#BlastfromthePast: The Worst Witch (1986)

Welcome to a suitably spooky DeLorean ride for Halloween on this week's #BlastfromthePast. This week, we hop on our broomsticks to 1986, when the then 11 year old Fairuza Balk (Return to Oz, The Craft) took up the role of one of Britain's best loved witches. Originally airing on ITV in October of that year, The … Continue reading #BlastfromthePast: The Worst Witch (1986)

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#CrazyStupidTV: The X Factor (ITV)

'The X Factor', it's fair to say, is a show with which I've had a notoriously on again-off again love affair. Much like Ross and Rachel, only without the girl from the copy place which yesterday, I took full responsibility for (and I make no apologies to anyone who doesn't get that reference). At the … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: The X Factor (ITV)

A beginner’s guide to appearing in a live TV audience, as written by me.

I did something pretty exciting over the Bank Holiday last weekend, as the week before, I got wind of the fact that Olly Murs was pre-recording his appearance as a guest - interview only - on The Paul O'Grady Show (below, credit to his Facebook for the picture) for ITV that aired last Wednesday afternoon. … Continue reading A beginner’s guide to appearing in a live TV audience, as written by me.