Funny story - 1970s Soviet interference at the BBC can now be exposed

1970s Soviet interference at the BBC can now be exposed

Allegations that the double meanings of 1970s sitcom scripts reveal deep penetration by the Soviets, who had slipped through the back door of the family friendly Light Entertainment Department to inappropriately interfere at the BBC. GCHQ languag…

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Funny story - Alice Roberts Naked In Evolution Documentary?

Alice Roberts Naked In Evolution Documentary?

Hopes are running high that top thinking-man's totty Alice Roberts will finally get her kit off on TV tonight. In her latest documentary, BBC2's Horizon: Are We Still Evolving? the anatomist, author and broadcaster asks if the human body has finis...

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Funny story - It's ok to think Doctor Who is gay, says David Tennant's ex-boyfriend

It's ok to think Doctor Who is gay, says David Tennant's ex-boyfriend

The 36-year-old David Tennant is considered by many viewers to be the best dressed incarnation yet of Time Lord Doctor Who. Far from milking his celebrity, though, he hardly ever speaks to the press. In this rare interview, his former boyfri...

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Funny story - Alice Roberts v Miranda Krestovnikoff: Coast Gals Square Up!

Alice Roberts v Miranda Krestovnikoff: Coast Gals Square Up!

Fans of BBC documentary series Coast are bracing themselves for a bust-up between two of their favourite female presenters. As we reported last week, fans of presenter Dr Alice Roberts were disappointed that she is keeping her clothes on for her n...

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Funny story - Alice Roberts Story Latest: Callers Seek Nude Laura Kuenssberg Photos

Alice Roberts Story Latest: Callers Seek Nude Laura Kuenssberg Photos

The endless story concerning the required state of dress for female TV presenters dragged in another new name yesterday. It emerged that the latest object of fan desire is BBC political correspondent Laura Kuenssberg when our reporter was approach...

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Funny story - 'A Question Of Sport' Sue Barker Faces Axe

'A Question Of Sport' Sue Barker Faces Axe

A major controversy is brewing at the BBC this evening, after it was announced that the 'A Question of Sport' host, former tennis star, Sue Barker, is to be replaced on the show by a cardboard cut-out of herself. Barker, 63, was a surprise choice...

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Funny story - Kate Silverton Lipstick Application Sparks Viewer Complaints

Kate Silverton Lipstick Application Sparks Viewer Complaints

The sexy BBC newsreader, Kate Silverton, is in trouble with her bosses, after more than 2500 viewers rang the Beeb yesterday afternoon to complain that the vampish presenter's lips were "too pink", and that she was putting many of them off their lunc...

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Funny story - Bettany Hughes Admirers Warn Off Frustrated Alice Roberts Fans

Bettany Hughes Admirers Warn Off Frustrated Alice Roberts Fans

Admirers of historian Bettany Hughes are sending out warning signals to fans of rival TV boffin babe, Alice Roberts, as they prepare to watch her latest series, Divine Women tonight. As has been reported in these pages ad nauseum followers of anat...

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Funny story - Breakfast Cleavage News Magazine Names Louise Minchin Its "2010 News Reader With The Sexiest Voice"

Breakfast Cleavage News Magazine Names Louise Minchin Its "2010 News Reader With The Sexiest Voice"

LONDON - Louise Minchin is regarded as one of the most respected journalists in Great Britain. The 42-year-old is a noted news reader and news presenter who appears on BBC News At One and BBC Breakfast. Minchin was born in Hong Kong where her...

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

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

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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Funny story - Top seeds in uproar at blatant BBC nepotism of weedy Mark-2 Henman player Murray

Top seeds in uproar at blatant BBC nepotism of weedy Mark-2 Henman player Murray

Wimbledon - (Balls Up Mess): "Strewth, everybody knows that weedy, gormless, desperate, red-haired little git is Gorgon Brown's bastard, that's why!"...

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Funny story - Ray Winstone Lands EastEnders Part

Ray Winstone Lands EastEnders Part

Ray Winstone, the star of the cult 1979 movie, 'Scum', and 2000's 'Sexy Beast', is to make a guest star appearance in the upcoming Christmas edition of BBC soap, EastEnders, it has been revealed. He will then become a full member of the cast. Wins...

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

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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Funny story - Doctor Who Star David Tennant To Return To His Porn Film Roots

Doctor Who Star David Tennant To Return To His Porn Film Roots

David Tennant, the star of Doctor Who, is to leave the show and return to the scene where he first made his mark in showbusiness - the Porn Industry. Tennant, who has played the Doctor for three series, was seen injured by a single shot from a Dal...

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Funny story - Man And His Wife Saw EastEnders Ricky Butcher In Magaluf

Man And His Wife Saw EastEnders Ricky Butcher In Magaluf

A man and his wife enjoying an evening promenade in the Majorcan tourist resort of Magaluf were shocked and surprised to see the EastEnders character Ricky Butcher sitting outside a bar with his friends, getting blathered. His ex-wife, I mean.

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Funny story - Sir Alex Ferguson is 'fine(d)' after BBC snub and keeps counsel with his chewing gum!

Sir Alex Ferguson is 'fine(d)' after BBC snub and keeps counsel with his chewing gum!

The Mighty Reds team bus: Sir Alex Ferguson was cheerily chewing away at his chewing gum after, yet again, 'cocking another snoop' at the BBC. Many years ago, the BBC dared to investigate through it's 'flagship' Panarama programme, a documentary...

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Funny story - Eastenders: Queen Vic Given Special Dispensation To Stay Open During Coronavirus Pandemic

Eastenders: Queen Vic Given Special Dispensation To Stay Open During Coronavirus Pandemic

Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have spoken to the nation, and laid down the law telling people to stay at home during the Coronavirus crisis, with all pubs and clubs to shut, but, for one public house, in particular, this arrangement will not apply...

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Funny story - Teletubbies Say "You're Dead You Piece Of Scum!"

Teletubbies Say "You're Dead You Piece Of Scum!"

A man from Liverpool was in hiding today claiming that he is on the hit-list of Teletubby, Tinky Winky, and that he's dead meat if the loveable furry tri-angle headed kiddies favourite catches up with him.

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Funny story - British Black Woman Athlete Makes Drugs Comeback With New Name

British Black Woman Athlete Makes Drugs Comeback With New Name

Christine Ohuruogu, the British women's 400m sprinter who was banned from the sport for a year, has been handed a lifeline back into the sport, after being included in the squad for the World Championships in Osa...

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