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Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-11-2014, 11:46
Replies: 165
Views: 15,280
Posted By NickLangley
Well let's put it like this. If Jenny_Sawyer...

Well let's put it like this. If Jenny_Sawyer decided to move to India she would be immediately recognizable as a non-native.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-11-2014, 10:11
Replies: 165
Views: 15,280
Posted By NickLangley
We've had Bradford and now Leicester. The...

We've had Bradford and now Leicester. The producers have plenty more towns and cities where the demographic trend is strongly minority-majority so this franchise could run and run.

Let's segue...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-10-2014, 17:16
Replies: 144
Views: 15,166
Posted By NickLangley
The UCI (the body which governs world cycling)...

The UCI (the body which governs world cycling) banned recumbents in the 1930s. So all records for machines like Guy's are ratified by the Human Powered Vehicle Association.

The programme was pretty...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-10-2014, 15:12
Replies: 144
Views: 15,166
Posted By NickLangley
It's rather appropriate for a programme involving...

It's rather appropriate for a programme involving speed that they played slightly fast and loose with the facts.

Apparently the machine isn't classed as a tandem bicycle but as a Human Powered...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-10-2014, 11:14
Replies: 144
Views: 15,166
Posted By NickLangley
So, using the same machine, what kind of...

So, using the same machine, what kind of distance would two "Grand Tour" cyclists cover in 24 hours?
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-10-2014, 13:01
Replies: 177
Views: 9,742
Posted By NickLangley
The odds of intelligent life developing an...

The odds of intelligent life developing an inter-stellar communications technology (radio) are even longer than Brian Cox allowed for.

On earth, only one civilisation - Western Europe - has made...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-10-2014, 22:07
Replies: 685
Views: 42,189
Posted By NickLangley
Her friendly interjections give the show some...

Her friendly interjections give the show some warmth that was lacking in the William G. Stewart days. [

It was WG's slight air of menace that was the show's secret, that and twenty five minutes of...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-10-2014, 09:22
Replies: 168
Views: 18,505
Posted By NickLangley
Was Carol Vorderman worth her appearance...

Was Carol Vorderman worth her appearance fee???

Based on that non-performance I wouldn't book her for a show that involves anything more than mental arithmetic.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-10-2014, 11:40
Replies: 105
Views: 5,861
Posted By NickLangley
If you are going to revive Dad's Army why not...

If you are going to revive Dad's Army why not feature the Eastgate Platoon instead? That way you avoid the problem of recreating the original roles but they can be referenced in the plots and maybe...
Forum: Chatter 12-09-2014, 18:54
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By NickLangley
What is so dangerous about .... ?

... counting postal votes in the Scottish independence poll? There they were: a room full of tellers all wearing high visibility jackets.

Is there another country in the world so obsessed with...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 12-09-2014, 11:42
Replies: 51
Views: 3,206
Posted By NickLangley
If there is one B&W show that should be back on...

If there is one B&W show that should be back on TV it has to be Bilko.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-08-2014, 21:14
Replies: 313
Views: 24,914
Posted By NickLangley
I think she could do really well over The Pond....

I think she could do really well over The Pond. She can play judges, the maverick cop's boss, Mr President's scientific adviser ... you know the kind of roles :D
Forum: Showbiz 25-08-2014, 12:27
Replies: 59
Views: 4,201
Posted By NickLangley
A solid character actor and never a major star....

A solid character actor and never a major star.

As for his directorial career: Ghandi was one of those lavish blockbusters whose subject matter virtually "guaranteed" Oscar success.

He had a good...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-08-2014, 23:29
Replies: 27
Views: 1,423
Posted By NickLangley
The woman who owned the King Charles spaniel was...

The woman who owned the King Charles spaniel was one of the dopiest looking individuals it has ever been my misfortune to see on the telly. Grinning at her pet's miserable situation>:(
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-08-2014, 15:25
Replies: 9,938
Views: 280,243
Posted By NickLangley
I could not disagree more. I thought she and her...

I could not disagree more. I thought she and her partner were intelligent and engaged with Alexander and Richard. Ideal quiz show conestants, but she does need to lay off the pies;-)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-08-2014, 12:02
Replies: 59
Views: 3,568
Posted By NickLangley
The makers of this programme used every...

The makers of this programme used every production trick in the book: guilty building shots, ominous minor sixth chords, slow panning shots, big close-ups of interviewees.

Do you think they also...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 05-08-2014, 08:58
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By NickLangley
Do the contestants get to auction their meals at...

Do the contestants get to auction their meals at the end? :D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-08-2014, 11:21
Replies: 83
Views: 13,684
Posted By NickLangley
Ron Pickering was the sans pareil of the...

Ron Pickering was the sans pareil of the athletics commentary booth.

I remember him covering a UK cross country championship (several dozen blokes running circuits of a rain-swept country park) and...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-07-2014, 19:02
Replies: 9,938
Views: 280,243
Posted By NickLangley
Bona pair of lallies!:D

Bona pair of lallies!:D
Forum: Broadcasting 16-06-2014, 16:18
Replies: 145
Views: 7,102
Posted By NickLangley
I'm not convinced that US-style city-based tv...

I'm not convinced that US-style city-based tv news has a future in England. An American city has infinitely more independence in terms of governance and policy setting (and therefore news agenda)...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-06-2014, 17:44
Replies: 9,673
Views: 898,625
Posted By NickLangley
The pundits are still not a patch on ITV's class...

The pundits are still not a patch on ITV's class of 1970: Malcolm Allison, Derek Dougan, Paddy Crerand and Bob Mcnab. Now they were entertaining:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-06-2014, 19:43
Replies: 9,938
Views: 280,243
Posted By NickLangley
They didn't have the intelligence to rationalize...

They didn't have the intelligence to rationalize that England was a ridiculous answer. They are morons.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-06-2014, 17:51
Replies: 9,938
Views: 280,243
Posted By NickLangley
"England" Without doubt the most moronic answer...

"England"

Without doubt the most moronic answer I have ever heard on a TV quiz show.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-05-2014, 12:27
Replies: 383
Views: 27,216
Posted By NickLangley
That's nothing. A certain company used to...

That's nothing.

A certain company used to provide all my broadband and phone services. When I switched to a new provider they forgot to switch off my broadband. I have been enjoying free broadband...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-05-2014, 17:56
Replies: 26
Views: 2,296
Posted By NickLangley
Has Mel Gidroyc (sp?) signed-up with Sarah...

Has Mel Gidroyc (sp?) signed-up with Sarah Millican's agent? She's hardly ever off the telly at the moment.:D
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