Graham Linehan

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Name: Graham Linehan
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Apprentice 2014: episode three as it happens

Oh, for smell-o-vision, for tonight the emphatic business autons charge headlong into the world of home fragrance. Scented candles, people. Which is appropriate because I’ve always thought an Apprentice candidate is basically the human equivalent of a ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Review: Burnt out ideas at Fire Restaurant

There’s a scene in Dylan Moran and Graham Linehan’s Black Books where Bernard Black wants to open a “gourmet restaurant” in his book shop. Posh food comes in little towers, Black tells his sidekick Manny. “You’re a cook. You have to commit,” he roars, ... [Published Irish Times - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 3 reports

The IT Crowd gets another remake on NBC

It’s hard to remake classic shows for different audiences. The first time NBC tried to remake the British hit  The IT Crowd for American audiences back in 2007, it failed miserably. Now, NBC is trying again . A second remake of  The IT Crowd  already ... [Published Digital Trends - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

‘Doll & Em’ Renewed For 2nd Season; ‘Top Of The Lake’ Returning: Mipcom Briefs

Britcom Doll & Em has been picked up for a second season by the UK’s Sky Living. Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells star in the series they co-created. The real-life pals set the original season in LA, but the new installments will travel to New York City ... [Published Deadline.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Spoof Virgin viral ad from Thorne Travel sees bookings rocket 110%

Its stardust special effects, overly-enthusiastic locals and baggy ‘pilot’ outfit have sent people scoffing from Edinburgh to Sydney – but now Thorne Travel is having the last laugh, as its bookings have rocketed by 110 per cent since their ad went viral. ... [Published The Independent - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 3 reports

Bookings soar 110% at Thorne Travel after cringeworthy Virgin Airways spoof video goes viral

Sales have increased by 110% since Thorne Travel video went viral Owner forced to cancel her holiday to deal with backlog of bookings 'Like Virgin Airways girls, only a bit more real,' says owner of travel agency Shona Thorne describes video as 'tongue ... [Published Capital Bay - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

The best worst travel ad ever?

Thorne Travel's viral ad THE staff of an independent travel agency in a small town in Scotland have become internet sensations after filming their very own so-bad-it’s-good advert to entice new business. The three-minute clip has been viewed more than ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Thorne Travel's Shona Thorne says 'we're like Virgin Airways girls only bigger!'

One of the stars of an unintentionally hilarious promo video for a small travel agent in Scotland that has become an internet sensation has described the women in it as ‘like the Virgin Airways girls only bigger’.Shona Thorne, owner of Thorne Travel in ... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 4 reports

Thorne Travel: a lesson in viral marketing from North Ayrshire | Media

Thorne Travel’s 2014 video has it all – from special effects to a jaunty soundtrack. A promotional video for a small Scottish travel agency featuring special effects, a Swedish House Mafia soundtrack and a flash-mob dance went viral on Friday. The advert, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

'aving a laugh!

The law has become enshrined in to English law by way of the Copyright and Rights in Performances (Personal Copies for Private Use) Regulations 2014 and Copyright and Rights in Performances (Quotation and Parody) Regulations 2014.The bottom line is that ... [Published Lawdit Commercial Solicitors - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

European Copyright Directive: Online mash-ups get EU seal of approval

Writers and comedians have hailed a new European law being introduced to make it easier for comedians to use clips of films, TV shows and music in a humorous way, as "brilliant". Currently anyone using copyrighted material without permission risks being ... [Published The Independent - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

New European Law Lets Artists Parody Copyrighted Works

,Monday, September 29, 2014Photo: Stuart Miles, via freedigitalphotos.net.A new copyright law is about to take effect in the European Union that will allow artists to parody copyright works, the BBC reports.Currently, using footage from movies, television ... [Published ArtNet.com - Sep 29 2014]

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Thousands of users watched the video yesterday afternoon after Father Ted and The IT Crowd creator Graham Linehan tweeted the link, saying: "after a year of ebola, ukip, gamergate and worse, we have found our unicorn chaser"

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The Apprentice 2014: episode three as it happens [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
Arthur Mathews interview for Toast of London [Published Noodls - Oct 20 2014]
Review: Burnt out ideas at Fire Restaurant [Published Irish Times - Oct 18 2014]
The IT Crowd gets another remake on NBC [Published Digital Trends - Oct 17 2014]
The Internet Isn't Happy About Another U.S. Rem... [Published BuzzFeed - Oct 17 2014]
America has another go at re-making The IT Crowd [Published The British Comedy Guide - Oct 17 2014]
‘The IT Crowd’ Comedy Remake From Bill Lawrence... [Published Deadline.com - Oct 16 2014]
‘Doll & Em’ Renewed For 2nd Season; ‘Top Of The... [Published Deadline.com - Oct 16 2014]
Spoof Virgin viral ad from Thorne Travel sees b... [Published The Independent - Oct 14 2014]
Bookings soar 110% at Thorne Travel after cring... [Published Capital Bay - Oct 14 2014]
Hilarious travel agent ad is internet hit [Published BT.com - Oct 13 2014]
Thorne Travel advert clocks up close to 700k views [Published Travel Daily Media - Oct 13 2014]
The best worst travel ad ever? [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 13 2014]
Thorne Travel's Shona Thorne says 'we're like V... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 11 2014]
Thorne Travel: a lesson in viral marketing from... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 11 2014]
Thorne Travel: a lesson in viral marketing from... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
Promo video for Scots firm Thorne Travel goes v... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
Promo video for Scots firm Thorne Travel goes v... [Published The Scotsman - Oct 10 2014]
Outcry after Nigel Farage calls for migrants wi... [Published Pink News - Oct 10 2014]
'aving a laugh! [Published Lawdit Commercial Solicitors - Oct 02 2014]
Parody mashup videos made legal under new law [Published The Independent - Sep 29 2014]
European Copyright Directive: Online mash-ups g... [Published The Independent - Sep 29 2014]
New European Law Lets Artists Parody Copyrighte... [Published ArtNet.com - Sep 29 2014]
Hairdresser who dreams of becoming well-educated [Published Newark Advertiser - Sep 25 2014]
Plenty of laughs as an comedy classic comes to ... [Published Daventry Today - Sep 21 2014]
Google still a growth stock 10 years on [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - Aug 19 2014]
Cortana vs Siri and other terrible tech adverti... [Published Silicon Republic - Jul 29 2014]
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