Have I Got News For You? Newham Recorder on TV
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.
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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.
- 1 Ex-police officer among group jailed for £850k intercept from rival gangs
- 2 Vandal targets St Antony statue outside church in Forest Gate
- 3 Lewis Hamilton-backed vegan burger joint to open in Stratford
- 4 Family of man who died after attack in Canning Town pays tribute to a 'loving, generous' father
- 5 Rumours over empty Stratford estate homes quashed in meeting
- 6 Architects awarded £300K contract for Stratford Station makeover
- 7 Blaze under control at block of flats being built in Canning Town
- 8 'Petrified' cat reunited with kittens after 'pursuit' in Canning Town
- 9 Newham charity hands out 500 food parcels to 'vulnerable' international students struggling with Covid-19
- 10 Woman arrested in Custom House fatal stabbing and shooting investigation
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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