#CrazyStupidTV: Derry Girls – 3×06: ‘Halloween’ / 3×07: ‘The Agreement’

After three series and nineteen episodes, we finally bade farewell to our favourite wee doofuses from a small corner of Northern Ireland this week, with the finale of Derry Girls across two episodes. So for quite possibly the last time, let's get down to the craic...In the first installment, 'Halloween', it's time for the one … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: Derry Girls – 3×06: ‘Halloween’ / 3×07: ‘The Agreement’

#CrazyStupidTV: Derry Girls – 3×05: ‘The Reunion’

Deary me we've got to the penultimate episode of the last ever series already? Better catch ourselves on then gang...And we open on the unusual sight of Aunt Sarah reading this week. Even more unusually: reading about the Russian Revolution... Da Gerry is of course questioning this. I mean Ma Mary reading Wuthering Heights in … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: Derry Girls – 3×05: ‘The Reunion’

The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 18)

This is The Story of Pop: 2002. Your weekly revisitation of all the biggest hits and the artists behind them from the UK singles chart exactly 20 years ago. This week: an iconic chart topper from another Ramsay Street neighbour... Artist: Holly ValanceSong: Kiss KissReleased: 29/04/2002Writers / Producers: Sezen Aksu / Juliette Jaimes / Steve … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 18)

#CrazyStupidTV: Derry Girls – 3×03: ‘Stranger On A Train’

Before we begin this week... There's an announcement of sorts. Far from being half way to the end of this current series and thus to the end of Derry Girls entirely, turns out that actually... https://twitter.com/BritishComedy/status/1520081753347612679?t=i4hP9HhbCZzMroGS0VARaQ&s=19 Well that's good craic, isn't it?And now for this week's episode. All aboard...It would appear the Quinns are off … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: Derry Girls – 3×03: ‘Stranger On A Train’

The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 17)

This is The Story of Pop: 2002, our weekly retelling of the stories behind the biggest hits and the artists behind them, every Thursday at 9am. This week: how one underground mashup reactivated the career of the most successful all female act of the 21st century... Artist: SugababesSong: Freak Like MeReleased: 22/04/2002Writers / Producers: Eugene … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 17)

The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 16)

Revisiting the biggest UK chart hits of exactly 20 years ago, every Thursday at 9am, this is The Story of Pop: 2002. This week: one of Britain's original Britpop kings score their sixth chart topper... Artist: OasisSong: The Hindu TimesReleased: 15/04/2002Writers / Producers: Noel Gallagher / OasisHighest UK Chart Position: #1Weeks on Chart: 11 Let's … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2002 (Chapter 16)