Television history was made last night when the middle episode of a three-part drama contained no new footage at all, but consisted entirely of a summary of the story from the first episode and some pointers as to what would happen in the last.
Betty Durex, the last surviving member of the celebrated wartime singing trio the Durex Sisters, has died at the age of 93 at her condominium in Florida. Paying tribute, Prime Minister David Cameron reminded reporters ‘It was said that her image was in every pub toilet in the land. And there aren’t many people who can claim that.’
Fans of the popular BBC car-based entertainment show Top Gear have complained in their hundreds after the first episode of the new series saw a race across the Sahara desert fail to produce the sort of unlikely, close-fought finish that they are used to.
The popular reality show, ‘Sue the Midwife’, returns to BBC schedules this weekend promising to deliver bundles of joy to a Saturday night audience seeking more anguish than can be derived even from the current raft of George Osborne weekend specials.