show hosts don't normally turn to their co-presenters and tell them
to shut up.
Hannah Evans was interviewing the Broadcasting Minister, Lord McIntosh,
when she made the gaffe. She meant to invite co-host Tom Long to
chip in with a question, but instead of "Over to you, Tom,"
she said: "Shut up, Tom."
distinguished guest chatted on as if it hadn't happened - while
13-year-old Hannah buried her face in her hands, trying to stifle
her embarrassed giggling.
pupils have been given training by BBC staff
didn't matter, though, because the programme would only be seen
by fellow pupils at Park Community School in Leigh Park, Havant.
McIntosh had dropped in as part of a review of the BBC and its Royal
Charter, due to be renewed in 2006.
BBC has helped the school set up its own TV, radio and internet
suite, paid for largely with European Union funding.
two BBC South producers, Zoe Millett and Simon Pipe, have been seconded
to work in the school, helping staff, pupils and members of the
community make the most of their extraordinary facility.
not the only VIP to have gone before the student camera crews.
the girls in action
media suite was opened by Christopher Parker, who plays Spencer
Moon in TV's EastEnders and Julian
Clegg hosted his BBC Radio Solent breakfast show live from the studio.
MP David Willetts visited the suite and even found himself being
taught by pupils to use a camera in the TV studio.
told pupils: "I think it's absolutely brilliant. I have never
seen equipment like this in a school before."
CBBC presenters Dick
and Dom presided over a madcap session when they were invited
to join a studio audience of pupils, before trying their hand as
members and pupils have also visited the BBC South studios to see
television and radio programmes going out.
group got a special tour of the CBBC studios at Television Centre
in London, to help them design a set for the school's studio.
here to find out why the BBC
teamed up with Park Community School