Saturday, 5 March 2011


24 Hour Panel People
Saw various bits of this live webstream throughout the afternoon and evening, in which David Walliams (and others, naturally) complete 19 different panel shows in one 24 hour period. With lots of long breaks for set changes and that kind of malarky, which for viewers of the live stream means cutting to some budget presenters in a "pod". It's still going on right now (unless they're on a break, but you know what I mean) and is due to finish at midday. The (almost) complete schedule is here. BBC Three will be showing a series of highlights programmes next week.
[Watch the live stream here.]

The Culture Show
The Books We Really Read [special]
Part of BBC Two's Culture Show-based coverage of World Book Night (indeed, the only bit I properly watched), Sue Perkins looks at what makes blockbuster books sell while literary fiction... doesn't. Including Sophie Kinsella being reasonable and Lee Child coming across as a right idiot.
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Due South
3x09 Dead Guy Running [2nd watch]

Faulks on Fiction
Part 4 The Villain [final episode]
[Watch it (again) in HD on iPlayer.]

The Killing [aka Forbrydelsen]
1x12 Day 12
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]

Let's Dance for Comic Relief 2011
Episode 2 (of 4)
As much as I enjoyed the tap dancing, I really didn't expect the British public to put it through first! Shame about Lulu too, though Noel Fielding has a better chance of beating Russell Kane, so...

My Life in Books
Episode 6 Sister Wendy and Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen (of 10)
A dry edition of what's otherwise been an entertaining and pleasantly fast-moving watch. I can see why this episode is tucked away in the middle of the run.
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]


Cloak and Dagger (1946)
[#27 in 100 Films in a Year 2011]