Sadly, the silent 11 second bit is all that exists of the Fab Four miming to “Paperback Writer” in June of 1966. The lost footage was shot by a family in Liverpool filming their TV set with an 8mm camera.
‘Travel Man: 48 Hours In…’ — the popular series that premiered in 2015 and features comedian Richard Ayoade with a celebrity guest, usually from the comedy world, spending 48 hours in a popular city to discover the must-see tourist attractions — will return to the UK’s Channel 4 on Monday, April 15.
Looking for that once-in-a-lifetime gift for the ‘Downton Abbey’ super fan in the family? If so, how about booking a magical summer evening on the stunning grounds of Highclere Castle, listening to beautiful music from the series performed by the Chamber Orchestra of London?
Inspired by a sketch in the 1970s comedy series Monty Python’s Flying Circus, where actor John Cleese played a civil servant walking in unusual ways to the “Ministry of Silly Walks,” Benedek Petrok, a 27-year-old education assistant who organized the march, said the event provided an opportunity for people to forget about their daily problems.
This year’s top April Fool’s effort goes to The Telegraph with their in-depth and very timely report on the UK’s banning of April 1 jokes amid fears of panic buying over Brexit. According to the paper, jokes would be banned this year under an archaic parliamentary order, amid warnings the public can no longer tell the difference between reality and farce.
It has proven to be a very challenging couple of weeks for the Prime Minister in the House of Commons. Merely mentioning the word “Brexit” has generally been enough to send a majority of the British public, both Remain and Leave, into a state of rage. Could the aural phenomenon of ASMR help calm everyone down?
Following in the footsteps of the brilliant Blue Planet and Planet Earth, the BBC Natural History Unit in partnership with PBS is hoping to make stars of the Earth’s plant kingdom with the forthcoming series, Green Planet. Deadline reports that the series will tell the story of “Planet Earth from the perspective of plants”. The new five-part series aims to […]
Downton Abbey excluded, the most popular UK telly import these days may very well be The Great British Baking Show. As the LA Times once wrote: “Contestants never say things like ‘I didn’t come here to make friends.’ There are no irritating product placements and – perhaps most incomprehensibly to American audiences – no material riches to […]