So, Ian Hart remonstrating with a ‘disruptive’ audience member was understandable, was it? I prefer Sir John Gielgud’s approach, which was to rise above it and press on. At one point in the 1950s, the great actor found himself working … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: November 2009
RIP Malcolm Laycock. The best.
Sitting in Humanities 2 at the British Library, wrestling with a pile of Radiotimes bound volumes in the interests of research, a programme billing from April 1979 leapt out at me. “8.10pm – Accident. A drama series in eight episodes. … Continue reading
I’ve just taken a momentous decision. When my current stock of blank minidiscs is exhausted, I’m going to buy one of those new flash drive-based digital audio recorders – a Zoom or a Tascam of some description. There are 18 … Continue reading
Memo to BBC News and other media outlets: Celebrity has very mild disagreement with mildly critical fan is not a major story. However, a few people have said to me “Come now, it’s not Stephen Fry’s fault that the BBC … Continue reading