What should the theme tune be for Channel 4’s Paralympics coverage?
It comes as no surprise that Mancunian indie warblers Elbow have been chosen to soundtrack the BBC’s Olympics coverage – what with their propensity for soaring viola concertos and thunderously anthemic choruses – but it begs the question of what Channel 4 should use to soundtrack its coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Choosing [...]
The Road To Boot Camp
The road to Boot Camp is a perilous path on which fools rush and angels fear to tread. Dreams have been realised and tears have been shed. But enough with the rhyming – lets talk web video content. Channel 4 were overwhelmed by a deluge of quality Half Million Quid Talent Search applications from wannabe [...]
There is no business like show business, so the old adage goes. Actually, that’s not strictly true – there are many similarities between show business and, say, the fashion industry – but here at Channel 4 we like to spend the bulk of our days twiddling our asymmetrical haircuts, lounging around on zebra print bean [...]
Time was when swanning down to the local village square to hurl spoiled fruit and rusted cutlery at the physically deformed was considered a fun family day out. Skip forward several hundred years and today the disabled get to enjoy all manner of 21st century perks. One such perk I’ll be taking advantage of this [...]