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Is this the most intense man in the UK?

November 29, 2010


Watching TV can be hazardous for your health. Viewing commercial channels can result in broken bones, grazes, fights and in some rare cases death caused by ill-fortunate leaps for the remote when in an advert you hear “Go Com…” Similarly I have noticed a new and altogether more sneaky parallel on the BBC who obviously have […]

Tim Minchin!

October 25, 2010


Now, I am very fussy when handing out compliments to musical comedy acts – I love Flight Of The Conchords, some Bill Bailey and that is about it. Tim Minchin I immediately labelled a one-trick pony on first viewing, but I think I was wrong. Tonight he appeared as a guest on Dave Gorman’s Genius, […]

Could I Just Say?

September 28, 2010


David Mitchell – quite apart from being a brilliant comedy performer in Peep Show and equally entertaining on panel shows – is pioneering the Twitter comedy scene. I joined Twitter recently having avoided the website for a very long time due to my grumpy, old-fashioned outlook on life. Since joining, David Mitchell has had me […]

Monday’s mixed bag of goodies

September 27, 2010


Tonight I managed to catch up with the previews of An Idiot Abroad (not having Sky and all) which I thoroughly recommend – especially for those who have followed the Gervais/Merchant/Pilkington podcasts and radio shows. It is just wonderful! Lulled into a pleasant mood by Karl’s surreal observations and Ricky’s evil old witch cackle, two […]

Jonathan Ross Must Be Laughing

September 26, 2010


Two days ago I confidently announced to my parents that Rob Brydan is fast becoming one of my all time favourite TV entertainment personalities. He completely transformed Would I Lie To You? (BBC 1) From average to excellent with his charming sense of self deprecation. It was with shock then that on Saturday night, full […]