What exactly do Ian Botham and John Cleese offer ‘global Britain’? | Zoe Williams

[ad_1] It’s easy to find out when Ian Botham last played cricket, because there is Wisden, but it’s hard to find out when John Cleese was last funny. Some people think he had some moderately amusing lines in A Fish Called Wanda (1988). There was a period in the 2010s when he had an idiosyncratic … Read more

Seth Meyers on Pfizer vaccine’s new name: ‘It’s too late for a rebrand’ | Late-night TV roundup

[ad_1] Seth Meyers On Tuesday’s Late Night, Seth Meyers touched on the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine. Will it convince as-yet unvaccinated people that the shot is safe and effective? “I don’t know, something tells me they’re going to find a way to move the goal posts again,” said Meyers, mocking … Read more

The Wiggles going ‘woke’ is a win-win: more role models for us, a bigger market for them | Children’s TV

[ad_1] Growing up in the 2000s, I was that kid who was obsessed with the Wiggles for a little too long. As my friends transitioned into Mario Cart and Yu-Gi-Oh cards, I was still following the Big Red Car wherever it went. So I was paying attention when the Australian children’s group announced this week … Read more

TV tonight: David Morrissey returns in Jez Butterworth’s Britannia | Television & radio

[ad_1] Britannia9pm, Sky Atlantic A third series for Jez Butterworth’s daft but engaging semi-historical drama. Three years have passed since the Roman invasion and things seem to be settling down. David Morrissey’s Aulus is certain he has Druid head honcho Veran (Mackenzie Crook) over a barrel – and he’s letting him know, in a manner … Read more