The BBC…….again!

Wed 12 Sep, 2007 at 5:22 pm 3 comments

The BBC start a 4 part series on the Reformation tonight. Its called “The Protestant Revolution”. I will be attempting to get a copy at UK Nova or the Box. If anyone wants a copy I should be able to burn it for you.

The series explores how the Protestant Reformation effects everything we do today. Its on BBC 4 so it shouldn’t be too populist! I know I knock old Auntie Beeb but they do some good stuff.

Public funding of television does have its advantages. A quick search of the itunes store shows the quality of podcasts available from the BBC. No other broadcasting institution in the world produces the quality of the BBC – so I guess public funding licence fees are a good thing.

I just hope Katie and Derek have paid their licence fee in Scotland – no getting TV for free Mr and Mrs Brown!! you will get caught!

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  • 1. derekryanbrown  |  Thu 13 Sep, 2007 at 6:41 am

    Don’t worry Mr. Cairns…we are calling to pay tonight so that I can watch MOTD live on Saturday night. Hopefully the results of the North London Derby will be in the Spurs’ favour, or else MOTD might be a bit hard to watch.

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  • 2. Jeff  |  Thu 13 Sep, 2007 at 10:24 am

    Tim,

    I would love a copy of that series if it’s not too much trouble.

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  • 3. timothycairns  |  Thu 13 Sep, 2007 at 12:04 pm

    Jeff,

    I have got the first episode – so will burn it for you and wait on the next 3! I haven’t watched it yet!

    Derek,

    I am glad you are getting the licence fee!!!! I am also very jealous that you have good old Brit TV! hope you get Sky in – its great! They must be rocking in the streets of Scotland after last nights game!

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