TV – BBC – BBC Studios to launch all-new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first ever Comic Con Africa

“BBC Studios to launch all-new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first ever Comic Con Africa Date: 28.08.2018     Last updated: 28.08.2018 at 10.26 Category: BBC Studios; Distribution BBC Studios in Africa announced today that it will be hosting a special Doctor Who experience for the series’ regional launch at Africa’s first ever Comic Con next month,…

Food – TV – MasterChef Australia season 10 – Nigella’s ruby chocolate cheesecake

The pressure test in MasterChef Australia s1e11 was ‘to complete four of Nigella Lawson’s favourite chocolate dishes’ – chocolate chip cookie dough pots, emergency brownies, chocolate olive oil mousse and ruby chocolate cheesecake. The recipes, from the MasterChef Australia website can be found here In September 2017 the chocolate and cocoa product company Barry Callebaut…

TV – PBS – The Great American Read

The Great American Read premieres Tuesday, May 22 at 8/7c. Official trailer The 100 List   THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey).  It investigates how and why writers create their…

TV – The Guardian – Civilisations’ striking similarity to 1969 series signals slow evolution of arts TV

BBC offers spectacular global revamp of original, but with little change in its presentation Civilisations presenters David Olusoga, Mary Beard and Simon Scharma Contemplating an early statue in Civilisations, the BBC’s new art history series, Mary Beard observes that it “raises all sorts of questions about what a likeness is”. So does Civilisations itself. The show was…

TV – BBC – Cape Town – Mark Gatiss and Steve Pemberton join BBC Two’s Good Omens

Part of the joy as a writer is writing parts with specific actors in mind. Steve Pemberton was my only choice for Glozier and Harmony has to be Mark Gatiss, in a film noir interlude set in 1941…Neil Gaiman Date: 09.02.2018     Last updated: 09.02.2018 at 10.27 Category: BBC Two; Drama; Comedy; BBC Studios; Casting Good Omens, the forthcoming BBC Studios…

Radio and TV – BBC – Royal Collection Season

BBC One to tell the story of the symbols of the Coronation in a special new film announced as part of the Royal Collection Season As part of the Royal Collection Season across BBC television and radio, BBC One today announced The Coronation, an hour-long film revealing to new generations the compelling story of the…

Radio – BBC Three Counties Radio

After a recent visit by relations who live in the UK, I’ve been listening to BBC Three Counties Radio which serves Beds, Herts and Bucks (Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire).   As local as the news and programming is for an international audience, the music is good and offers a pleasant contrast to Radio 4. Well…