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last night of the proms rule britannia

BBC U-turn: ‘Rule, Britannia!’ will be sung on the Last Night of the Proms

Stories are an important part of being human. If you spend time with a person you have never met before, the chances are you will soon begin to exchange stories about your life. What we chose tell and how we…
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‘Fawlty Towers’ censored by the BBC

The famous 'Don’t mention the War' episode of the classic, brilliant comedy series 'Fawlty Towers' has been removed from the UKTV catch-up service. In that episode, hotel owner Basil Fawlty…
Nobody's Friends

Nobody knows Nobody’s Friends

People of a certain age might remember that the motorcycle patrolmen of the Automobile Association was once a common sight on British roads. Members sported badges on the fronts of…
silence rhythm

We need to make more space for silence

High School student Jack Higgins has a severe form of autism which makes him hypersensitive to noise. His graduation rite of passage was looking to be an impossible occasion, with…