The man who sent Jeremy Clarkson packing after he punched a 'Top Gear' producer is himself to leave the BBC. Director of
BBC boss Danny Cohen has apologised to Tom Jones and vowed to put him back on TV, after the crooner was dropped from ‘The
It was not Danny Cohen or Tony Hall or Oisin Tymon that killed Top Gear. It was the man who made it in the first place. I am a big fan of his work but, based on the evidence we have heard over the past few weeks, I am not such a big fan of the man any more.
It has always struck me how overqualified a 'female comedian' has to be to make her debut on a panel show. A sell-out tour, an award nomination or two, acting roles in sitcoms, writing credits for sitcoms - a combination of all these seems to be required.
Jeremy Clarkson “doesn’t see a problem” with the language used in episodes of ‘Top Gear’ which has been described as “racist
The BBC is "racist" and discriminating against white, working class people for introducing targets to boost the diversity
The ugliness of UKIP has yet again reared its ugly face and been exposed by Enfield local election candidate William Henwood and his racist comment about Lenny Henry...
Jason is a young, about to blow comedian, who has Trinidadian heritage, but his new comedy sketch show (Sniggers With Attitude/ SWA ) for London Live TV is an inclusive comedy show for the new, young, pop culture demographic.
The BBC's head of entertainment Danny Cohen insisted that he will put an end to all-male comedy panel shows, but I'm not entirely convinced its for the right reasons. Will the booking of more female panelists be seen as an honest recognition of the person's ability or simply an attempt to appease a growing movement?
For progress to be made, the BBC must fundamentally reassess the way it looks at female stand-ups. They are not a ratings tool but performers who can be just as hilarious as their male counterparts. Treating them as otherwise benefits neither the viewer nor the reputation of female comedians.