Friday, 9 September 2022


BBC News
Had the news on all day... while doing other stuff, obviously — that much non-stop often-repetitious coverage wouldn't be good for you; but there's enough going on at a time like this to merit it. Perhaps the most important moment was the King's address, and then this evening there was:

A Tribute to Her Majesty the Queen
The big special of prerecorded interviews that we all knew existed, as it does for many a major figure, regularly updated to cover later events and more recent significant figures (in this case, including Boris Johnson). It did a rather good job of surveying the entirety of the Queen's life, including not (totally) whitewashing the controversies. And if you want a fuller version, well, there's always The Crown...
[Watch it (again) on iPlayer.]