“We’ve been recording, and watching, a series of television programmes called ‘Lost Kingdoms of the Amazon’, presented by Ella al-Shamahi. “
” It’s the night before Hogswatch, an Discian holiday with a remarkable similarity to Christmas, and all round Ankh-Morpork all the little children are sleeping and waiting for their presents.”
“While my rationing and restrictions meant I now only had to go out once a week I couldn’t escape the effects of the virus.”
“Some years ago, a friend sent me a link to a film, called Zeitgeist”
On 22nd of November 1968 US TV audiences saw the first inter- racial kiss beamed straight into their living rooms.
On 8th of November 1989 the first episode of Byker Grove was televised on the BBC.
“The 8th episode of the first season, we open to narration by Dr Helena Russell saying how it had been 877 days since the moon had been blasted out of the Earth’s orbit.”
On the 27th of September 1993 the first episode of Cracker was shown on ITV.
On 13th of September 1969, the children’s animation Scooby Doo, Where Are You? first hit the TV screens in the US.
It is 25 years since the film Braveheart had its UK premier in Stirling.