A few days ago Channel 5 screened another episode of Hidden History of Britain. Presented by former politician Michael Portillo, the episode covered Shepton Mallet Prison and the case of Leroy Henry. Shepton Mallet should be familiar to readers of Crimescribe, as should Leroy Henry who I've previously covered. You can watch it here. I … Continue reading Leroy Henry, Shepton Mallet and the curious case of George Edward Smith.
Celebrity and the increasingly desperate search therefore have brought us to the very nadir of so-called 'showbiz.' Practically every week yet another parade of desperate divvies in need of public adulation to either feed their gargantuan egos or reassure them that they're not a talentless waste of space. Watching cattle call auditions where obviously talent-free … Continue reading ‘Reality’ TV And Fleeting Fame.