... a bit Suffolk
su 28 Jul
Anorak Alert No.28: A bit picky considering the hours of filler Ned Boulting has to generate commentating on the Tour de France but Geraint Thomas was 32 when he won last year not 36 ... and here's why the Le Tour is unlikely to visit Framlingham, it would exceed local authority imposed fun limits.
fr 3 May
Anorak Alert No.27: Salvage Hunters: The Restorers voice over man Ralph Ineson that's pva glue not epoxy resin that Alex Webster is using on the dowels in the 300 year old chest.
sa 26 Jan
Anorak Alert No.26: Lovely Olivia Coleman voice overing Secret Life of the Zoo says the newly born vampire crabs (Geosesarma) are 5cm in size. The babies are absolutely tiny, they may not even be 5mm.
su 4 Nov
th 4 Jan
Anorak Alert No.24: In the Edward Norton/Jessica Biel film The Illusionist surely Jessica Biel's character Duchess Sophie von Teschen would have been posh enough that she could rise to the trot?
Anorak Alert No.23: OMG is an abbreviation Corey Harrison from Pawn Stars, it's not an acronym because you can't pronounce it. PIN is an abbreviation and an acronym because you can pronounce it.
su 5 Feb
Anorak Alert No.22: On Would I lie To You Gabby Logan and Danny Wallace if it's a bloke then he's a masseur not a masseuse.
tu 22 Nov
Anorak Alert No.21: We like short arse Lucy Porter but on Radio 4's The Unbelievable Truth she described Diss as a village .. it's got three supermarkets Lucy.
sa 23 Jul
Anorak Alert No.20: It would be more informative and informed BBC tv news to report Cavendish is in the green jersey not Cavendish is dressed in green, it's a bike race not a fashion show.
we 18 May
Anorak Alert 19: On Radio 4 in Ed Reardon's Week Ed corrects a bossy woman for using disinterested when she should have used uninterested but shortly afterwards he lets her get away with ironical.
su 31 Jan
Anorak Alert 18: Think you'll find Sam West that the very hot summer you had your very first canal holiday with your parents Timothy West and Prunella Scales was 1976 not 77.
th 31 Oct
Anorak Alert No.17: Tours (pronounced Tour) is a place in France ITV4 continuity man so it's Paree-Tour not the Paree tours.
tu 15 Sep
Anorak Alert No.16: On Radio 4 Mitch Benn reckoned original Elvis' bass player Bill Black was part of the 1968 comeback tv special, would have been quite a trick as Bill Black had died three years earlier.
tu 4 Aug
Anorak Alert No.15: If you're going to make a Camp coffee joke on Radio 4 Russell Grant you should know that it comes in bottles not jars.
fr 26 Jun
Anorak Alert No.14: A Purdey is a gun but not a rifle OAPs Behaving Badly voice over man.
tu 16 Jun
Anorak Alert No.13: It's pronounced Criterium du Dophinay ITV4 continuity announcer not Criterium du Dopheen.
mo 15 Jun
Anorak Alert No.12: The cover of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' was in colour not black and white self declared clever person Professor Lisa Jardine on Desert Island Discs. ♫
mo 8 Jun
Anorak Alert No.11: LED stands for Light EMITTING DIODE How It's Made voice over man not Light Electronic Device.
mo 4 May
Anorak Alert No.10: In an episode of the Father Brown tv adaptation with Mark Williams this oily rag was never going inflate a bicycle tyre with a car pump.
su 1 Feb
Anorak Alert No.9: The Eagle was a comic not a magazine Radio 4extra continuity announcer.
tu 2 Dec
Anorak Alert No.8: It's RAF Bentwaters Katherine Nash not Brentwaters ... #BBC eh?
Anorak Alert No.7: We rather like the unlikely l♥ve child of Wee Jimmy Krankie and a hobbit that is Susan Calman ... but she was way out when in her radio series Susan Calman is Convicted she claimed that as a Glaswegian student in 1992 there was no Internet ... the net's stumbling birth was during the cold war ... mind you she might be right about Glasgow.
we 6 Aug
Anorak Alert No.6: In a Julia Mackenzie Miss Marple party workers stuff envelopes ... we don't think anybody in the 1950s would have stuffed anything except a turkey ... far too common.
we 18 Jun
Anorak Alert No.5: Next time you're on the telly talking about the Hoxne hoard Professor Simon Schama pronounce it Hoxen not Hoxnay.
we 12 Mar
Anorak Alert No.4: In Kerry Godliman's very excellent Radio 4 comedy Kerry's List (she's even better as a stand up) her husband Ben lusts after a sunburst Fender Precision with humbuckers ... humbuckers?! ♫
su 19 Jan
Anorak Alert No.3: Lovejoy (the later series without Eric and Lady Jane on Freeview channel Drama) may be set in "East Anglia" but they seem to spend a lot of time in and around pubs with parasols branded Ridley's an Essex brewery and we certainly recognise the Moreton Massey near Harlow masquerading as Suffolk.
sa 17 Aug
Anorak Alert No.1: Telstar: The Joe Meek Story on BBC2 last night didn't use the actual 304 Holloway Road. ♫