This year is the 40th anniversary of the release of Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The film met with instant controversy in 1979 and was banned in Ireland, Norway and parts of Britain. In the US, protesters gathered outside cinemas where it aired.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
Bradley Wiggins admitted it was good to get back on his bike after a “big summer” – despite coming off again along with Mark Cavendish in a dramatic end to the first stage of the Tour of Britain as fellow Team Sky racer Luke Rowe claimed his first professional win in Norwich.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
If you’re emotionally involved, it’s squeaky bum time between now and Monday night in England but for the rest of us, the tickle-your-fancy factor doesn’t get much better than what’s on offer over the next 72 hours — a brace of marquee name FA Cup semi-finals which double as tasty city derbies, along with another two helpings of the most entertaining Mancunian soap since the glory days on Corrie when the blessed Betty Turpin was serving up her famous hotpot at the Rovers’ Return.
Sat, 14 Apr, 2012