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Walky Talky

One of the regular indignities we university teachers have to face is the “Peer Review of Lectures”, during which another member of teaching staff sits in on a lecture in order to give, hopefully constructive, criticism. 180 more words


BENNY HILL - 'A cherub sent by the Devil'. Michael Caine

What happened to Benny Hill wasn’t funny. His life ended like many of his sketches, in tragedy. In 1990 his show was being shown in 97 countries, although no longer in the UK. 1,433 more words

Appeal after Teddington Studios blue plaques stolen

During the initial demolition work at Teddington Studios, four Heritage Foundation blue plaques have disappeared, believed to have been stolen prior to the site being securely sealed off. 150 more words


Oh, England. You're No Fun Anymore!

If you are a heterosexual guy and you reached puberty when I did, in the 1970s, and you were lucky enough, as I was, to have a public television station that, late at night, would play reruns of… 258 more words

Fish & Bicycles

From sexual dalliance to the dissolution of the monasteries: Wednesday Word Tangle

Ever been naughty?

It’s a funny word, often used to describe childish misbehaviour. It’s a light, bouncy word, downplaying the severity of waywardness, presumably because they’re kids and aren’t held responsible for their actions. 718 more words


The Italian Job (1969)

Director – Peter Collinson

Starring – Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, John Le Mesurier, Robert Powell


Watching this again for the first time in a while and I cant get Eddie Izzard doing this in French, out of my head! 41 more words

Film Reviews

Moving On - Making Change(s)

The budget passed, and the BOF’s mediocrity has prevailed.  When people don’t vote, it only indicates that people didn’t vote.  Whatever reason you want to assign to it is unproven crap. 296 more words