Tuesday 6 September 2011


Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Part One (of 7)
Part Two (of 7)
With the film imminent, finally got round to starting the much-acclaimed 1979 miniseries starring Alec Guinness. Very good it is too; very different to your ordinary TV drama, I think, even of its period.


Face/Off poster for Picturehouse Stratford by Sam Gilbey
(from Sam Gilbey illustrates)
Title pretty much covers it. Good poster, though. In fact, here it is:

Click to enlarge.

It must be great having a 'passion' for sport. Which is why I'm going to develop one by Charlie Brooker
(from Comment is free at guardian.co.uk)
Brooker on, essentially, why BBC Four is better than sport. Obviously he's right.