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GBBO’s Martha Collison creates four-minute recipes to fill ad breaks

The return of the nation’s favourite baking show has seen the nation dust off their utensils and get back into the full spirit of the tent – but there’s one big difference this year that has everyone talking. The advert breaks.

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Some slogans are as famous as the films

What is the best ever film slogan?

To mark the release of the Radio Times Guide to Films 2018, the magazine has launched a poll to find the nation's favourite film slogan.

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George Michael

George Michael fans overwhelmed by 'heartbreaking' documentary

Music fans have declared Channel 4's documentary about George Michael a triumph, but said watching it "shattered" their hearts.

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Comedian Sean Hughes

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Irish stand-up comedian and actor Sean Hughes has died aged 51, his management has confirmed.

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Louis Theroux looks at the drug epidemic blighting post-industrial America

Louis Theroux sheds light on the dark side of the American dream

If Louis Theroux ever turns up on your doorstep, you know you must be in trouble.

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Joe McFadden and Katya Jones at a studio in London during rehearsals

Strictly's Joe McFadden would love to get his kilt on for Halloween week

Strictly Come Dancing's Joe McFadden has told how he would love to don his kilt for a punk rock-inspired Halloween dance.

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BBC set new comedy quota after viewers say its shows are too traditional

BBC set new comedy quota after viewers say its shows are too traditional

At least 75% of all programming on BBC1 and BBC2 must be original productions from next year, Ofcom has said.
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Blackpool comedy’s first screening

Blackpool was the star of the show as a television channel held its 25th birthday bash.

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The Deuce is on Sky Atlantic.

TV Review: The Deuce

It’s filthy, frequently funny and has a fantastically funky soundtrack - what am I talking about? Why, The Deuce, of course, Sky Atlantic’s grubby new drama which roots around the highways and byways of the New York prostitute and porn business back in the early 70s.
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Rebecca Ferguson and Michael Fassbender star in The Snowman.

Cinema AND TRAILER: The Snowman - Rebecca Ferguson interview

Rebecca Ferguson takes a break from the Mission Impossible world to star opposite Michael Fassbender in crime thriller The Snowman, based on the Jo Nesbo book. She talks to Laura Harding...

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Snowfall

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

The best from the schedules this week.
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George Michael: Freedom is on Monday.

TV Highlights: George Michael: Freedom and Gordon Ramsay On Cocaine

George Michael: Freedom, Monday, Channel 4, 9pm

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Denzel Washington stars in Fences.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

The best of those other boxes under you telly. . .
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Ben Fogle, Kim and Jim on Wilderness island in the first episode of New Lives In The Wild.

Big Preview: Ben Fogle's New Lives In The Wild interview

He may be in support of those who turn their backs on the rat-race, but Ben Fogle's own plans to take off and live in a remote corner of the world remain on hold - for now...

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Sabrina pictured at the height of her fame in the 1950s

Blackpool’s blonde bombshell Sabrina was lonely recluse

Blackpool’s blonde bombshell Sabrina died alone after living as a recluse in a shabby Hollywood bungalow, it has been revealed.

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Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Modern forecasting technology would have seen the Great Storm of 1987 coming but is unlikely to have got Michael Fish completely off the hook, a study has shown.

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ITVs The Voice Kids

Lancashire singers wanted for ITV’s The Voice Kids

The Voice Kids is returning to our screens in 2018 and ITV are looking for super talented young north west singers who have what it takes.

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Giovanni Pernice

Strictly star Giovanni launches new tour

Strictly Come Dancing professional Giovanni Pernice better hope he’s not jinxing his chances, having announced a second solo tour - called Nato Per Vincere, Born To Win.

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Doctor Who: Shada is an episode which was not completed due to the 1979 strikes

Half-finished Doctor Who episode to be completed after 38 years

Doctor Who star Tom Baker is to reprise his role as the Time Lord after a near 36-year absence as a previously unfinished episode is to be released.

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Lucy Fallon

Coronation Street actress Lucy Fallon up for award

Soap actress Lucy Fallon has been nominated for a prestigious Royal Television Society North West Award.

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