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TALKING HEADS vs TELEVISION - Once In A Lifetime BBC4 Documentary 1984

In 1984, Talking Heads performed live at London’s Wembley Arena for a BBC Channel 4 special officially titled “Once In A Lifetime” but more familiarly known as… 76 more words


Saturday SkandiKrime: Follow the Money II - Parts 1 & 2

Honestly, we’ve had to wait two months for another Saturday night SkandiKrime series on BBC4, and when we get one, it’s this piece of half-assed tripe, starring Maverick Mess, Alf the Inscrutable and Claudia the high-flyer, who dabbled in high-finance fraud, got busted and is now having to make ends meet making coffee because no-one will give her a responsible job, can’t think why. 1,307 more words

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'The secret science of pop'- hit or miss?

The secret science of pop, presented by Professor Armand Leroi, was broadcast by BBC4 on Tuesday February 28th 2017.  In the programme the evolutionary biologist tried to statistically and digitally analyse the last fifty years of pop music so as to see what common elements characterise a hit song.   371 more words

A Bestie Came to Town

Please excuse the quality of the photo. It was taken at night, in the garage (after a glass, or 3 ,of wine), as we listened to The Boss on E Street radio on XM Sirius radio sing “Glory Days.” It takes us back. 347 more words

Life After Divorce

Time among the bargees

On my latest blog for the Canal & River Trust, I wrestled with the contradiction of time when living aboard a vessel geared towards slowness but where there is always something to do. 787 more words


Life of a Mountain: Blencathra - TV debut Tuesday

A heads up for those of you interested in the Lake District: BBC4 will be showing Terry Abrahams’ Life of a Mountain: Blencathra on Tuesday evening, 14 February, from 9.00 – 10.00pm. 99 more words

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Roots- BBC4 (2017)- A What I've Been Watching Review

In the 1970’s and 1980’s a British television staple was the American Mini-Series.  Over three or four nights we were entranced by much higher budget productions than we were used to seeing over here of works by the likes of Irwin Shaw, Colleen McCullogh, Barbara Taylor Bradford and (yes, unfortunately) Jeffery Archer. 932 more words