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Saturday, April 21, 2012
Now the Newham Recorder is even making the best topical news programme on TV!
Now we are even making the best topical news programme on TV!
The Newham Recorder featured on BBC 1’s award winning comedy news quiz Have I Got News For You last night.
Host Jo Brand and team captains Paul Merton and Ian Hislop and guests enjoyed some Olympics banter over a number of weird and wonderful things, and then highlighted the steps being taken to protect the Olympic brand ahead of the Games.
These included use - or non use - of the Olympic rings and the word Olympic.
They then featured a Newham Recorder story which told the tale of the Cafe Olympic in West Ham Lane, Stratford, which had now changed its name to Cafe lympic!
The programme then showed a shot of the cafe, complete with its full name and address on screen.
Paul Merton joked: “Do you have to book?”
Jo Brand retorted (after the plug): “You probably do now!”
Its the latest in a long line of TV appearances by the Newham Recorder over many years.
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