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Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: 'W1A' Is Funny Enough, But... | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

The second instalment of 'W1A' found newly-installed BBC Head of Values Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville) having to explain himself to Woman's Hour… in...

'Filming In The BBC Corridors Can Be Difficult'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'W1A' continues tonight, with those same talents that brought the Olympics to safe delivery deploying their skills at the higher echelons of the BBC. ...

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: W1A - Sublime, With One Joke Too Far | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

'W1A' - or the BBC's New Broadcasting House - is the new destination for one-time head of Olympic Deliverance Commission Ian Fletcher, and his trusty ...

WATCH: 'W1A' Finds The Twenty Twelve Team With A Brand New Mission...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

From the makers of 'Twenty Twelve' comes 'W1A', moving the same combination of expertise, thoroughness and common sense from the Olympic Stadium, all ...

BAFTA TV Awards: Double Delight On Its Way For Olivia?

PA | Posted 11.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

There could be double delight for Peter Capaldi and Olivia Colman at the TV Baftas with the pair each in the running for two different awards. Colm...

Twenty Twelve Vs The Thick of It At British Comedy Awards

The Telegraph | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Comedy

The BBC's Olympics-based comedy series Twenty Twelve will take on the broadcaster's political satire The Thick of It in three categories at this year'...

As a Non-Londoner, These Olympics Don't Excite Me At All

Simon Bajkowski | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Sport
Simon Bajkowski

There are 10 out-of-London venues for the Olympics according to the official website, and Old Trafford, St. James' Park, and Hampden Park help to sell the idea of a 'British' Games. These are all being used for football though - hardly the iconic Olympic sport and so barely inspiring.

Caroline Frost

TV REVIEW: Twenty Twelve Team In Final Sprint For Finishing Line | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

With less than 5 weeks to go, the Olympics Deliverance Committee have got their work cut out… ordering the right coffees. There was an enormous l...

"OMG This is Literally Amazeballs.": The Use and Abuse of English 2012

Neil Simpson | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Neil Simpson

This year all of London is a stage: from the pomp and pageantry of the Jubilee barge sailing regally down the Thames, to the heart pounding action of the Olympic Games. The biggest Shakespeare festival the world has seen is also being staged.

The Rhyme Lord

PA | Posted 26.06.2012 | Home

Doctor Who star Matt Smith is going from time lord to rhyme lord - by introducing poetry to a new generation. The actor is to narrate a children's ...

Pasty, Prime Minister? The Return of Satire

Marc Paterson | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Satire's been a bit on the quiet side in recent years don't you think? Yes, veteran show Have I Got News For You is still poking fun at the news but elsewhere it's been pretty thin on the ground.