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Forum: TV Shows: UK 25-07-2015, 21:45
Replies: 2,409
Views: 208,224
Posted By Brian Reynolds
The Bill on Drama rarely starts at the scheduled...

The Bill on Drama rarely starts at the scheduled time. The 12.00 noon showing usually starts at 12.02.pm.

Perhaps the worst example of editing was when they cut the scene in which Des threw the...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-07-2015, 00:05
Replies: 53
Views: 4,770
Posted By Brian Reynolds
I think Mark Williams makes a good host - and...

I think Mark Williams makes a good host - and very personable.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 10-07-2015, 12:14
Replies: 2,409
Views: 208,224
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Thanks - that clarifies things. Must remember to...

Thanks - that clarifies things. Must remember to check the listings in future, in case that happens again !
Forum: TV Shows: UK 09-07-2015, 22:31
Replies: 2,409
Views: 208,224
Posted By Brian Reynolds
I always record the 12.00 noon showing of The...

I always record the 12.00 noon showing of The Bill, to watch in the evening, but today I lost the beginning and the end, and they showed the closing credits half way through !
What on earth are they...
Forum: Radio 09-07-2015, 13:20
Replies: 112
Views: 18,418
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Newly added to my site...

Newly added to my site http://www.mastersofmelody.co.uk/ are two broadcasts from the early sixties. First the very polished sound of Louis Voss and his Kursaal Orchestra and then (on the MWYW page)...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 08-07-2015, 22:13
Replies: 892
Views: 94,749
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Surprised that they would even broadcast one of...

Surprised that they would even broadcast one of their failures - let alone make it the grand finale of the series. We know they have failures, but if they could not manage one more success, they...
Forum: Chatter 16-06-2015, 15:21
Replies: 172
Views: 11,615
Posted By Brian Reynolds
I don't think I'm misunderstanding the thread...

I don't think I'm misunderstanding the thread title. I shouldn't fancy her because (a) she's spoken for and (b) I'm of an age that shouldn't be fancying 29 year-olds!

But I don't care - just...
Forum: Chatter 16-06-2015, 13:21
Replies: 172
Views: 11,615
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Surprised that nobody has mentioned Rachel Riley...

Surprised that nobody has mentioned Rachel Riley ! Beautiful skin and a lovely personality to match.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 16-06-2015, 01:17
Replies: 27
Views: 1,595
Posted By Brian Reynolds
When 'Points of View' first started in 1964 it...

When 'Points of View' first started in 1964 it was broadcast in the evening, usually twice a week, throughout the year. The first presenter was Robert Robinson.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-06-2015, 03:19
Replies: 27
Views: 1,595
Posted By Brian Reynolds
It's pointless having channel chiefs on to answer...

It's pointless having channel chiefs on to answer viewers' complaints as they are ALWAYS right and the viewer is ALWAYS wrong. About time they realised that it is they who are answerable to the...
Forum: Radio 11-06-2015, 13:56
Replies: 112
Views: 18,418
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Although over two hundred people have looked at...

Although over two hundred people have looked at my last post, hardly anybody has gone into my site to listen to the programmes - which is, after all, my reason for posting!

Just because something...
Forum: Radio 06-06-2015, 14:59
Replies: 112
Views: 18,418
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Newly added to my website...

Newly added to my website http://www.mastersofmelody.co.uk/ is a 1965 broadcast by Harry Leader and his band, who were formed in 1934 and made their final broadcast (which I attended) in 1983. Also...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-04-2015, 13:11
Replies: 2,409
Views: 208,224
Posted By Brian Reynolds
The actress playing Becker left because the...

The actress playing Becker left because the writers appeared to be obsessed with the idea of her character kissing other women.

I agree that it was a shame to trash Polly's character, but am even...
Forum: Politics 23-04-2015, 00:44
Replies: 134
Views: 7,101
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Although I'm not voting UKIP, I wanted to hear...

Although I'm not voting UKIP, I wanted to hear what Farage had to say, but this was almost impossible to due to Davis continually talking over him. What a useless interviewer!
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-04-2015, 00:49
Replies: 309
Views: 39,299
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Another badly lit production ! I suppose that...

Another badly lit production ! I suppose that they think it gives it atmosphere; personally I find it very offputting.
Forum: Radio 12-04-2015, 22:47
Replies: 112
Views: 18,418
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Logjam - I think that 15th December 1942 is...

Logjam - I think that 15th December 1942 is probably right as 'White Christmas' was not only topical but was also a hit at the time. I think I'm right in saying that it became a hit for Bing Crosby...
Forum: Radio 10-04-2015, 14:02
Replies: 112
Views: 18,418
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Newly added to my website...

Newly added to my website http://www.mastersofmelody.co.uk/ is a programme by Billy Mayerl and his band from 1942 ! Not quite complete, I'm afraid but extremely rare. It can be found on the MWYW...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-04-2015, 12:54
Replies: 588
Views: 45,024
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Having enjoyed the original series (despite the...

Having enjoyed the original series (despite the wobbly puppetry) I approached this with an open mind, but I was disappointed. Although the CGI was good, little else was,
How could they possibly...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-04-2015, 12:08
Replies: 252
Views: 14,483
Posted By Brian Reynolds
The TV critic in my newspaper thought it...

The TV critic in my newspaper thought it excellent and gave it five stars !!
Actually I quite liked it, but agree with most of the criticisms in this thread. The effects were pathetic.
What nobody...
Forum: Radio 10-03-2015, 14:55
Replies: 112
Views: 18,418
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Newly added to http://www.mastersofmelody.co.uk/...

Newly added to http://www.mastersofmelody.co.uk/ is a programme by Jack Dorsey and his orchestra who were the resident band at the Astoria Dance Salon in London's Charing Cross Road.
Forum: Radio 10-03-2015, 13:28
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By Brian Reynolds
BBC West Of England Players

I have put a complete thirty minute broadcast by the BBC West of England Players (from the early sixties) on to my website http://www.mastersofmelody.co.uk/ This serves as a tribute to its...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-03-2015, 03:08
Replies: 2,409
Views: 208,224
Posted By Brian Reynolds
Can't understand the criticisms of Lisa Maxwell's...

Can't understand the criticisms of Lisa Maxwell's acting, as I think she is brilliant - not that I'm any more qualified to judge than the rest of us. I leave that to the casting directors who would...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 07-03-2015, 01:47
Replies: 185
Views: 11,991
Posted By Brian Reynolds
I'm enjoying this series but they really need to...

I'm enjoying this series but they really need to do something about the graphics !
With many of the questions printed in small letters and in white on a pale blue background they are sometimes quite...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 02-03-2015, 22:09
Replies: 65
Views: 6,474
Posted By Brian Reynolds
I have never disliked anything with Martin Clunes...

I have never disliked anything with Martin Clunes in. He's a very versatile actor. This seems quite good so far, but I wish they would not overdo the background music. It drowns the dialogue - I had...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 28-02-2015, 03:14
Replies: 2,409
Views: 208,224
Posted By Brian Reynolds
When actors are in long dramas such as The Bill...

When actors are in long dramas such as The Bill they are often typecast and sometimes get little work for many years. So I was really pleased, when going to a musical comedy recently, to see Simon...
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