Tag: showbiz

Brave Danny Smith battles on with Technical Difficulties

Exclusive Photos Despite being tragically struck down with a case of the sniffles, Brum’s newest radio phenomenon vowed to keep on with his own brand of talking between records. Danny, 30, dragged himself into Rhubarb‘s Custard Factory studios and struggled…

Thingamigoops can only get better

So to Gigbeth on Saturday. The weather outside was frightful, was the line-up delightful? Well there were enough interesting-sounding acts, and seeing more than one band would be an improvement over yesterday. The 4Talent stage started with a bonus half…

It should be a big one

The Crescent Theatre is playing host to a production of ‘Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick’ (the play about the behind the scenes goings on – ooer missus – on Carry On films over the years) By Terry Johnson. They’ve been…

Back to reality

Spaghetti Gazetti with a timely list of “contestants from The Apprentice and Big Brother who came from the West Midlands”. So now. You. Know.

Toast by DAB Multiplex

On BBC 6Music’s Breakfast Show they have a bit where someone has a few minutes to ‘big up’ (ahem) their local area – and play a tune associated with it. So, if you’re awake, DAB’ed up and not obsessed with…

Basie, how low can you go

If you’d like to hear Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler talk about Count Basie‚Äôs influence on Sabbath, and some other stuff about ‘metal’, then you could do much worse than going round to their houses and asking listening to this…

BiNS, mildly offensive since 2002

I spent this Sunday morning freezing cold and being threatened with arrest, and no it wasn’t another early morning kick-off down the Blues. I was being filmed for 21 Stories – the film about the Rotunda being made by Nic…

Beeb tube

We mentioned that Big Screen Birmingham were to set up a YouTube Group for easy submitting. Well they have: From November 2007, Big Screen Birmingham will be situated in Victoria Square. Over the last three years it’s home has been…