— Will Corry (@slievemore) August 28, 2014
The stereotypical image of the older generation is dead and buried – because modern pensioners believe bingo and knitting is 'boring', it emerged yesterday.
— Will Corry (@slievemore) August 24, 2014
Jeremy Clarkson is not "untouchable" and Top Gear will change as a result of its racism scandals, the head of BBC television has said, as he warns no star presenter is bigger than the corporation.
Danny Cohen, the director of television, likened the BBC to a football club, saying no-one is bigger than the team regardless of their value.
Saying Clarkson still "doesn't see a problem" with some of the language he used, he added the Top Gear presenter continues to think the BBC "overreacted" to accusations of racism on the show.
Jonathan Ross is to return to BBC radio for the first time since he became embroiled in a controversy involving Andrew Sachs six years ago, a decision which the actor's wife has slammed as “disgusting”.
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— Will Corry (@slievemore) August 1, 2014
Set during the prohibition era, the series follows 'Nucky' Thompson (Steve Buscemi), a politician who controlled Atlantic City at the time. The show begins just as prohibition is being introduced and depicts in incredible style, the crimes, backstabbing and violence that took place.
• In its echo of the reference to Brookside's lesbian kiss in the London 2012 ceremony, the Barrowman kiss made us seem a rather prurient nation
• On the eve of Scotland's referendum on independence, the ceremony resorted to clichés of the Loch Ness monster, Irn Bru and a sea of tartan instead of telling viewers something new
• The overhead shots made it look like a good few ticket-holders had decided to plump for a quiet night in front of the telly instead
— Will Corry (@slievemore) July 23, 2014