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Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC sitcom created by, written by and starring Jennifer Saunders.
"Absolutely Fabulous" is a song produced by British electronic music group Pet Shop Boys.
Adam Offord Buxton (born 7 June 1969) is an English comedian, writer and actor.
An airline is a company that provides air transport services for traveling passengers and freight.
Alwin Lopez "Al" Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American singer and musician.
Alastair James Hay Murray (born 10 May 1968), is an English comedian and TV personality.
Alan Graham Carr (born 14 June 1976) is an English comedian and television personality.
Alan Moore (born 18 November 1953) is an English writer known primarily for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta, The Ballad of Halo Jones and From Hell.
Alas Smith and Jones is a British comedy sketch television series featuring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones that ran for four series and two Christmas specials on BBC2 from 1984 to 1988, and as Smith and Jones for six series on BBC1 from 1989 to 1998.
"All About You/You've Got a Friend" is a double A-side song recorded by English pop rock band McFly.
Alternative comedy is a term coined in the 1980s for a style of comedy that makes a conscious break with the mainstream comedic style of an era but can also be found in cartoons.
Amanda Rose Keller (born 25 February 1962) is an Australian journalist, radio and television presenter, and media personality, best known currently as the host of the popular Australian lifestyle program The Living Room.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
Andrex is a British brand of toilet roll.
Gordon Angus Deayton (born 6 January 1956),is an English actor, writer, musician, comedian, and broadcaster.
Ant & Dec are an English comedy TV presenting duo, consisting of Anthony McPartlin (born 18 November 1975) and Declan Donnelly (born 25 September 1975), from Newcastle upon Tyne, England.
Anthony David McPartlin (born 18 November 1975) is an English television presenter, producer and actor.
Ardal O'Hanlon (born 8 October 1965) is an Irish comedian and actor.
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet is a British comedy-drama series about seven English migrant construction workers who leave the UK to search for employment overseas.
Augmented Reality (AR) is an interactive experience of a real-world environment whose elements are "augmented" by computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities, including visual, auditory, haptic, somatosensory, and olfactory.
Bananarama are a British female pop music vocal group formed in London in 1981 by friends Sara Dallin, Siobhan Fahey and Keren Woodward.
Band Aid is a charity supergroup featuring mainly British and Irish musicians and recording artists.
Battleground is the second studio album by British-Irish boy band The Wanted.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
The BBC News at Six is the evening news programme bulletin from the BBC.
BBC News at Ten formerly known as the BBC Ten O'Clock News or the Ten O'Clock News is the flagship evening news programme, broadcast six nights a week (Sunday to Friday) for British television channel BBC One and the BBC News channel.
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.
BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959) is a British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.
Sir William Connolly, (born 24 November 1942) is a Scottish comedian, musician, presenter and actor from Glasgow.
William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948)On page 17 of his book 700 Sundays, Crystal displays his birth announcement, which gives his first two names as "William Edward", not "William Jacob" is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host.
William Martin Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter, composer and pianist.
Blondie is an American rock band founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein.
Robert Renwick "Bob" Mortimer (born 23 May 1959) is an English comedian, podcast presenter, and actor.
Bob Zmuda (born December 12, 1949) is an American writer, comedian, producer, and director best known for his friendship with cult personality Andy Kaufman.
Paul David Hewson, KBE OL (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono, is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist.
Boyzone are an Irish boy band.
Brendan O'Carroll (born 15 September 1955) is an Irish writer, producer, comedian, actor, and director, best known for portraying foul-mouthed matriarch Agnes Brown on stage, and in the BBC and RTÉ television sitcom Mrs. Brown's Boys.
Brian Harold May, (born 19 July 1947) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, astrophysicist, and photographer.
Britain's Got the Pop Factor... and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice
Britain's Got the Pop Factor...
British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size, or the second largest, behind easyJet, when measured by passengers carried.
The British Stammering Association (BSA), a charity since 1978, is a national membership organisation in the United Kingdom for adults and children who stammer, their friends and families, speech and language therapists and other professionals.
Paul Bruce Dickinson (born 7 August 1958) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, airline pilot, entrepreneur, author and broadcaster.
Bryan Talbot (born 24 February 1952) is a British comic book artist and writer, best known as the creator of The Adventures of Luther Arkwright and its sequel Heart of Empire, as well as the ''Grandville'' series of books.
BT Group plc (trading as BT and formerly British Telecom) is a British multinational telecommunications holding company with head offices in London, United Kingdom.
Cara Jocelyn Delevingne (born 12 August 1992) is an English model and actress.
Carpool Karaoke is a recurring segment on The Late Late Show with James Corden in which James Corden, the host of the show, invites famous musical guests to sing along to their songs with him whilst he is driving on a planned route usually in Los Angeles, usually under the pretense of needing to get to work and preferring to use the high-occupancy vehicle lane, or the pretext of needing directions from a local when in a new town, such as London (from Adele) or Liverpool (from Paul McCartney) or New York City (from Madonna).
CBBC (short for Children's BBC) is a British children's television strand owned by the BBC and aimed for children aged from 6 to 12.
Celebrity Big Brother 1, also referred to as Celebrity Big Brother 2001, was the first series of the British reality television show Celebrity Big Brother.
A charity record (also known as a charity single) is a release of a song for a specific charitable cause.
Cher (born May 20, 1946 as Cherilyn Sarkisian, Շերիլին Սարգիսեան) is an American singer and actress.
Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC.
BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC's UK charity.
Christopher James Evans (born 1 April 1966) is an English presenter, businessman, and producer for radio and television.
Christopher Moyles (born 22 February 1974) is an English radio and television presenter, author, and presenter of The Chris Moyles Show on Radio X. Previously he has presented The Chris Moyles Show on BBC Radio 1 from 2004 to 2012 and Chris Moyles' Quiz Night between 2009 and 2012 on Channel 4.
Christine Ellen "Chrissie" Hynde (born September 7, 1951) is an American musician who is best known as a founding member of the rock band The Pretenders.
Claudia Anne Winkleman (born 15 January 1972) is an English television presenter, model, film critic, radio personality, and journalist, known for her work with the BBC.
Sir Cliff Richard, (born Harry Rodger Webb, 14 October 1940) is a British pop singer, musician, performer, actor and philanthropist.
Colin Andrew Firth, (born 10 September 1960), is an English actor who has received an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, two BAFTA Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, as well as the Volpi Cup for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival.
Colin Stuart Lane (born 25 March 1965) is an Australian comedian, actor and TV host living in Melbourne, best known for being one-half of comedy duo Lano and Woodley.
Comic Relief Does Fame Academy is a spin-off of the original Fame Academy show where celebrities students sing as students of the Academy.
Comic Relief USA was a non-profit charity organization whose mission is to raise funds to help those in need—particularly America's homeless.
Comic Relief USA, previously known as America Gives Back Inc., is an operating 501(c)(3) American charity.
Condoleezza Rice (born November 14, 1954) is an American political scientist and diplomat.
Count Dracula is the title character of Bram Stoker's 1897 gothic horror novel Dracula.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor.
A cruiseferry is a ship that combines the features of a cruise ship with a Ro-Pax ferry.
The culture of the United Kingdom is influenced by the UK's history as a developed state, a liberal democracy and a great power; its predominantly Christian religious life; and its composition of four countries—England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland—each of which has distinct customs, cultures and symbolism.
Matt Brooker, whose work most often appears under the pseudonym D'Israeli (sometimes "D'Israeli D'Emon D'Raughtsman"), is a British comic artist, colorist, writer and letterer.
David Chester Gibbons (born 14 April 1949) is an English comics artist, writer and sometimes letterer.
David Blaine (born David Blaine White; April 4, 1973) is an American magician, illusionist and endurance artist.
David William Duchovny (born August 7, 1960) is an American actor, writer, producer, director, novelist, and singer-songwriter.
David Jon Gilmour, (born 6 March 1946) is an English guitarist, singer and songwriter best known as a longtime member of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd.
David Tennant (born David John McDonald; 18 April 1971) is a Scottish actor and voice actor.
David Edward Williams (born 20 August 1971), known professionally as David Walliams, is an English comedian, actor, author, and presenter known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch show Little Britain. Since 2012, Walliams has been a judge on the ITV talent show: Britain's Got Talent.
Davina Lucy Pascale McCall (born 16 October 1967) is an English television presenter and model.
Dawn Roma French (born 11 October 1957) is a British actress, writer, comedian and presenter from Holyhead, Wales.
DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.
Declan Joseph Oliver Donnelly (born 25 September 1975) is an English television presenter, producer and actor.
Dermot John Morgan (31 March 1952 – 28 February 1998) was an Irish comedian, actor and previously a schoolteacher, who achieved international recognition for his role as Father Ted Crilly in the Channel 4 sitcom Father Ted.
Sean Dermot Fintan O'Leary Jr. (born 24 May 1973), better known as Dermot O'Leary, is a British-Irish television presenter for ITV and a radio presenter for BBC Radio 2.
Derryn Nigel Hinch (born 9 February 1944 in New Plymouth, New Zealand) is an Australian senator for Victoria and media personality, best known for his work on Melbourne radio and television.
DFDS Seaways is a large Danish shipping company that operates passenger and freight services across northern Europe.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
Doctor Who: The Curse of Fatal Death is a Doctor Who special made for the Red Nose Day charity telethon in the United Kingdom, and was originally broadcast in four parts on BBC One on 12 March 1999 under the title Doctor Who and the Curse of Fatal Death.
A donation is a gift for charity, humanitarian aid, or to benefit a cause.
Driving School is a docusoap that was broadcast on BBC One in the summer of 1997, which followed a group of learner drivers around Bristol and South Wales.
Eagle was a British children's comics periodical, first published from 1950 to 1969, and then in a relaunched format from 1982 to 1994.
EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985.
Edward Christopher Sheeran, (born 17 February 1991) is an English singer, songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actor.
Edmund Blackadder is the single name given to a collection of fictional characters who appear in the BBC mock-historical comedy series Blackadder, each played by Rowan Atkinson.
"Elected" is a 1972 song by rock band Alice Cooper, the first Hot 100 hit on their 6th studio album Billion Dollar Babies.
Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
Ethiopia (ኢትዮጵያ), officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (የኢትዮጵያ ፌዴራላዊ ዲሞክራሲያዊ ሪፐብሊክ, yeʾĪtiyoṗṗya Fēdēralawī Dēmokirasīyawī Rīpebilīk), is a country located in the Horn of Africa.
Fame Academy is a British television talent competition to search for and educate new musical talents.
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2001 book written by British author J. K. Rowling (under the pen name of the fictitious author Newt Scamander) about the magical creatures in the ''Harry Potter'' universe.
Father Ted is a British sitcom that was produced by British independent production company Hat Trick Productions for Channel 4.
Fearne Wood (born 3 September 1981), known professionally by her maiden name Cotton, is an English television and radio presenter, best known for presenting a number of popular television programmes such as Top of the Pops and the Red Nose Day telethons.
Fern Britton (born 17 July 1957) is an English television presenter, best known for her television work with ITV and the BBC.
A financial transaction tax is a levy on a specific type of financial transaction for a particular purpose.
Fleetway Publications was a magazine publishing company based in London.
A frame story (also known as a frame tale or frame narrative) is a literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece to a story within a story, whereby an introductory or main narrative is presented, at least in part, for the purpose of setting the stage either for a more emphasized second narrative or for a set of shorter stories.
French and Saunders is a British sketch comedy television series written by and starring comic duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
Gareth Paul Gates (born 12 July 1984) is an English singer-songwriter.
Garth Ennis (born 16 January 1970) is a Northern Irish-born naturalized American comics writer, best known for the Vertigo series Preacher with artist Steve Dillon and his nine-year run on Marvel Comics' Punisher franchise.
Gary Winston Lineker (born 30 November 1960) is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster.
Gavin & Stacey is a British sitcom, written by James Corden and Ruth Jones, that follows the long-distance relationship of an Englishman and a Welsh woman.
Gender equality, also known as sexual equality, is the state of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 – 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952.
Girls Aloud are an English-Irish pop girl group, which was created through the ITV talent show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002.
"Gold Forever" is a dance-pop song by British-Irish boy band The Wanted.
Good Morning Britain (often abbreviated to GMB) is a British breakfast programme, broadcast on weekdays from 6.00 to 8.30 am on ITV.
Graham William Walker (born 4 April 1963), known professionally as Graham Norton, is an Irish television and radio presenter, comedian, actor, and writer based in the United Kingdom.
Grant Morrison, MBE (born 31 January 1960) is a Scottish comic book writer, and playwright.
Green Wing is an award-winning British sitcom set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital.
Gregory Daniel Davies (born 14 May 1968) is a Welsh-born, English stand-up comedian, actor, and former secondary school teacher.
Greg James (born 17 December 1985) is an English radio DJ, television presenter and author, most famous for hosting the drivetime show (Monday to Thursday, 16:00–19:00) on BBC Radio 1.
Gunge as it is known in the U.K., or slime as it is known in the United States and most English-speaking areas of the world, is a thick, gooey, yet runny substance with a consistency somewhere between that of paint and custard.
Hale and Pace was an English comedy double-act that performed in clubs and on radio and television in the United Kingdom in the 1980s-1990s.
Henry Richard Enfield (born 30 May 1961) is an English comedian, actor, writer, and director.
Harry Hill's TV Burp (also known as just TV Burp) is a British television comedy programme which was broadcast between 2001 and 2012 on ITV.
Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.
Harry James Potter is the title character and protagonist of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Home Box Office (HBO) is an American premium cable and satellite television network of Home Box Office, Inc..
"Help!" is a song by the Beatles that served as the title song for both the 1965 film and its soundtrack album.
Hermione Jean Granger is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates is a British television cosy crime drama series, starring Patricia Routledge as the title character, Henrietta "Hetty" Wainthropp, that aired for four series between 3 January 1996 and 4 September 1998 on BBC One.
Hook is a suburban area in south west London, England.
The human penis is an external male intromittent organ that additionally serves as the urinal duct.
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.
Hyenas or hyaenas (from Greek ὕαινα hýaina) are any feliform carnivoran mammals of the family Hyaenidae.
Idol Gives Back is the name of a charitable campaign that spanned two episodes of American Idol during its sixth season.
Interest is payment from a borrower or deposit-taking financial institution to a lender or depositor of an amount above repayment of the principal sum (i.e., the amount borrowed), at a particular rate.
Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.
"Islands in the Stream" is a song written by the Bee Gees and sung by American country music artists Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton.
Joanne Rowling, ("rolling";Rowling, J.K. (16 February 2007).. Accio Quote (accio-quote.org). Retrieved 28 April 2008. born 31 July 1965), writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.
James Andrew Innes "Jack" Dee (born 29 September 1961) is an English stand-up comedian, actor and writer known for his sarcasm and deadpan humour.
Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall (born 7 July 1988) is an English comedian, television presenter, actor and writer.
James Kimberley Corden (born 22 August 1978) is an English actor, writer, producer, comedian, television host, and singer.
James Daniel May (born 16 January 1963) is an English television presenter and journalist.
Jamie Delano (born 1954 in Northampton) is a British comics writer.
Jamie Christopher Hewlett (born 3 April 1968) is an English comic book artist and designer.
Jane Krakowski (born Jane Krajkowski; October 11, 1968) is an American actress and singer.
Jane Tewson CBE (born 9 January 1958) is a British charity worker and the originator of several charitable organisations and ideas for community strengthening in the UK and Australia.
Jennifer Jane Saunders (born 6 July 1958) is an English comedian, screenwriter, and actress.
Jeremy Charles Robert Clarkson (born 11 April 1960) is an English broadcaster, journalist and writer who specialises in motoring.
James Anthony Patrick Carr (born 15 September 1972) is an English stand-up comedian, presenter, writer, and actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship.
Joanna Lamond Lumley, (born 1 May 1946) is an English actress, former model, author and activist.
Joseph Murray Cornish (born 20 December 1968) is an English comedian, television and radio presenter, film director, writer and actor, who together with his long-time comedy partner, Adam Buxton, forms the comedy duo Adam and Joe.
Joe Harry Lycett (born 5 July 1988) is a British comedian.
John Joseph Bishop (born 30 November 1966) is an English comedian, presenter and actor, who is also known for his charity work, having raised £4.2m for Sport Relief 2012.
John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor.
Jolly Roger is the traditional English name for the flags flown to identify a pirate ship about to attack, during the early 18th century (the later part of the Golden Age of Piracy).
Jonathan Stephen Ross (born 17 November 1960) is an English television and radio presenter, film critic, actor and comedian best known for presenting the BBC One chat show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross during the 2000s.
Julian Peter McDonald Clary (born 25 May 1959) is an English comedian, actor, presenter and novelist.
"Just Can't Get Enough" is a song by the English electronic music band Depeche Mode.
Catherine "Kate" Bush (born 30 July 1958) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, dancer and record producer.
Kate Thornton is an English journalist and television presenter, best known as the first presenter of The X Factor (2004–2006) and for presenting daytime shows including Loose Women (2009–2011) and This Morning (2009–2012).
Katherine Lucy Bridget Burke (born 13 June 1964) is an English actress, comedian, playwright and theatre director.
Kevin Andrew Bridges (born 13 November 1986) is a Scottish comedian.
Kim Wilde (born Kim Smith; 18 November 1960) is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single "Kids in America", which reached number two in the UK.
Kleenex is a brand name for a variety of paper-based products such as facial tissue, bathroom tissue, paper towels, tampons, and diapers.
The Labrador Retriever, or just Labrador, is a type of retriever-gun dog.
Sir Lenworth George Henry, (born 29 August 1958), known as Lenny Henry, is a British stand-up comedian, actor, singer, writer, and television presenter, known for co-founding charity Comic Relief, and presenting various television programmes, including the comedy Chef!, and The Magicians for BBC One.
Little Britain is a British character-based sketch show that was first broadcast on BBC radio and then turned into a television show.
"Living Doll" is a song written by Lionel Bart made popular by Cliff Richard and the Shadows (then still 'the Drifters') in 1959.
The London Palladium is a 2,286-seat Grade II* West End theatre located on Argyll Street in the City of Westminster.
Lou Todd and Andy Pipkin are fictional characters from the cult BBC TV and radio show Little Britain, played by David Walliams and Matt Lucas respectively.
Love Actually is a 2003 Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written and directed by Richard Curtis.
"Love Can Build a Bridge" is a song written by Naomi Judd, Paul Overstreet and John Barlow Jarvis, and recorded by American country music duo The Judds.
Luisa Omielan (born 7 September 1982) is a British comedian based in London.
Make Poverty History is the name of organizations in a number of countries, which focus on issues relating to 8th Millennium Development Goal such as aid, trade and justice.
"Mama" is a song by the British girl group the Spice Girls.
Mark Buckingham is a British comic book artist.
Mark Millar (born 24 December 1969) is a Scottish comic book writer, best known for his work on The Authority, The Ultimates, Marvel Knights Spider-Man, Ultimate Fantastic Four, Civil War, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Wanted, Chrononauts, Superior and Kick-Ass, the latter seven of which have been, or will be, adapted into feature films.
Marvel Comics is the common name and primary imprint of Marvel Worldwide Inc., formerly Marvel Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group, a publisher of American comic books and related media.
Mary-Anne Fahey (born 19 August 1955 as Mary-Anne Waterman) is an Australian actress, comedian and writer.
Mathew Frazer Horne (born 6 September 1978) is an English actor, comedian, television presenter, and narrator.
Matthew Richard Lucas (born 5 March 1974) is an English comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer, best known for his work with David Walliams in the television show Little Britain, as well as for his portrayals of the scorekeeping baby Georgie Dawes in the comedy panel game Shooting Stars, both Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee in Alice in Wonderland and its sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass, and Nardole in the tenth series of long-running British sci-fi drama Doctor Who.
McFly were an English band formed in London in 2003.
Melvin Kenneth Smith (3 December 1952 – 19 July 2013) was an English comedian, writer, film director, producer, and actor.
Melinda Gebbie is an American comics artist and writer, known for her participation in the underground comix movement.
Men Behaving Badly is a British sitcom that was created and written by Simon Nye.
In the broadest sense, merchandising is any practice which contributes to the sale of products to a retail consumer.
Metro is the United Kingdom's highest circulation newspaper, published in tabloid format by DMG Media.
Michael Hazen James McIntyre (born 21 February 1976) is an English comedian, actor, and TV presenter.
Mikel Mason "Mikey" Robins (born 8 December 1961) is an Australian media personality, comedian and writer.
Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke (born 14 December 1972), known professionally as Miranda Hart, is an English actress, model and comedian.
Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English stage, film and television actress.
Mobile blogging (also known as mobloggingIto, M. (2002) 'Mobiles and the appropriation of place', receiver magazine, 8, www.receiver.vodafone.com) is a method of publishing to a website or blog from a mobile phone or other handheld device.
Agnes Loretta Brown is the protagonist in the BBC comedy series Mrs. Brown's Boys and the host of the 2017 BBC entertainment show All Round to Mrs Brown's.
The multiple-camera setup, multiple-camera mode of production, multi-camera or simply multicam is a method of filmmaking and video production.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
Natalie Maria Cole (February 6, 1950 – December 31, 2015) was an American singer, voice actress, songwriter, and actress.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Neil Richard MacKinnon GaimanBorn as Neil Richard Gaiman, with "MacKinnon" added on the occasion of his marriage to Amanda Palmer.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Nena (born Gabriele Susanne Kerner, 24 March 1960) is a German singer-songwriter, actress, and comedian who rose to international fame in 1983 with the New German Wave song "99 Luftballons".
Neneh Mariann Karlsson (born 10 March 1964), better known as Neneh Cherry, is a Swedish singer-songwriter, rapper, occasional DJ and broadcaster.
A news program, news programme, news show, or newscast is a regularly scheduled radio or television program that reports current events.
Nicholas John Frost (born 28 March 1972) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, and author.
Noel Ernest Edmonds (born 22 December 1948) is an English television presenter and executive.
Noel Fielding (born 21 May 1973) is an English comedian, writer, actor, artist, musician and television presenter.
One Direction are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and, until his departure from the band in 2015, Zayn Malik.
"One Way or Another" is a song by American new wave band Blondie from the album Parallel Lines.
"One Way or Another (Teenage Kicks)" is a cover recorded by English-Irish boy band One Direction, released as the 2013 Comic Relief charity single on 17 February 2013.
Operating (Operational) costs are the expenses which are related to the operation of a business, or to the operation of a device, component, piece of equipment or facility.
Panorama is a BBC Television investigative current affairs documentary programme.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Paul James O'Grady, MBE (born 14 June 1955) is an English comedian, television presenter, actor, writer and radio disc jockey.
People Just Do Nothing is a British television mockumentary sitcom that was first broadcast by BBC Three on 20 July 2014.
The Pet Shop Boys are an English synthpop duo, formed in London in 1981 and consisting of Neil Tennant (lead vocals, keyboards, occasional guitar) and Chris Lowe (keyboards, vocals).
Peter Kenneth Hogan (born 5 May 1954) is an English writer and comics creator who started out as editor of cult political British comic Revolver in 1990-91, before working for 2000 AD and American comic book publishers Vertigo and America's Best Comics.
Peter John Kay (born 2 July 1973) is an English comedian and actor.
Peter Snow, CBE (born 20 April 1938) is a British radio and television presenter and historian, best known as an analyst of election results.
Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights is a British sitcom about The Phoenix Club, a working men's club in the northern English town of Bolton, Greater Manchester.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
ProSieben (sieben is German for seven) is a commercial television station in Germany.
A puppy is a juvenile dog.
Quidditch Through the Ages is a 2001 book written by British author J. K. Rowling using the pseudonym of Kennilworthy Whisp about Quidditch in the ''Harry Potter'' universe.
Raymond Everett Reach, Jr. (born August 3, 1948) is an American pianist, vocalist, guitarist, composer, arranger, music producer and educator, named by AL.com as one of "30 Alabamians who changed jazz history." He serves as President and CEO of Ray Reach Music and Magic City Music Productions.
Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV) (pronounced or) ('The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service') is Iceland's national public-service broadcasting organization.
A rear-view mirror (or rearview mirror) is a mirror in automobiles and other vehicles, designed to allow the driver to see rearward through the vehicle's rear window (rear windshield).
Red Nose Day 2011 was a fundraising event organised by Comic Relief.
A refugee camp is a temporary settlement built to receive refugees and people in refugee-like situations.
Reggie Yates is a British actor, television presenter and radio DJ, best known from his roles as Rastamouse, Leo Jones in Doctor Who, and for his work at the BBC in radio and television – presenting various shows for BBC Radio 1 with Fearne Cotton – as well as hosting the ITV2 reality show Release the Hounds from 2013 until 2017.
Richard Whalley Anthony Curtis, (born 8 November 1956) is a British screenwriter, producer, and film director, who was born in New Zealand to Australian parents.
Richard Mark Hammond (born 19 December 1969) is an English presenter, writer, and journalist, best known for co-hosting the BBC Two car programme Top Gear from 2002 until 2015 with Jeremy Clarkson and James May.
Richard Thomas Osman (born 28 November 1970) is an English television presenter, producer, comedian and director.
Right Said Fred is an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred and Richard Fairbrass in 1989.
Robert Beckett (born 2 January 1986) is an English stand-up comedian and presenter.
Robert Brydon Jones, (born 3 May 1965), known professionally as Rob Brydon, is a Welsh actor, comedian, radio and television presenter, singer, and impressionist.
Robin Hugh Gibb (22 December 1949 – 20 May 2012) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, who gained worldwide fame as a member of the pop group the Bee Gees.
Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian.
"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" is a Christmas song written by Johnny Marks and recorded by Brenda Lee in 1958; it has since been recorded by numerous other music artists.
Jonathan Romesh Ranganathan (born January 30, 1978) is a British stand-up comedian and actor.
Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
Rowan Sebastian Atkinson, CBE (born 6 January 1955) is an English actor, comedian, and screenwriter best known for his work on the sitcoms Blackadder and Mr. Bean.
Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist.
Ruth Alexandra Elisabeth Jones MBE (born 22 September 1966) is a Welsh television actress novelist and screen writer.
Sainsbury's is the second largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, with a 16.9% share of the supermarket sector in the United Kingdom.
A salary is a form of payment from an employer to an employee, which may be specified in an employment contract.
Sally Elizabeth Phillips (born 10 May 1970) is an English actress, television presenter and comedian.
Samuel Frederick Smith (born 19 May 1992) is an English singer-songwriter.
Sarah Jane Millican (King; born 29 May 1975) is an English comedian.
Serious Request is a family of annual multi-day, multimedia fundraising events for International Red Cross initiatives, typically hosted by radio stations in the week before Christmas.
Seth Adam Meyers (born December 28, 1973) is an American comedian, writer, political commentator, actor, and television host.
The Seven Network (commonly known as Channel Seven or simply Seven) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network.
The Shaftesbury Theatre is a West End Theatre, located on Shaftesbury Avenue, in the London Borough of Camden.
Simon Bisley is a British comic book artist best known for his 1990s work on ABC Warriors, Lobo and Sláine.
Simon John Pegg (né Beckingham; born 14 February 1970) is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer.
Simulcast, a portmanteau of simultaneous broadcast, is the broadcasting of programs or events across more than one medium, or more than one service on the same medium, at exactly the same time (that is, simultaneously).
Sleepwalker is a platform game developed by CTA Developments and published by Ocean Software for the Amiga, Amiga CD32, Commodore 64 and Atari ST in 1993.
A speaking clock or talking clock is a live or recorded human voice service, usually accessed by telephone, that gives the correct time.
The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in 1994.
Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Spider-Plant Man is a British parody short film which parodies the Spider-Man 2002 film adaptation, made for the Comic Relief 2005 appeal and aired on BBC One on 11 March 2005.
Sponsoring something (or someone) is the act of supporting an event, activity, person, or organization financially or through the provision of products or services.
Sport Aid (also known as Sports Aid) was a sport-themed campaign for African famine relief held in May 1986, involving several days of all-star exhibition events in various sports, and culminating in the Race Against Time, a 10 km fun run held simultaneously in 89 countries.
Sport Relief is a biennial charity event from Comic Relief, in association with BBC Sport, which brings together the worlds of sport and entertainment to raise money to help vulnerable people in both the UK and the world's poorest countries.
Stella Nina McCartney, OBE (born 13 September 1971) is an English fashion designer.
Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English comedian, actor, writer, presenter, and activist.
Steve Dillon (22 March 1962 – 22 October 2016) was a British comic book artist, from Luton, Bedfordshire, best known for his work with writer Garth Ennis on Hellblazer, Preacher and The Punisher.
"Stick It Out" is a single released by the English pop group Right Said Fred.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), also known as cot death or crib death, is the sudden unexplained death of a child less than one year of age.
The Sugababes are a British girl group formed in 1998 by Siobhán Donaghy, Mutya Buena and Keisha Buchanan.
Susan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables.
Susanna Victoria Reid (born 10 December 1970) is an English journalist and presenter best known as a co-presenter of BBC Breakfast from 2003 until 2014, with Bill Turnbull, and being co-anchor of Good Morning Britain since 2014, alongside Piers Morgan and Ben Shephard.
A symbol is a mark, sign or word that indicates, signifies, or is understood as representing an idea, object, or relationship.
TBS is an American basic cable and satellite television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System.
"Teenage Kicks" was the debut single for Northern Irish punk rock/new wave band The Undertones.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (often shortened to TMNT or Ninja Turtles) are four fictional teenaged anthropomorphic turtles named after Italian artists of the Renaissance.
A telethon (a portmanteau of "television" and "marathon") is a televised fundraising event that lasts many hours or even days, the purpose of which is to raise money for a charitable, political or other purportedly worthy cause.
Television Centre is a building complex in White City, West London that was the headquarters of BBC Television between 1960 and 2013.
Helen Elizabeth "Tess" Daly (born 27 April 1969) is an English model and television presenter, best known for co-presenting the BBC One celebrity dancing show Strictly Come Dancing since 2004.
The Beano is the longest running British children's comic magazine, published by DC Thomson.
The Dandy was a Scottish children's comic published by the Dundee based publisher DC Thomson.
The Doctor is the title character in the long-running BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler.
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The Late, Late Breakfast Show was a BBC television light entertainment show broadcast live on Saturday evenings from 4 September 1982 to 8 November 1986.
The O2 is a large entertainment district on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, England, including an indoor arena, a music club, a Cineworld cinema, an exhibition space, piazzas, bars and restaurants.
The Proclaimers are a Scottish duo composed of the identical twin brothers Charlie and Craig Reid (born 5 March 1962).
The Saturdays are a British-Irish girl group based in London, England.
The Secret Policeman's Ball is the name informally used for the long-running series of benefit shows staged initially in the United Kingdom to raise funds for the human rights organisation Amnesty International.
The Spectator is a weekly British magazine on politics, culture, and current affairs.
The Undertones are a punk rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1974.
The Vicar of Dibley is a British sitcom which originally ran on BBC One from 10 November 1994 to 22 January 1998 (with three sets of specials in the Winters of 1999/2000, 2004/2005 and 2006/2007).
The Wanted are a British-Irish boy band consisting of members Max George, Siva Kaneswaran, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes.
The Wanted is a compilation extended play by British-Irish boy band The Wanted.
The Young Ones is a British sitcom, broadcast in the United Kingdom from 1982 to 1984 in two six-part series.
Sir Thomas John Woodward (born 7 June 1940), also known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer.
Tony Christie (born 25 April 1943) is an English musician, singer and actor.
Triceratops is a genus of herbivorous ceratopsid dinosaur that first appeared during the late Maastrichtian stage of the late Cretaceous period, about 68 million years ago (mya) in what is now North America.
Graham David Taylor, (born 26 December 1933), known better as Ugly Dave Gray, is a British-Australian comedian, actor, television personality, game show compere, radio host and commercial spokesperson.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations (UN) program headquartered in New York City that provides humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
The 1992 United Kingdom general election was held on Thursday 9 April 1992, to elect 651 members to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
University Challenge is a British quiz programme which first aired in 1962.
The V sign is a hand gesture in which the index and middle fingers are raised and parted, while the other fingers are clenched.
James Roderick Moir (born 24 January 1959), better known by the stage name Vic Reeves, is an English comedian, artist, actor and television presenter, best known for his double act with Bob Mortimer (see Vic and Bob).
Victoria Wood, (19 May 1953 – 20 April 2016) was an English comedian, actress, singer and songwriter, screenwriter, producer and director.
Viz is a popular British comic magazine founded in 1979 by Chris Donald.
Walkers is a British snack food manufacturer mainly operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
Warwick Ashley Davis (born 3 February 1970) is an English actor, television presenter, writer, director and producer.
In broadcasting, the watershed or safe harbour is one or more dayparts during which it is appropriate to broadcast programming aimed towards mature or adult audiences.
"We Are the World" is a song and charity single originally recorded by the supergroup United Support of Artists (USA) for Africa in 1985.
A webcam is a video camera that feeds or streams its image in real time to or through a computer to a computer network.
Westlife were an Irish pop vocal group, formed in Dublin in 1998 and disbanded in 2012.
"What Do I Know?" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran.
"Who Do You Think You Are" is a song performed by British pop group Spice Girls.
Caryn Elaine Johnson (born November 13, 1955), known professionally as Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actress, comedian, author, and television host.
Yleisradio Oy (Finnish), also known as Rundradion (Swedish) or the Finnish Broadcasting Company (English), abbreviated to Yle (pronounced /yle/; previously stylised as YLE before the 2012 corporate rebrand), is Finland's national public broadcasting company, founded in 1926.
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