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Old June 10th, 2009, 12:58 PM   #121
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It always makes me cringe with the brummie accent on tellybox. They always manage to secure a yammer and over emphasis the accent.

Think Howard from the Halifax and when he was animated? Does he have a job anymore?
What would u prefer.That Brian Sewell clown, the art critic?
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Old June 10th, 2009, 01:02 PM   #122
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So they have been successful, so successful they want to relocate to another part of the country and give 'better' service to the Midlands. How does that work.

ITV did the same with their news and look at that. Bloody awful.
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Old June 10th, 2009, 04:36 PM   #123
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The Kerrang decision is purely down to cost cutting. Commercial radio is struggling at the moment.
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Old June 10th, 2009, 07:03 PM   #124
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Here's a couple of snaps of the filming from my phone.

Fake fog was used:
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Old June 10th, 2009, 07:04 PM   #125
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Not the best weather for it! Or maybe it was....
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Old June 11th, 2009, 12:07 PM   #126
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Ah, now I see why they were filming in Birmingham... post-apocalyptic wasteland in the heart of the city centre? Look no further than Arena Central" :p
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Old June 11th, 2009, 12:16 PM   #127
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I wonder if they'll apply digital effects to make the Hyatt look a bit post-apocalyptic.
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Old June 11th, 2009, 09:40 PM   #128
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Maybe it was them who knocked out that cladding panel on the back of the Hyatt! Maybe they were planning on doing this all over!
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Old June 11th, 2009, 10:10 PM   #129
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They are going to use CGI to make hyatt and alpha dissapear. They are also blowing up the studios but only in CGI

My studios are staying lol
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Old June 11th, 2009, 11:14 PM   #130
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Nooooooooooooooooooooo!!

We could do with a few landmark Brummie buildings so people who watch it and actually visit can go ooh saw that on TV.
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Old June 12th, 2009, 08:59 AM   #131
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Nice to see the television studios being used for what they was designed for.
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Old June 12th, 2009, 09:14 AM   #132
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It was very surreal to see them in use again.
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Old June 14th, 2009, 07:38 PM   #133
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They were filming Survivors around snowhill today, can't remember whether it was Edmund St or Barwick st but they'd closed one of them off and filled it with rubbish, looked like quite a convincing post-apocalyptic scene to me.
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Old June 14th, 2009, 08:11 PM   #134
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Edmund St, they had signs up on Friday informing of diversions.

In the original survivors, did they refer to Manchester in the show, I wonder if they will refer to Birmingham in the new series.

I'm spectical. I remember Grease Monkeys (BBC3) being filmed in Birmingham and passing it off as Manchester. Why?
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Old June 14th, 2009, 09:45 PM   #135
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Yeah Manchester was referred to - they travelled there as a couple of the characters came from there.
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Old June 16th, 2009, 09:11 AM   #136
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Borrowed from 28 days later. All credit to A man called Martyn

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Old June 16th, 2009, 10:41 PM   #137
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I don't know if this is the right place to put this, but yesterday there was a beautiful black horse and an old carriage parked at the end of Colmore Row and Victoria Square- not sure what was going on though!
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Old June 16th, 2009, 11:37 PM   #138
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has anyone seen the new virgin trains advert??? i just saw it and i swear there is like a frame or new street in it
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Old June 17th, 2009, 12:44 AM   #139
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has anyone seen the new virgin trains advert??? i just saw it and i swear there is like a frame or new street in it
Which one. The one with Ed or the bird going to see her man?

I love the adverts. Virgin constantly make good ads.
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Old June 17th, 2009, 12:49 AM   #140
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neither, its one about how man made the railways or something, the bird one made me laff lol.
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