Tag: bbc

  • Idealised country living?

    Following writing on Britain from above, and listening to yesterdays Thinking Allowed I have been pondering on the question of vocational living in any one of these places, rural, semi-rural, urban, city etc. There must be a vocational element to living in each of these, I’ve always been drawn to the rural setting, I don’t […]

  • Britain from above

    Andrew Marr investigates Britain from above (BBC1 Sunday) – a revelation – if in reality there is no new information, it is truly a revelation to see Britain in this way, it really does display the preference of the country, in its movements, daily struggle to get to places, the transport networks, infrastructure and information […]

  • Extreme Pilgrim

    I’ve just finished watching Extreme Pilgrim on the new BBCi player, v.useful!! Well, I thought I had better watch the program since I preached about it in the context of epiphany!! Revd Peter Owen Jones says that Church of England is intellectual, while one of the religions he is visiting is purely physical in its […]

  • Liverpool Nativity

    Arrived home just in time for the Liverpool Nativity at 8pm last night on BBC3, (if you missed it it is on again next sunday on BBC1) Easter 2006 saw the Manchester Passion denounced as blasphemous, yet probably did more than any other easter story-telling to interest people in that story. So was the Liverpool […]

  • Outnumbered

    Outnumbered is a new comedy from Andy Hamilton – radio 4 junkies will recognise this name from pretty much every panel show. (the funny ones anyway!) Last night was program one, tonight and tomorrow the saga continues, then again for three nights next week. The beauty of this is that the children are unscripted, it […]

  • My heaven … … their hell !!

    The BBC program outrageous wasters replays early friday morning, worth staying up for if these clips are anything to go by! Especially since I missed the first showing of it. I’m not sure we have room for the 15 tv’s that they found in one house. Having said that… the culture of me me me […]