Month: March 2009

TV

The Prisoner – Coming Not So Soon?

Broadcast Magazine has a new picture of Sir Ian as Number 2 in the ITV/AMC remake of The Prisoner. Slightly worryingly, the piece says that...

Radio

Radio Radio

A couple of worthwhile pieces in today’s Media Guardian for those interested in the radio industry. Global’s Stephen Miron...

Films

Knowing

This is a film I went into completely blind. I knew it couldn’t have had the best reviews of the week, but I hadn’t seen a...

Radio

A One-stop Audio Shop – Cons (and Pros)

In this week’s Broadcast magazine, Emily Bell suggests that it’d be a good idea for there to be a one-stop shop for audio....

Radio

What I’ve Been Listening To This Week

Third Reich & Roll is a cracking three part documentary from Radio 2. Stephen Fry narrates this story about how Nazi technology helped...

Misc, Politics

Keep Calm

Inspired by the ridiculously popular WWII poster, and The IT Crowd. Personally I think another poster in the series – Freedom Is In...

Films

The Boat That Rocked

Obviously, any film that was going to set itself on a pirate radio station in the swinging sixties was going to pique my interest. And so...

Media, TV

Ignorant Reviewer

Friday night saw the first in a new series of Genius on BBC2. It’s a TV transition of the popular Radio 4 comedy presented by Dave...

Internet

Streetmaps in London

Google Streetmaps has launched in London, and I was keen to see if I featured. A few months ago I saw the Google car taking photos: But...

Radio

A Celebration of Radio Comedy

Earlier this evening, the Radio Academy had one of its regular events – this one was a celebration of radio comedy. Jon Holmes hosted...