Looking for something different to do, if you don’t get off your backside and get out into the big wide world, you can miss so much. I had a wonderful evening in the company of Judge Robert Rinder recently. The event was at The Lowry Theatre, Manchester, hosted by my lovely friend Lucy Meacock from Granada TV. I cannot tell you how much I enjoyed the experience. It was a free event held by the Royal Television Society, which is a British-based educational charity for the discussion and analysis of television in all its forms - past, present and future. It’s the oldest television society in the world. The RTS was formed in 1927. In 1966, the society was granted its royal title and the Prince of Wales became Patron. This amazing organisation also hosts six national award ceremonies annually. I picked up my date for the night, Carolyn Hughes, PR, who is also a close friend of Lucy’s. We drove down the M62, which these days is a nightmare. How people commute and do … [Read more...] about Guilty… of having great night out with TV Judge
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The starting gun in the race to replace Theresa May as leader of Britain's Conservative Party was fired as she resigned on the morning of Friday 24 May. By the end of Monday 10 June, would-be leaders able to muster eight nominations from sitting MPs had handed in their applications. In truth, a few of the frontrunners had a head start, declaring their candidacy weeks before the prime minister stepped down amid Brexit chaos. The job comes with late nights, few holidays and a working environment that makes Game of Thrones look like The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross. May's replacement will face having to arrange a British withdrawal from the European Union in some kind of orderly manner, or risk crashing out with a "no-deal" Brexit. The British parliament may have voted against "no-deal" several times, but it remains the legal default for what will happen on October 31. When the EU granted a six-month extension to Article 50 in March, European Council President Donald Tusk told British … [Read more...] about Who will be Britain’s next prime minister?