What's No.1 this week..?
Byline: Tony Parsons
WHO knows? Who cares? The national obsession with the current No.1 died with Top Of The Pops. From 1964 to 2006, the change at No.1 was as important to the British as a change in the weather A Change in the Weather is a 1995 work of interactive fiction by Andrew Plotkin, in which the player-character is caught in a rainstorm while out in the countryside. It won the Inform category at the inaugural 1995 Interactive Fiction Competition. . Now it only comes up - like a TOTP TOTP Top of the Pops (TV show)
TOTP Top Of The Page (forums) special - at Christmas.
Yet rumours abound that Simon Cowell is thinking about bringing back the brand. Why not? Because everyone would complain that it wasn't as wonderful as in the old days.
So TOTP remains lost in its eternal slumber, not really dead but merely resting, waiting until it hears the call of a desperate nation before it comes again.
A bit like King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table Knights of the Round Table
chivalrous knights in King Arthur’s reign. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]
See : Chivalry
Knights of the Round Table
set out to find the Holy Grail. [Br. Lit. . But with stranger haircuts.