Here’s the latest in my And Finally TV reports. I met a group who compose and perform music for classic silent movies. They’re called the Southwell Collective and the movie featured is the 1928 French gothic horror, The Fall of the House of Usher, based on the novel by Edgar Allen Poe. In the story […]
I filmed a very interesting feature today with the designer of the world’s first rocking piano. Sarah Davenport created it from a 1900s piano once owned by the Hong Kong ambassador. It rocks back and forwards as you play it. I should point out that there is some camera trickery at the start of the […]
So here’s the final video of this week’s special advent calendar of And Finally reports. It’s my all time favourite And Finally and comes from a few years back, when an artist was carving England footballer’s faces onto melons to support our boys in the World Cup. I didn’t have much to work with, it […]
This week being Christmas week I’m sharing my favourite ever TV reports with you. Behind today’s Advent calendar window of fun is Speedy the Tortoise. Sadly he lost a leg and his owners made a new one out of Lego. When that fell to bits they were stumped. Fortunately a neighbour who is an inventor […]
As it’s Christmas week, I thought I’d create my own version of the advent calendar, but without the chocolate. Like so many of many ideas, I’ve had it rather late, so instead of 25 days worth, there’s just going to be 5. Each day this week I will post one of my favourite BBC TV […]
The Dolly Rockit Rollers are a Roller Derby team from Leicester. It’s a sport where the competitors score points by racing round on roller skates overtaking members of the opposition. The points are scored by the Jammers, in their way stand the more physical Blockers. Click below to watch my TV report.
When the face of Elvis was discovered on a piece of Stilton cheese nearly 30 years to the day after his death, the BBC knew they had to send their top reporter to cover the story. Sadly when I arrived, the cheese had already been cut up, because it was worth £70! I’m sure that […]