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Eastenders images reveal Denise Fox agonising over adoption papers

Pictures from EastEnders show the tense moment Denise Fox gets ready to give her child up for adoption.

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David Baddiel (right) with brother Ivor (left) and dad Colin

The Trouble With Dad - an affecting look at dementia

Caring for a sick relative is hugely difficult. Whatever they’re suffering from, the carer is faced with the gradual loss of the person they recognise as their father, grandmother, husband or daughter.

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First they took Bake Off... now it’s the Sewing Bee

Guest columnist Jayne Dawson’s latest take on the world...

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Prime Suspect 1973.

TV Choice: 5 shows you must watch this week

If you watch nothing else this week, give these shows a go...
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The Replacement stars Vicky McClure and Morven Christie.

TV Preview: The Replacement - psychological thriller tapping into some of our deepest fears...

Ellen gets unexpectedly pregnant just after landing a big contract for her architects’ practice.

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Broadchurch returns to ITV.

TV choice: What to watch on TV and streaming this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
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Johnny Vegas is back for the ninth series of Benidorm

Five minutes with... Johnny Vegas

Johnny Vegas is back for the ninth series of Benidorm. The dad-of-one reveals whether his character, the Oracle, has finally grown up, how he deals with fans at desperate times and why he wound up singing songs from The Sound Of Music

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Linda, 57, underwent a series of procedures in January while Coleen, 51, was in the Celebrity Big Brother house, having kept her choice to have surgery - and the results - a secret

New look for Linda Nolan after facelift

She may be a well-known face on Loose Women – but the skin on her face is looking tighter than ever.

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(left to right) Jon Bentley, Craig Charles, Georgie Barrat and Ortis Deley

Red Dwarf star Craig Charles named The Gadget Show's new host

Red Dwarf star Craig Charles has been announced as the new host of consumer technology programme The Gadget Show.

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Natalie Brown (SAN BROOKE), Julie Bushby (SHERIDAN SMITH), Karen Matthews (GEMMA WHELAN), the three women at the centre of BBC drama The Moorside

The Moorside - A brave attempt to redress the balance

We have often been told that there’s nothing such as society, and that we no longer have a sense of community.
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June Brown as Dot Cotton in Eastenders

Nasty Nick, the monologue and cannabis tea - Dot Cotton's Eastenders highlights

Chain-smoking, Bible-bashing Dot Cotton has been an EastEnders fixture since 1985, and has appeared in some of the soap's most dramatic - and sometimes funniest - scenes.

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Pru Leith with Oliver Peyton and Matthew Fort in the Great British Menu

Prue Leith tipped to replace Mary Berry as Bake Off judge

Television cook Prue Leith is set to replace Mary Berry as a judge on The Great British Bake Off, according to reports.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins who has pulled out of winter sports show The Jump after breaking his leg

Sir Bradley Wiggins pulls out of The Jump after breaking his leg

Sir Bradley Wiggins has revealed he suffered a small leg fracture while participating in celebrity skiing competition The Jump.
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George Barmby was the man in focus in Confessions of the Paparazzi

Confessions of the Paparazzi - Truth and lies through a lens

Journalists, ironically, rarely get a good press these days. As a trade, we usually come bottom of those ‘most trustworthy profession’ polls, sharing the wooden spoon with estate agents.

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Winter Gardens Film Festival

A unique experience of cinema at Opera House

Winter Gardens Film Festival, Opera House

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Director Peter Chelsom and wife Lyndsay McCracken

Blackpool director’s down to Earth with new movie

A Blackpool born film director who has worked on major Hollywood movies is set to return to our screens next month.

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Calamity Jane (1953) with Doris Day

Golden age of silver screen

The Winter Gardens will host its third annual film festival, this weekend, with a packed programme between tomorrow and Sunday.

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Peter Capaldi tips the next Dr Who

Peter Capaldi has tipped Frances de la Tour to be the next Doctor Who star.

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Marty Jopson

TV scientist part of line-up at Tower show

Blackpool Tower is to host a week of events to prove that science can be fun.

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The Silent Witness team. From left, Jack Hodgson [DAVID CAVES], Nikki Alexander [EMILIA FOX], Thomas Chamberlain (RICHARD LINTERN), and Clarissa Mullery [LIZ CARR]

Silent Witness is flogging a dead horse

Is there a better way of beating the January blues than settling down in front of the TV and enjoying a good mystery drama, cup of cocoa in one hand, pack of digestive biscuits in the other?
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