Fanny Cradock : How we Brits Used To Cook

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In the 1950’s and right up to the mid 1970’s there was only one cookery queen who ruled Britain’s TV programs : Fanny Cradock.  She pre-dated all the celebrity chefs, even Julia Child, and was quintessentially English right down to her snobby accent and the dreadful fussy dresses that she wore to cook. For the … Continue reading

How Madonna was a primadonna when she appeared on Will & Grace

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  The openly gay British chat show host Graham Norton never fails to worm the very best stories out of his guests, and when he recently had Eric McCormack and Debra Messing on his Show to talk about the revival of Will & Grace (just being screened on TV in the UK), he got some juicy dirt on … Continue reading

Is “Naked, Alone and Racing To Get Home ” the most crass TV Reality Show ever?

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  The Brits are a diverse nation that seem to relish in extremes when it suits them.  Like in television.  They are responsible for bringing us excellence such as Downtown Abbey, The Crown etc. but at the same time also for real crass such as The Apprentice.  Need we say more. Every time we think … Continue reading

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