England Invaded By UFOs

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Not many people outside of Jammy Toast will know this, but today is the fiftieth anniversary of the great UFO invasion of England. No, today is not April 1st and we have not been smoking Flat Eric’s magic mushroom. This really happened. They had big metal domes, emitted a strange, ominous hum and appeared one morning in a straight line across southern England. Members of the public, police and the Army saw the alien spaceships had landed and some panic did ensue – until it was revealed to be a stunt by students. But how was the hoax so successful?

Telly Favourites #9

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Today we are continuing our series of articles on our favourite telly shows of the past. As you all know, the bears love their telly and there is nothing they love more than finding a character they can love to love… or even love to hate. The bears don’t usually go for the clean-cut, heroic types they are more likely to identify with the slackers of society, people like Frank Gallagher, Jim Royle or Homer Simpson. They like programmes which are “off the wall” although occasionally they will enjoy serious drama if it is interesting and well written. Today, we are featuring