[MEDIA] Question Health: The Big C with @UCLan, hosted by @iAmLaurenMahon #YouMeBigC

Question Health: The Big C took place at UCLan, Victoria Mill, Burnley on 6 February 2019. The full debate was broadcast on Showcase, SKY Channel 192 (Free Sat Channel 161) on Wednesday 10 April 2019, 7.00pm-8.00pm. The debate is hosted by Lauren Mahon from BBC 5 Live ‘You, Me and the Big C’. The panel consists of clinicians and academics addressing questions from the audience that cover many aspects of the diagnosis and management of…

VIEWED: @WhoIsMrRobot (Series 1)

Have you managed to watch this series, Mr Robot, available on Amazon Prime since last year. I've managed to watch the first series over the past couple of weeks. Elliot Alderson is a young cyber-security engineer living in New York, who assumes the role of a vigilante hacker by night. Elliot meets a mysterious anarchist known as "Mr. Robot" who recruits Elliot to join his team of hackers, "fsociety". Elliot, who has a social anxiety…

Do you chatterbox while you watch TV?

A new term has become popular - chatterboxing, meaning watching a TV programme while talking to others about it online.  A lot of people are doing it, mostly via Twitter A lot of TV programmes now display their hashtag when they start as an invitation to tweet during the programme - and a lot of people do. It's reported that some popular programmes have attracted 100s of thousands of tweets. We wanted to get a…

Dr Who on the Box

Like the Tardis, the small television box is far larger on the inside; it's our passport to a kind of tourism, our window on wonders. Our control over the time flow of TV has increased tremendously since Doctor Who's first broadcast in November 1963, when we were helplessly subject to the linear direction of scheduled programmes. Back then, if you missed an episode there was rarely a second chance to see it; and indeed, a whole…