#BlastfromthePast: The Queen’s Nose

I firstly have to apologise. There's been a distinct lack of #SongoftheWeek, #TweetHeeHee and indeed, any of the regular blog series these last couple of weeks. I can place the blame safely on recovering from this awful virus/cold doing the rounds that I have only just shifted, but which has left me rather low on energy to … Continue reading #BlastfromthePast: The Queen’s Nose


#BlastfromthePast: Smack the Pony

A comedic DeLorean hop for this week's #BlastfromthePast this week. In the last two decades, few sketch shows have tickled us quite like Channel 4's Smack the Pony. Arriving on screens in 1999 - a whole eighteen years ago - and picking up an International Emmy award along the way - Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan … Continue reading #BlastfromthePast: Smack the Pony

#BlastfromthePast: Radio 1’s Official Chart (The Mark Goodier Years)

This week's blogging DeLorean hop comes via the recent celebrations that it's 50 years since the BBC Light Programme on the radio was split into two new stations: Radio 1, for a younger audience and Radio 2 for an older one. As part of these celebrations, weekend before last saw the broadcast on digital radio … Continue reading #BlastfromthePast: Radio 1’s Official Chart (The Mark Goodier Years)