SURREY University scientists got very excited watching paint dry
Royal failings can't be ignored IF Richard, Newcastle, doesn't like reading the letters from anti-Royalists he should instead do something interesting like watching paint dry
or grass grow.
Watching grass grow If watching paint dry
sounds too exhilarating, you could take a leaf out of Helen Southall's book.
If the Lottery draws would have been in these shows, at least people would have been enter-tainedbut now Saturday night is like watching paint dry
And while there's always something more interesting to do than watching paint dry
, get it right Grst time and your job will be done quickly and effectively.
Two hours of rambling rubbish later, I wished I'd been watching paint dry
Verdict: Watching paint dry
is definitely more interesting
Radio Four, 9am If you find engineering about as exciting as watching paint dry
, then try tuning into Adam Hart-Davis new five part series, which explores some of the most ambitious civil engineering projects currently under construction in the UK.
Catherine Jones wonders if the latest TV wheeze - a show called Watching Paint Dry
- is more dangerous to our collective intellect than it first appears.
It's about as interesting as watching paint dry
- except that really is all that happens in the latest reality show.
AFTER another draw that was like watching paint dry
, England came out last of all but, thankfully, avoided the traditional Group of Death.
If a programme about watching paint dry
boasted the cast assembled for this mouthwatering trilogy, we would all tune in and be quite happy.
And chairman Philip Crawford admitted: "It's better than watching paint dry
But the fun wore off quite soon afterwards and by the end it had become so exhausting that I thought I'd rather be watching paint dry