Archive for the 'TV' Category

Virgin to drop Lost?

Sunday, February 18th, 2007

Lost numbers on a BBCCan it really be true that Virgin, run by that nice man Richard Branson, are thinking about dropping Sky One from their cable TV offering? That’s certainly what the rather alarming advert said in the middle of last week’s episode anyway, and it seems to be corroborated by The Guardian. Virgin recently bought NTL, and I had high hopes for them making everything better — but if Sky One goes, ALL IS LOST.

Oh, the picture of the numbers is something I had to take when I tried out the BBC microcomputers and discovered them working…

Bleak House

Sunday, January 14th, 2007

Finally finished watching the BBC production of Bleak House, which came on three DVDs. I’m always surprised when I enjoy a Dickens story, probably because I got put off ‘the classics’ when I was at school. So I definitely enjoyed this a lot more than I expected to, and some of the characters are still in my head.