Cheeky patter of the night: Cliff Richard paid tribute to his mate Jimmy Tarbuck in The Laughs Are On Me (C5). ‘Could we appear at the Palladium together again?’ Cliff mused. ‘Why not? We’re available . . . but neither of us is cheap.’ Encore! … [Read more...] about CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews the weekend’s TV: Baked, slashed and boiled – who’d be an Attenborough cameraman?
Every time the story slipped back or forward a few months, the letters and digits whirred to tell us where we’d landed. Mostly, we were in the Thai capital of Bangkok in the mid-Seventies, where former Doctor Who star Jenna Coleman was Marie-Andree Leclerc – a glamorous predator, befriending naive back-packers and luring them to their deaths. … [Read more...] about Jenna’s a glamorous predator… but is she scarier than Daleks at No10? CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews Doctor Who and The Serpent
Conversation on land use: A discussion on how local communities can “make the best decisions to meet regional and local needs” on land use and housing. The event is at 6 p.m. at SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission St., San Francisco. Tickets are $10 for non-SPUR members, free to members. For information: www.spur.org/events/2017-04-17/who-should-make-land-use-decisions. … [Read more...] about Bay Area political events: anti-ICE rally, Feinstein town hall
"As a national sports analyst, I have to be nonpartisan. But for the next minute, I'm going to show my true colors. Texas fans, I haven't been more excited about Texas football in a decade. And Texas football got it right with Steve Sarkisian as head coach," Acho said in a video tweet, reacting to the Longhorns' finalized hires. "To be a great head coach, you have to be an incredible leader of men but an even better delegator of responsibility. Ask (former Longhorns head coach from 1998-13) Mack Brown. … [Read more...] about Emmanuel Acho: Steve Sarkisian put together ‘miraculous’ Texas staff
But the big one ... a clause that was added which spelled out that Babe was to "refrain entirely from the use of intoxicating liquors and that he shall not during the training and playing season in each year stay up later than 1 o'clock A.M. on any day without the permission and consent of the club's manager." … [Read more...] about Babe Ruth — Yankees Contract Up for Auction … No Booze, In Bed By 1 AM’