Peter Kay's latest project, Car Share, due to be broadcast in the spring, will make BBC history. It's the first television comedy that the corporation has commissioned to be shown first on the internet – on their streaming service, iPlayer – before being transmitted later on terrestrial TV.
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Monday 15 December 2008
The X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke already has the Christmas No 1 "in the bag", according to one of Britain's biggest music retailers.
Sunday 09 November 2008
Wednesday 05 November 2008
If comedy is supposedly going to err towards the risk-averse in the post-Brand/post-Ross BBC era: then cometh the hour, cometh Michael McIntyre.
Sunday 26 October 2008
You don't have to be mad to watch Nuts TV but it probably helps, and it doesn't matter if you have been involved in a few fights that have left your motor neurones a little scrambled. 'Ricky Speaks' (Nuts TV, Tuesday) is Ricky Hatton's chat show vehicle as the verbose boxer heads towards retirement. This week he swapped the Manchester Press Club for a swimming pool in Las Vegas, but there was such a lengthy delay on the satellite link that each question was followed by a long silence, as if the Hitman had been struck dumb.
Sunday 10 August 2008
Saturday 09 August 2008
The house I grew up in... was a tall Victorian town house in Bristol. There were very big rooms, which were under-furnished and always cold.
Saturday 05 April 2008
The Football Association has opened an investigation into The Independent's report yesterday that a footballer with a serious gambling problem has admitted to getting sent off deliberately after colluding with a bookmaker. The player owed the bookmaker £50,000, a source familiar with the situation told The Independent, and the bookie wrote off the debt when the player collected his card, as arranged, having profited from gambling on it.
Friday 04 April 2008
Saturday 01 March 2008
Wednesday 05 October 2005
Thursday 15 September 2005
Saturday 05 February 2005
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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