Screenwriter and novelist GF Newman (22nd May 1948) best known for the creation of TV character Judge John Deed (2001-2007) starring the talented and versatile Martin Shaw, a maverick judge who forgoes the usual pomp and circumstance associated with our legal system, in particular the courtroom, and New Street Law (2006-2007), a drama about two rival law firms of barristers based in Manchester,
Published in Film
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 19:48

Alan Partridge: Why, When, Where, How and Whom?

We hear from the man behind the man himself, Steve Coogan, as well as the acclaimed team that created him 25 years ago. That cohort of writers and performers would become some of the most celebrated and distinctive comic voices of their generation
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017 21:09

Tilbury Skinheads Documentary - BBC Radio 1980



If you ever find yourself heading south on the A13, chances are you are either lost or on your way to Tilbury in Essex. It is very much a town at the end of the line, as the Worlds End pub down by the docks testifies, and definitely not the sort of place you want to end up on your ownsome come nightfall.
Published in Video of the Week
Documentary style sitcoms or ‘mockumentaries’ have proven to be quite popular during the early noughties up until now.
Published in Film
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:57

Charlie Drake Remembered


Charles Edward Springall was born in 1925 in the Elephant and Castle, Southwark, South London.
Published in Film
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 17:25

Private Walker of Dad’s Army Changed My Life

Like many of my generation, the BBC situation comedy Dad’s Army was prime time viewing during the mid-seventies.
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Fifty years ago, Ken Loach’s TV drama Cathy Come Home was broadcast on the BBC. Horrified and shocked viewers watched one family’s downward spiral into the cruel,
Published in Culture
Thursday, 31 March 2016 17:25

Ronnie Corbett - The Parrot Joke


In Tribute of Ronnie…. You Made Us Laugh !!!!
Published in Video of the Week
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 17:50

BBC Documentary - This is SKA (live 1964)


Early BBC documentary on SKA, worthy viewing
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