This was the month when we bade a sad farewell to Nelson Mandela and Peter O'Toole. But at least London theatregoers got to see Matt Smith and Tom Hiddleston with their tops off... and that's what counts, eh?
And then the Beeb’s flagship current affairs programme Panorama did a brilliant investigation into…another flagship BBC institution. Yes, their programme about Comic Relief and allegations over its investments made headlines and led bulletins and prompted internal reviews.
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