derek Most of the material that Ricky Gervais has produced I have thoroughly enjoyed. The rest I have either simply not seen yet or, whilst acknowledging that it was very clever and acutely observed, found too excruciating to watch (e.g. The Office). However I have wondered about the man himself. Sometimes I got the impression that there is a bit of a cruel side to him. Something of the school bully about him.

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BBC’s Innovation Add

I just saw a very impressive advert this evening on the BBC. It was basically giving a potted history of some of the more memorable technical and innovative achievements done by them over the years. Examples included the first live broadcast, first outside broadcast etc…

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