Fending off questions from hostile idiots on Sky News. If I seem distracted it’s because I’m doing an interview with the BBC at the same time!
My only regret is not being confident enough in my own knowledge to remind them that Broadchurch was *actually* an ITV show.
Diddly Dum podcast returns with reviews of the final two episodes of Peter Capaldi’s last series as the Doctor himself. In addition I add another to my tally of namings and colleague Mark has some fascinating ideas about mental health and the Master/Missy.
Direct download is possible here.
Following a surprisingly precise period of absence, here is the penultimate Diddly Dum podcast of this year’s Doctor Who series. We discuss the latest two episodes, Zulu on Mars and The Rubbish One About Celts. This fortnight’s hideous secret is that all of Hayden’s bits were taped later because he was too busy norking about in the sunshine with his girlfriend and pretending his Skype was broken.
Direct download occurs here.
During the first week of June, Wirral Ways to Recovery celebrated Volunteer Week, and all the volunteers received certificates. There was a band on playing music, and speeches were given both by Mellissa, the head of volunteering, and Damien who heads up the BRIC volunteers (Bringing Recovery Into the Community – they build flower boxes in alleys, turn wasteland into allotments and generally make the world a slightly nicer place to be).
Here, with only a little judicious editing from me, are the speeches that Mellissa and Damien made to thank their volunteers for all their hard work…
…and here are the same speeches with a lot of judicious editing.
Following the sad death of Sir John Hurt, the DWAS magazine Celestial Toyroom opted to do a special issue dedicated entirely to the great actor’s career. This is my contribution. Full text is available here for ease of reading.
I get quoted in the names of two Diddly Dums in a row! Hahaha I am winning (Mark and I have a friendly rivalry that only exists in my head and Mark doesn’t know about). This fortnight’s podcast which I totally named with my brilliant naming skills can be found here at the Diddly Dum website or can be directly downloaded here.
Here’s a review of a short film called The Madame in Black that I’ve done for The Slaughtered Bird. It’s a Swedish film about how Swedish films need some new ideas.