The first episode of ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ aired.
BBC Studios will be airing the lost Doctor Who episode “Mission to the Unknown” next week in its latest attempt to recover missing Doctor Who media.
But the episode that’s airing is completely fan-made.
Announced by Doctorwho.tv, this production of ‘Mission to the Unknown‘ was recreated by a team of students and staff of the University of Central Lancashire.
Our national broadcaster has been defeated by Brexit; confounded either by the explosion of a rightwing populist politics it doesn’t know how to cover, or by growing millennial intolerance of views they abhor being given a platform, or possibly by both. An explosion of fake news, the BBC’s own neurosis about whether it’s too middle-class for its own good, and the vocal indignation of Labour activists who feel the media is institutionally biased against Jeremy Corbyn have all combined to create a perfectly bewildering storm for a once-loved institution.
The previously untold history of Britain’s mixed-race community and the many love stories that created it. In the first of this three-part series, George Alagiah tells the story of romance in the First World War between female workers and foreign seamen, the street riots it led to, and how Britain just escaped laws preventing mixed marriage and the excesses of race science.
Mixed Britannia #2: 1940-1965
Mixed Britannia #3: 1965-2011
BBC Series, 2014
Actor Steve Coogan has reprised the character first introduced to BBC audiences 25 years ago.
This Time with Alan Partridge sees the comedy character filling in on a One Show-style magazine programme.
Written by Steve Coogan and Neil and Rob Gibbons, the team behind 2013 film Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, it has been hailed as a “magnificent return”.