Here is my brilliant idea: the BBC should run episodes of Cabin Pressure on a constant loop to keep up national morale through the economic gloom. It is so funny, so spectacularly well-written, so gloriously acted, especially by the mordant Roger Allam, that it deserves a place as a national monument.
For those of you who can get the iPlayer, there is a special Christmas episode here:
So sorry this blog has been a bit spotty over Christmas. Back to normal vv soon.