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Question Time

There is no question that the big media story of the past week has been the announcement that David Dimbleby is retiring as host of… 426 more words

Catching Up

It’s that time of year – the grass is growing at a rate of knots, the weeds are shooting up all over the place, the garden is crying out for attention and my time for writing is disappearing. 606 more words


May 11 in history

330 Byzantium was renamed Nova Roma during a dedication ceremony, but was more popularly referred to as Constantinople.

1310 In France, fifty-four members of the  770 more words


Here's your starter for £500

In a controversial move the BBC has signalled the introduction of participation fees for future panelists wishing to represent their colleges on University Challenge. It’s understood that the change will be staring with the 2018/19 season later this year. 279 more words

UK News

HIGNFY: Corbyn anti-semitism?

last monday evening (9th april), 10.53-10.56pm, on bbc 1
have i got a bit more news for you (panel game, chaired by jeremy paxman, with ian hislop and paul merton) includes … 32 more words

Matthew eats... Only Connect and University Challenge

There are always accusations that TV is dumbing down. In fact, even the concept of TV itself was seen as such. When you consider the amount of reality and constructed reality TV shows out there, it is hard to deny yourself from agreeing with the charges being laid down. 502 more words