“It’s a programme designed to knock current affairs broadcasting off its axis,” the Radio Times wrote in 1994, “then blow a hole in its spluttering head”. It did nothing of the sort.
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Ball may be manic, but she’s inherently relaxed.
Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does.
Talk of UK viewers abandoning traditional broadcasters for streaming services ignores one major sticking point: Brits prefer British TV.
The creator of Black Mirror on China’s dystopian tech and the rise of Alexa. Contains spoilers.
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And if you claim otherwise, you are willfully misunderstanding her.
From the BBC’s point of view, that free content would not be free at all.