Category: Television

Only Fools and Horses Lost Episode Has Been Found

2017-09-12 18:26:30

By Rob Knight Viewers are to get a glimpse of a ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools and Horses for the very first time. The never-before-seen episode filmed in 1984, titled ‘Licensed to Drill’, is said to have been lying on a dusty shelf for years. It features Del Boy, Rodney and Grandad at the top of their game, and is especially significant as it was Lennard Pearce’s final appearance as Grandad before his death. In the episode, Del Boy, played...Read more

Meet The Great British Bake Off series 8 bakers

2017-08-24 11:10:18

Bake Off is back. Over the next 10 weeks, 12 of the best amateur bakers in Britain will whisk, knead, ice, beat and bake their way through classic British cakes, perfect patisserie, Italian delights, sticky caramel constructions and elaborate layered puddings. All Twelve will be hoping to impress with their skill, creativity, knowledge and passion and clinch the Bake off Crown. Each of the 30 new challenges have been carefully designed by judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith to reveal...Read more

TV Licensing reminds over 75s to claim free TV Licence

2016-11-19 16:57:00

Almost half a million people could potentially1 apply for a free TV Licence over the next 12 months, as more than 460,0002 people across the UK celebrate their 75th birthday in the coming year. As winter approaches, TV Licensing and Age UK are reminding those reaching this landmark birthday in the next 12 months, that they are entitled to claim a free TV Licence. Budgeting can become more challenging as you get older and so TV Licensing has made it...Read more

Simon Schama’s Face of Britain

2015-11-24 14:52:52

Historian Simon Schama has joined with the National Portrait Gallery curators to take a fresh look at the Collection and present a cross-period exploration of the history of Britain through portraiture. Focusing on the themes of Power, Love, Fame, Self and People, he asks what makes a successful portrait and what this tells us about the individual and collective psyche of the time. Developed in partnership with the BBC, Simon Schama’s Face of Britain coincides with the broadcast of a...Read more

Back to the Future-Wed Oct 21st 2015

Wed Oct 21st 2015, next week-rings a bell? Film buffs the world over will be celebrating this famous date next week because Wed Oct 21st 2015 is the time and date in the ‘Future’ set by Dr, Emett ‘Doc’ Brown for Marty McFly to travel forward in time to prevent McFly's future son from ending up imprisoned. Universal classic series starred Michael J Fox as Marty and Christopher Lloyd as the Doc. This is a classic! Watch it again and...Read more

The Oscars for box sets!

2015-09-21 19:28:18

If television (or should we say box sets) is the new cinema perhaps the Emmys are the new Oscars? Last night in LA the stars of American TV gathered for the annual Emmy Awards Ceremony, after the obligatory red carpet entrance the show began with Game of Thrones sweeping the board with a record breaking 12 wins! For the TV buffs amongst us (me included) here’s the list of winners-probably coming to HBO/Netflix soon! Emmys 2015: the full list of...Read more

Power to the people-Citizen Smith set for a return

2015-09-13 15:12:46

Power to the people-Citizen Smith set for a return Written by the much missed John Sullivan (Only Fools and Horses) Citizen Smith is perhaps set to make a comeback. The self-styled left wing revolutionary Wolfie Smith remains one of our best loved comedy characters, launching the prolific career of Robert Lindsay. Sullivan grew up in near-by Balham, however I’m sure Wolfie would have been priced out of the neighbourhood by now with many of the houses in Tooting selling at...Read more