Month: March 2010

Radio, TV

What I’ve Been Listening To (And Watching)

There’s only one episode of Party to go, but listen in to part three before Wednesday. I’ll always listen or watch any...

Misc

Discarded Toys and Books

Yesterday I was out in a local country park, and came across this sorry sight. Aside from wondering why someone felt the need to dump all...

Internet, Media, Radio, TV

BBC Mobile Apps On Hold

Today comes news that the BBC has had to delay its mobile phone applications until the BBC Trust has taken a close look at what it’s...

Media

Paywalls Come Tumbling Up

I know – that’s awful. Sorry. What to make of The Times’ much vaunted and soon to be realised paywall? At the moment, not...

Literature, TV

Advertising The Book Show on Sky Arts

Sky Arts has recently been running a pretty large-scale advertising campaign for The Book Show presented by – as all literary shows...

Misc

Moviedrome

We really are lacking in decent regular TV programmes about cinema. I noticed that Film 2010 has just ended its latest run, and I’m...

Media, Sport

Should The Ashes Be Listed?

On Friday, a Department of Culture, Media & Sport consultation based around their Review of Listed Events closed. This consultation...

TV

HBO – The Comeback

In some ways, HBO has never been away, but I think it’s fair to say that it’s on a bit of a roll at the moment. At the weekend,...

Radio

Party & Geoengineering

A couple of quick recommendations. You’ve only got a day left to listen to part 1 of Party, adapted by Tom Basden from his own play...

Films

Green Zone

Green Zone is the latest film from Paul Greengrass and his team. And by team, I don’t just mean Matt Damon. He’s clearly...