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No need for ghouls

by Gillean Craig

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 @ 12:24

HOW patronising that TV schedulers consider that it is necessary to invoke the transatlantic cult of Hallowe'en to draw viewers to programmes on quite adequately fascinating topics; and how boring that two otherwise excellent documentaries were cheapened by distinguished directors' and presenters' feeling obliged to spice up their exposition with ghoulery.

Dan Cruickshank and the Family That Built Gothic Britain  (BBC4, Tuesday of last week) camped up the story of the ...

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Thu 11 Feb 16 @ 14:05
RT @diobrizzleGreat piece on skate park @MalmesburyAbbey in @ChurchTimes - a brilliant way of engaging with young people https://t.co/E3dYpZpZOK

Thu 11 Feb 16 @ 11:17
Church buildings are engaging with their localities in ever more imaginative ways https://t.co/mOnS0Ukw4M https://t.co/ivnmcH2vNj