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Victoria Derbyshire

Discussion in 'Personal' started by nizebaby, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. nizebaby

    nizebaby Star commenter

    Her show is being axed to cut costs.

    The cynic in me wonders if this has something to do with the equal pay rulings of the previous week.
    Dragonlady30 likes this.
  2. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    I think 215,00-219,000 was probably fair genderwise. Unconvinced Lauren Laverne should be on £90k more.
  3. phatsals

    phatsals Established commenter

    It is/was just dreary.
    mothorchid and needabreak like this.
  4. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Never seen it... heard it... no idea what channel it's on.

    Not sure who the presenter is...
  5. Mangleworzle

    Mangleworzle Star commenter

    I think it's a regional programme about the history of the latter half of the 19th century.
  6. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    I watched it once when I was on holiday - I admire her but I thought the programme was actually quite dull.
    needabreak likes this.
  7. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Ah... the Peaks in the time of Queen Vic.
  8. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    More likely to be something to do with the very poor audience viewing figures.
    needabreak likes this.

    MAGAorMIGA Star commenter

    They'd be better off axing Question Time. That programme has totally lost any reputation it once had for lucid, informed debate, and is characterized by angry, ignorant audiences and panels chosen for their controversial opinions rather than any expertise.
  10. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Totally agree - it's rubbish now

    and...why do we still have to endure "The one show"
  11. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    According to something I just read Derbyshire learned about her show being cancelled from The Times article.

    Keep it classy BBC
  12. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Or... "urgh people i disagree with are on my TV ... cancel this filth!"

    I'm going to guess "lucid informed debate" is hearing stuff you already think. This is how you end up in an echo chamber.
    Alice K likes this.
  13. will_osweighton

    will_osweighton New commenter

    It's dreary, woke and attracts a very small audience. Less than 250k.
  14. Jude Fawley

    Jude Fawley Star commenter

    So they can get their mates on to sell their programmes.

    Anyway, the BBC is on the way to a big change. Hence the direct debits for the licence. That can easily be converted into subscriptions. They'll buy in all the drama and documentaries from Netflix and Amazon etc, the sport from BT and Sky and then they'll make their own News and Current Affairs to keep their skin in the game.

    They'll use the private companies who are using all the BBC equipment, staff and resources on their days off.

    Get a job at the BBC, network, start your own production company, sell your output to the BBC. Nice little earner on top of your obscene BBC salary.

    Oh yeah! It's been going on for years.
  15. BigFrankEM

    BigFrankEM Established commenter

    If you think the BBC is bad.....

    just wait till Boris invents britishSkyFox !
  16. NoseyMatronType

    NoseyMatronType Star commenter

    Bit like this place then.
  17. nizebaby

    nizebaby Star commenter

    What's wrong with the odd controversial opinion?
  18. Koshkat

    Koshkat New commenter

    What lanokia and will said with bells on.
  19. Incommunicado

    Incommunicado Occasional commenter

    Please, someone, update me!

    will-osweighton said "It's dreary, woke and attracts a very small audience. Less than 250k."

    It's the word 'WOKE' - I keep seeing it, but I've never found out what it means … can anyone give me a definition?
  20. emilystrange

    emilystrange Star commenter

    I was at uni with Victoria - she was the year below me.
    I'm sad this is going, but don't thinks it's just about money.

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