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Forum: Broadcasting 08-07-2014, 21:42
Replies: 33
Views: 1,732
Posted By Steve9214
It has happened exactly as OP said.

27th August 1979, Northern Ireland.

Warrenpoint massacre with IRA 2 bombs targeting Army patrols - 18 killed, 6 wounded.

Lord Louis Mountbatten was assassinated by the IRA by a remote controlled...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 20:11
Replies: 647
Views: 62,501
Posted By Steve9214
:D:D:D:D

:D:D:D:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-07-2014, 20:05
Replies: 30
Views: 2,933
Posted By Steve9214
This has already been done. BBC did a docudrama...

This has already been done.
BBC did a docudrama about the cases of GeorgeCarman QC called "Get Carman".
David Suchet played Carman, and Lisa Maxwell played Gillian Taylforth

Cannot see Channel 5...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 15:50
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Steve9214
And a Rabbi and a Jihadist - preferably hosting...

And a Rabbi and a Jihadist - preferably hosting together.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-07-2014, 15:13
Replies: 21
Views: 1,061
Posted By Steve9214
Because (in the UK) newsreaders are NOT allowed...

Because (in the UK) newsreaders are NOT allowed to "give an angle" on the news.
They have to read it out and remain impartial and unbiased at all times.
No matter what the content or subject matter.
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 06-07-2014, 11:13
Replies: 759
Views: 84,687
Posted By Steve9214
Keren Woodward of Bananarama ....seemed to know...

Keren Woodward of Bananarama
....seemed to know her Strictly stuff on Celebrity Pointless - plus her other half is Andrew Ridgeley, ex Wham - although he is pretty much retired from media these days...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 05-07-2014, 10:36
Replies: 759
Views: 84,687
Posted By Steve9214
Anyone thinking Anne Robinson might be drafted in...

Anyone thinking Anne Robinson might be drafted in ?
She is only doing Watchdog at the moment, and did do Strictly Weakest Link when it was on.
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 05-07-2014, 10:06
Replies: 57
Views: 9,950
Posted By Steve9214
Apart from Strictly Tours - have they ever toured...

Apart from Strictly Tours - have they ever toured in someone else's show?

I recall Michael Caine and George Clooney both saying they do the same thing.
Turn up on time, stand where you are told to,...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 03-07-2014, 18:27
Replies: 29
Views: 1,016
Posted By Steve9214
There is an old saying that only 5% of...

There is an old saying that only 5% of advertising works - but no-one knows which 5%
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-07-2014, 22:39
Replies: 196
Views: 12,750
Posted By Steve9214
Before the Savile stuff came out there were...

Before the Savile stuff came out there were threads on DS linking Savile to the Jersey Childrens homes, and alleging he helped cover up for several "prominent" individuals.

Lest we forget that...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-07-2014, 21:29
Replies: 196
Views: 12,750
Posted By Steve9214
What has Leon Britton got to do with anything...

What has Leon Britton got to do with anything ??
He is not a suspect and never has been, he has stated he was given a dossier by a fellow MP, which he passed to the Home Office and the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-07-2014, 21:21
Replies: 196
Views: 12,750
Posted By Steve9214
IMHO a simple caption at the start and end of...

IMHO a simple caption at the start and end of programmes featuring these convicted offenders would be sufficient.

As others have said - programmes will make no sense of they are cut to pieces.

I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-06-2014, 22:52
Replies: 61
Views: 3,408
Posted By Steve9214
Interestingly Officer Crabtree's accent was based...

Interestingly Officer Crabtree's accent was based on Edward Heath speaking French.

BUT the original French version of the Magic Roundabout had "Pollux" (Dougal) speaking French with a bad English...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 30-06-2014, 19:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By Steve9214
Not that they can actually win Miss World. The...

Not that they can actually win Miss World.
The winner usually comes from a country where the TV rights are sold for a high price.

UK broadcasters do not show the contest, so do not bid for rights.
Forum: Broadcasting 27-06-2014, 18:55
Replies: 72
Views: 5,741
Posted By Steve9214
They seem to have stopped showing the US...

They seem to have stopped showing the US Apprentice with Donald Trump.
Each week a "sponsor" company set a "task" to blatantly promote their products.

The whole screen would have to be pixelated for...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-06-2014, 20:36
Replies: 83
Views: 8,522
Posted By Steve9214
I complained about Million Pound Drop, where a...

I complained about Million Pound Drop, where a couple was eliminated on a Dr Who question which was "who was the longest serving Doctor" and of the options they chose Sylvester McCoy - which was...
Forum: Broadcasting 24-06-2014, 21:48
Replies: 55
Views: 4,114
Posted By Steve9214
Slightly O/T but relevant. German chemicals...

Slightly O/T but relevant.
German chemicals company called Degussa - had a "chequered history" from 1933 -45, and was (in a joint venture) the producers of the Zyklon B gas pellets used at...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-06-2014, 21:16
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Steve9214
Yes Minister -Party Games - where Hacker becomes...

Yes Minister -Party Games - where Hacker becomes PM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Party_Games_(Yes_Minister)
Porridge - No Way out - Xmas Special...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 24-06-2014, 20:34
Replies: 759
Views: 84,687
Posted By Steve9214
I have a feeling Luis Suarez might be at a loose...

I have a feeling Luis Suarez might be at a loose end come September :D:D
Forum: Broadcasting 22-06-2014, 22:38
Replies: 62
Views: 2,699
Posted By Steve9214
I recall an article about Lambeth Council in the...

I recall an article about Lambeth Council in the '80's filling vacancies by quota rather than qualifications.

If (for example) there was a vacancy for a lawyer, and the quota said they needed a...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 22-06-2014, 21:59
Replies: 54
Views: 5,905
Posted By Steve9214
I saw a Weakest Link Celebrity special at...

I saw a Weakest Link Celebrity special at Pinewood Studios about 10 years ago.
Just driving onto the lot with the 007 stage at the back was amazing.
There were people in workshops making costumes and...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 22-06-2014, 21:41
Replies: 759
Views: 84,687
Posted By Steve9214
Where is the Ross Kemp rumour coming from - aside...

Where is the Ross Kemp rumour coming from - aside from the article where one person gave their "wish list" ?

As far as I know, he does not give a lot of interviews and is quite a private person.

I...
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 22-06-2014, 19:26
Replies: 759
Views: 84,687
Posted By Steve9214
I cannot stand him either and it will be a waste...

I cannot stand him either and it will be a waste of place in the show.

He is a thick, alpha male, so will be one of those who ignores what their pro says.

Either one of the Eastern Europeans will...
Forum: Broadcasting 18-06-2014, 19:28
Replies: 44
Views: 1,596
Posted By Steve9214
I assumed STV were just showing Italy's goals on...

I assumed STV were just showing Italy's goals on a constant loop - 24 hours a day
Forum: Strictly Come Dancing 18-06-2014, 19:13
Replies: 759
Views: 84,687
Posted By Steve9214
Like go for a bike ride with Boris ???...

Like go for a bike ride with Boris ??? :D

Michael Caine taught a lot of "classical" actors a valuable financial lesson over the years (Olivier followed his advice).
Every now and again, do something...
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