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BBC Admits - Dr Who critics to face Education Camps

The BBC have finally admitted that critics of the latest season of Dr Who will be rounded up and placed in "Special Camps" with their license fees trebled, and their children forced to watch constant repeats of The Antiques Roadshow "It's simply i...

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Black And White Minstrel Show To Make Comeback!

Funny story: Black And White Minstrel Show To Make Comeback!

The Black and White Minstrel Show, the popular 'blackface' song and dance extravaganza broadcast on BBC television for 20 years, is to astound viewers once more, by making a comeback to the small screen this spring. The show, which was axed in 197...

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Last Night's TV: Make Me a Dealer

Funny story: Last Night's TV: Make Me a Dealer

Popular daytime telly favourite, Make Me a Dealer, returns to our screens this week. The show, hosted by amiable host Mart Paulin, pits two aspiring drug dealers against each other. The two contestants, Dwayne Trutter a former football hooligan and D...

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The Apprentice Week 206, Record Viewing Figures for The Brothels

Funny story: The Apprentice Week 206, Record Viewing Figures for The Brothels

BBC TV's never ending saga The Apprentice struck TV gold this week when a special late night episode for over 18s beat the viewing figures of its failing flagship show Strictly Come Dancing. The nation was tucked up on the sofa in its pyjamas with ho...

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TV Review: It's Organised Crime Week On The Apprentice!

Funny story: TV Review: It's Organised Crime Week On The Apprentice!

At the start of this week's episode, Laird Shergar addressed the remaining candidates from the back of Derek Trotter's van: "It's an unknown fact that 25 Squillion quid is lost each year to the black economy," explained Lady Shagger. "These crimin...

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Where are they now? Dave Lee Travis' Hairy Monster

Funny story: Where are they now? Dave Lee Travis' Hairy Monster

He always liked to boast about it on live radio and he did so for years. How he got away with it for so long, nobody knows but at some point the Hairy Monster metamorphosed into the Hairy Cornflake. Maybe it had become small brown and crispy until introduced to cold liquid. According to Botham Squab (sic) in "My Days Tending the Hairy Cornflake" "The hair prefix was, of course, down to DLT’s l...

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Where are they now? Polari as spoken by Kenneth Williams

Funny story: Where are they now? Polari as spoken by Kenneth Williams

"Ooh! Isn't he bold?" as Julian and Sandy would say to "Mr. 'Orne" in the heyday of Polari, or the old British gay slang. Julian and Sandy's use of Polari on the BBC radio comedy "Round the Horne" introduced Polari to a mass audience, identifying them as gay to those in the know. Round the Horne's use of it ultimately led to Polari's near-demise as a means of communication between gay men. I su...

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BBC Newsreader Criticised For Flagging Down Police Car For Lift

Funny story: BBC Newsreader Criticised For Flagging Down Police Car For Lift

The BBC newsreader, Fiona Bruce, has been widely criticised for stopping a police car, and asking for a lift. The feisty Bruce - that one with the reddish hair and 'Catwoman' look who stands there in the dominatrix pose - got out of a taxi which w...

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Apprentice Review: Apprentice Candidates Reach Peak Self Entitlement

Funny story: Apprentice Review: Apprentice Candidates Reach Peak Self Entitlement

It's Apptober again! The Apprentice has returned for another season and this year the candidates are more hapless than ever. Take IT Consultant Prakash, who has a very unique way of producing wealth. "I ooze wealth from my every pore." Explains Praka...

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Theresa May Slung Off 'Strictly Come Dancing', Even Though She Isn't On It

Funny story: Theresa May Slung Off 'Strictly Come Dancing', Even Though She Isn't On It

There was worse news for the beleaguered Prime Minister Theresa May tonight, after it was revealed that she has been summarily thrown out of the BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' - even though she isn't part of the show. Mrs May, under fire over Brexi...

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Internet goes into meltdown after Identity of new Doctor Who monster leaked online

Funny story: Internet goes into meltdown after Identity of new Doctor Who monster leaked online

Fan forums worldwide have gone into meltdown when it emerged that footage of a new, previously unheard of, Doctor Who monster, had been leaked online. Called the 'Wo-Men', they are in fact a race of Cybermen. Unlike their cold, logical, counterparts...

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BBC to Launch New Show to Challenge C4's Bake Off

Funny story: BBC to Launch New Show to Challenge C4's Bake Off

The loss of Great British Bake Off to rivals Channel 4 was one of the most spectacular fails in the organisation's history. One that still leaves a sour taste in the mouth of BBC bosses. In a desperate attempt to win back viewers and recover its...

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BBC's Great British Menu in Hot Water Over Controversial NHS Menu

Funny story: BBC's Great British Menu in Hot Water Over Controversial NHS Menu

One of the BBC's longest running and much loved cookery shows 'Great British Menu' - has been plunged like a pus-covered scalpel - into hot water. The theme of this year's competition, Seventy Years of the NHS has challenged twenty four of the UK's...

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Barry Chuckle Has Chuckled His Last Chuckle

Funny story: Barry Chuckle Has Chuckled His Last Chuckle

Barry Chuckle, one half of the Chuckle Brothers, the zany, chuckling, brothers who caused so much chuckling in the 1980s, 90s and in the early part of this century, has chuckled his very last chuckle, I can confirm. Barry, 73, had been ill for som...

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Grange Hill Roland Says He Only Ate When He Was Hungry

Funny story: Grange Hill Roland Says He Only Ate When He Was Hungry

Erkan Mustafa, the child actor who was one of the stars in children's teatime drama 'Grange Hill', has claimed that he wasn't fat, he just had big bones. Mustafa, who played overweight Roland Browning - nickname 'Roly' - could be seen almost perpe...

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Teletubbies Gardener Sacked

Funny story: Teletubbies Gardener Sacked

The BBC has announced on its website that the gardener responsible for the upkeep of Teletubbyland has been dismissed for gross negligence. Teletubbyland is the home of the Teletubbies - Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa and Po - and a veritable paradis...

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EastEnders Phil And Grant Team Up For Violent TV Series

Funny story: EastEnders Phil And Grant Team Up For Violent TV Series

'EastEnders' brothers Phil and Grant Mitchell have been lined up to star in a new BBC drama show where the pair are constantly trying to seek out and kill fellow Albert Square resident Ian Beale, who has gone on the run. It's the first spin-off fr...

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EastEnders Pair Are The Best Of Friends Offscreen

Funny story: EastEnders Pair Are The Best Of Friends Offscreen

It's been reported that the onscreen rivalry between EastEnders actors Adam Woodyatt and Steve McFadden, who play Ian Beale and Phil Mitchell respectively, could not be further from the truth, and the two are the best of friends when filming is over.

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