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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Series cast summary:
...  Julia Regan - IBS 6 episodes, 2005
...  Richard Pritchard - ESN 6 episodes, 2005
...  Katie Tate - ESN 6 episodes, 2005
Phil Nice ...  Russ - Look Out East 6 episodes, 2005
...  Sarah Holt - Look Out East 6 episodes, 2005
...  Anthony Markovitz - IBS 6 episodes, 2005
...  Adam Lockwood - PVS 6 episodes, 2005
...  Melanie Bellamy - ESN 6 episodes, 2005
...  Phil Curdridge - Look Out East 6 episodes, 2005
...  Frances Walsh - PVS 6 episodes, 2005
Joanna Bobin ...  Natalie Gosling - Go Sports 6 episodes, 2005
...  Colin Kay - So News 6 episodes, 2005
...  Guy Batson - Go Sports / ... 6 episodes, 2005
...  Claire - Traffic Reports 6 episodes, 2005
...  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
...  Sam French - Bullet Points Presenter 6 episodes, 2005
Simon Scardifield ...  Nick Andrews - Look Out East Network Reporter 6 episodes, 2005
Robin Weaver ...  Penny Watson - Look Out East Network Reporter 6 episodes, 2005
...  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
...  Mitchell Oatis - Aronovitz 5 episodes, 2005
Kevin Day ...  Gary Mills - Aronovitz 5 episodes, 2005
Lauren Ward ...  Alecia - IBS 5 episodes, 2005
Alice Arnold ...  Sam Foskett - Bullet Points Presenter 5 episodes, 2005
...  Nick Burnham 5 episodes, 2005
Beth Chalmers ...  Laura Hughes 5 episodes, 2005
Sian Jones ...  Wendy Fox - Weather 5 episodes, 2005
Kate Maravan ...  Laura Dunnford 5 episodes, 2005
...  Anita Ratchathani 5 episodes, 2005
Tom Skippings ...  Andrew Evans 5 episodes, 2005
...  Loren Peterson (IBS -- Network Reporter) 4 episodes, 2005
...  Miles Anderton (IBS -- Network Reporter) 4 episodes, 2005
Jon Briggs ...  Joe Alloway - Weather 4 episodes, 2005
...  Joe Randall / ... 4 episodes, 2005
Sunita Shroff ...  Wendy Sandhu - Weather 4 episodes, 2005
...  Wendy Watts - Weather 4 episodes, 2005
...  Michelle Wong - World Money Today 4 episodes, 2005
John Chancer ...  Tom Mitchell - World Money Today 4 episodes, 2005
...  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
...  Johan Fleischer - World Money Today 4 episodes, 2005
Haruka Kuroda ...  Kyoko Ogura - World Money Today 4 episodes, 2005
...  Francis Xavier-Menensez - World Money Today 4 episodes, 2005
Ralph Van Dijk ...  Brett Mackensie - World Money Today 4 episodes, 2005
...  Will Parker 3 episodes, 2005
...  Ben Black 3 episodes, 2005
Hugh Parker ...  Justin Rustin - ESN Network Reporter 3 episodes, 2005
...  Sam Gregory - Bullet Points Presenter 3 episodes, 2005
...  Katie Willard 3 episodes, 2005
Lauretta Gavin ...  Wendy Bridge - Weather 3 episodes, 2005
Yiolanda Koppel ...  Wendy Allan - Weather 3 episodes, 2005
...  Amanda Panda 3 episodes, 2005
Lucy Briers ...  Sam Henman - Bullet Points Presenter 2 episodes, 2005
...  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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Wickedly funny
1 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

Having been house bound with a remote, Freeview television and more channels being seeming to be added daily with nothing new at all to see, this expressed my my exasperation with TV today. I had not had so much fun in ages.

One hopes that media types rightly cringe at the wicked accuracy with which they were targeted. More TV airtime has left programmers with a very large amount of time to fill with very little worthwhile, Anbody forced to watch "fast breaking news" for any length of time will appreciate the banality portrayed in this show.

I am not sure however, that the joke is sustainable beyond its run - it is effectively a one-gag trick. But for a limited run - I think this is a worthy and very funny parody of the lamentable TV we are spoon fed.

Enjoy


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