This is actually a really good article - it’s a clear-eyed snapshot of that moment in time. And an interesting look at the infancy of imdb.com
The problem with BBC Three getting axed is that I can’t see any other BBC channel taking a risk on shows like these. I’m struggling to think of any recent drama series on BBC1 or 2 that hasn’t been about police, detectives or lawyers, or period drama. And that’s fine - we get brilliance like Luther, Sherlock and The Hour out of that expertise. But I would really miss the left-field stuff.
My sister was once accused of being an “Illuminati pig” and chased out of a shop. I live every day in the knowledge that I can never, ever beat that.
Ash Atalla (producer of The Office) describing the BBC after the decision to axe BBC Three
After vaguely working out that this was about war, I finally looked up the actual meaning and suddenly it all makes sense. Now I’m sad.
fiilthyassistant said: I’ve just downloaded this and it’s working a treat. Thanks so much for the link!
No worries! I’m going to go and read a few manuals…
I downloaded Photoshop CS2 because it was going free. Now I feel like a chicken that’s found a calculator.
Just… Just go watch this. Right now. Seriously.