The original hand-written script for one of British TV’s classic comedy sketches just sold for £48,000. The Two Ronnies may have passed comparatively un-noticed by those not of these shores, but for us Brits they remain comedy gods. Whoever bought ...Read More

You’re never too old to go online… I remember my former boss Mike Deaver telling me a story about Ronald Reagan being approached by a much younger reporter during his run up to his presidency and being asked, “Don’t you feel ...Read More

I reckon that at least 50% of what we do is (directly or indirectly) still tied up in getting media coverage for our clients – the good old-fashioned sort that people you know might actually see on telly or the ...Read More

The Times has an entertaining interview today with one of UK TV sport’s most recognised voices. Sid Waddell’s gravelly North Eastern tones and outrageous metaphors and aphorisms helped propel darts to the top tier of televised sport making ...Read More

A great post from the BBC’s out –going political editor Gary Smith on his nearly ten years at the heart of the British political machine. He quips that he outlasted Tony Blair and has seen four Tory and (almost) four ...Read More

Hat tip Gary Goldhammer: > Read More

I’m gonna do a theatre review, because in this new democratised world I have every right to tell you what I think about Othello at London’s Donmar Warehouse and my review is as valid as the next mans'. Well not ...Read More

Hat tip to the BBC’s Richard Sambrook for this Reuters’ video on all the kit you need these days to report from the field (well technically at least . . . . don’t forget that years of training and a ...Read More

Last week’s business trip to Abu Dhabi and Dubai reminded me of the differing attitudes to freedom of information. For much of the 90’s I lived in Singapore and was well used to working with and reading government owned newspapers ...Read More