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BBC 2’s School Season

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 29, 2010 – 14:58

Have you been watching BBC 2’s School Season recently?

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Wild Weather Of the West

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 20, 2010 – 21:34

For one night only, BBC Points West weather forecaster Ian Fergusson left his weather map behind and went on a journey through the wet, the windy, the sunny, the stormy and the snowiest parts of the West.

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ITV 1’s New “Daybreak” Programme

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 6, 2010 – 18:03

As well as being the first day back at college for the new school year, TV duo Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley had their first day in their new job today.

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In Swedish, with English Subtitles

Icon Written by Fred Hart on August 31, 2010 – 10:28

Image: Copyright © Allie Caulfield / CC BY Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been watching the Swedish police drama, Wallander. Based on the books by Henning Mankell, the TV series stars Krister Henriksson and Johanna Sällström.

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Concorde’s Last Flight

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 14, 2010 – 12:13

© Never Was An Arrow II / CC BY-NC-ND 1350 miles per hour; 23 miles a minute; a mile in every 2¾ seconds; 10% faster than a rifle bullet; Land’s End to John O’ Groats in 24 minutes: Concorde. Captain Brian Walpole Concorde Technical Manager

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The Sun Sets On Matt’s First Series As the Doctor

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 27, 2010 – 11:45

The photo above was one my sister took from her little ‘platform’ in the apple tree in our back garden. You can see the full album on my Flickr account. Its quite appropriate really, because yesterday evening saw the end (or the sunset…) of Matt Smith‘s first series in Dr. Who. Now at this point, […]

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A Rare Report from Inside North Korea

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 3, 2010 – 12:35

I have been fascinated over the last couple of days by BBC Newsnight‘s reports about the country of North Korea, which is widely regarded as one of the world’s most secretive countries.

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Introducing the All New BBC iPlayer

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 27, 2010 – 07:08

The brand new BBC iPlayer launched in Beta* yesterday. It now contains all the material of the old one, in a slightly different layout for each of the pages. However in addition there is a built in personal area. The site incorporates the BBC iD system with social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. Not only […]

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Digital Switchover – Phase 2

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 7, 2010 – 10:25

The Digital Switchover for TV viewers in the BBC Points West region is now complete, and the BBC West area is now completely digital.

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The New Series of Dr. Who

Icon Written by Fred Hart on April 4, 2010 – 18:04

Last night saw the start of the new series of Dr. Who, starring Matt Smith as the Dr. and Karen Gillan as his companion.

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