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Shakespeare

Great programmes on Radio 4 about how Shakespeare was back in the day. Very much of the people for the people, rather than being the somewhat elitist entertainment it is today. Audiences would have...

13 Scroat 20.04.12 11:45am
Hoops McCann
Liverpool to Remember Pompei

Following the successful act of rememberance of the Titanic disaster through 48 hours of giant-sized marionette dock-side puppetry, Liverpool city council are to commemorate the AD79 destruction of...

1 Bonaparte Shandy 20.04.12 8:49am
Scroat
I have been the sad victim of an intervention.

Kidding. Miss you all. Will be back soon...

15 rikkor 19.04.12 10:14pm
Ironduke
Someone, please...!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-17749533...

15 Scroat 19.04.12 5:56pm
Scroat
Breivik trial - 2

Not going to risk a headline in the writers room but this guy deserves complete derision (see the awful photo) - but in a way that doesn't cause offence to the victims or their families. First try...

35 Yikes 19.04.12 3:53am
Textbook
Any Chess Biscuits?

Looking for a decent website to play Gothic or Capablanca chess. Know ye of such a place? Ideally one where you play against the computer, am not a good enough player to take on a real person unless...

5 shitsu_tonka 18.04.12 8:06pm
Golgo13
How about that?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/9209343/Austrian-village-F-ing-to-vote-on-name-change.html...

0 not now 18.04.12 4:50pm
not now
Old dog branded 'ex-model'.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-sussex-17744157 Self-seeking?...

7 The All New Jeni B 18.04.12 4:16pm
Sinnick
Where did Breivik get that face?

here perhaps.. [url=http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/BZR-creepy-and-life-like-japanese-company-creates-ultra-realistic-face-masks-2498823.html]freaky face[/url]...

1 medici2471 18.04.12 2:57pm
Scronnyglonkle
Nice FP Des

WoM again?...

13 Scroat 18.04.12 11:50am
rickwestwell
This will have a special resonance here...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17745100...

1 Scroat 18.04.12 9:40am
The All New Jeni B
'Latest epidemic'

Any chance of a proof read on para 2 please Ed? (spend enjoy) I don't mind the tag slag accusing me of being dull and unfunny, but grammatically incorrect would be too much ;-)...

1 grumblechops 18.04.12 9:34am
grumblechops
Dear George

Dear George, I occasionally write spoof news stories and post them on a website called NewsBiscuit. Sometimes they get used, sometimes they don't. I recently co-wrote one with waylandsmithy in a...

5 Vertically Challenged Giant 17.04.12 10:38pm
Vertically Challenged Giant
Something odd here

[url=http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-17739388]Shaftesbury in the news[/url], Sorry to keep pointing at news stories but there is something very odd in this one. This guy steals bloody...

2 beau-jolly 17.04.12 7:13pm
Ironduke
Sticky issue

Did anyone else misunderstand the headlines about the NHS and nightime discharges or was it just me? Given all the actress/bishop stuff surely there is mileage somewhere here? Feel free to use the...

0 beau-jolly 17.04.12 3:25pm
beau-jolly
How do you start drinking booze? - 2

Due to being ill I've been on meds since December 2006 and since then have not had a single drop of alcohol, not even some rum and raisin fudge. I got better - hooray - and on Saturday won't be on...

38 shitsu_tonka 17.04.12 12:31pm
Scroat
Any fracking suggestions?

There have been some fracking subs but there must be more mileage in this., For starters some definitions, Fracking [i]n[/i]. A recreational activity whereby a probing device is placed into an...

4 weematt 17.04.12 12:16pm
cinquecento
'no shit, Sherlock' lines..

listening to the radio this morning about new prostate treatment, they came out with " researchers say more rsearch is required", which I thought was a little gem.. reminded me of a place I worked...

1 cinquecento 17.04.12 12:10pm
kimllfixit
more soon

probably not...

0 bonjonelson 17.04.12 11:25am
bonjonelson
"Big Society" to be downsized, says Cameron. 1 Mick99 17.04.12 6:47am
dvo4fun
waylandsmithy and VCG

Any chance we could get a joint credit for our doings? At the minute they seem to be posted as me. And the horsey one had vcg down as 'vgc'. Whilst I'm not suggesting he's past his best, slightly...

12 16.04.12 7:18pm
bonjonelson
Here's one I made earlier.

Blue Peter was never like this in my day http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/image.cfm?c_id=1&gal_cid=1&gallery_id=125112#8876734...

0 riesler 16.04.12 1:50pm
riesler
Rear window LED messaging offers drivers 2 words - 2

[url=http://tinyurl.com/6drafjl]KISS MINE[/url], an idea with interesting potential outcomes. Your suggestions...

32 vertical 16.04.12 1:31pm
bonjonelson
Grand National / Para-National thought.

Why don't they take all the horses with broken legs etc and instead of shooting them, run them in a "Paralympics" style race after the Grand National ? If I was any better at writing subs, I'd have...

4 charlies_hat 16.04.12 11:45am
Zadok the second
Let's poke some freaks with sticks!

What were you thinking?? http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/04/12/article-2128662-128F990B000005DC-735_306x423.jpg I think I might be middle-aged, you know. This is just the sort of thing that...

22 16.04.12 10:31am
Ironduke
Bettany Hughes

A worthy successor to Joan Bakewell...

4 Scroat 16.04.12 9:04am
Scroat
Ah, Ryanair

Just returned from a little trip to Froggieland, arriving at Liverpool. Most of the passengers got a bus from the plane to the terminal. Fine. However, the lady in a wheelchair got special treatment...

3 Sinnick 15.04.12 6:52pm
Ironduke
The Express is better at satire than us

Check this out: [url=http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/314196/Stiles-ban-to-clear-way-for-fat-ramblers]fat ramblers[/url] Bloody brilliant. 5 stars. Had me at the headline. Some great artwork by...

7 15.04.12 6:44pm
Ironduke
All on my own.....

Its just me here at the moment. I might steal Wayland's lucky pen from the writers room, or drink all of BJs wine, or even try on Charlie's hat...

3 button 15.04.12 6:31pm
Ironduke
Who wants an avatar?

The very nice Admin lady says it's possible to have little avatar thingies under our names, and if we want them, to petition her so I thought I'd kick things off because I want one., Preferably one...

1 14.04.12 8:11pm
SugarTits69