For one night only!

For one night only!

It’s just two days away now… On Thursday 22nd November at  9pm on BBC4 that familiar theme tune will run and my stomach will turn inside out as I join Howard Stableford, Judith Hann and Hannah Fry for a special one off, live edition of Tomorrow’s...

Sad news

I am sure you will have seen the heartbreaking news about Keith who died earlier today. It is incredibly sad. Keith was a one-off – full of life, generous and with a focus on things that mattered – his family. I saw him two months ago at his sister Janice’s wedding,...

University of Manchester Drama Dept 1977, can you help?

Can you help us to track down 30 Drama students who left Manchester University in 1977? In  frightening way, we’ve decided to regroup for a special celebration in May and have managed to track down 24 but lack contacts for the remaining people. We want to make...
Maggie Philbin OBE!

Maggie Philbin OBE!

I’m very thrilled and honoured to be awarded an O.B.E. It has come as a massive surprise and it’s been very hard to keep quiet about it for the past four weeks. ‘I do wish my lovely Mum and Dad were still alive to share this with me. They would have been so fiercely...
Want to work in TV? Enjoy Tech?

Want to work in TV? Enjoy Tech?

I’ve seen massive changes in broadcast since I answered a box numbered ad leading to my very first job. Back then there were just three analogue channels, typewriters rather than computers and ‘mobile’ phones were used to prop doors open. There are a...