Alex’s End of Year Prizes 2019

Hello everyone - hope you've all had a good Christmas. It's time for us to give you our last post on the blog for the year which, as always, is our annual End of Year Prizes for 2019, where we give awards out to the people, music, books, film, TV, podcasts and comedy we've loved … Continue reading Alex’s End of Year Prizes 2019

#12ListsofChristmas: Day 3

Hello gorgeous people, it's #12ListsofChristmas and we're now on Day 3, and precisely ten more sleeps until Christmas, so time for us to bring you another list of twelve festive faves. We wanna hear from you of course - what are your favourites, if you agree with our choices, let us know. You can comment … Continue reading #12ListsofChristmas: Day 3

Alex’s End of Year Prizes 2019: The Nominations (plus your chance to vote in Reader’s Choice)

Happy December people! And it's a special blog tonight, as we announce this year's nominations for our sixth annual End of Year Prizes on the blog! As always on Boxing Day, we do a special blog post honouring those from music, film, TV, books and comedy we’ve absolutely loved in the last twelve months with … Continue reading Alex’s End of Year Prizes 2019: The Nominations (plus your chance to vote in Reader’s Choice)

Hello to you and thanks for joining: the top 10 ‘such fun’ episodes of Miranda

Well, a hearty good evening to you my dear blog reading chums. Now come along please, settle. That's it. And let us get you up to speed. Previously in our lives, 10 years ago, in 2009, the news was full of economic doom and gloom, dark intense crime dramas were becoming all the rage, and … Continue reading Hello to you and thanks for joining: the top 10 ‘such fun’ episodes of Miranda

Once upon a time in a cowshed: the lasting legacy of Smallfilms

Over 50 years ago, there were two not so little chaps called Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin. And they lived and worked together in a disused cow shed in rural Kent, making some of the most iconic and well loved British children's television series for several generations. Smallfilms is one of the most widely recognised … Continue reading Once upon a time in a cowshed: the lasting legacy of Smallfilms