Oh my Paxman!

From Comment is free

This is Paxman as you’ve never seen him before. Filmed on a mobile phone, by the look of it: out of focus, white balance all wrong, and with the camera on its side. He looks, well, pretty pissed off.

“Is this thing on?” he barks. “Hello! As part of the BBC’s commitment to saving money, not only are you the licence-payer required to watch Newsnight, you will shortly have to make it too. For reasons that are somewhat vague to me we’re going to choose five two-minute films made by viewers and broadcast them, as of right, in January. They’ll be voted for on our website by popular vote, all the details are … whose stupid idea was this…?”