Channel 4

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How Junior Bake Off taught me to be a better adult (and make uglier cakes) | Barbara Speed
Watching children beam with pride over disastrous desserts helped me overcome my own perfectionism, says Barbara Speed, a Guardian Opinion deputy editor

Barbara Speed

03, Feb, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Kate Wilson obituary
Other lives: Film and television executive who starter her career at the newly formed Channel 4 in 1982

Janet Walker

02, Feb, 2023 @11:06 AM

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Men reporting badly! Nish Kumar and Josh Widdicombe find being hacks is no joke
The comedians chase local paper scoops in their new TV series Hold the Front Page. But many of their stories were destined for what reporters call the spike …

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

15, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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The laughable plan to sell off Channel 4 is over – now it’s time for big ideas | Dorothy Byrne
Now how about some reforms that allow the channel to grow, compete and flourish, writes Dorothy Byrne, former Channel 4 head of news

Dorothy Byrne

05, Jan, 2023 @3:12 PM

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Channel 4 privatisation plans formally abandoned
Culture secretary Michelle Donelan reverses proposals set out under predecessor Nadine Dorries in Boris Johnson’s government

Jim Waterson Media editor

05, Jan, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Labour dismisses Rishi Sunak’s five new pledges as mostly ‘so easy it would be difficult not to achieve them’ – as it happened
Prime minister urges public to judge him on whether he delivers on new pledges but Labour says most ‘were happening anyway’

Tom Ambrose (now) and Andrew Sparrow (earlier)

04, Jan, 2023 @7:28 PM

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Culture secretary ‘recommends dropping Channel 4 privatisation’
Michelle Donelan has reportedly written to PM saying ‘pursuing a sale at this point is not the right decision’

Jim Waterson Media editor

04, Jan, 2023 @12:57 PM

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Sky could lose £150m a year from plan to relax ad limits on UK’s free-to-air TV
Ofcom reviews longstanding rules that allow pay-TV companies more ad minutes than public service rivals

Mark Sweney

25, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Alex Horne on the secret to his cult show Taskmaster: ‘It must be offbeat but not wacky, off-kilter but not bonkers’
How does the comedian and creative genius come up with the show’s endless stream of inventive challenges?

Simon Parkin

24, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Being Coleen: Chanel Cresswell stars in TV drama of ‘Wagatha Christie’ trial
Actor plays ‘intimidating’ role of Coleen Rooney in Channel 4 adaptation of libel action brought by Rebekah Vardy

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

20, Dec, 2022 @3:09 PM

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‘We’re introducing viewers to the man behind the lack of sweat’: making Prince Andrew – The Musical
As part of a season of boundary-pushing shows, Channel 4 is setting the life of Prince Andrew to a series of song and dance numbers. But is this musical take on the disgraced royal too much, too soon?

Imogen West-Knights

17, Dec, 2022 @11:55 AM

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New Channel 4 funding talks suggest end of privatisation plan
Culture secretary tells MPs she is discussing alternative business models with broadcaster

Jim Waterson Media editor

06, Dec, 2022 @5:19 PM

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