Quirky comedy comprised of numerous humorous news programmes spliced not-so-randomly together. Enjoy the stuffed-shirt stylings of ex-Babylonian Claudia Christian, young Cadbury Cookiecrunch and the voice of Lloyd's TSB.
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 Julia Regan - IBS (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Richard Pritchard - ESN (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Katie Tate - ESN (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Russ - Look Out East (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Sarah Holt - Look Out East (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Anthony Markovitz - IBS (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Adam Lockwood - PVS (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Melanie Bellamy - ESN (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Phil Curdridge - Look Out East (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Frances Walsh - PVS (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Natalie Gosling - Go Sports (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Colin Kay - So News (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Guy Batson - Go Sports / ... (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Claire - Traffic Reports (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Kevin Peters (6 episodes, 2005)
Phil Nichol ...
 Josh Cashman - So News (6 episodes, 2005)
Lucy Porter ...
 Claudia Van Sant - So News (6 episodes, 2005)
Roderic Culver ...
 Richard Harbinger (PVS -- Network Reporter) (6 episodes, 2005)
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Simon Scardifield ...
 Nick Andrews - Look Out East Network Reporter (6 episodes, 2005)
Robin Weaver ...
 Penny Watson - Look Out East Network Reporter (6 episodes, 2005)
Amber Aga ...
 Laura Berthould (6 episodes, 2005)
Ashley Blake ...
 Alexis Fantom - ESN Reporter (6 episodes, 2005)
Sumit Bose ...
 Andrew Clayton (6 episodes, 2005)
Rob Butler ...
 Andrew Farley (6 episodes, 2005)
Max Digby ...
 Andrew Adams (6 episodes, 2005)
Melissa Lloyd ...
 Sam Graham - Bullet Points Presenter (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Mitchell Oatis - Aronovitz (5 episodes, 2005)
Kevin Day ...
 Gary Mills - Aronovitz (5 episodes, 2005)
Lauren Ward ...
 Alecia - IBS (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Sam Foskett - Bullet Points Presenter (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Nick Burnham (5 episodes, 2005)
Beth Chalmers ...
 Laura Hughes (5 episodes, 2005)
Sian Jones ...
 Wendy Fox - Weather (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Laura Dunnford (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Anita Ratchathani (5 episodes, 2005)
Tom Skippings ...
 Andrew Evans (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Loren Peterson (IBS -- Network Reporter) (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Miles Anderton (IBS -- Network Reporter) (4 episodes, 2005)
Jon Briggs ...
 Joe Alloway - Weather (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Joe Randall / ... (4 episodes, 2005)
Sunita Shroff ...
 Wendy Sandhu - Weather (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Wendy Watts - Weather (4 episodes, 2005)
Joanna Ampil ...
 Michelle Wong - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
John Chancer ...
 Tom Mitchell - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Todd Todmore - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
Chris French ...
 Dan Evans - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
Britta Gartner ...
 Katerina Schultheiss - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
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Haruka Kuroda ...
 Kyoko Ogura - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
Luis Soto ...
 Francis Xavier-Menensez - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
Ralph Van Dijk ...
 Brett Mackensie - World Money Today (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Will Parker (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Ben Black (3 episodes, 2005)
Hugh Parker ...
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 Katie Willard (3 episodes, 2005)
Lauretta Gavin ...
 Wendy Bridge - Weather (3 episodes, 2005)
Yiolanda Koppel ...
 Wendy Allan - Weather (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Amanda Panda (3 episodes, 2005)
Lucy Briers ...
 Sam Henman - Bullet Points Presenter (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Ben Green (2 episodes, 2005)
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Quirky comedy comprised of numerous humorous news programmes spliced not-so-randomly together. Enjoy the stuffed-shirt stylings of ex-Babylonian Claudia Christian, young Cadbury Cookiecrunch and the voice of Lloyd's TSB.

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5 continents, 25 channels, 227 reporters...All the news you're ever going to need in 30 minutes.

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1 November 2005 | by (London) – See all my reviews

It was just plain rubbish! There was something missing from it, it had the sureness I usually like, some talented actors, it looked very realistic, but I just didn't like it! It is naturally going to be compared to The Day Today, which was far superior. I guess that worked by taking news programmes, and multiplying their existing elements by 100, instead of just using the same format as a regular news broadcast, but adding strange stories. TDT also had those fantastic names, and the complete lunacy of the finance news. Just go and buy The Day Today DVD, it's a great set with brilliant extras. I can't see any signs of this show improving on it in any way, which is a shame, as it looked really good in the trailers. But I guess the clips shown there were just the best of a bad bunch. I wanted to like this, but shall probably never watch it again.


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