TELEVISION / Critical Eye
Thursday 01 July 1993
'People you would hesitate to share a table with in an all-night cafe believe that a secret satanic network is infiltrating positions of power. The question we must face after a sleepless night tossing and turning is which of the royals are satanists?' Nancy Banks-Smith, Guardian.
'The sight of people in distress - moaning, screaming, growling like a dog - has never before evoked so little pity. These people should be slapped and sent home. 'That woman is not possessed]' I yelled. 'She is doing an impression of Sigourney Weaver in Ghostbusters]' ' Lynne Truss, Times.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery reports: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 2 Disney announces new female-led film Moana
- 3 Banksy not arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Video: Boxer Vido Loncar brutally assaults referee following defeat
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991 with most Brits wanting to stay in'