Month: October 2009

Media, Radio

RAJAR Q3 2009

Today sees publication of the latest RAJAR figures and there are a few things that are food for thought. FIrst of all, it wasn’t the...

Media

London Newspapers

Associated Newspapers has just announced that the London Lite will shortly be closing. This has surely been inevitable since the Evening...

Films

The Informant!

The Informant! (I guess the exclamation mark is important) is the latest film from director Stephen Soderburgh, and if I said that it was...

Films

Dear Lemon Lima & Capitalism: A Love Story

Dear Lemon Lima is one of those many films that you have see completely blind at a film festival. According to IMDB it’s only had a...

Radio

Compare My Radio

I was in Sweden recently, presenting at Radio Days 2009, and letting a Swedish audience know what we’d been doing in the last 12...

Radio, Theatre

The Permanent Way

After I recently saw The Power of Yes, it became apparent that this was not the first production that David Hare had produced in this way....

Misc

Steampunk

The Oxford Museum of Science is currently home to a great little exhibition on the subject of Steampunk – seemingly the first...

Films

Fantastic Mr Fox, Topper and Dirigible

The London Film Festival opened on Wednesday, and this week I caught a few films: Fantastic Mr Fox, which was the opening film of the...

TV

The Force

There’s a lot of rubbish on televison. Most of it in fact. But once in a while there’s something good. And even more rarely,...

TV

Is Sky One Becoming the UK’s HBO?

Short answer: No. I alluded a little the other day to this, but I think it’s a discussion worthy of its own topic anyway. Every...