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Adam and Joe Go Tokyo was a series of eight episodes created for BBC Three (also airing in full on BBC One at a later timeslot as promotion for the new channel).
Adam Offord Buxton (born 7 June 1969) is an English comedian, writer and actor.
Adoption is a process whereby a person assumes the parenting of another, usually a child, from that person's biological or legal parent or parents, and, in so doing, permanently transfers all rights and responsibilities, along with filiation, from the biological parent or parents.
Aki Olavi Kaurismäki (born 4 April 1957) is a Finnish screenwriter and film director.
Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky (born 17 February 1929) is a Chilean-French filmmaker.
Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK) is the United Kingdom's leading dementia research charity, founded in 1992 as the Alzheimer's Research Trust.
Amy is a 2015 British documentary film about the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse.
Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer and songwriter.
Andreas Siegfried "Andrew" Sachs (7 April 1930 – 23 November 2016) was a British actor.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
Anne Lucinda Hartley Rice (born 4 October 1958), known professionally as Anneka Rice, is a Welsh actress and broadcaster.
Art rock is a subgenre of rock music that generally reflects a challenging or avant-garde approach to rock, or which makes use of modernist, experimental, or unconventional elements.
Ashley Pharoah (born 13 September 1959) is a British screenwriter and television producer.
Asif Kapadia (born 1972) is a British filmmaker.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (or simply Austin Powers) is the first installment in a franchise of American comedy films, directed by Jay Roach.
Barry Leslie Norman, CBE (21 August 1933 – 30 June 2017) was a British film critic, journalist and television presenter.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Choice was a BBC TV station which launched on 23 September 1998 and closed on 8 February 2003.
BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.
BBC One is the flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBC's national radio stations and the most popular station in the United Kingdom with over 15 million weekly listeners. Much of its daytime playlist-based programming is adult contemporary or AOR, although the station also broadcasts other specialist musical genres. Radio 2 broadcasts throughout the UK on FM between 88.1 and 90.2MHz from studios in Wogan House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. Programmes are relayed on digital radio via DAB, Sky, Cable TV, IPTV, Freeview, Freesat and the Internet.
BBC Radio 5 Live (also known as just 5 Live) is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.
BBC Three was a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation.
The BBC Trust was the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) between 2007 and 2017.
A benefit concert or charity concert is a type of musical benefit performance (e.g., concert, show, or gala) featuring musicians, comedians, or other performers that is held for a charitable purpose, often directed at a specific and immediate humanitarian crisis.
Robert Renwick "Bob" Mortimer (born 23 May 1959) is an English comedian, podcast presenter, and actor.
Breakfast cereal is a food product made from processed cereal grains that is often eaten as a breakfast in primarily Western societies.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and game in the United Kingdom.
The British Chiropractic Association (BCA) was founded in 1925 and represents over 50% of UK chiropractors.
The British Comedy Awards were an annual awards ceremony in the United Kingdom celebrating notable comedians and entertainment performances of the previous year.
A British comic is a periodical published in the United Kingdom that contains comic strips.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
Channel 4's Comedy Gala is an annual British comedy benefit show organised by Channel 4 in aid of Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.
Charles Murray "Charlie" Higson (born 3 July 1958) is an English actor, comedian, author, and former singer.
The Children's Party at the Palace was an event organized by Peter Orton of Hit Entertainment and David Johnstone of DJI consult, held at Buckingham Palace Garden on 25 June 2006 in honour of the 80th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II.
Christopher James Evans (born 1 April 1966) is an English presenter, businessman, and producer for radio and television.
Priscilla Maria Veronica White OBE (27 May 1943 – 1 August 2015), known by her stage name Cilla Black, was an English singer, television presenter, actress and author.
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.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).
Sir Colin Nigel Callender (born May 1952) is an English television, film and theater producer working primarily in the United States where he is CEO at Playground Entertainment.
Colin James Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor.
The hobby of collecting includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining items that are of interest to an individual collector.
A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh.
Comedy Central is a television channel that carries comedy programming, both original and syndicated.
Comic Relief is an operating British charity, and an independent sister organization of the United States-based Comic Relief Inc. It was founded in 1985 by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to famine in Ethiopia.
Comics Britannia is a three-part documentary series from BBC Four which started on 10 September 2007.
Commercial broadcasting (also called private broadcasting) is the broadcasting of television programs and radio programming by privately owned corporate media, as opposed to state sponsorship.
A comprehensive school is a secondary school that is a state school and does not select its intake on the basis of academic achievement or aptitude, in contrast to the selective school system, where admission is restricted on the basis of selection criteria.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
A cult film or cult movie, also commonly referred to as a cult classic, is a film that has acquired a cult following.
Dad's Army is a BBC television sitcom about the British Home Guard during the Second World War.
David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English retired professional footballer.
David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor.
David William Donald Cameron (born 9 October 1966) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 2010 to 2016 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 2005 to 2016.
David Keith Lynch (born January 20, 1946) is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, actor, and photographer.
David Yates (born) is an English filmmaker who has directed feature films, short films, and television productions.
DC Comics, Inc. is an American comic book publisher.
Derek Edward Trotter, more commonly known as Del Boy (born 12 July 1945), is the fictional lead character in the popular BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses and one of the main characters of its prequel, Rock & Chips.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Don't Ask Me Ask Britain is a British television comedy panel game show that has aired on ITV from 18 April until 23 May 2017 and is hosted by Alexander Armstrong with Frank Skinner and Jonathan Ross as the team captains.
The "Sinosphere", or "East Asian cultural sphere", refers to a grouping of countries and regions in East Asia that were historically influenced by the Chinese culture.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Modern libel and slander laws, as implemented in many (but not all) Commonwealth nations as well as in the United States and in the Republic of Ireland, are originally descended from English defamation law.
Erotica is the fifth studio album by American singer and songwriter Madonna.
Fable III is a 2010 action role-playing open world video game, developed by Lionhead Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows.
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.
A fellow is a member of a group (or fellowship) that work together in pursuing mutual knowledge or practice.
Film 2018 or The Film Show is a British film review television programme, usually broadcast on BBC One.
Frank Skinner (born Christopher Graham Collins; 28 January 1957) is an English writer, comedian, TV and radio presenter, and actor.
Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 194624 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross is a British chat show presented by Jonathan Ross and broadcast on BBC One between 2001 and 2010.
Glam rock is a style of rock that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.
"God Save the Queen" is a song by the British punk rock band the Sex Pistols.
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.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (informally GOSH or Great Ormond Street, formerly the Hospital for Sick Children) is a children's hospital located in the Bloomsbury area of the London Borough of Camden, and a part of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.
Gwyneth Kate Paltrow (born September 27, 1972) is an American actress, singer, and food writer.
Halo 3 is a 2007 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie for the Xbox 360 console.
Hannah Montana, also known as Hannah Montana Forever in its fourth and final season, is an American musical comedy television series created by Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, and Barry O'Brien.
Harp Lager is an Irish lager created in 1960 by Guinness in its Great Northern Brewery, Dundalk.
Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT).
"If They Could See Us Now.....!" is an episode of the BBC sitcom, Only Fools and Horses, first screened on 25 December 2001 as the first part of the early 2000s Christmas trilogy and the sixteenth Christmas special.
In Search of Steve Ditko is a BBC Four documentary.
Islington is a district in Greater London, England, and part of the London Borough of Islington.
It Ain't Half Hot Mum is a BBC television sitcom, about the adventures of a Royal Artillery Concert Party, broadcast on the BBC between 1974 and 1981, and written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
ITV is a commercial television channel in the United Kingdom.
ITV is a British commercial TV network.
ITV Digital was a British digital terrestrial television broadcaster which launched a pay-TV service on the world's first digital terrestrial television network.
ITV Specials are a selection of programmes which focus on some of the biggest stars in music, dance and magic.
itv.com is the main Web site of ITV plc, the UK's largest commercial television broadcaster which operates 13 out of 15 regions on the ITV network under the ITV brand (or the UTV brand in Northern Ireland).
Jack Kirby (born Jacob Kurtzberg; August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994) was an American comic book artist, writer, and editor, widely regarded as one of the medium's major innovators and one of its most prolific and influential creators.
Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW (生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.
James Randi (born Randall James Hamilton Zwinge; August 7, 1928) is a Canadian-American retired stage magician and a scientific skeptic who has extensively challenged paranormal and pseudoscientific claims.
The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) is an American grant-making foundation.
Jane Loretta Anne GoldmanBirths, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916–2005.; at ancestry.com (born 11 June 1970) is an English screenwriter, author and producer.
Janice Long (née Chegwin; born 5 April 1955) is an English radio broadcaster best known for her work with BBC Radio.
Japanorama was a series of documentaries presented by Jonathan Ross, exploring various facets of popular culture and trends of modern-day Japan.
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.
Jonathan Edward Borrell (born 4 April 1980 in Sutton, London) is an English guitarist and singer, currently the front-man of the band Razorlight.
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.
A journalist is a person who collects, writes, or distributes news or other current information to the public.
Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, dancer, and record producer.
Knock, knock, ginger (also known as knock down ginger, ding dong ditch and numerous variants) is a prank or game dating back to 19th-century England, or possibly the earlier Cornish traditional holiday of Nickanan Night.
Late Night with David Letterman is an American late-night talk show hosted by David Letterman.
Laundry detergent, or washing powder, is a type of detergent (cleaning agent) that is added for cleaning laundry.
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.
Leyton Sixth Form College is a public college located in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
Leytonstone is an area of East London, and part of the London Borough of Waltham Forest.
LGBT adoption is the adoption of children by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
The LGBT community or GLBT community, also referred to as the gay community, is a loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, LGBT organizations, and subcultures, united by a common culture and social movements.
This is a list of arts and cultural festivals regularly taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place on 2 July 2005, in the G8 states and in South Africa.
Live Earth was a one off event developed to combat climate change.
Loose Talk was a British chat show that ran for two series on Channel 4 in 1983.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, (13 October 19258 April 2013) was a British stateswoman who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990.
Mark James Patrick Kermode (nocat Fairey; born 2 July 1963) is an English television and film critic and musician.
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Martha Ross (born 1939) is a British actress and radio presenter, and mother of television presenters Jonathan and Paul Ross.
Masturbation is the sexual stimulation of one's own genitals for sexual arousal or other sexual pleasure, usually to the point of orgasm.
Sir Michael Parkinson (born 28 March 1935) is an English broadcaster, journalist and author.
Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke Jr. (born September 16, 1952), is an American actor, screenwriter, and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films.
Miles Ross is a British producer, director, actor and writer.
The Milk Marketing Board was a producer-run product marketing board, established by the Agricultural Marketing Act in 1933 to control milk production and distribution in the United Kingdom.
In espionage jargon, a mole (also called a "penetration agent", "deep cover agent", or "sleeper agent") is a long-term spy (espionage agent) who is recruited before having access to secret intelligence, subsequently managing to get into the target organization.
Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), known mononymously as Morrissey, is an English singer, songwriter and author.
The National Film and Television School (NFTS) is a film, television and games school established in 1971 and based at Beaconsfield Studios in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England.
The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) is a trade union for journalists in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Norlington School for Boys is a boys' comprehensive secondary school in the London borough of Waltham Forest, East London.
North London is the northern part of London, England.
The Office of Communications (Y Swyddfa Gyfathrebiadau), commonly known as Ofcom, is the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommunications and postal industries of the United Kingdom.
Only Fools and Horses is a British sitcom created and written by John Sullivan.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
The British honours system is a means of rewarding individuals' personal bravery, achievement, or service to the United Kingdom and the British Overseas Territories.
A panel show or panel game is a radio or television game show in which a panel of celebrities participates.
Patrick Kielty (born 31 January 1971) is a comedian and television personality from Northern Ireland.
Paul Matthew Gambaccini (born April 2, 1949) is an American-British radio and television presenter and author in the United Kingdom.
Paul Ross (born 31 December 1956) is an English television and radio presenter, journalist and media personality.
Paul Julian Whitehouse (born 17 May 1958) is a British actor, writer and comedian.
Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (born 25 September 1949), credited professionally as Pedro Almodóvar, is a Spanish filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer, and former actor.
Penn & Teller (Penn Jillette and Teller) are American magicians and entertainers who have performed together since the late 1970s, noted for their ongoing act which combines elements of comedy with magic.
Penn & Teller: Fool Us is a British-American television program.
Persil is a brand of laundry detergent made by both Henkel and Unilever, each with its own formulation.
Philip David Charles Collins (born 30 January 1951) is an English drummer, singer-songwriter, record producer and actor.
Phineas and Ferb is an American animated musical comedy television series.
PinkNews is a UK-based online newspaper marketed to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community (LGBT).
Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise founded in 1958 by Dan and Frank Carney.
Polo Mints is a brand of breath mint whose defining feature is the hole in the middle.
Marianne Joan Elliott-Said (3 July 1957 – 25 April 2011),, Digital Spy, 26 April 2011 known by the stage name Poly Styrene, was a British musician, singer-songwriter, and frontwoman for the punk rock band X-Ray Spex.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
The Pug is a breed of dog with physically distinctive features of a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
Radio Times is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine.
Radio Times Most Powerful People was a series of listings created by the British television and radio magazine Radio Times from January 2003 to June 2005.
Rex the Runt is a British live action stop motion animated claymation pixilation comedy franchise, primarily consisting of a television show and two short films produced by Aardman Animations for BBC Bristol in association with EVA Entertainment and Egmont Imagination.
Rexona is a deodorant and antiperspirant brand founded in Australia and manufactured by Unilever.
In medical contexts, rhotacism is the inability to pronounce or difficulty in pronouncing the sound r. Many speech pathologists call this problem de-rhotacization, because the sounds lose their rhotic quality rather than becoming rhotic.
Rice Krispies (also known as Rice Bubbles in Australia and New Zealand) is a breakfast cereal marketed by Kellogg's in 1927 and released to the public in 1928.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Roxy Music were an English rock band formed in 1970 by Bryan Ferry, who became the band's lead vocalist and chief songwriter, and bassist Graham Simpson.
Russell Edward Brand (born 4 June 1975) is an English comedian, actor, radio host, author, and activist.
Samuel M. Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American filmmaker, actor, and producer famous for creating the cult horror ''Evil Dead'' series, as well as directing the original ''Spider-Man'' trilogy (2002–07), the 1990 superhero film Darkman, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful.
San Diego Comic-Con International is a multi-genre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, California, United States.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Sex is a coffee table book written by American singer Madonna, with photographs taken by Steven Meisel Studio and film frames shot by Fabien Baron.
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.
Shooting Stars was a British television comedy panel game broadcast on BBC Two as a pilot in 1993, then as three full series from 1995 to 1997, then on BBC Choice from January to December 2002 with two series before returning to BBC Two for another three series from 2008 until its cancellation in 2011.
Shrek 2 is a 2004 American computer-animated fantasy comedy film directed by Andrew Adamson, Kelly Asbury and Conrad Vernon.
Simon Lehna Singh, (born 19 September 1964) is a British popular science author, theoretical and particle physicist whose works largely contain a strong mathematical element.
The skeptical movement (also spelled sceptical) is a modern social movement based on the idea of scientific skepticism (also called rational skepticism).
Sky+, or Sky Plus, is a personal video recorder (PVR) service for Sky in the UK.
Solent University (formerly Southampton Solent University) is a public university based in Southampton, United Kingdom.
The Spice Girls are an English pop girl group formed in 1994.
Spice World is a 1997 British musical comedy film directed by Bob Spiers and written by Kim Fuller and Jamie Curtis.
St Pancras is an area of central London.
Stonewall (officially Stonewall Equality Limited) is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights charity in the United Kingdom named after the Stonewall Inn of Stonewall riots fame in New York City's Greenwich Village.
Super Mario Bros. is a platform video game developed and published by Nintendo.
Teetotalism is the practice or promotion of complete personal abstinence from alcoholic beverages.
The Amazing Meeting (TAM), stylized as The Amaz!ng Meeting, was an annual conference that focused on science, skepticism, and critical thinking.
The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language broadcast television network that is operated by the CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between CBS Corporation, the former owners of United Paramount Network (UPN), and Warner Bros. Entertainment, former majority owner of The WB.
The Full Monty is a 1997 British comedy film directed by Peter Cattaneo, starring Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, William Snape, Steve Huison, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Barber and Hugo Speer.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Invasion is the partly missing third serial of the sixth season of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in eight weekly parts from 2 November to 21 December 1968.
The Jonathan Ross Show is a British chat show presented by Jonathan Ross.
The Northern Echo is a regional daily morning newspaper, based in the town of Darlington in North East England; serving County Durham and Teesside.
The O2 Arena (temporarily the sponsor-neutral "North Greenwich Arena", during the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in south east London.
The Russell Brand Show is a radio show first broadcast in 2006 on BBC Radio 6 Music.
In an episode of BBC Radio 2's ''The Russell Brand Show'' broadcast on Saturday 18 October 2008, comedian Russell Brand and presenter Jonathan Ross made prank calls to actor Andrew Sachs that led to controversy in the United Kingdom.
The Sun is a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
The Superstation (or Radio Radio as it was known in the industry) was set up in 1987 as an overnight sustaining service for Independent Local Radio.
They Think It's All Over is a British comedy panel game with a sporting theme produced by Talkback and shown on BBC1.
Tommy Lee Edwards is an American illustrator.
Turf is a five-issue comic book limited series, written by Jonathan Ross, illustrated by Tommy Lee Edwards and published by Image Comics.
TVTimes is a television listings magazine published in the United Kingdom by Time Inc. UK.
The UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is a school of University College London (UCL) specialised in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia.
University College London (UCL) is a public research university in London, England, and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
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).
Video gaming in Japan is a major industry.
Virgin Radio is a brand owned by the Virgin Group.
WHSmith PLC (also known as WHS or colloquially as Smith's, and formerly W. H. Smith & Son) is a British retailer, headquartered in Swindon, Wiltshire, which operates a chain of high street, railway station, airport, port, hospital and motorway service station shops selling books, stationery, magazines, newspapers, entertainment products and confectionary.
Woolworths Group was a listed British company that owned the high-street retail chain, Woolworths.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
X-Ray Spex were an English punk band from London that formed in 1976.
100 Greatest is a long-running TV strand on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom that has been broadcasting since 1999.
The 17th National Television Awards was held on 25 January 2012.
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