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Forum: TV Shows: UK 13-04-2015, 12:42
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Views: 727,998
Posted By NickLangley
Clarkson and the rest of the team must know that...

Clarkson and the rest of the team must know that Top Gear has been running on fumes for quite a while and that what was once novel and energetic has become tired and predictable.

The question is,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 11-03-2015, 14:27
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Views: 727,998
Posted By NickLangley
If the BBC do fire Clarkson and his gang what...

If the BBC do fire Clarkson and his gang what advice do you think Adrian Chiles (amongst others) might have for them about a move to ITV? ;-)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 23-02-2015, 09:35
Replies: 7,642
Views: 727,998
Posted By NickLangley
No doubt the producers have taken the very best...

No doubt the producers have taken the very best advice but you can't help wonder about the legality of some of their antics (on the public highway) during the Peugeot package.

Besides that a truly...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-02-2015, 16:10
Replies: 7,642
Views: 727,998
Posted By NickLangley
F1 drivers are not always the absolutely best...

F1 drivers are not always the absolutely best available. To get a spot in the smaller teams you need to bring your own sponsorship deals to the party.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-12-2014, 10:34
Replies: 7,642
Views: 727,998
Posted By NickLangley
I've heard that, following on from the 2012, 2013...

I've heard that, following on from the 2012, 2013 and 2014 TG Christmas Specials, the producers have decided to film the 2015 one in Punxsutawney Pa.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-02-2014, 16:21
Replies: 7,642
Views: 727,998
Posted By NickLangley
The show was like the tyres on the 80s...

The show was like the tyres on the 80s hot-hatches: a retread.

I'm not blaming the production team. Sometimes you have to admit that the genuinely new ideas are just not there anymore and it's time...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-12-2010, 10:52
Replies: 31
Views: 2,717
Posted By NickLangley
Shot on 16mm rather than full blown 35mm and it...

Shot on 16mm rather than full blown 35mm and it has to be said that the set lighting and dressing was sub-standard even for the time.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-12-2010, 17:41
Replies: 52
Views: 7,561
Posted By NickLangley
Dont forget the summer holiday adverts. Who used...

Dont forget the summer holiday adverts. Who used to exhort us to "book early" ?
Forum: Broadcasting 20-12-2010, 12:25
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By NickLangley
Teletext/digital teletext

The authorities have really missed a trick in the current travel chaos by not using teletext and digital teletext to provide the kind of basic information that a broadcast service is ideally suited...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-12-2010, 18:39
Replies: 70
Views: 14,801
Posted By NickLangley
This is the Daddy of them all when it comes to...

This is the Daddy of them all when it comes to sports theme tunes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv_idtcK1-E
Forum: Showbiz 13-12-2010, 13:07
Replies: 156
Views: 46,341
Posted By NickLangley
Does she still dress like a teenage tart?:D

Does she still dress like a teenage tart?:D
Forum: TV Shows: US 03-12-2010, 07:46
Replies: 2,553
Views: 294,187
Posted By NickLangley
My heart broke for Peggy and I had tears in my...

My heart broke for Peggy and I had tears in my eyes looking at her face. Elisabeth Moss is just superb, says so much by doing so little.

I have to agree. Elisabeth Moss flicked the "mousey" switch...
Forum: TV Shows: US 02-12-2010, 11:30
Replies: 2,553
Views: 294,187
Posted By NickLangley
Which brings us to Harry last night! What a...

Which brings us to Harry last night! What a sleaze!

It's those minor bits of "business" that make MM such a pleasure to watch.
Forum: TV Shows: US 02-12-2010, 09:57
Replies: 2,553
Views: 294,187
Posted By NickLangley
A tad disappointing end to season 4. I didn't...

A tad disappointing end to season 4.

I didn't believe the way Dan got engaged. The whole proposal seemed just too contrived with the dismissal of the nanny and the real Dan Draper's engagement ring...
Forum: Showbiz 26-11-2010, 10:18
Replies: 64
Views: 7,304
Posted By NickLangley
Well "The Times" has been giving the Middleton...

Well "The Times" has been giving the Middleton millions the once over and has come up with money from the sale of their company's mailing list as one (to me) less than convincing explanation.
Forum: TV Shows: US 25-11-2010, 11:07
Replies: 2,553
Views: 294,187
Posted By NickLangley
Apropos Dons open letter in the NYT, I can't...

Apropos Dons open letter in the NYT, I can't decide whether his observations about the tobacco industry were vindictive or insightful - maybe both.

Remember Don stated that tobacco sold itself...
Forum: TV Shows: US 25-11-2010, 08:41
Replies: 2,553
Views: 294,187
Posted By NickLangley
Betty is still basically a child herself. Hence...

Betty is still basically a child herself.

Hence the scene with Sally's psychologist and the offer to refer Betty to Dr Shapiro.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-11-2010, 11:54
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By NickLangley
Wendy Craig got her career breakthrough playing...

Wendy Craig got her career breakthrough playing scatty, middleclass wifes in the late 60s BBC sit-com "Not in Front of the Children".
Forum: Showbiz 21-11-2010, 10:18
Replies: 64
Views: 7,304
Posted By NickLangley
According to the DT the Middletons bought the...

According to the DT the Middletons bought the flat for 780,000 cash in 2002. It is now valued at 1.2 million.

If you have 780k in cash you're definitely in the higher rate income tax bracket and...
Forum: Showbiz 20-11-2010, 12:05
Replies: 64
Views: 7,304
Posted By NickLangley
If the sources are straightforward then finding...

If the sources are straightforward then finding them should be too.:D
Forum: Showbiz 20-11-2010, 11:56
Replies: 64
Views: 7,304
Posted By NickLangley
Middleton's family finances under scrutiny

Today's Daily Telegraph carries a piece which asks some pertinent questions about the source of the Middleton family's wealth.

Their online party supplies business has been trading since 1987...
Forum: Showbiz 18-11-2010, 13:31
Replies: 3,057
Views: 1,082,541
Posted By NickLangley
Well I didn't believe it at first but apparently...

Well I didn't believe it at first but apparently it came about because of a personalized numberplate that our star in question wanted but was owned by a "confirmed" batchelor.

If you look at his...
Forum: Showbiz 17-11-2010, 14:40
Replies: 3,057
Views: 1,082,541
Posted By NickLangley
I would scotch those rumours and look for someone...

I would scotch those rumours and look for someone whose reputation is quite untouchable. I hope these clues are not too taxing.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-11-2010, 08:26
Replies: 479
Views: 56,382
Posted By NickLangley
What can be done with modern domestic equipment...

What can be done with modern domestic equipment still strikes me as miraculous.

A video editing editing package for 50! Thirty years ago the most basic, two machine, low band U-matic edit suite,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-11-2010, 09:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,541
Posted By NickLangley
That's his "brand". What really irritated me...

That's his "brand".

What really irritated me about the programme was the celebs, who are not old enough to remember The Goodies first time around, waxing lyrical - as if they'd been watching from...
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