Prince Charles gets down to business
Jubilee sold down the river
What gives with the BBC?
It clearly knew that the Thames pageant was important to its viewers: it devoted four and a half hours of unbroken coverage to it.
The website described it as one of the biggest events of the year, the first time in 350 years that such a flotilla had been seen on the Thames. Everyone knows we are a maritime nation.
The event, as we were told several times, had been three years in the planning.
How did the Beeb manage to make such a mess of it?
Read Gameoldgirl on the disastrous coverage of the rain-soaked Jubilee pageant here