Arts & Entertainment

BBC asked to check meaning of word 'talent'

THE BBC was handed a dictionary last night after using the world 'talent' to describe Richard Hammond.

Is the Guardian Harry Potter?

THE Harry Potter saga has come to life with the boy wizard taking the form of the Guardian, experts have confirmed.

Newsnight to focus more on what's happening in Essex

THE BBC hopes to boost the ratings of Newsnight by switching its editorial focus towards tanning and genital decoration in Essex.

Hari defends himself during pretend Parkinson interview

CHOIR-preacher Johann Hari has dismissed claims of plagiarism during a fantasy interview where he pretended he was talking to Michael Parkinson.

Transformers film somehow makes giant robots uninteresting

THE latest Transformers sequel has somehow made enormous flying robots seem like the dullest thing that has ever happened, it emerged last night.

People not at Glastonbury begin enjoying plight of those who are

MILLIONS of people not at the Glastonbury Festival have started relishing the abject suffering of those who are.

Palin v Bachmann to become Japanese monster film

THE studio which produced Godzilla and Mothra has purchased the character rights to Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann, it has emerged.

SuBo musical to include séance, dressed-up cats and a bloody good cry

PRODUCERS of the Susan Boyle musical have promised it will be the perfect night out for a certain kind of person.