27 Years: Changing Media Times

1984: After the killing of WPC Yvonne Fletcher in London, I spent 11 days in one corner of St James’s Square covering the Libyan Embassy Siege. Every time reporters wanted to file copy or check in with their newsdesk we had to leave our media area…

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Just sayin’

Amazeballs. My above tweet late this Friday afternoon resulted in quite a response. Having failed to create a hashtag and not wishing to clog timelines up with multiple RTs, here are some of my screen snapshots of what was said. With thanks to all…

Spooks: Lara Pulver

Spooks star Lara Pulver – new Section D chief Erin Watts – talks to BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen Live’s James Martin this morning about the final series of the MI5 drama, True Blood and her role in the second series of Sherlock, on screen in 2012: Satu…

Ray of sunshine

Why I love BBC Local Radio. I heard the below while listening to BBC Radio Jersey last night. BBC Cornwall presenter Tiffany Truscott (pictured) was sitting in for Duncan Warren on the weekday evening show broadcast by several BBC Local Radio stat…

Sky1 HD Comedy Launch

No smashed TV sets at this hotel. The aftermath of this evening’s London round table interviews for some of Sky1 HD’s new comedy series. Among those we interviewed were Jane Horrocks and Jason Watkins for Trollied, which starts a week on Thursday …

Torchwood: Miracle Day

John Barrowman, Eve Myles, chair James Rampton, Russell T Davies and Bill Pullman at tonight’s BFI London post-screening Q&A. We saw an incredible opening episode followed by a teaser trail for the rest of the 10-part series, due to be broadcast b…