• Young girl offers services to provide temporary new bong for Big Ben

    Young girl offers services to provide temporary new bong for Big Ben

    As we reported recently, Big Ben, the iconic London landmark, will fall silent after it closes its doors to visitors for a major three-year £29 million refurbishment project. Housed in what was originally known as the “Clock Tower” and now officially known as Elizabeth Tower (it was renamed to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Elizabeth II in […]

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  • IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade heads to ‘The Crystal Maze’

    IT Crowd’s Richard Ayoade heads to ‘The Crystal Maze’

    There is now joy in Mudville today and, yes, Virginia there is a Santa Clause as Channel 4 has finally confirmed that the brilliant 90s classic, The Crystal Maze, will return for a 20-part series beginning in 2017. Originally hosted by the greatness of Richard O’Brien (Rocky Horror Picture Show), the newest incarnation will see former IT Crowd star […]

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  • BBC bids a Boxing Day farewell to ‘Great British Bake-Off’

    BBC bids a Boxing Day farewell to ‘Great British Bake-Off’

    The BBC ‘officially’ bid farewell to the Great British Bake-Off with a Boxing Day broadcast filled with their best contestants, heartwarming moments and a video tribute that capsulized the past six series into perfection and worthy of at least a few boxes of tissues. For the one person that may have missed the GBBO melodrama […]

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  • Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message – 2016

    Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message – 2016

    Following the tradition that was started in 1932 by her father, King George V, Her Majesty The Queen broadcast her inaugural Christmas Message live on the radio from her study at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1952. The Queen began: “Each Christmas, at this time, my beloved father broadcast a message to his people in all parts […]

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  • A bit of history behind Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message.

    A bit of history behind Her Majesty The Queen’s Christmas Message.

    Following the tradition that was started in 1932 by her father, King George V, Her Majesty The Queen broadcast her inaugural Christmas Message live on the radio from her study at Sandringham, Norfolk in 1952. The Queen began: “Each Christmas, at this time, my beloved father broadcast a message to his people in all parts of the world. Today […]

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  • It’s almost Thanksgiving so it must be time to talk Christmas telly

    It’s almost Thanksgiving so it must be time to talk Christmas telly

    Judging by the excessive number of emails I’m getting from the overly greedy retailers letting me know that, supposedly, ‘Black Friday’ has already begun even though it was only Monday, it’s never to early to think about Christmas…for the right reasons. This rings true, especially for the true believers (you know who you are) who […]

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