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A fond farewell to a peerless TV reviewer: Sam Wollaston | Brief letters

World-famous motoring correspondent | At home with the Mangans | Working-class accents | A banquet of Feasts

We are sad to see Sam Wollaston leaving his job as the Guardian’s TV reviewer. He was the only reviewer (apart from the inestimable Clive James from long ago) whose work was a wonderful read even if we hadn’t watched the programme being discussed, or had any interest in doing so. Don’t let him out to grass too soon though – put him to work elsewhere in the paper so he can add to his titles of world-famous motoring correspondent and peerless TV reviewer.

Celia Birtwell and Andrew Palmer

London

• As well as being the most famous motoring journalist, Sam Wollaston was the most famous TV critic after Nancy Banks-Smith, in our house at least. Is there any chance of him taking on A Month in Ambridge? We will miss his perceptive and witty reviews.
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Sensible reason to swap Titty for Tatty | Brief letters

Swallows and Amazons | Diy recessions | Infectious diseases | David Cameron’s Micra purchase | Bob Dylan’s birthday

When I read the Arthur Ransome books in the late 1950s Titty, while not a familiar name, had no other connotations, and certainly not for someone of my age (Titty’s family ‘furious’ over name change for Swallows and Amazons film, 25 May). Now, I suspect that any 10-year-old would hear it and snigger, which militates against the innocence that the Altounyan family are aiming to preserve. Given that the second letter of the name has to be a vowel, Tatty seems about the only plausible alternative, even if it does suggest a degree of dishevelment.

Henry Malt

Bythorn, Cambridgeshire

• There is a Diy recession that George Osborne has forgotten (Letters, 25 May; Report, 23 May). In 1988 Nigel Lawson cancelled mortgage interest relief at source for unmarried couples, but delayed its introduction for a year. This resulted
See full article at The Guardian - TV News »

Sensible reason to swap Titty for Tatty | Brief letters

Swallows and Amazons | Diy recessions | Infectious diseases | David Cameron’s Micra purchase | Bob Dylan’s birthday

When I read the Arthur Ransome books in the late 1950s Titty, while not a familiar name, had no other connotations, and certainly not for someone of my age (Titty’s family ‘furious’ over name change for Swallows and Amazons film, 25 May). Now, I suspect that any 10-year-old would hear it and snigger, which militates against the innocence that the Altounyan family are aiming to preserve. Given that the second letter of the name has to be a vowel, Tatty seems about the only plausible alternative, even if it does suggest a degree of dishevelment.

Henry Malt

Bythorn, Cambridgeshire

• There is a Diy recession that George Osborne has forgotten (Letters, 25 May; Report, 23 May). In 1988 Nigel Lawson cancelled mortgage interest relief at source for unmarried couples, but delayed its introduction for a year. This resulted
See full article at The Guardian - Film News »

Johnnie Walker: ‘where flavour is king’

Leo Burnett Sydney has launched a new ad for whisky brand Johnnie Walker.

The cinematic spot shows a man walking through an old house of luxury and opulence – representing the quality of ingredients that go into the drink – with the tagline “where flavour is king”.’

it follows a campaign last year attempting to make the brand less serious.

Credits:

Agency: Leo Burnett Sydney Chief Creative Officer: Andy Dilallo Creative Director: Vince Lagana Creative Director: Grant McAloon Client Services Director: Peter Bosilkovski Account Director: Claire Kesby-Smith Agency TV Producer: Rita Gagliardi Production Company: Exit Films Director: Mark Molloy Producer: Alice Grant VFX and Post Production: Alt.vfx, Brisbane. VFX Supervisor: Colin Renshaw VFX Producers: Lily Crowley & Marnie Ellis VFX team : Rowan Cassidy, Brendan Savage, Sarah Collier, Chris Conception, Richard Pritchard, Nick Angus, Andrew Palmer, Matthew Chance, Carlo Managhan, Urs Furrer Grade: Andrew Clarkson, Method Studios Editor: Peter Sciberras, Method Studios Music Composer: Ramesh Sathiah,
See full article at Encore Magazine »

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