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Nation shall speak peace unto nation (Motto of BBC)
View quotes by John Montague Rendall

There's no better way of deflecting attention from anything than to blame the BBC.
View quotes by Gavyn Davies

If Iraq proved anything, it was that the BBC cannot afford to mix patriotism and journalism. This is happening in the United States and if it continues, will undermine the credibility of the U.S. electronic news media.
View quotes by Greg Dyke

I'm a massive television addict: satellite, BBC, Channel 5, I love the lot. As I've got a particular fetish for animal programmes, I tend to leave the National Geographic Channel on more than is strictly healthy.
View quotes by Rhona Cameron

The opportunity to make a fool of myself, live on the BBC! [on starring in Strictly Come Dancing]
View quotes by Aled Jones

The targets are tough because much of the BBC is pretty lean [on plans to cut 2,900 jobs at the cushy BBC]
View quotes by Mark Thompson

A bit spastico [joking about himself, on BBC Radio 2]
View quotes by Mark Lamarr

The most ludicrous thing about the BBFC's decision is that the film is going to be shown over the Christmas (04) season by the BBC - and anyone will be able to watch it. [On her film Top Spot]
View quotes by Tracy Emin

A traditional fixture at Wimbledon is the way the BBC TV commentary box fills up with British players eliminated in the early rounds.
View quotes by Clive James

(The BBC) doesn't have to take cynical or commercial decisions, it should really put its money where its heart is
View quotes by Mark Thompson

The public want ambitious programmes from the BBC and real originality. [Where is it then!]
View quotes by Mark Thompson

The word 'conservative' is used by the BBC as a portmanteau word of abuse for anyone whose views differ from the insufferable, smug, sanctimonious, naive, guilt-ridden, wet, pink orthodoxy of that sunset home of the third-rate minds of that third-rate decade, the nineteen-sixties.
View quotes by Norman Tebbit

I can't bear that man. I mean, he's so awful, he really is [on BBC reporter, Nicholas Witchell]
View quotes by Prince Charles

CNN International, Al-Jazeera and BBC are the same in how they report mostly that America is wrong and bad.
View quotes by Roger Ailes

Sam [Allardyce] is great to deal with [on BBC Panorama, a program about bung taking in football]
View quotes by Teni Yerima

Maybe you offer then a luxury cruise for two weeks with the wife, or a trip on a private jet [on BBC Panorama, a program about bung taking in football]
View quotes by Peter Harrison

It's easy, it's easy. What we want to do is get a relationship that easy with other clubs [on BBC Panorama, a program about bung taking in football]
View quotes by Craig Allardyce

When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a feature film a few years ago, one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers who should be the new Doctor, and I topped it.
View quotes by Simon Callow

I've not given Sam Allardyce a bung. I will sue the BBC.
View quotes by Peter Harrison

The trouble is the BBC now is run by women and it shows soap operas, cooking, quizzes, kitchen-sink plays. You wouldn't have had that in the golden days
View quotes by Patrick Moore

Andrew [Lloyd-Webber] you have taken a great risk... who is going to be your Joseph? [the unknown being hiring a former understudy and getting the BBC to give weeks and weeks of free publicity to the show therefore guaranteeing its success]
View quotes by Graham Norton

I have enjoyed presenting Crimewatch but I felt that it was time for me to leave the show [on leaving before he was kicked out by the BBC]
View quotes by Nick Ross

The BBC were not playing the music that was happening on the street so we did an independent production because we knew we had an audience.
View quotes by Georgie Fame

Are you still hanging around? [to the ultra-pretentious Nick Robinson, BBC correspondent who speaks each word that comes out of his lips as though it is a work of sheer genius]
View quotes by George W Bush

If they are as strapped for cash as they say they are, it is difficult to see how they can justify these things [BBC spending 370,000 on awards junkets].

This is once again evidence of the BBC being poor at gettings its priorities right.
View quotes by Philip Davies

Our presenter should have made it clear that only some of the children on the show came via the website [on a drama group supplying 'viewers chosen' for an interview - more BBC Blue Peter scandal]
View quotes by Richard Deverell

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