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Forum: Politics Yesterday, 10:52
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Posted By epm-84
The Conservatives lost Esther McVey a minister in...

The Conservatives lost Esther McVey a minister in the Coalition - not their worst MP but as she represented a Merseyside seat where the Conservatives had lost the most support.

Likewise the Lib Dems...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 19:31
Replies: 47
Views: 1,054
Posted By epm-84
Maybe look at Tatton in 1997. The current...

Maybe look at Tatton in 1997. The current Conservative MP Neil Hamilton wasn't trusted by most people (cash for questions allegations) and got ousted by the one serious contender - Independent...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 17:25
Replies: 47
Views: 1,054
Posted By epm-84
At last election the Conservatives lost 11 seats...

At last election the Conservatives lost 11 seats to other parties, Labour lost 48 seats to other parties, the Lib Dems lost 49 seats to other parties, while the Alliance Party, DUP and Sinn Féin lost...
Forum: Politics 27-08-2015, 16:46
Replies: 47
Views: 1,054
Posted By epm-84
Think Tank: Abolish 'safe seats'

Not what the Tories wanted to hear.



http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/safe-seats-should-be-abolished-to-modernise-19th-century-political-system-says-think-tank-10471615.html
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-08-2015, 10:46
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
It was very warm when I was watching it so I had...

It was very warm when I was watching it so I had the windows open and there was a variable amount of noise coming from outside so I put the subtitles on because I kept missing things. I think the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 24-08-2015, 10:34
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
Cats does Countdown is a joint production between...

Cats does Countdown is a joint production between the company which produces Cats and ITV Studios (who produce Countdown) and is filmed in the same studio as regular Countdown at MediaCity. Maybe...
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2015, 17:02
Replies: 203
Views: 4,628
Posted By epm-84
Booths Supermarkets (an upmarket supermarket who...

Booths Supermarkets (an upmarket supermarket who source most of their food from North West producers) are more popular in the North West than Waitrose, so it seems North West food is good if it's got...
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2015, 16:58
Replies: 203
Views: 4,628
Posted By epm-84
I've heard the BBC use it, to refer to the bit of...

I've heard the BBC use it, to refer to the bit of the East Midlands which is covered by their Look North program instead of East Midlands Today, including places such as Chesterfield.
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2015, 16:56
Replies: 203
Views: 4,628
Posted By epm-84
I don't agree with your definition as the...

I don't agree with your definition as the government drew up official regions and there is not a straight line separating the North from the Midlands: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regions_of_England...
Forum: General Discussion 18-08-2015, 10:32
Replies: 203
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Posted By epm-84
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/dec/02/geo...

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2013/dec/02/george-osborne-ed-balls-constituencies
Forum: General Discussion 18-08-2015, 10:24
Replies: 134
Views: 4,333
Posted By epm-84
He's funny? People have criticised Lenny Henry,...

He's funny? People have criticised Lenny Henry, Stephen K. Amos and Reginald D. Hunter in this thread for basing their entire act on 'being black' and using outdated stereotypes, yet Henning Wehn...
Forum: General Discussion 18-08-2015, 10:18
Replies: 134
Views: 4,333
Posted By epm-84
TV Burp was a flop? Looking at what the viewing...

TV Burp was a flop? Looking at what the viewing figures are they are similar to what a new episode of Celebrity Pointless gets in a similar timed slot (5 to 8 million.) Maybe in your opinion the...
Forum: General Discussion 17-08-2015, 11:59
Replies: 134
Views: 4,333
Posted By epm-84
While there's a number of people who've been...

While there's a number of people who've been named who I wouldn't disagree with having an unfunny tag I have to disagree with Michael McIntyre, John Bishop and Nina Conti.

How has no-one managed to...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 17-08-2015, 11:05
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
Meanwhile on the serious version of Countdown:...

Meanwhile on the serious version of Countdown: https://twitter.com/TheLadBible/status/628201675954757632
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-08-2015, 11:05
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
She made one a few weeks ago but went back and...

She made one a few weeks ago but went back and corrected it.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-08-2015, 11:04
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
I get the impression they've been rotating them...

I get the impression they've been rotating them to avoid having the same people on two weeks in a row, unlike for the previous series where they've showed them in the order of filming.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 14-08-2015, 15:39
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
It's very common practice for comedians to...

It's very common practice for comedians to pretend that someone in the audience did something when they didn't.
Forum: Politics 14-08-2015, 14:49
Replies: 21
Views: 998
Posted By epm-84
David Cameron story - really?

I wonder what he was really doing?

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-33933270
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-08-2015, 11:53
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
It almost seemed like Bill came in with the...

It almost seemed like Bill came in with the intention of doing a Dictionary Corner role but instead was asked to be contestant. And which Rob and Roisin being the two worst people they've had on I...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-07-2015, 15:36
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
Usually you need Grade C in English and Maths at...

Usually you need Grade C in English and Maths at GCSE level to be able to do any university course.

When I was at university and occasionally saw Countdown I sometimes got the numbers game when...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 27-07-2015, 15:25
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
Question is does Buxton modify any of the...

Question is does Buxton modify any of the comments or does he deliver them as they are? A lot of comedians base stories around events that happen but modify them to make them funnier.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 20-07-2015, 09:46
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
Most of the episodes were filmed in April/May. ...

Most of the episodes were filmed in April/May. However, they tagged on 2 days of filming (4 episodes) at a later date which it appears Jon was also absent for. One episode with Sarah Millican as...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-07-2015, 10:34
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
The acts are only during letters games, he never...

The acts are only during letters games, he never does them during numbers games. Rachel won't allow it and if Rachel tells Jimmy to not do something, he won't do it. ;-)
Forum: TV Shows: UK 19-07-2015, 10:29
Replies: 1,183
Views: 165,002
Posted By epm-84
Try reading earlier posts. He got married...

Try reading earlier posts.

He got married recently so probably missed 3 weeks of filming (6 episodes) due to his wedding and honeymoon.
Forum: Broadcasting 11-07-2015, 14:28
Replies: 28
Views: 1,526
Posted By epm-84
Simply because the person who set up a television...

Simply because the person who set up a television company in Manchester had to think of a name for it and he liked going on holiday in the Granada region of Spain.

The Granada name almost went in...
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