Tag Archives: BBC

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary

“It’s the most ambitious episode we’ve ever done,” he said. The episode, The Day of the Doctor, will be broadcast in more than 90 countries at the same time as it airs on BBC One on Saturday night. The BBC says it is likely to be the largest simulcast of a TV drama in history. […]

‘Throw the Jew down the Well’

You know, sometimes that awful joke in Borat was true. Which means, ahem, that it isn’t funny any more. The remains of 17 bodies found at the bottom of a medieval well in England could have been victims of persecution, new evidence has suggested. The most likely explanation is that those down the well were […]

Royal Wedding Special

UPDATE: But sometimes, it’s just nice when the fuss is all over…

In which the British evince a quality sense of humour

Most ‘funny’ groups on Facebook are not, ahem, funny, but the ‘Petition to let David Dimbleby go to bed‘ group is funny. As the group admins explain: As many of you know, poor David has been up for more than 14 hours as a result of the hung parliament. During this time he has become […]

Here we go, here we go, here we go

Yes, it’s on again, the annual UK BNP blow-up. This time it’s the BBC, and not the Oxford Union. Memo to the ‘anti-fascist league’ or whatever you call yourselves these days: 1. Preventing these people from speaking will not make them go away. 2. Behaving badly while the loonies behave politely will make the greater […]