Use Your Laughter Sparingly ; TELEVISION ++ Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain BBC2 ++ Filthy Rich and Homeless BBC3 ++ Ronni Ancona and Co BBC1
Eyre, Hermione, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
Was Britain right to choose Attlee over Churchill? Phew, what a question. Let's start with something easier. Was Britain right to choose Andrew Marr over Gordon Ramsay? On Tuesday night at 9pm the two of them went head to head. The slight, unprepossessing man with the big dream - to make a five-part history epic with his name in the title - took on the pug-faced, battle-scarred, er, chef. The result? 3.1 million chose Marr,trouncingRamsay's2.9.Theyvotedforideas, and for televisual change. Unlike Attlee's voters, however, they were immediately rewarded.
The first episode of Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain was a knockout. Direct and simple, it pulled you through …
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Publication information: Article title: Use Your Laughter Sparingly ; TELEVISION ++ Andrew Marr's History of Modern Britain BBC2 ++ Filthy Rich and Homeless BBC3 ++ Ronni Ancona and Co BBC1. Contributors: Eyre, Hermione - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent on Sunday (London, England). Publication date: May 27, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent on Sunday. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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