Coleman covered the Olympics among others for the BBC for nearly 50 years with his final swansong coming at the 2000 Sydney Games
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Friday 04 October 2013
It is a far cry from the spartan poetry of TS Eliot but booming sales of Tom Bower’s juicy biography of X Factor impresario Simon Cowell have helped push Faber & Faber’s profits up fourfold.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Sheila Hancock, Lee Evans and Keeley Hawes star in Clive Exton's ill-judged black farce
Thursday 08 August 2013
“This is not entry level stuff,” warns Lord Fear (joyfully evil Tom Bell) as he welcomes us to this very special Kickstarter-funded production of cult Eighties TV show Knightmare Live. He needn't worry, each audience member is clearly a fan.
Sunday 04 August 2013
With a set like an explosion in a Cath Kidston shop, a quiz on Britain is little short of treason
Tuesday 09 July 2013
The titan of University Challenge reckons it’s time the BBC stopped treating audiences like idiots
Friday 24 May 2013
DJ Nick Grimshaw and chart stars Rizzle Kicks have been lined up to host a pair of new music shows for Channel 4.
Friday 26 April 2013
Manchester’s recent University Challenge successes can be credited to one man
Monday 11 March 2013
At first Barry Simmons seemed like just another plucky quiz contestant: a retired IT consultant whose bookish fastidiousness and towering intellect had guided him to the final of Radio 4’s Brain of Britain.
Monday 04 March 2013
A Question of Sport is 1,000 not out and celebrating the landmark episode with some very familiar guests.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The pipe-puffing, braces-wearing Denis Forman was one of the godfathers of commercial television in Britain. He firmly believed in making high-quality programmes that were also popular. Under his stewardship, Granada Television was particularly noted for the investigative journalism and dramas that it produced for the ITV network.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Zippy, the yellowish-brown glove puppet who was loud and sought to be the centre of attention in Rainbow, gained a cult status that went beyond the pre-school children's programme's 25-year history.
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies
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