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BBC ‘a good thing’, say some people who work there

Government-approved letter hints at brilliance of revered national institutionThe continuing row over the licence fee escalated today, as the BBC rounded up all the celebrities it has under contract and got them to say how great it is.

“Obviously, try and make it sound as if there’s some principle involved,” said the memo, which was anonymously leaked to a Sunday newspaper. “What makes Britain great, the envy of the world, that kind of thing. Don’t just gloat about how much money you’ve had out of us over the years.”

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Posted: Jul 26th, 2015
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Professor Brian Cox wins ‘Face you would most like to slap’ award.

award first presented to Leonard Cohen‘The particular attribute that gives Cox his overwhelming advantage is that permanent supercilious grin which never quite leaves his face, even when discussing the end of the universe.’

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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