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March 17th, 2014


canadanne
08:04 pm - Hark!
I just heard Invisible playing in the background on EastEnders. :D

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March 3rd, 2014


canadanne
04:06 pm - Today programme
Haha - John Humphrys trying to get a serious report on the Oscars for Radio 4, but the entertainment correspondent is too busy trying to grab Bono for a chat!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-26416106

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March 1st, 2014


canadanne
04:20 pm - Final Score
I didn't know Adam Clayton had been playing for Huddersfield!  No wonder the album is so delayed. :P

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February 27th, 2014


canadanne
09:52 pm - Sport Relief auction: bid for U2 concert tickets + backstage invite + signed Bono shades!
http://www.sportrelief.com/latest/news/russell-brand-and-friends-give-it-sport-relief

Russell Brand and a host of his celebrity friends are donating their prized possessions, money-can't-buy items and unique experiences for a special charity eBay auction.

From the worlds of music, sport and entertainment, the likes of Bono, Stephen Fry, Paloma Faith, John Bishop and Gary Lineker, to name a few, have all given up beloved belongings or an amazing experience which the public are invited to bid for on eBay.

Among the items up for grabs, you could bid for:

A pair of Bono's sunglasses and the chance to collect them from the musician himself – the winning bidder and a friend will be invited backstage to meet the U2 singer ahead of seeing the band perform live in the UK.

The auction runs until Sunday 2nd March and the public can also support the cause by selling something of their own on eBay for "Give it Up for Sport Relief".

The money raised from this auction will go to the 'Give it Up' fund managed by Comic Relief and created by Russell to help people with drug and alcohol addictions remain abstinent.


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Meet Bono at a U2 show and take home a signed pair of his sunglasses

Win a pair of Bono's sunglasses and collect them from the musician himself. You and a friend will be invited backstage to meet the U2 singer ahead of seeing the band perform live in the UK.

You will receive two General Admission tickets for you and a guest to see U2 perform at a UK venue during their next European tour.
The UK date(s) are yet to be announced but we promise you it will be well worth the wait!

This auction is raising money for the 'Give It Up' fund, which was set up by Russell Brand to help develop abstinence based community support for people leaving drug and alcohol treatment. The fund is managed by Comic Relief, and this year Give it Up is part of the Sport Relief campaign, one of the UK's biggest fundraising events, which brings the entire nation together to raise cash and change lives.


The current bid is £2,501.01!

Well, even if you can't afford it, at least this confirms that a UK tour announcement is on the way. :D

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February 21st, 2014


canadanne
04:23 pm - Bono in BB King documentary
Bono apparently features in the BBC4 documentary 'BB King: The Life of Riley' tonight at 9pm! It's also repeated a couple of times over the weekend.

EDIT: The programme is now available on iPlayer. Bono appears at 2:54, 44:31, 46:38, 1:26:07 and 1:27:24, and at 1:15:40 is a five minute feature about Rattle & Hum and the Lovetown Tour.

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November 24th, 2012


canadanne
05:07 pm - Storyville: Why Poverty? Give Us The Money
Tomorrow (Sunday) at 9pm on BBC4, there's a documentary about Bono & Bob Geldof's campaign to end poverty in Africa.

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December 27th, 2011


canadanne
06:46 pm - Reminder
Big Fat Quiz of the Year at 9pm tonight on Channel 4, featuring a guest appearance by Bono!

EDIT: ...or not! >:(  My TV guide completely lied. It did not in fact feature Bono at all, or indeed any of the other five celebrities that were listed! What the hell?

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December 17th, 2011


canadanne
04:38 pm - Big Fat Quiz
You might want to watch the Big Fat Quiz Of The Year on 27th December - Bono will apparently be posing one of the questions, as he has done in the past. :)

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September 24th, 2011


canadanne
01:40 am - From The Sky Down
Apparently the new Achtung Baby documentary From The Sky Down is being shown on a BBC channel on Sunday 9th October...

Update: It's on BBC1 at 10:25pm.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01606rx

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July 30th, 2011


canadanne
06:21 pm - U2 night on BBC4
BBC4 will be repeating a bunch of U2 stuff on Friday evening:

9:00-10:00 -- U2 at Glastonbury highlights
11:00-11:30 -- U2 at the BBC (NLOTH promo gigs + interviews)
11:30-12:30 -- Guitar Heroes at the BBC (featuring U2 on The Old Grey Whistle Test)

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