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Jeff Lynne on BBC Radio 2 this Thursday 12th November plus gig!

On Thursday 12 November, Radio 2 welcomes Jeff Lynne’s ELO to the
BBC, and you could be there!

Ticket registration opens on the Monday 2nd November at 8:30am until… 169 more words

Classic Rock

Ramblings: The Movies of Matthew Vaughn

So in keeping with this, the subject of this week’s blog post is the movies of Matthew Vaughn. Now, most people are likely not familiar with this particular director and producer for I do not think he is a household name. 878 more words


Folky showstopper

This closed a Simon Mayo show a few Wednesdays back



Wow. I got an e-mail I sent in, read out on Radio 5 Live on the Kermode and Mayo film show. I must be a properly inducted member of the church of Wittertainment now. 26 more words


We Cordially Invite You To Join The Church of Wittertainment!

Right, we can’t believe we’ve not mentioned we’re members of the Church of Wittertainment yet! This is the outright berserk cult formulated by the BBC’s highly acclaimed Radio 5 Live film review show, headed by Mark Kermode and Simon Mayo. 337 more words


Summer Reading Challenging, ImagiNation, and some Friday Reads!

The first week of summer holidays is over and we’re still preoccupied with projects-¬†at least it’s keeping us from dwelling upon this sudden run of bad weather…! 498 more words

Friday Reads

Annoying cinema idiots: I blame the parents. And the kids.

Today MWG and I went to see Jurassic World (review to follow), and while the new Premiere cinema is quite nice (reclining seats!) and the movie ticked a lot of boxes the whole experience was slightly ruined by other members of the audience. 720 more words