From the daily archives:

Monday, December 30, 2013

King of the Valleys Award 2013

December 30, 2013

Our King of the Valleys Award is awarded to the person or persons who have seen their reputation plummet the furthest over the course of the last 12 months. The worthy winner(s) receive our infamous dog shit jersey. This prestigious award has a historic backstory on All That’s Left. In 2010 Vince Cable won the […]

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King of the Mountains Award 2013

December 30, 2013

Our annual end of year King of the Mountains prize is awarded to the person whose reputation has made the most significant climb upwards over the past year. In 2010, this went to Uruguayan footballer Diego Forlan, for transforming himself from a bit part Manchester United footballer to one of the stars of the 2010 […]

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Sad To See You Leaving 2013: David Coleman

December 30, 2013

David Coleman was one of those doyens of broadcasters that opened up the world of sport to our living rooms. Men such as Coleman, Bill McClaren, Cliff Morgan, Peter O’Sullivan, Ted Lowe, Murray Walker, Dan Maskell, Sid Waddell and the last remaining giants – John Motson and Peter Alliss all became broadcasting legends through the […]

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Andy Murray: Bang Goes the Knighthood

December 30, 2013

In 2013, Andy Murray became the first British man to win the men’s singles title at Wimbledon for 77 years. It was one of the all time great British sporting achievements. Murray has now won Wimbledon, the US Open and the Olympics. Soon after winning Wimbledon, Downing Street stated that it was a ‘safe bet’ […]

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Sad To See You Leaving 2013: Iain Banks

December 30, 2013

Iain Banks was one of the finest writers of his generation. In the mid 1990′s he hit the literary jackpot – as his books received both popular appeal and critical praise. Books such as The Wasp Factory, The Crow Road and Complicity became bestsellers. When combined with his science fiction alter ego – Iain M […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #36 (Christmas Special): 1944, Meet Me In St Louis (Vincente Minnelli)

December 30, 2013

Esther Smith: ‘Have yourself a merry little Christmas Let your heart be light From now on your troubles Will be out of sight’ Last year’s Cine-East Film Club Christmas presentation was, as it had to be in the Club’s debut year, Frank Capra’s wonderful but darker than sometimes appreciated, It’s A Wonderful Life. This year […]

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Week 52: Prat – David Cameron

December 30, 2013

Our final Prat of the Week award goes to Prime Minister, David Cameron With much of the country left in chaos by the wind and rain, David Cameron thought to himself “My, what a good opportunity to show I care! I’ll pop down to Kent to show a bit of support. Jolly good chaps in […]

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