As mentioned previously in the year here on Bloghorn, a team representing the Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation is set to appear on the BBC quiz show Eggheads. The team, comprising Chris Burke, Royston Robertson, Robert Duncan, Graham Fowell, Martin Rowson and myself, Alex Hughes, will air on BBC2 at 6pm on Thursday 29th October. Obviously, we […]
Cartoon © Tony Husband The BBC Magazine website has an interview with cartoonist Tony Husband, in which he talks about his drawings celebrating the humble village hall. The cartoons are the fruit of his ongoing tour with performance poet Ian McMillan, which we covered here on Bloghorn last September.
According to Perpetua, a Ronald Searle blog, there may be an original Ronald Searle St. Trinians illustration for sale on eBay. Admittedly, there is a lack of provenance, and the buyer freely admits it may be merely ‘attributed to Ronald Searle’ or even just ‘after Ronald Searle’. Even with a lack of proof that it’s […]
Tributes are being paid to the TV presenter and artist Tony Hart, who has died aged 83. Tony Hart probably did more than anyone to get generations of British children drawing, through TV shows such as Vision On, Take Hart and Hartbeat. The BBC has an obituary and a picture gallery on Tony Hart’s career. […]
It’s great to see that the BBC has come up with a very striking animated film to promote the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, which get under way this week. The characters, adapted from the Monkey stories, are designed by Jamie Hewlett, and the music is by Damon Albarn, his partner in the animated pop group […]
October was a mixed month for the PCO, we received an official vote of thanks for our work at The Big Draw which we attended during October – and also some anonymous comment. The official feedback ran something like this; “We’ve received nothing but praise from our partners, sponsors and the public. Our hosts reported […]
Bloghorn would like to offer sincere respects to the BBC for making a whole series of TV programmes about the history of graphic novels – or comics, as we used to know them. Read about episode one here, and set your televisual recording devices for the times listed here (Above image, courtesy of the BBC) […]