Max Boyce, the Welsh comedian; poet and song writer has recently written a poem that encapsulates almost all our thoughts during the COVID-19 lockdown called “When Just The Tide Went Out” here it is in full. ‘When Just The Tide … Continue reading When Just The Tide Went Out
Mark Thomas is an English comedian, presenter, political satirist, journalist and broadcaster from south London. He first became known as a guest comic on the BBC Radio 1 comedy show The Mary Whitehouse Experience in the 80’s and Channel 4 Dispatches . Probably he is … Continue reading Mark Thomas and Mum’s Lockdown Podcast
Being There is a 1979 American satire directed by Hal Ashby. Based on the 1970 novel of the same name by Jerzy Kosiński The film stars Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine, and features Jack Warden, Melvyn Douglas, Richard Dysart, and Richard Basehart. Peter Sellers was nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of Chance the … Continue reading Being There – All Will Be Well in the Garden
Stephen Fry, comedian author and broadcaster and a self confessed ‘technology lover’ looks back over the last 20 years at the firsts since the 21st Century began in the year 2000. Here we see a collection of firsts including the … Continue reading Stephen Fry on 21st Century Firsts
Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones’ “Death to 2020” mockumentary looks back at a year like no other and reviews the major political and world events that saw the world eventually experience lockdown over the COVID-19; protests on climate change, on race … Continue reading Death to 2020
What happens when you mix Law with Social Media? This two part documentary shown in the UK on C4 Real Lives, and on Channel 5 from Hey Buddy Films. Here is a compendium of misjudgement and poorly thought out decisions … Continue reading Don’t Blame Social Media?