Archive for May, 2011

BBC 1 are reuniting friends – get involved!

A family show for the BBC is producing a series of films about people getting reunited. They’re looking for old friends, colleagues, neighbours and those who’ve rescued others.   Participants would be filmed separately to find out their connection to the other person, how they lost touch, how their lives have progressed during the separation, and why they want to meet. […] stars in The Gadget Show

Jason and Suzi from The Gadget Show (Channel 5), search for their names-sakes in the ultimate hi-tech v low-tech challenge.   While Jason Bradbury resorts to calling directory enquiries and quizzing cabbies, Suzi arms herself with Twitter and, instantly tracing dozens of Suzi Perry’s. See the race unfold here. makes it’s show-stealing appearance after 17 minutes.

118 breaks the bank

Two out of three Brits think calling directory enquiries costs less than £1. Wrong! Calling 118 from a landline can cost three times this (ouch!) and over £6.00 from a mobile (double ouch!) By researching call charges across a variety of telecoms providers, we found over 80% of us underestimate the price of calling directory enquiries, blowing £500 million annually […]