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Brexit: Digging In

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 20/01/2020 - 9:28pm in

Brexit again gets ugly.

Doctor Who - Overnight Viewing Figures

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 20/01/2020 - 9:01pm in

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 BBC Studios (Ben Blackall))Doctor Who Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror, was watched by 4.04 million viewers in the UK yesterday according to unofficial overnight figures.

The rating, representing 20.0% of the total viewing audience made Doctor Who the sixth most popular show on British Television yesterday. Doctor Who was beaten by its ITV opposition, Dancing on Ice, which had 4.52 million viewers.

Top for the day was Call the Midwife, with 6.33 million viewers. Countryfile, the lead into Doctor Who, had 5.23 million. The drama The Trial of Christine Keeler had 3.46 million watching. The late News managed 4.38 million viewers, pushing The Doctor into sixth place.

The episode was the 50th highest rated programme for the week on overnight figures.

The overnight figure counts those who watched the show yesterday. Final figures, released next Monday, will include those who recorded the programme and watched it later and are likely to be substantially higher.

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The Drums of War in the Gulf

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 18/01/2020 - 8:09am in

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The article which follows is taken from the new edition of Revolutionary Perspectives (#14) which is just out. It was obviously written before the events which followed the British Navy’s seizure of the Iranian tanker, the Grace 1, off the coast of Gibraltar, but the substance of the analysis has not changed.

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Lead Us Not Into Oblivion

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 17/01/2020 - 10:00am in

W Stephen Gilbert The simple response of course is to blame it all on Corbyn. Let’s face it, no more comprehensive bogeyman has ever been offered to the British electorate. An extreme, hard left, unreconstructed Marxist, surrounded by ruthless Bolsheviks, he was a hater of Britain and of freedom, a friend of terrorists, an anti-Semite …

Conservative Win in Britain Means More Than Economic Trouble Ahead

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 14/01/2020 - 7:41pm in

In an uncertain economic context, the Conservative election win means a loss for health and the environment.

Spyfall - Official Ratings

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 14/01/2020 - 9:16am in

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The first episode of the new season of Doctor Who, Spyfall, had an official rating of 6.89 million viewers, according to figures released by the Broadcasting Research Audience Board, BARB. The conclusion of the story, shown four days later on BBC One had 6.07 million viewers.

The ratings were considerably higher than the initial overnight figure and makes the two episodes the 4th and 6th most watched on BBC Television for the week and the 8th and 16th across all television.

For Spyfall, Part One 6.70 million watched the episode on a conventional TV set. However the BARB 4-Screen Dashboard shows that an additional 101,000 watched on their PC, 49,000 watched on a Tablet device and 27,000 watched on a smartphone.

For Spyfall, Part Two 5.91 million watched the episode on a conventional TV set with an additional 85,000 watched on their PC, 46,000 watched on a Tablet device and 34,000 watched on a smartphone.

The ratings are down on the opening years of last season but are scoring higher than Series 10

Top for the week was the New Year Fireworks on BBC One getting 10.84 million watching, 2 million down on last year.

Each episode of Skyfall had an Appreciation Index score of 82

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Orphan 55 - Overnight Viewing Figures

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 13/01/2020 - 9:02pm in

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 BBC Studios (Ben Blackall))Doctor Who Orphan 55, was watched by 4.19 million viewers in the UK yesterday according to unofficial overnight figures.

The rating, representing 20.9% of the total viewing audience made Doctor Who the fifth most popular show on British Television yesterday. Doctor Who was beaten by its ITV opposition, Dancing on Ice, which had 4.51 million viewers.

Top for the day was Call the Midwife, with 6.24 million viewers. Countryfile, the lead into Doctor Who, had 5.13 million. The drama The Trial of Christine Keeler had 3.67 million watching.

The overnight figure counts those who watched the show yesterday. Final figures, released next Monday, will include those who recorded the programme and watched it later and are likely to be substantially higher.

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Brexit: The End of the Beginning?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 10/01/2020 - 10:13pm in

Brexit jockeying is underway.

Ensuring children understand their futures

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 07/01/2020 - 7:00pm in

Following on from my article mentioning that resonating quote that “We are too much inclined to treat voters as consumers who are are always right, rather than voters who have a civic duty to inform themselves.” I’m increasingly inclined to suggest that people should have to pass an exam before voting. I’m certainly aware that... Read more

Spyfall - Part Two - Overnight Viewing Figures

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 06/01/2020 - 9:25pm in

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 BBC Studios (James Pardon))Doctor Who Spyfall Part Two, was watched by 4.6 million viewers in the UK yesterday according to unofficial overnight figures.

The rating, representing 22.6% of the total viewing audience, was disappointing for the series making Doctor Who the fifth most popular show on British Television yesterday. Doctor Who was beaten by its ITV opposition, Dancing on Ice: The Launch, which had 5.14 million viewers.

Top for the day was the return of Call the Midwife, with 6.97 million viewers. Countryfile, the lead into Doctor Who, had 5.04 million. Football also did well with Match of the Day seen by 5.14 million during the afternoon.

With overnight figures for the whole week now available, Doctor Who is the 24th and 28th most watched programme. Top for the week was the New Year Fireworks on BBC One with 10.33 million watching.

The overnight figure counts those who watched the show yesterday. Final figures, released next Monday, will include those who recorded the programme and watched it later and are likely to be substantially higher.

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