Arts: United Kingdom

The Guardian - TV & Radio (43 minutes ago)

A show in which women competed to date a royal lookalike was panned at the time as 'fodder for the braindead'. But the contestants had been duped, as a new podcast reveals … Next month marks a decade since one of the most ridiculous reality shows ever aired on television. I Wanna Marry "Harry” was a dating show in which 12 American women dated...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

Microsoft, Meta and Google are snapping up small players in the burgeoning industry – but the Competition and Markets Authority is demanding fair play"Monopoly,” said Peter Thiel, Silicon Valley's answer to Darth Vader, "is the condition of every successful business.” This aspiration is widely shared by Gamman, the new acronynm for the...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

The thriller writer on the responsibility, challenges and joy of writing an authorised new adventureSmog-filled Victorian alleyways where villains lurk with glittering knives. Bleak heaths where giant devil dogs await the weary traveller. Blackmailers laughing at wide-eyed victims. All these have been my companions for half a year as I have felt my...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

Company says 'we're off to a good start in 2024' as net income jumps 79% to $2.3bn, beating analysts' expectations Profits at Netflix have surged as the world's largest streaming service added millions of new paying subscribers.The entertainment giant added 9.3 million subscribers in the latest quarter – more than expected by analysts on Wall...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

The Great British Sewing Bee judge on her mother's first edition Elizabeth David books, Greek food, and cramming people into her tiny flat for dinnerI make porridge every morning – that's from school. I went to a convent boarding school from the age of five. And they did do interesting food, actually. We'd have spinach and all sorts that was good...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

The thriller writer Gareth Rubin focuses on Professor Moriarty, the great detective's nemesis, in a new adventure approved by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's familyThe biggest thorn in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's side was the world's obstinate obsession with just one of his creations: Sherlock Holmes. And now, 94 years after the author's death, the story is...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

Pro-Palestinian students interrupted a dinner held by a top free speech defender at Berkeley. A polarized and very public controversy has followedDuring a dinner for students that the dean of the University of California, Berkeley law school held in his house's backyard earlier this month, a woman wearing a hijab and checkered Palestinian scarf...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

Company says it complied with directive over posts about stabbing of Sydney bishop but will challenge 'unlawful and dangerous approach' in courtGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastElon Musk and his social media company X have accused Australia's eSafety commissioner of censorship and say they will challenge in...

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The Guardian - Media (43 minutes ago)

Ken Griffin's Citadel Securities claimed Devin Nunes would be 'fired on The Apprentice' amid stock trading rowThe CEO of Donald Trump's social media empire was branded a "proverbial loser” whom the former president "would have fired on The Apprentice” by a trading firm owned by the billionaire Republican donor Ken Griffin on Friday.In an...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 hours ago)

Powerful first-person accounts of a London terror attack; a race to climb the world's highest peaks; and two comedies, one magnificently silly, the other soothingly everydayFragments – The London Nail Bombings (Radio 4) | BBC SoundsAmazing Sport Stories: Chasing Mountains (BBC World Service) | BBC SoundsThanks a Lot, Milton Jones! (Radio 4) | BBC...

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BBC - Arts (8 hours ago)

The influential director has reportedly scrapped the idea for his 10th film and gone back to the drawing board.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (14 hours ago)

Yes, this really is about teens trapped in purgatory solving crimes … but it's so dazzling and magical you barely need to look at TikTok while you're watching it!Ever since I smoked my first cigarette (aged 29), I have been glad to no longer be young. It seems very tiresome, very intense. There are a lot of things you need to keep tabs on. Being...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (15 hours ago)

The broadcaster invites you to a four-hour anniversary bash! Plus, a tense finale for Norwegian crime drama Wisting. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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BBC - Arts (15 hours ago)

The star's 11th album is much more than a break-up record, and may even mark the end of an era.

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BBC - Arts (15 hours ago)

Dickey Betts helped create their band's Sothern rock style and wrote classic songs like Ramblin' Man.

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The Guardian - Media (18 hours ago)

Broken Hill's only newspaper, The Barrier Truth, closes due to cashflow problems, with staffer saying loss is 'really sad for the community'Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastBroken Hill's only newspaper has closed after almost 130 years of operation in a major blow to the outback NSW community.The Barrier...

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BBC - Arts (A day ago)

Arrivals will celebrate South Asian talent in the Shangri-La area of the famous festival site.

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The Guardian - Media (A day ago)

Lawyers for Harry and other claimants argued trial delay to examine timing of claims would be 'highly disruptive'Prince Harry has won the latest bout of his long-running legal battle with the publisher of the Sun after a high court judge rejected an application to delay the trial.News Group Newspapers (NGN) had applied to push back the trial for...

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BBC - Arts (A day ago)

Two other paintings stolen from Christ Church Picture Gallery in March 2020 are still missing.

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BBC - Arts (A day ago)

The 'pastry v pilates' final was between piemaker Phil Turner and gym owner Rachel Woolford.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A day ago)

With three hit shows – Strictly, The Traitors and the returning The Piano – Claudia Winkleman is TV's hottest presenter. She talks about being tone deaf, being a style icon … and why she's allergic to praiseClaudia Winkleman is convinced she gave the ick to Mika and Lang Lang, her co-stars on Channel 4 hit The Piano. "They're so alarmed...

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BBC - Arts (A day ago)

A judge rejects a request by News Group Newspapers that may have cut short the prince's legal battle.

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BBC - Arts (A day ago)

Myra Carvalho had hand-delivered two of the letters to the pop star's address, a court hears.

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The Guardian - Media (A day ago)

How Uri Berliner went about his complaint made it clear he was not interested in constructive criticism, but a viral momentGet Margaret Sullivan's latest columns delivered straight to your inboxIt took only days from Uri Berliner's publishing his fiery essay about his employer, NPR, to his suspension, to his resignation in a blaze of bad-faith...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A day ago)

Owen Kline's coming-of-age tale is very funny and endlessly excruciating, and Al Pacino plays the music producer on trial for murder with relish Continue reading...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Lord Lytton, Byron's great-great-great-grandson, says the bronze "languishes" in an isolated spot.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Two people were killed and a woman remains in hospital following the incident in December 2022.

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

The mogul has taken these hacking allegations out of the public arena. Use this moment to craft reforms that can be trustedTrue crime dramas, in which nobody wins but the lawyers, are not the kind of films that made Hugh Grant famous. His starring role in the long-running legal action against the Sun newspaper for phone hacking instead proves that...

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

Press Awards recognise cross-platform Cotton Capital series, and there are wins for several Guardian reportersThe Guardian has won a diversity award at the prestigious Press Awards after its exposé on its founders' links to transatlantic slavery, while one of its reporters took home the award for news reporter of the year.Judges at the Press...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

An inadvertent cameo appearance in the Glasgow-based crime drama was the creative inspiration for a new crime novel.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Rising musicians say the dedicated top 40 could help take unknown singers into the mainstream.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Middle Child in Hull fears low ticket sales for its new show could lower the curtains for good.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (2 days ago)

Myles Bonnar investigates the wild story of a California busker who fled Scotland. Plus: how Gaza divides American campuses. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (2 days ago)

Teenagers who solve paranormal mysteries from beyond the grave – yes really – and a beautiful and psychedelic show about our fascinating deep-sea friends Continue reading...

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

Tech firm released early versions of its latest large language model and a real-time image generator as it tries to catch up to OpenAIMeta Platforms on Thursday released early versions of its latest large language model, Llama 3, and an image generator that updates pictures in real time while users type prompts, as it races to catch up to...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Some Swifties dive straight in to listen while others insist true fans will wait for official release.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

The late musician's song is part of a project giving financial credit to nature.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

The winning images from this year's World Press Photo Contest.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Her complaint includes issues relating to age and sex discrimination and equal pay, documents reveal.

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

Case comes after insiders warned of a potential ageism row last year following merger of BBC News and World News channelsThe BBC is facing another damaging row over equal pay, with the presenter Martine Croxall taking legal action against the broadcaster for age and sex discrimination.Croxall is suing the corporation after being off-air for more...

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

Exclusive: police believe attack on dissident journalist was latest example of Tehran hiring criminal proxies to assault its critics in westThree suspects wanted for the stabbing of an Iranian dissident journalist on a suburban London street were from eastern Europe and were hired and flown into Britain to carry out the attack, investigators...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

She said the issue of "bills, demands, threatens of bailiffs" had been going on for years.

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

The global winners in the World Press Photo annual competition have been announced, with Mohammed Salem winning world press photo of the year. The winners were selected from 24 regional winners and there were also six honourable mentions and two special mentions this year. Awarded stories will be part of a global exhibition visiting London in...

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

Director of ITV's News at Ten for more than 20 years who also oversaw its live election night coverageThe pioneering television director Diana Edwards-Jones, who has died aged 91, helped ITN establish its reputation for producing a popular, authoritative news service on ITV – and was renowned among colleagues for her colourful language in the...

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

Media executive's exit comes as broadcaster faces a number of controversiesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastJames Warburton, the chief executive and managing director of Seven West Media, left the company on Thursday, amid a tumultuous period for the broadcaster.The prominent media executive was due to step...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Ian Stringer says that his protected disclosure led to retribution, which cost him his job.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Music fans now have just one more chance to get tickets in the final resale on Sunday.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (2 days ago)

This super cute show about an animal hospital will have you crying happy tears from the off. And just wait till you meet the seal pups!The late great critic Roger Ebert once said that "movies are like a machine that generates empathy” – the idea being that when we sit down and watch dramas, comedies, documentaries or even horror films, they...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

The singer says being able to dress fashionably in public again "does something for you as a woman".

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Larry Walters' flight, using a garden chair and helium balloons, is celebrated in a stage musical.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

The actress responds to Hollywood producer Carol Baum saying: "She's not pretty, she can't act."

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

The Harry Potter actor describes his wife Samantha as his "favourite human" after she dies aged 53.

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Artists who add natural sounds to their songs can now split the royalties with environmental causes.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (2 days ago)

Tom Ripley is meant to be a master of disguise – so why does he end up in such a rubbish rug? Here's where Andrew Scott's daft do sits in the pantheon of preposterous hairpiecesNetflix's Ripley has a tremendous amount to offer. It's dark and stylish. It's one of the most beautiful things on television. It has an exceptional cat in it. However,...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Ballerinas from around the world gather to break Guinness World record for 'en pointe' dancers.

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

Uri Berliner exits days after publication of an essay saying news organization no longer has an 'open-minded spirit'An editor at National Public Radio who publicly accused the news organization of having a liberal bias and a growing absence of "viewpoint diversity” has resigned, days after being suspended without pay.On Wednesday, Uri Berliner...

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The Guardian - Media (2 days ago)

To the average person, it looks very similar to Meta's Instagram – with a few differencesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastTikTok quietly launched its Instagram rival, Notes, in Australia and Canada on Thursday, testing out a new app dedicated to still images and text.Sign up for Guardian Australia's free...

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

Amy Trigg says in the past people in the industry had been "against casting disabled actors".

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BBC - Arts (2 days ago)

The first Glastonbury Festival 2024 resale will be taking place later.

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

The author, from Wolverhampton, calls on Birmingham City Council to protect community libraries.

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The Guardian - Media (3 days ago)

Bad-faith scapegoating around the attacker's identity shows Australian media needs to shake its addiction to Elon Musk's rapidly toxifying platformFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe harrowing local news stories of the last week have confronted...

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The Guardian - Media (3 days ago)

Exclusive: Man whose uncle died in 2017 disaster describes ad for pain relief gel Voltarol as 'insulting'Grenfell Tower has been edited out of a TV advert in a move described as "insulting” by a family bereaved by the June 2017 disaster.Karim Mussilhy, whose uncle Hesham Rahman was among 72 people who died as a result of the fire, noticed the...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (3 days ago)

Settle in to watch the life-saving work at South Essex wildlife hospital. Plus: a retrospective of the anarchic sitcom Bottom. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

The novelist, best known for her Shopaholic series of novels, revealed her diagnosis on social media.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (3 days ago)

The chilling, visceral, deeply compelling comedy-drama has caused shock waves worldwide since launching last weekend. But what about the experiences that inspired it?When Richard Gadd wrote Monkey See Monkey Do for the Edinburgh fringe in 2016, he says, "it was pre-#MeToo; sexual assault wasn't really in the public consciousness, and male sexual...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (3 days ago)

Mike Bubbins stars as a man who awakes in 2024, having been frozen for 50 years, and wonders why everyone is picking up dog poo in little plastic bagsMammoth is almost a dad joke writ large. It kicks off with a flashback to a school skiing trip to France in 1979, where medallion-wearing, lady-loving PE teacher Tony Mammoth recklessly launches...

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

Hugh Grant says he could have faced a bill of up to £10m if he had gone to court, even if he had won.

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

The musician broke her back in eight places after giving birth, but struggled to be taken seriously.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (3 days ago)

The Oscar-winner's powerful documentary proves how fragile the earth's ecosystems are. From angry hippos to salmon swimming on tarmac, it is truly valuable televisionOur Living World begins with a cheesy inspirational quote: "Realise that everything connects to everything else.” Leonardo da Vinci said that, possibly. Soon, this nature series has...

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

Frontman James Hetfield says his finger ink is a "salute" to late Motorhead rocker Lemmy Kilmister.

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

The Kansas City Chiefs star and Taylor Swift's boyfriend will front the show for Amazon Prime Video.

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The Guardian - Media (3 days ago)

Investigation urged into alleged bid to turn Rai into propaganda channel for ruling parties before electionsThe European Commission has been urged to investigate alleged attempts by Italy's far-right government to turn the public broadcaster, Rai, into a "megaphone” for the ruling parties before the European elections.The appeal from the European...

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The Guardian - Media (3 days ago)

Rules governing political campaigning on terrestrial television don't apply to streaming or online – and parties are starting to play dirtyOne of my favourite jokes in The Simpsons concerns the unhinged nature of US political advertising. "Mayor Quimby supports revolving-door prisons,” a growly voice narrates over footage of exactly what you...

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The Guardian - Media (3 days ago)

Pouria Zeraati, who was stabbed outside his home, says IRGC should be proscribed as a terrorist groupAn Iranian journalist who was stabbed outside his home in London has joined calls for the UK to proscribe Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organisation.Pouria Zeraati, who works for the London-based broadcaster Iran...

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

Promoter says scammers prey on desperation for tickets to high-demand shows like Taylor Swift.

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

James McCartney and Sean Ono Lennon invoke The Beatles' songwriting partnership on Primrose Hill.

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The Guardian - Media (3 days ago)

The university student has hired a defamation lawyer after the TV network incorrectly named him without confirmation from policeFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe Sydney man Benjamin Cohen, who was wrongly named on air by Seven News as the Bondi Junction...

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

Ian Stringer claims he was sacked by the BBC after blowing the whistle on an alleged flouting of Covid rules.

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BBC - Arts (3 days ago)

The life of the French first lady will be turned into a six-part TV drama series.

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

Police say the men are gang members seeking revenge on Salman Khan for killing two antelopes in 1998.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 days ago)

The Welsh comedian stars in a new BBC comedy about a teacher defrosted after 45 years on ice. Plus: the racers across the world get peckish. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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The Guardian - Media (4 days ago)

Death penalty not to be imposed, but WikiLeaks founder's wife says he will not be afforded first amendment protectionsThe US has provided assurances to the high court in London in an attempt to prevent a last-ditch appeal by Julian Assange against extradition, but the WikiLeaks founder's wife has dismissed them as "weasel words”.Last month, two...

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

Michael Bibi says his first big show after undergoing cancer treatment was "emotional" and "intense".

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 days ago)

It's got Naomi Watts, Chloë Sevigny and Demi Moore, plus Tom Hollander as a deliciously evil Truman Capote. It's got style to die for and supreme scandal. So how is the new series from king of camp Ryan Murphy such a dud?What. The hell. Happened? You've got writer, raconteur and bon vivant Truman Capote. You've got his Swans, the impossibly rich...

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The Guardian - Media (4 days ago)

Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, the film captures the recording sessions of the band's final albumAfter decades out of circulation, the Beatles' 1970 documentary Let It Be has been restored by Peter Jackson's production company.Directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Let It Be captures the recording sessions of the band's final album of the same title....

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

Iran International's Pouria Zeraati says he was approached by a man asking for change before he was stabbed.

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

The football commentator pays tribute to a speech therapist who helped him talk again after surgery.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 days ago)

The mates from Darlington who clubbed together to buy an unlikely winner is a story fit for Hollywood, and the men all have moving stories to tell in this charming documentary … even if the makers are too heavy-handed'Basically we got pissed, got relentless and ended up buying a horse.” It might need a little light translation from the County...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 days ago)

The former EastEnders star could have been the perfect person to take toxic men to task in this report on modern masculinity. Instead, he utterly fails to push back. What a waste'With traditional gender roles a thing of the past, what does it mean to be a man in modern Britain? Danny Dyer explores modern masculinity, men's health and male...

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The Guardian - Media (4 days ago)

Case to return to court on Monday for hearing on costs, where Lehrmann may be ordered to pay Ten's legal fees on top of his ownGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastA verdict has been handed down in Bruce Lehrmann's defamation trial – but the case will be back in court in less than a week.The former Liberal...

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The Guardian - Media (4 days ago)

After being posted on X and becoming a feature on Stephen Colbert's Late Show, the 2003 commercial that sees Obi-Wan Kenobi hand Luke Skywalker a cold beer has gone viral'Your father wanted you to have this when you were old enough”, Obi-Wan Kenobi tells a wide-eyed Luke Skywalker in the 1977 Star Wars film, A New Hope. Obi-Wan moves to fetch the...

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The Guardian - Media (4 days ago)

Footage shows Olivier awards host saying outside Royal Albert Hall: 'Oh my God, you'd never say that to a man'The actor Hannah Waddingham was cheered by onlookers after she reprimanded a photographer who appeared to ask her to "show leg” as she arrived for the Olivier awards on Sunday.In a video posted on X, the photographer's comments are...

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The Guardian - Media (4 days ago)

Julie Inman Grant issues notices compelling companies to remove offending material within 24 hoursFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastFacebook's parent company Meta and X/Twitter have been told to remove violent and distressing videos and imagery of the...

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

The mobile museum is in Rotherham as part of a roads gallery featuring artists such as Andy Warhol.

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

The 64-year-old actor found fame playing a tourist coach robber in the 1985 film.

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

Company bosses say tour cutbacks are "unavoidable" amid building financial pressures.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 days ago)

Hammond takes over presenting duties at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home – and gets all the tails wagging. Just like that, canine TV's top dog should stay the leader of the packWe are living through canine television's golden (retriever) era. Idly flick through the channels and it's odds on that you'll land on a minor celebrity on a walking...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 days ago)

This spiky and heartfelt comedy might be powered by the lead character's autism, but it's not defined by it. It gives people with the condition a long overdue voiceNina (Ashley Storrie) and Evie (Kat Ronney) are Glasgow sisters in their early 30s, who are also best friends and live together. Within five minutes of Dinosaur, we have established...

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

If plans are successful, Droitwich could be home to an annual Rik Mayall comedy festival, organisers say

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (4 days ago)

The Jackass legend Johnny Knoxville debuts a show celebrating 'slightly unhinged people' while the LRB investigates the sinking of the Belgrano. Plus: five of the best podcasts about motherhood• Don't get Hear Here delivered to your inbox? Sign up hereHow Was It for You? Continue reading...

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The Guardian - Media (4 days ago)

BBC presenter responds to criticism of describing Israeli attacks on Palestinians as 'murders' in question to David CameronNick Robinson has said he "should have been clearer” when describing Israeli attacks in Gaza as "murders”, and that his words did not represent his or the BBC's view.The veteran broadcaster faced criticism for his choice of...

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BBC - Arts (4 days ago)

A judge sentenced Hannah Gutierrez-Reed to prison after the 2021 on-set shooting.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (5 days ago)

Creating a 28-minute episode was a wildly risky move for this all-time great TV show – but the epic, moving results are everything viewers have come to expect from this show … and moreThis piece contains spoilers for Bluey's 28-minute episode, The SignYou get nervous watching an all-time great show try something different. Too many sitcoms have...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (5 days ago)

He's owned by a group of ordinary blokes from Darlington and won at York races in 2022 – can he do it again? Plus, Michael Palin heads to Nigeria. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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BBC - Arts (5 days ago)

Weekend one of the festival also sees surprise appearances from Olivia Rodrigo and Billie Eilish.

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BBC - Arts (5 days ago)

The author, who was stabbed on stage in 2022, tells the BBC that he thought he was dying.

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BBC - Arts (5 days ago)

The star objected to a photographer at the Olivier awards who apparently asked her to "show leg".

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The Guardian - Media (5 days ago)

Actor in Disney+ series Andor will appear onscreen alongside Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson next yearVarada Sethu will join Doctor Who as one of the Doctor's two companions for Ncuti Gatwa's second series in the role, it has been confirmed.She will appear onscreen in 2025, alongside the former Coronation Street actor Millie Gibson after speculation...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (5 days ago)

Welcome back, peelers! The Belfast police drama returns in heart-stopping style, with petrol-bombs, pharmacy stick-ups … and good old-fashioned romanceBlue Lights, big city. Here's your blow-by-blow breakdown of the Belfast police drama's blistering comeback episode, titled This Too Shall Pass … Continue reading...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (5 days ago)

The cop show set in post-Troubles Northern Ireland will leave you holding your breath constantly, not knowing what perils await our beloved 'peelers'Is it a stretch to call Blue Lights, which is back for season two, the United Kingdom's answer to The Wire? Well, yes. In all honesty that would be a bit much – it's more like a cross between The...

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The Guardian - Media (5 days ago)

CNN, NBC and Fox News among outlets to make plea as Trump campaign calls for earlier debates and Biden remains uncommittedTwelve US news organizations are urging Joe Biden and Donald Trump to agree to TV debates ahead of the November presidential vote, a typical feature of an election year and one that can sometimes play a crucial role."If there is...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (5 days ago)

Jamie Oliver jumps on the culinary bandwagon in this bewilderingly cringey two-parter. Hasn't even he tired of his own shtick by now?I don't really know what to tell you about Jamie Oliver's new series Jamie's Air Fryer Meals. It's presented by Jamie Oliver, who first bounded on to our screens as The Naked Chef (no, he wasn't) in 1999. He cooks...

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The Guardian - Media (5 days ago)

Many people of a certain age can't help but hesitate when recording their TikTok clips – we're looking at you, Gary BarlowName: The boomer pause.Age: A split second. Continue reading...

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BBC - Arts (5 days ago)

From Nicole Scherzinger's Sunday roast love to David Tennant's jacket causing a stir, these are the ten highlights.

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BBC - Arts (5 days ago)

The Belfast-based police drama returns to our screens on Monday 15 April.

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The Guardian - Media (5 days ago)

Simon King says he had just two minutes to run between studios, including up flight of stairsA BBC weather presenter who suffered shortness of breath during a live broadcast has reassured listeners he was merely suffering the effects of running up a flight of stairs on his way to the studio.Simon King said he had received messages from worried...

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BBC - Arts (5 days ago)

The Olivier Awards host reacted after a snapper apparently asked her to "show your leg".

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The host will replace the broadcasting legend Steve Wright, who died unexpectedly last month.

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BBC - Arts (5 days ago)

The musical won seven prizes including best revival and best actress for Nicole Scherzinger

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The Guardian - Media (5 days ago)

Reesa Teesa chronicled how she 'met, dated, married and divorced' a 'pathological liar', leaving viewers obsessedApril Reign watched all 50 parts of the viral TikTok series, Who TF Did I Marry?Reign, creator of the 2015 viral social media campaign, #OscarSoWhite, was among the millions and counting who tuned in to see Reesa Teesa, whose real name...

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Sophie Okonedo, David Tennant, Sarah Snook and Nicole Scherzinger were among those posing for pictures.

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The Guardian - Media (5 days ago)

Exclusive: ITV is considering taking paid ads from parties on its streaming platform where ban does not applySome viewers are already irritated by the adverts interrupting shows on the ITV catchup service. But they could soon yearn for the halcyon days of shampoo or insurance commercials after being presented with the faces of Rishi Sunak and Keir...

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Martin Compston and Vicky McClure bring murder to the dancefloor as daytime clubbing comes to Scotland.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (6 days ago)

The excellent series returns with an intense opener that will suck you in. Plus: Martin Clunes visits the Pacific. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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BBC - Arts (6 days ago)

Girls Aloud, Holly Willoughby and Olly Murs helped the duo bid farewell to the show - for now.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (6 days ago)

This thoroughly sweet look at the grime artist and TV chef making a pilgrimage is that rarest of things – an intimate profile of being male and MuslimThere's no one way to be a religious person. For some, it's all about a deeply personal connection between you and God. For others, its value comes from how it places you within a larger community...

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The Guardian - Media (6 days ago)

Filming begins on the most expensive Scots Gaelic series ever made but there is wider crisis in Gaelic broadcastingThe tranquility of a remote castle in the Outer Hebrides, with its views of long golden beaches, rocky coasts and glowering skies, is about to be shattered by the staging of a woman's murder.Detectives will fly in from Inverness. The...

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BBC - Arts (6 days ago)

Film stars have made fancy dress fashionable in their recent red carpet looks.

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The Guardian - Media (6 days ago)

Cross-party committee urges creation of strategy engage with new platforms that appeal to youngThe government needs a TikTok strategy to help combat misinformation directed at young people, MPs have said.Members of the cross-party culture, media and sport committee said the government needed to adapt to new apps and platforms that appeal to young...

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The Guardian - Media (6 days ago)

Child safety group says Meta 'putting profits before protecting children', as messaging app lowers age limit from 16Campaigners have reacted with anger to the social media company Meta lowering the minimum age for WhatsApp users from 16 to 13 in the UK and EU.The change was announced in February and came into force on Wednesday. The campaign group...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A week ago)

The TV chef and rapper is completely candid in this lovely documentary. Plus, Midsomer Murders is back with another whodunnit. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A week ago)

The Aussie cartoon pup's world-conquering franchise is about to launch a half-hour special, The Sign – amidst feverish speculation about the series's future. The show's creator Joe Brumm talks risks, rumours and channelling Gavin and StaceyBluey is an absolute phenomenon. It's one of the world's biggest TV shows, an Emmy-winning behemoth so...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A week ago)

This documentary about the Nirvana singer's demise is at its best when it uses archive interviews with fans to show the scale of their loss. Otherwise, it struggles to really convey his impactUnfathomably, for those of us who remember it, Kurt Cobain died 30 years ago this month, at the age of 27. Kurt Cobain: Moments That Shook Music has been...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A week ago)

Ever wondered how the relentless stream of air fryer-based TV shows are being commissioned? Probably a bit like thisOh, hi. Sorry, you've just caught me in a lunch meeting with the executives of Channel 4 as I pitch them some shows to take advantage of their new "anything with air fryers in it, we will make” policy. Sorry about that guys – it's...

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

A leading science journalist - Asya Kazantseva - also gets the label used to silence Kremlin critics.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A week ago)

Is it unwatchably dark? Too stuffed with uninspiring characters? Or a humorous joy that conjures up cosy nostalgia? Your thoughts on the world's longest-running TV soapAfter more than six decades on our screens, the world's longest-running TV soap Coronation Street has become something of a national institution. Since it first aired in 1960, the...

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The Guardian - Media (A week ago)

Stories include man with bruise in shape of Prince Harry and statue of H from Steps being erected in WalesThe comedian Joe Lycett has disclosed the fake stories that he successfully planted in the British media over the past month included a man with a bruise in the shape of Prince Harry and a statue of H from Steps being erected in his home town...

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The Guardian - Media (A week ago)

Company says it is testing features as part of campaign to fight sexual scams and forms of 'image abuse'Instagram says it is deploying new tools to protect young people and combat sexual extortion, including a feature that will automatically blur nudity in direct messages.The social media company said in a blogpost on Thursday that it was testing...

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The couple, who are splitting after nine years, have starred in Meet The Richardsons since 2020.

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The designer, famed for his animal prints on leather and textiles, died at home in Florence.

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The actress is joining the show for Ncuti Gatwa's second series which will air in 2025.

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The Guardian - Media (A week ago)

The character of the journalist continues to be a trusty mainstay on both the big and small screen, but noble intentions aren't enough to overcome clicheIf you grew up watching film and TV, you could be forgiven for believing that journalism was a popular, vaunted career. For nearly as long as writers have written movies, they have written about...

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The news anchor first gained prominence for his coverage of the Senate Watergate hearings in 1975Robert MacNeil, who created the even-handed, no-frills PBS newscast The MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour in the 1970s and co-anchored the show with his late partner, Jim Lehrer, for two decades, died on Friday. He was 93.MacNeil died of natural causes at New...

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The Guardian - Media (A week ago)

Broadcaster condemns justice ministry's move against employee Ilya Barabanov, as well as Russian science journalist Asya Kazantseva. What we know on day 780See all our Russia-Ukraine war coverage Continue reading...

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A week ago)

William Wisting has a murder and a missing child on his hands. Plus: it's been 30 years since Kurt Cobain died. Here's what to watch this evening Continue reading...

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

Fans were concerned the show had ended but its producer tells the BBC it is "not the end".

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The actor on taking on the role of Falstaff, the "ultimate gangster", in his latest West End play.

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The Manchester band played the Limelight in Belfast the night Definitely Maybe went to number one.

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

Factory Transmedia Ltd also made children's shows including Strange Hill High and Newzoids.

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Germán Burgos sacked by Movistar Plus+Barcelona and PSG refused to give interviews The Spanish TV station Movistar Plus+ has fired the analyst Germán Burgos after Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain refused to give interviews to the network on account of his comment about Barcelona's Lamine Yamal before Wednesday's Champions League match.Movistar...

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

Frontman Deryck Whibley tells BBC Newsbeat it's "really cool" to still influence bands after decades.

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The former University Challenge presenter delivers a list of recommendations to Downing Street.

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The Guardian - Media (A week ago)

The Met said it was making 'further enquiries' into the actions of officers who appealed against the initial decision not to charge the TV presenterThe Metropolitan police will reinvestigate the lead-up to the decision to charge TV presenter Caroline Flack as "new witness evidence may be available”, the force said.The Crown Prosecution Service...

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

R&B girl group Flo, singer-songwriter Teddy Swims and alternative rap trio Frozemode are performing.

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The Guardian - TV & Radio (A week ago)

From helping out with a buddy's sex life to becoming an accomplice to graffiti, there's almost no lengths that Larry and his pals wouldn't go to for each other – and it was a pleasure to watch• Warning: this article contains spoilers for the series finaleHow far would you go for a friend? A favour, a white lie, pretend to be Orthodox to help...

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The famous Star Trek character is being played by a Scottish actor for the first time.

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

Nicole Scherzinger, Sarah Jessica Parker and Sarah Snook are among the big names shortlisted.

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BBC - Arts (A week ago)

The annual US cinema convention was once again held in Las Vegas with huge new releases teased.

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The Guardian - Media (A week ago)

Nonfiction shows by Sussexes will feature 'joys of friendship' and 'unprecedented access to the world of professional polo'The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to be the executive producers of two new nonfiction Netflix series focusing on lifestyle and polo.One show will explore "the joys of cooking, gardening, entertaining and friendship”, while...

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Thrills abound in a smart, funny tale of mobile phone innovation, while Zack Snyder's space opera returns for an epic battle Continue reading...

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