BCG Daily Monday 27th November 2023



Press clippings

Love letter to Sir Billy Connolly to be staged at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Theatre maker Gary McNair has been collecting stories of Sir Billy for years. The production, Dear Billy, will tour in May 2024. It will open at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen before touring to Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow and Eden Court in Inverness with a two-week run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August.

Ellie Forbes, Scottish Field, 27th November 2023

Mo Gilligan quits as host of The BRITs 2024

Mo Gilligan has announced he will not be returning to host the BRIT Awards for a third time.

The ITV presenter has fronted the annual star studded music ceremony for the last two years.

Joshua Rom, The Sun, 27th November 2023

Britain's Got Talent: David Walliams reaches 'amicable resolution' in privacy case

The producer of Britain's Got Talent has reached an "amicable resolution" with David Walliams after remarks he made on the show were leaked.

Steven McIntosh, BBC, 27th November 2023



TV & radio

Lagging. Sol (Yoni Bronks). Copyright: BBC


Series 3, Episode 5 - Supreme Arula

Good and evil battle in Zaag and at the Respawn Point, as Arul wants some peace from his messy brothers, while everyone else wants some peace from Lok's annoying singing.

Radio 4
30 min
I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue logo. Copyright: BBC

I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

Series 79, Episode 3

Jack Dee is joined Pippa Evans, Andy Hamilton, Tony Hawks and the Reverend Richard Coles, along with Colin Sell at the piano, as the visit De Montfort Hall in Leicester.

Warden William Hodges. Credit: BBC Studios

Dad's Army: The Animations

Episode 4 - The Animated Christmas Specials

In these two shorts (from Christmas Day 1968 and Christmas Day 1970), Captain Mainwaring drills his platoon in physical fitness and assembles a choir to entertain the troops.

Evil Genius With Russell Kane. Image shows left to right: Ria Lina, Rachel Parris, Russell Kane, Rick Edwards

Evil Genius With Russell Kane

Episode 2 - Albert Einstein

Rachel Parris, Ria Lina and Rick Edwards join Russell to discuss whether Albert Einstein was a genius or a controlling egomaniac.

Boat Story. Vinnie Douglas (Adam Gillen)

Boat Story

Episode 4

The clock is ticking for Janet and Samuel as opposing forces make moves in the sleepy town. Caught in the crossfire, can they think fast enough to stay alive?

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