British Television Newsletter
the war. I did, but I think I got away with it."
- Basil Fawlty, "Fawlty Towers"
Welcome to another burst of TV news and gossip.
New articles on site now:
Eastenders was the big winner at the British Soap Awards held in London recently. Check out the newest site article on the Awards here:
Also, don't forget to vote for your favourite Robson Green character in our first fun poll. We'll have the results, and maybe a feature on the winner, next week:
Plus, visit the forum and play the new British Telly quote game. Tell us which show the quote is from, then post a quote of your own. There is also a poll there for you to vote on your favourite Brit Com.
Hot news from the box:
Heather Mills has apparently been threatening to do a Diana type expose interview to clarify the breakdown of her marriage. She's already muttered that Paul was too busy wanting to stay home, when she wanted to play party-puss. Whatever happens, she's going to get millions....:
Apparently the celeb edition of X factor has been getting Sharon Osborne hot under the collar, and even a little too personal for Simon Cowell. Osborne delighted in kicking off the ridiculously named Rebecca Loos, who kissed and told a little story about Becks last year. Too bad Rebecca, Sharon is best buds with the Beckhams....
Fans of The Office will be delighted to hear that Ricky Gervais might be up for recording some new episodes. He and co-writer Stephen Merchant have been delighted with the US version of the show (???) and are wishing now they hadn't said no, nay never....
Hunky Bradley Walsh (Danny Boy Baldwin) is merely 'taking a break' from Corrie. Debra Stephenson (Frankie) has already decided to sling 'er 'ook, but Walsh is merely off to do something different for the summer:
Finally, BBC World is set to conquer the States, the only place on Earth the service has been unavailable at all hours. The Beeb has just launched a $1 million campaign to unleash its 24 hour newscast on the US, with an emphasis on the cool intellectual nature of the BBC reporting style. Nice to have an alternative to CNN bias.
That's all for this week,
I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your
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