Diddly Squat

BY GARY MCGHEE There are three TV series being broadcast next year that I’m really looking forward to watching. One is the final series of Better Call Saul, the excellent spinoff from Breaking Bad, the other is the next series of the wonderful crime drama Vera, with the brilliant Brenda Blethyn, with sweeping shots of the stunning moorland countryside of Geordie-land, which has created a … Continue reading Diddly Squat

Free Springwatch Alternatives

BY NICK PEARCE If you’re fed up with hearing nonsense like ‘horses chewing the cud’ on BBC’s Springwatch, there are some excellent alternatives out there if countryside watching is your thing and you like to have your grey matter stimulated by on the ground experts rather than script-reading presenters. One fellow who should have his own TV programme is Graham Denny. Graham’s a farmer and … Continue reading Free Springwatch Alternatives

Grow Up Chaps

BY FRANK HAVILAND Welcome to another edition of ‘World’s Most Offended’, where celebrities battle it out for woke points in a desperate bid to stay relevant. Congratulations to last week’s winner, Will Young, who takes away a year’s subscription to the Guardian, and as many vegan sausage rolls as his pockets can carry. The former Pop Idol star became incensed last week at the latest … Continue reading Grow Up Chaps