Richard Lutz orbits the TV listings to find the hidden movie gem.
Dave Woodhall talks to a Birmingham musical export with a tale or two to tell.
Fans of the show will get the chance to have their photo taken on the set; they’ll also get a free souvenir hard copy of the photo to take home.
The sudden shutdown of all channels of Greece’s national broadcasting company by the Greek government is ‘unacceptable for an EU democracy’, says West Mids and Warks Lib Dem MEP Phil Bennion.
20 new jobs are being created for local people as a result.
Talented saxophone players from Solihull School who triumphed at a top music contest are to join ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ star Julian Smith for a live performance.
CityTV has been awarded the licence to broadcast, on Freeview channel 8, as the local television station for Birmingham and the Midlands.
Businessman and TV presenter Nick Hewer has said he continues to remain deeply unimpressed by the current Labour Party and its leader Ed Miliband.
And that’s not all. Lovers of cult sci-fi will be heading to Cosford next month.
Dave Woodhall’s been watching morning TV, and found a familiar face still polluting the airwaves.
Laurence Inman extols the joy of quality writing and film making.
Richard Lutz is enjoying The Games but…
Never start a story with a question as a headline. That’s the ironclad law when I was a cub reporter around the time of the Mongol Horde invasions across Europe.
Last week City TV invited local television bidders and consortia from across the UK to work together to develop economies of scale by collaborating on major elements of their respective local television applications.
Here’s your chance to have your say on what you’d like to see on local television in Birmingham.
Richard Lutz puts down his remote to tell us what’s good on the box when it comes to movies
Wimbledon, Euro Cup (sans England), the grinding inevitability of the London Olympic bunfight…what you need is a good movie on the box to get you away from well endowed men and women doing sports
Birmingham’s Nick Holzherr didn’t win The Apprentice – but he’s whisking up the business Lord Sugar rejected anyway. Ros Dodd talked to him.
Britain makes great creepy movies, says RICHARD LUTZ. And none comes creepier and weirder than a great film from 1973.
from Richard Lutz There is a nice anecdote about Robert de Niro that is either god’s honest truth..or else a nice anecdote. It goes like this: Close to forty years ago, the young de Niro just came off his Johnny Boy tour de force in Mean Streets. He played a crazy street thug who…
Richard Lutz picks out the best movies on the box this week. I’ll kick off this column with a tribute to the 2010 film of the year: Meek’s Cutoff (Wed; Film4, 22.50). A group of tired and thirsty wagon train travelers are heading west in 1845. They may be lost or they may…
‘I’m outta here.’ says James Murdoch, as he announces his bid to open a hot food takeaway in Yorkshire’s most famous town. Howard Elston, our dipso-diplomatic editor, reports. James Murdoch, the young media tycoon with a head the shape of an electric lightbulb, today dramatically quit as BSkyB boss. In a letter to the board,…
A good week for setting the record button, putting the feet up and catching some movies on the small screen, says Richard Lutz. Let’s kick off with today (Sunday) and I have to repeat that last year’s best film Winter’s Bone (Sun; Sky Arts1, 22.00 and other times) is the one to catch. It’s about…
Couples about to tie the knot are being sought to take part in a pilot for an exciting TV programme
Richard Lutz checks out the runners and riders this week on the box.
Richard Lutz checks out the best and quirkiest tv movies on the box this week If you plunder the tv listings over the weekend, there are some movie gems ready to enjoy. Movie of the week is Johnny Guitar. (Wed Ch4, 13.00). It has Sterling Hayden (the bad cop from Godfather) in his blonde youthful …
City TV has formed a Producers’ Workshop as part of its bid for the local Birmingham TV licence
Dave Woodhall spoke to a champion of world music and many things besides, Andy Kershaw, ahead of his upcoming UK tour.
City TV has announced the appointment of local businessman Derek Inman to the board of the local TV company
Five out of the 10 finalists for a prestigious fashion award at Birmingham NEC’s 2011 Clothes Show Live event are students from Coventry University