Funny story - BBC's Rageh Omaar has spent 88 per cent of his life on battle zone rooftops, study reveals

BBC's Rageh Omaar has spent 88 per cent of his life on battle zone rooftops, study reveals

A recent study of the journalistic career of the award-winning BBC war correspondent, Rageh Omaar, has revealed that he has spent more than three-quarters of his entire life, broadcasting from flat rooftops in various trouble spots around the world.

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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 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 - PM plays down No.10 lockdown orgy furore: Staff only fondled using socially distanced hands on springs, says Johnson

PM plays down No.10 lockdown orgy furore: Staff only fondled using socially distanced hands on springs, says Johnson

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was at the centre of another #Partygate storm last night as former key advisor, Dominic Cummings, told The Times newspaper that a Roman-style orgy was held at Ten Downing Street during the height of the 2020 lockdown.

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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 - 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 - BBC Launch Probe Into Bruce Forsyth "False Chin" Allegations

BBC Launch Probe Into Bruce Forsyth "False Chin" Allegations

Beleaguered BBC bosses were left reeling today after yet another scandal broke involving one of their biggest star turns. Already engulfed in controversy following the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal, BBC chiefs fear the corporation known as 'Auntie' m...

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Funny story - Ray Mears caught out in yet another BBC scandal

Ray Mears caught out in yet another BBC scandal

The BBC is once again embroiled in scandal. As if fiddling phone lines was not enough, license payers are being deceived yet again; this time 'Wild man' Ray Mears has been spotted eating a Big Mac and Fries, a regular diet Coke and a McFlurry...

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Funny story - Greta Thunberg To Host Return Of The Weakest Link

Greta Thunberg To Host Return Of The Weakest Link

After a break from viewers' television screens of exactly two years, the quiz show, 'The Weakest Link', is to make a comeback, with Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg acting as the host. The show, involving 16 team members, revolves aro...

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Funny story - Barack Obama set for appearance in EastEnders as one of Bianca's one-night stands

Barack Obama set for appearance in EastEnders as one of Bianca's one-night stands

In an increasingly complex, interwoven, thoughtful and awe-inspiring (or to give its full technical description, "idiotic") storyline, it was revealed that the absent father of Bianca's mixed-race child Morgan is in fact USA President Barack Obama.

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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 - Where are they now? Dave Lee Travis' Hairy Monster

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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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 - Strictly Come Dancing To Be Replaced By New Show

Strictly Come Dancing To Be Replaced By New Show

The BBC has announced that, due to the deadly Coronavirus outbreak, and the new authoritarian rules imposed by the government to limit its spread, 'Strictly Come Dancing' has been put on hold, and will be replaced by a new show which stays well withi...

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Funny story - Moira Stuart Sacked by BBC

Moira Stuart Sacked by BBC

The BBC, purportedly the most professional organisation in the world, has made a glaring error in announcing the sacking of one of its most popular and trusted newcasters, Moira Stuart. It sp...

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Funny story - Police warn elderly people to be vigilant of a gang of posh con artists, known as “Aunty”, “the Beeb” or “the BBC”, trying to rob their pensions with promises of accurate and professionally made television documentaries

Police warn elderly people to be vigilant of a gang of posh con artists, known as “Aunty”, “the Beeb” or “the BBC”, trying to rob their pensions with promises of accurate and professionally made television documentaries

Police have warned people across the country, particularly older people, not to give their hard-earned money to a dangerous outfit of criminals, seeking to see TV documentary series and other programmes. One pensioner, Arnold Guest, said that a g…

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Funny story - Teletubbies Gardener Sacked

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

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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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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