View from the Sofa: Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast, Channel 4
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Friday 15 June 2012
When Aung San Suu Kyi was freed from her house arrest, she said that her ordeal had been made more bearable by Dave Lee Travis's World Service programme A Jolly Good Show. "It made my world much more complete," she said. She will meet the pop cavalier known as The Hairy Cornflake during her first visit to Europe in 24 years. The Independent was able to get an exclusive* transcript of their chat:
Monday 04 June 2012
Sunday 27 May 2012
We've all been there: poised, keenly bleary eyed at 6am as the tickets go on sale, ready to choose which price band we want, tap in our details and hey, presto, we're pretty sure we've just got tickets for the next big game/gig/ athletics meeting (hmm, 2012, don't know which meet that might be...).
Thursday 17 May 2012
A sympathetic portrayal of a young girl’s descent into crack addiction and prostitution didn’t sound like the recipe for a global hit.
Monday 23 April 2012
We're in the midst of a patriotic period for Britain. Kate's hair! The Jubilee celebrations! That Olympic stadium covering by Dow Chemicals! And yet, on St George's Day, my response is less than enthusiastic. This is because, even if it were a bank holiday, I know my road wouldn't have a street party.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Singer Tulisa Contostavlos has confirmed that she will be back as a judge on the next series of The X Factor.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
Adele's success looks set to continue as the singer-songwriter picked up a string of nominations for the Ivor Novello Awards.
Monday 02 April 2012
Take That star Mark Owen said he was "thrilled" after he confirmed he is the third member of the band set to become a father this year.
Friday 30 March 2012
Robbie Williams is to become a father, as he announced his wife Ayda is pregnant.
Thursday 01 March 2012
Clare Fischer, a prolific composer, arranger, conductor and keyboardist active in jazz, R&B and pop music for more than 60 years, died on 26 January in Burbank, California at the age of 83.
Thursday 01 March 2012
Brooking insists Fabio's replacement may be 'parachuted in' on eve of tournament
Wednesday 29 February 2012
Republican frontrunner accuses rival Santorum of dirty tricks as Super Tuesday draws near
Wednesday 08 February 2012
A South African man who claims to be a famous Zulu folk singer returned from the dead after being held captive by zombies for the past two years has been detained on suspicion of fraud.
Sunday 08 January 2012
The better half of a poet's life
Friday 06 January 2012
It's hard not to feel somewhat let down by The Maccabees' follow-up to 2009's Wall of Arms.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more