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The best British period dramas, from Pride and Prejudice to Downton

Romance! Gorgeous costumes! Brooding glances! As we await the BBC’s new adaptation of The Pursuit of Love and Netflix’s forthcoming Bridgerton spin-off Queen Charlotte, we pick our faves

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Which city will host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest?

Seven UK cities made the shortlist to host song contest, and it is now between Scotland and England

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Liverpool and Glasgow will host Eurovision Song Contest 2023

The final city will be crowned host of the 67th Eurovision Song Contest

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What is Sky Stream? The new platform you can use with just a plug in

The brand new platform launches in a couple of weeks, but what’s it all about?

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Inside Man review: a compelling moral maze of a show

Steven Moffat’s new show is compulsive watching and often disturbing in its rawness

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Bridgerton: Netflix releases the first clip of its new prequel show

We get to see another side of the formidable Queen Charlotte

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Jeremy Kyle to return to TV in new show this October

The Jeremy Kyle Show was cancelled in 2019 following the tragic death of Steve Dymond

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Who stars in Karen Pirie alongside Outlander star Lauren Lyle?

The new ITV drama is an adaptation of one of author Val McDermid’s most popular novels

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MPs and TV writers on what shows about politics get right... and wrong

With Boris Johnson drama This England airing next week, MPs including Jess Phillips and Andrew Mitchell on why they can’t get enough of political shows

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Helen Skelton reveals her biggest challenge in Strictly Come Dancing

This year’s Strictly launch was delayed following the Queen’s death with the series now launching on Friday night

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This England: how to watch Boris Johnson drama

Director Michael Winterbottom says he does not think the ex-prime minister will be ‘flattered’ but hopes he will still tune in

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Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story - Netflix drops new show

This drama based on the true story of the notorious killer looks like it isn’t going to be one for the faint-hearted

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Queen ‘watched The Crown on projector on Sunday nights’, says star

The 39-year-old revealed the rumour while speaking to an American television programme

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BBC to air Paddington films in tribute to the Queen

Both films will be screened this bank holiday weekend, the second after the funeral

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GBBO loses 1.3million viewers amid coverage of the Queen’s death

The opening episode of the Channel 4 show saw the 12 contestants tasked with baking 12 signature mini sandwich cakes, a classic red velvet technical and a home-inspired showstopper

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From Blonde to Do Revenge: What’s new on Netflix in September?

We round up the streaming service’s best upcoming TV and films

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Back-to-back Emmerdale and Corrie episodes to replace postponed NTAs

The annual award show was postponed following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

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The Great British Bake-Off: as defiantly cheesy as a cheddar scone

Thirteen seasons in, the formula hasn’t curdled - in fact, there’s something comforting in its consistency

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Where are the winners of The Great British Bake Off now?

Was there life after showstoppers for these past Bake Off winners? 

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House of the Dragon, season one, episode four recap: erotic adventures

Episode four sees Princess Rhaenyra fall into a trap, and her father lose his temper

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Gogglebox to air as planned ‘to bring a sense of continuity’

The broadcaster confirmed the beloved series will air on Friday following the death of Queen Elizabeth II

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Netflix’s The Crown to pause filming ‘out of respect’

The creator of the series, Peter Morgan, paid tribute to the late monarch after she passed away on Thursday at her Scottish home in Balmoral, aged 96

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From Dame Helen Mirren to Claire Foy: The many portrayals of the Queen

Many actresses have portrayed the Queen in film, TV and on stage.
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Peppa Pig gets new friend as show introduces its first same-sex couple

Penny Polar Bear drew her two mummies as she opened up about her family

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Channel 4 plans new documentary series about life after Love Island

The docu-series will reportedly look at the good and the bad that comes after starring in Love Island

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National Read A Book Day: the best books seen on screen in 2022

Why not read the novel that inspired the series you enjoyed?

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The Suspect review: Ridiculously twisty and pretty darn dramatic

It’s diverting enough, and will surely give Aidan Turner fans more to swoon over

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Russell Howard: ‘A new PM to poke fun at? Bring it on’

The comedian speaks to Serena Kutchinsky about finding the funny in politics and loving the new ‘punk rock’ era of TikTok comedians

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Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – struggles to find its feet

This series is compelling viewing, if only for the gobsmacking visuals

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Behind the scenes of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

The new Lord of the Rings show promises to show viewers an entirely new Middle-earth