Television

Globe-trotting broadcaster Alan Whicker dies

Globe-trotting broadcaster Alan Whicker dies

Veteran British broadcaster and journalist Alan Whicker, whose career spanned five decades and whose clipped delivery style was parodied by Monty Python, has died at the age of 87.

Royalty artfully dressed

HRH the Prince of Wales wears a cheese-cutter cap, cream slacks, and, knotted over his laryngeal prominence, a bright green scarf that looks for all the world as though it is made of terry-towelling.

TV3 loses rights to Home & Away

TV3 loses rights to Home & Away

TVNZ has poached popular Australian soap Home & Away from TV3 after indebted parent company Mediaworks lost the show's rights.

Top Gear's Ninety Mile Beach stunt slammed

Top Gear's Ninety Mile Beach stunt slammed

The newest season of TV's Top Gear featuring a race along New Zealand's west coast has aired in Britain to low ratings and mixed reviews.

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