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#61 Johnoco

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Posted 03 September 2012 - 07:49 PM

I watched "The Best of Men" last night. Excellent! Worth watching on the iplayer if you missed it.


I saw that. Yeah it was really good.

#62 Johnoco

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Posted 03 September 2012 - 07:54 PM

are we talking about the lass with the "collarbones" shes a lovely looking girl but i cant take my eyes off those collarbones -have never seen a pair like them -they are like 2 monkey wrenches poking out.


I've not noticed :D

#63 Mister C

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Posted 03 September 2012 - 08:29 PM

I've just caught the end of Rhode Island Rebellion on Man vs Food nation on food network! It's repeated quite regularly for those who like international rugby league and huge portions of food!

#64 Wolford6

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Posted 03 September 2012 - 09:12 PM

In other words she's moved from one section of the Met Office to another. Perhaps she didn't fancy moving to Salford with BBC ? (FYI BBC forecasters used to be based at White City with ITV based at building on south bank near National Theatre).


I don't think that ITV presenters are attached to the Met Office. According to Wikipedia, the BBC presenters are actually employed by the Met Office.

I don't think the weather forecast presentation has moved to Salford.

Probably because it's usually raining in Lancashire. The best you can hope for is dull and overcast.
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Posted 04 September 2012 - 10:28 AM

Speaking of ITV and weather, there's feck all on telly so I've This Morning on just because, and the HD version has Lancashite local coverage. This includes Fred Talbot doing the weather; blimey! What a fruitloop.

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#66 Severus

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 10:59 AM

Speaking of ITV and weather, there's feck all on telly so I've This Morning on just because, and the HD version has Lancashite local coverage. This includes Fred Talbot doing the weather; blimey! What a fruitloop.

Fred Talbot taught my cousins science and according to my aunt he is a lovely bloke and very intelligent.
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#67 Futtocks

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 11:06 AM

BBC4 repeated the documentary about Paul Simon & the 'Graceland' album the other day. It should still be available on iPlayer - it was excellent. :)

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#68 BJW

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 11:55 AM

I don't think that ITV presenters are attached to the Met Office. According to Wikipedia, the BBC presenters are actually employed by the Met Office.

I don't think the weather forecast presentation has moved to Salford.

Probably because it's usually raining in Lancashire. The best you can hope for is dull and overcast.
;)


ITV weather forecasts supplied by the Met Office. Both BBC & ITV use a mix of genuine forecasters & presenters (don't get me started on some of their 'personalities' however as having worked with several . . . . . ).
FYI I'm ex Met. Office & my 'test' broadcast was for the weather in Lancashire ! (Think I was rejected as did forecast as a rap as was after a good lunch :rolleyes: )

Edited by BJW, 04 September 2012 - 11:58 AM.

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#69 Wolford6

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 12:15 PM

FYI I'm ex Met. Office & my 'test' broadcast was for the weather in Lancashire !


Did you make a 30-second tape so they could play it on loop every day?

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#70 BJW

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 05:17 PM

If they did, it'd explain a plunge in viewing figures at Granada !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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#71 Wiltshire Rhino

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 07:01 PM

Total Wipeout never ceases to make me smile. Always a good laugh!
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#72 Futtocks

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 09:16 AM

Tonight, on ITV4, 'World of Sport: The Seventies'. Nostalgic fun for those who remember it.

And for those of you who are too young to have been around at the time, yes, television broadcasting was almost entirely in shades of orange, brown and beige in those days. :D

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#73 Griff9of13

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 10:21 AM

Tonight, on ITV4, 'World of Sport: The Seventies'. Nostalgic fun for those who remember it.

And for those of you who are too young to have been around at the time, yes, television broadcasting was almost entirely in shades of orange, brown and beige in those days. :D


Wasn't the whole of life back then? :rolleyes:
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Posted 10 September 2012 - 10:25 AM

\i wish Sheridan Smith would ###### off. She'll get where water won't.
Dominic Cumberbatch is pushing his luck a bit as well.
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#75 Wolford6

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 10:55 AM

Strikeback was full of improbable shoot-outs, car smashes and explosions. In between, the producers managed to fit in a gratuitous sex scene. By the end, once again the Brits had given the foreigners a kicking.

I just can't put my finger on why I like it so much.

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#76 Derwent

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 01:08 PM

Tonight, on ITV4, 'World of Sport: The Seventies'. Nostalgic fun for those who remember it.

And for those of you who are too young to have been around at the time, yes, television broadcasting was almost entirely in shades of orange, brown and beige in those days. :D


Apart from Dickie Davies' hair.

#77 Futtocks

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 01:12 PM

Apart from Dickie Davies' hair.


Ah, dear old Dickie - the cheery counterpoint to Des Lynam's more serious demeanour on 'Grandstand'. Sports broadcasting was most definitely 'tache territory back then. He never did finish painting that ceiling...

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#78 Severus

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 04:48 PM

\i wish Sheridan Smith would ###### off. She'll get where water won't.
Dominic Cumberbatch is pushing his luck a bit as well.

Bit harsh. Both excellent actors IMO and would like to see more of them on tv.
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#79 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 05:21 PM

Bit harsh. Both excellent actors IMO and would like to see more of them on tv.


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#80 l'angelo mysterioso

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Posted 10 September 2012 - 05:26 PM

Bit harsh. Both excellent actors IMO and would like to see more of them on tv.


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