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Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing - a comedy that's 10 out of tench

You can often tell how old a person is by the comedy catchphrases they repeat. “Ooh you are awful... but I like you” people are 55-plus, while anyone telling you “computer says nooo...” is around 30.

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The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

On becoming a father on that horrific day 16 months ago (horrific because Mrs Canavan was in labour for 22 hours and I was totally shattered and really cheesed off that I’d had to miss my weekly five-a-side session – Mrs C quite rightly later apologised), I swore it wouldn’t change me.

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Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - June 21, 2018

My roost far from madding crowd

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Love island

Column: Love hurts on the island of pain

After a campaign of quite determined avoidance, I finally caved and watched an episode or two of the much equally beloved and maligned ‘Love Island’.

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Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave - June 20, 2018

Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave - June 20, 2018

Vinyl revival takes me back

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The Ven Michael Everitt, Archdeacon of Lancaster

Column: Echoes of history all around

There are some places where history is felt stronger than others.

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Owen (Sion Alun Davies) and Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams) in Hidden, the new Welsh police drama on BBC4

Hidden - Cracking crime capers from Cymru

A few years ago, the big new trend on TV was Scandi-noir.

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Race for life

Column: In the pink at the speed of a sloth for Race for Life

Safe to say, I’m not a runner. I’m not sure anyone is really - I’m thinking some just like pain more than others.

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The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

We – that’s myself, Mrs C and our one-year-old Mary – travelled to Wycombe on Friday afternoon to visit a relative.

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Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - June 14, 2018

Even I know today is the start of the World Cup in Russia. I say that as football isn’t my thing.

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Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave - June 13, 2018

Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave - June 13, 2018

Have a pizza the jargon...

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The Ven Michael Everitt, Archdeacon of Lancaster

Column: Accepting World Cup Hand of God

What is your World Cup memory?

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The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

Bags of frustration waiting to checkout

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Roy Edmonds

A Word In your Ear - June 7, 2018

No ‘toilets’ for us, thenk-you

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The Ven Michael Everitt, Archdeacon of Lancaster

Column: A life in uniform

As a priest I wear a uniform most of the time, so when I don’t it can be quite fun.

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Afua Hirsch, and Churchill impersonators, in The Search for Britains Heroes

The Battle for Britain's Heroes - A lifeless look at dark history

For inanimate objects, statues have been at the centre of a lot of controversy recently, as The Battle for Britain’s Heroes (Channel 4, Tuesday, 9pm) highlighted. People have even died – in Charlottesville, West Virginia – in violence surrounding protests over statues of controversial figures.

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Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave

Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave

Begging letters filling inbox

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Self-service checkouts are one of people's top wastes of time.

Andy Mitchell from Radio Wave - May 24, 2018

Never serve yourself in a shop

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The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

The Thing Is with Steve Canavan

I’ve never previously been impressed by waterfalls.

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Roy Edmonds

A Word In Your Ear - May 24, 2018

Bald facts of eggs and onions

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