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Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing - a comedy that's 10 out of tench

You can often tell how old a person is by the comedy catchphrases they repeat. “Ooh you are awful... but I like you” people are 55-plus, while anyone telling you “computer says nooo...” is around 30.

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The Snowman is on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: Streaming and downloading

Here's a great choice from the country's streaming platforms. From Saturday, June 23.
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Celebrities on the NHS Frontline

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Some shows worth catching in the schedules this week around the football. From Saturday June 23.
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Warwick Davis and Bear Grylls

TV Highlight: Warwick Davis pushes himself to the limit

Bear’s Mission with Warwick Davis, ITV, Tuesday, 9pm

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Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, Cate Blanchett as Cate, Rihanna as Nine Ball, Mindy Kaling as Amita, Awkwafina as Constance, Helena Bonham-Carter as Rose Weil, Anne Hathaway as Daphne Kluger and Sarah Paulson as Tammy.

Movies AND TRAILER: Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett talk Ocean's 8

Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett lead an all-star, mostly female cast for heist film Ocean's 8 - a follow-up to Ocean's Eleven. They talk to Laura Harding about besting the boys' version at the box office and why there should be gender parity among film critics.

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World Cup warning issued over TV licences

World Cup warning issued over TV licences

TV Licensing chiefs used the World Cup to remind residents in Blackpool they could be penalised if they watch matches without a licence – even if it’s not on TV.

Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett to host new Saturday night game show on BBC One

Joe Lycett is creating a new BBC Saturday night game show based around the time it takes to complete silly tasks.

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No aircraft allowed

Could you travel to The Far East without stepping on a single plane?

Studio Lambert, the award-winning television company behind Gogglebox, are seeking people with a keen sense of adventure to take part in a trans-global race for a cash prize.
Love Island's Kendall Rae Knight with last year's winner Kem Cetinay on a date at Blackpool's Notarianni's ice cream parlour

Love Island's Kendall comes Home - will Kem be with her again?

Blackpool’s Love Island beauty Kendall Rae Knight will be making an appearance at resort nightclub Home and HQ.

Owen (Sion Alun Davies) and Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams) in Hidden, the new Welsh police drama on BBC4

Hidden - Cracking crime capers from Cymru

A few years ago, the big new trend on TV was Scandi-noir.

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Careful now..

Insurance claims for broken TVs 'could jump as World Cup excitement takes hold

World Cup fever could coincide with a spike in insurance claims for broken TVs, figures suggest.
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Victoria & Abdul on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: Streaming and downloading

Get away from the World Cup and online with these great shows... From Saturday June 16.
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England take on Tunisia

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

It's a packed week on the schedules - here's our pick from Saturday June 16.
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Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters in Bulletproof on Sky One.

TV Highlight: Series Finale of blistering Bulletproof

Bulletproof, Sky One & NOW TV, Tuesday, 9pm

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Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse

Big Preview: Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse on Gone Fishing

Two of the nation's favourite comedians tour some of the UK's finest riverbanks in their new show, Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing. As they are old friends, the result is candid chats, personal revelations - and plenty of laughs - as Georgia Humphreys discovers.

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Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible: Fallout

Movies AND TRAILER: 10 summer blockbusters you won't want to miss

Long-awaited Pixar sequels, nail-biting action movies and the all-female Ocean's 8 - plenty of exciting blockbusters are arriving in cinemas over the next couple of months. Georgia Humphreys has the low-down.

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Tears and smiles for much-loved Fylde clown

It was a quarter of a century ago tomorrow, 1,000 people packed into Fairhaven’s White Church and its grounds to say their goodbyes to TV comic legend Les Dawson.

Shani Wallis in Oliver!

Consider Yourself at home Shani!

The actress who created one of musical theatre’s most tragic screen heroines will come to Blackpool this Sunday – to celebrate 50 years since her landmark role.

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Nicola Thorp as Nicola Rubenstein

Nicola says her goodbyes to Weatherfield

Blackpool Coronation Street star Nicola Thorp has bid a fond farewell to the cobbles as she exits the show.

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The Zoe Ball Book Club will feature on  her TV show, Zoe Ball on Sunday. Pictures: PA/Specsavers/Cactus/ITV.

Read all about it as Zoe Ball opens up on next chapter in her career

The Blackpool-born radio presenter and TV host is launching her very own book club with a little bit of help from some of her celebrity friends.

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