Blimey, you have never been to Brighton then!
Seriously often the shows seem to reflect the views of such a wide
diversity, that its painfully obvious to me at least that the people making
it were bored with the subject so wanted to try to make it interesting for
Also I did not see the program in question, but some time ago I and a
sighted friend when getting rid of videos, machines and tapes, had a look at
old editions of Horizon. Blimey, many of them were actually interesting, and
not full of special irrelevant graphics and strange sounds and music nor
shots that changed every 2 seconds all the time. These were in the 70s etc,
you could in fact see the rot setting in. About the only sort of show where
these things are not so obtrusive are wildlife ones where Mr Attenborough is
Its no wonder some of the older ones still get repeated.
Of course with social comment shows, the rot set in a long time ago, as
with those based on economics.
In those you get bias one way or another, as often the person behind it has
an axe to grind.
I'll have to watch/listen out for this one, sounds like it might be fun
spotting the real person and not the ones that 'make got TV's as they would
I'm waiting for Strictly go Twitching where a load of celebs go off with
Ornithologists and have to come back with pictures of rare birds.
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