Grey Cardigan: Test your subbing skills

I’m always quick to kick the BBC for lazy subbing, so it’s only fair to hold our inky hands up when one of our own gets it horribly wrong. This, my friends, is the bag of shite that appeared on the Daily Mirror website this morning. See how many errors you can spot.

Kristian Digby: 10 things you need to know about the former TV presenter
By Chris Wilson, Mirror.co.uk 2/03/2010

Digby was born on in Devon in 1997 to a family of property developers

He studied Film at the University of Westminster and in 1997 he won a Junior BAFTA for his film Words of Deception

He was best known for presenting BBC property sow To But or Not To Buy. He was one of the original pr4senters, alongside Dominic Littlewood, when the daytime show launched in 2003

Other property shows he fronted included Buy It, Sell It, Bank It, Open House and To Build or Not To Build, which followed Digby as he built he own property in east London

He also had a stint presenting BBC Choice programme hat Gay Show in 2001

As well as presenting, Digby also directed a handful of programmes, including Home Front, She’s Gotta Have It, Girls On Top and The Ozone.

Following his death the BBC issued the following statement about him: ‘Kristian was a much-loved and talented presenter for BBC Daytime. He brought a real sense of energy and warmth to all the shows he presented for us and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with his family at this very difficult time.”

In 2006 he posed nude for charity in gay lifestyle magazine AXM

Didgy appeared on a celebrity edition of BBC2 quiz Eggheads and on celebrity Masterchef

Answers below, please.


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