Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

Prominent female comedian Katherine Ryan has attacked the gender tokenism on the BBC’s satirical panel show Mock the Week on her podcast, Telling Everybody Everything. Ryan, who has not appeared on the show since 2015, said that she boycotted it because she felt her appearances were used to deflect criticism from Mock the Week over … Read more Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

Prominent female comedian Katherine Ryan has attacked the gender tokenism on the BBC’s satirical panel show Mock the Week on her podcast, Telling Everybody Everything. Ryan, who has not appeared on the show since 2015, said that she boycotted it because she felt her appearances were used to deflect criticism from Mock the Week over … Read more Katherine Ryan slams sexism on BBC’s Mock The Week

BBC’s George Alagiah says he wants to enjoy life despite his cancer returning 

‘I’m not going to spend the time I’ve got worrying’: BBC’s George Alagiah says he wants to enjoy life despite his cancer returning George Alagiah, 64, confirmed earlier this month that his cancer had spread  Despite the diagnosis he said he plans to spend time he has enjoying his life  He was first diagnosed with … Read more BBC’s George Alagiah says he wants to enjoy life despite his cancer returning 

How BBC’s Frank Gardner’s father was Cold War MI6 agent caught up in a shootout with Czech soldiers

In a quiet street on the outskirts of Ostrava in Communist Czechoslovakia, a British secret agent carefully unearths a package containing highly classified documents.  Working with practised ease, he replaces it with cash, which he puts in a food tin, along with instructions for his contact, and buries it in the pre-arranged spot. It is … Read more How BBC’s Frank Gardner’s father was Cold War MI6 agent caught up in a shootout with Czech soldiers

How BBC’s Frank Gardner’s father was Cold War MI6 agent caught up in a shootout with Czech soldiers

In a quiet street on the outskirts of Ostrava in Communist Czechoslovakia, a British secret agent carefully unearths a package containing highly classified documents.  Working with practised ease, he replaces it with cash, which he puts in a food tin, along with instructions for his contact, and buries it in the pre-arranged spot. It is … Read more How BBC’s Frank Gardner’s father was Cold War MI6 agent caught up in a shootout with Czech soldiers

Gary Lineker poses with and Ian Wright Alan Shearer ahead of BBC’s first live Premier League match

Gary Lineker has been documenting his return to work on social media, as he prepares to host the BBC’s first ever live Premier League game. The popular football pundit, 59, took to Instagram on Saturday afternoon to share a snapshot of himself with Ian Wright, 56, and Alan Shearer, 49, in the studio, days after … Read more Gary Lineker poses with and Ian Wright Alan Shearer ahead of BBC’s first live Premier League match

BBC’s new Director General Tim Davie is warned to reform the broadcaster or he could be fired

BBC’s new Director General Tim Davie is warned to reform the broadcaster or he could be fired if he fails to address No10’s concerns about anti-­Tory bias Senior Government sources have said that Tim Davie could be fired in February It would come when the Government appoints a new chairman of broadcaster It will be … Read more BBC’s new Director General Tim Davie is warned to reform the broadcaster or he could be fired

STEPHEN GLOVER: The BBC’s comic bias is proof it has given up on impartiality

Has the BBC finally given up any pretence of impartiality, and become the official mouthpiece of the Black Lives Matter protest movement, which has been mounting demonstrations around the country over the past week? Sunday was tumultuous. A mob in Bristol tore down the statue of Edward Colston, a slave trader and philanthropist who died … Read more STEPHEN GLOVER: The BBC’s comic bias is proof it has given up on impartiality

STEPHEN GLOVER: The BBC’s comic bias is proof it has given up on impartiality

Has the BBC finally given up any pretence of impartiality, and become the official mouthpiece of the Black Lives Matter protest movement, which has been mounting demonstrations around the country over the past week? Sunday was tumultuous. A mob in Bristol tore down the statue of Edward Colston, a slave trader and philanthropist who died … Read more STEPHEN GLOVER: The BBC’s comic bias is proof it has given up on impartiality

ANDREW PIERCE looks at the BBC’s new director-general Tim Davie

When Slovenia recently became the 50th country to make its own Strictly Come Dancing under BBC licence, there was a broad smile on Tim Davie’s face as he sat in his office at Broadcasting House. As head of BBC Worldwide, he masterminded an effective overseas sales drive of BBC staples such as Strictly and Top … Read more ANDREW PIERCE looks at the BBC’s new director-general Tim Davie