Hull: City of Culture 2017. In the year it dawned on some that the game will soon be up for European-supported cultural cities, Kingston-Upon-Hull embraced it. I stepped off Hull Trains for a weekend and my first visit to that patch of the East Riding. It was quick step around Hull, loosely demanded by some... Continue Reading →
On losing radio friends and wireless sentimentality... I can't tell if I'm catching classic broadcasters at the right or wrong time... A week ago, Desmond Carrington reluctantly hung his headphones up on his The Music Goes Round show. A show with a format that, lodged rather obtusely and admiringly on a Friday evening for one hour, was of... Continue Reading →
Steven Moffat and Doctor Who Script Editor Nick attended a special BBC Writers Room event on 30 September 2016.
I’ve rediscovered Tennis… And the season’s only half over. Game Murray should never have risked mentioning the outgoing Prime Minister The Wimbledon men’s final was blitzed by Andy Murray this afternoon, in three disappointingly light sets against first-time Canadian grand slam finalist, Milos Raonic. Suited under a glaring surprise sun, lodged at the end of a... Continue Reading →
Turning the Microscope on the Doctor Who Festival, the London leg of the celebratory tour that kicked off the smash hit show’s busiest time of year three weeks ago. I’m sure Graham Norton, piano plinking Luther and Dot Branning were rushing to the window, but it’s the Twelfth Doctor who saved Sprout Boy in the... Continue Reading →