Nick Galvin

Nick Galvin

Nick Galvin is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald

Au revoir, I'm staying

Top Gear boss Andy Wilman denies he quit BBC show

Nick Galvin The uncertainty surrounding the future of the BBC’s Top Gear continues after the show’s executive producer Andy Wilman denied a leaked email to staff titled 'Au revoir' meant that he had...

No BBC branding

Sacked Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson to tour Australia in July

British television personality Jeremy Clarkson is pictured at a UEFA Champions League game.

Nick Galvin Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s Australian appearances will go ahead but the shows have been postponed to later in the year and will be stripped of all BBC branding and content.

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Clarkson sacking

Top Gear producer Andy Wilman quits over Jeremy Clarkson sacking

No reasonably price car segment ... what about Jeremy Clarkson on a reasonably priced bicycle?

Nick Galvin The brains behind Top Gear and a close mate of Jeremy Clarkson has quit the show.

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Sacking fallout

Jeremy Clarkson: 'Assault' of Top Gear's Oisin Tymon investigated by UK police

Sacked: Clarkson is now subject to a police investigation.

Nick Galvin Matters may be about to get a whole lot worse for Jeremy Clarkson after UK police confirmed they are investigating the alleged assault that led to the Top Gear star being sacked.

Moving on

Paul Stanhope exits the Sydney Chamber Choir, calls for more funding

Crossing boundaries: Paul Stanhope marked his tenure at the Sydney Chamber Choir with unexpected collaborations.

Nick Galvin The conductor will hand the baton to Richard Gill before joining the Australia Ensemble.

Ratings war

Million Dollar Minute: Why Channel 7 should be happy to give Andrew Skarbek $1 million

Big gamble ... Skarbek and his wife Jenny, after he knocked back taking home $766,000.

Nick Galvin Trivia king Andrew Skarbek won't be the only one with a huge smile on his face if he pockets $1 million on Tuesday night of Million Dollar Minute.

Nervous wait

Jeremy Clarkson suspension puts BBC Top Gear Festival in Australia under a cloud

Star of the show: Clarkson at last year's event in Sydney, which drew 46,000 fans.

Nick Galvin Fans with tickets for the BBC Top Gear Festival in Sydney are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the Jeremy Clarkson inquiry and news of whether the event will go ahead as planned.

'She was a travesty'

Lady Gaga's Sound of Music act 'ridiculous', says Stephen Sondheim

Sound of success ... Julie Andrews congratulates Lady Gaga at the Oscars.

Nick Galvin Lady Gaga may be the toast of Hollywood after singing Sound of Music hits at last month’s Oscars but she has failed to impress musical theatre legend Stephen Sondheim, who branded her...

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Furry favourite

Neighbours 30th anniversary: Bouncer is back (sort of)

Nick Galvin Ramsay Street is set to welcome back one of its biggest stars.

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Out of Africa

I'm a Celebrity Australia: Second season in the balance at Ten

King Freddie ... Flintoff takes his place on the

Nick Galvin Ten is refusing to confirm whether a fresh batch of celebrities would be dropped into the jungle camp next year.

Not 'awesome'

Kanye West's love song to Kim Kardashian will make you gag

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Nick Galvin Kanye West has released a bizarrely corny love song dedicated to wife Kim Kardashian that's so cheesy it should probably be consumed with crackers .

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GarageBand friendly

Artiphon's Instrument 1: Possibly the weirdest guitar ever invented

Sounds like ... pretty much anything you want according to the people behind Artiphon.

Nick Galvin Is it a violin, a piano, a bass, a drum machine, a guitar? Whatever it is Kickstarter investors like it.

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Sydney radio ratings

Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O untouched by 2Day FM's Dan and Maz

Catch up ... Dan and Maz are the new hope for 2Day FM in the breakfast slot.

Nick Galvin, Rose Powell 2Day FM's much-touted new breakfast team of Dan Debuf and Maz Compton has so far failed to make inroads into the Sydney market.

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BBC's Banished: Jimmy McGovern defends all-white cast


Nick Galvin A new seven-part BBC drama series about the arrival of the first fleet in Sydney has drawn big TV audiences in the UK, despite the surprising decision not to include any indigenous cast members.

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Meow you're talking

Music cats can really chill out to: When scientists become composers

Chilled cat

Nick Galvin If you like to spoil your cat, this is for you: the question over what kind of music our furry feline friends like to listen to appears to have been answered.

Lateline returns with a new format and time

Nick Galvin Lateline co-host Emma Alberici was on holiday in Bali when news broke that the news and current affairs staple could fall victim to budget cuts.

Kora master passes down stories

Nick Galvin Toumani Diabate comes on the line from his Paris hotel. "Bonjour, Toumani," I open, in my lame schoolboy French.

Fifteen big ideas for Sydney in 2015

<i>Illustration: John Shakespeare</i>

Nick Galvin From bus drivers to paralympians, conductors to architects, Sydney residents share their plans for a better city.

Fifteen big ideas for Sydney in 2015

<i>Illustration: John Shakespeare</i>

Nick Galvin Residents share their plans for a better city.

House of Bricks

House of Bricks: Sesame Street releases House of Cards parody

Has Kevin Spacey met his match? Meet <i>Sesame Street</i>'s Frank Underwolf.

Nick Galvin House of Cards' Frank Underwood morphs into 'Frank Underwolf' in this brilliant parody of the hit Netflix show by Sesame Street.

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