Television & radio

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Good Grief review – can chatting to alpacas really help Richard Coles through bereavement?
In this charming and sometimes absurd documentary on the lighter side of loss, the vicar and broadcaster tries to move beyond the death of his partner – by taking up wacky activities

Jack Seale

08, Aug, 2022 @10:05 PM

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Magnum, PI actor Roger E Mosley dies aged 83
The actor, who portrayed Theodore ‘TC’ Calvin on all eight seasons of the crime drama, died from injuries incurred in a car accident

Adrian Horton

08, Aug, 2022 @4:18 PM

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John Oliver on US handling of monkeypox: ‘On a scale of 1 to 100, we scored a no’
The Last Week Tonight host delves into how the US has bungled testing, treating and messaging around the virus

Adrian Horton

08, Aug, 2022 @3:36 PM

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Nancy Banks-Smith on June Spencer: 70 years of muck and bullocks!
At 103, life starts to sound like a rowdy party going on a few doors down. After being on The Archers all these years, no wonder you want a quiet life

Nancy Banks-Smith

08, Aug, 2022 @2:38 PM

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The Archers: why June Spencer was the Queen of Ambridge
The actor, who plays Peggy, appeared in the very first episode of the Radio 4 soap in 1951

Charlotte Higgins

08, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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TV tonight: the Rev Richard Coles goes on a ‘grief adventure’
Life after bereavement can take some surprising twists, Coles finds. Plus: the Commonwealth Games go out with a bang. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Ali Catterall, Henry Wong and Hannah Verdier

08, Aug, 2022 @5:27 AM

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The Archers’ actor June Spencer, 103, retires after more than 70 years
Peggy Woolley character featured in very first episode of BBC radio soap aired in 1951

Jane Clinton

08, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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India 1947: Partition in Colour review – a heartbreaking, rage-inspiring history of Britain’s colonial legacy
Lord Mountbatten’s division of India into two countries was a disaster in which a million died. Using newly colourised archive footage, this documentary explores those brutal events

Chitra Ramaswamy

07, Aug, 2022 @9:00 PM

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The week in TV: Irma Vep; The Sandman; All or Nothing: Arsenal; Paper Girls
It’s meta madness as Olivier Assayas gets to remake his own film as a TV series; Old Testament meets Ouija board in Neil Gaiman’s dark fantasy; and the Gunners get a going over

Barbara Ellen

07, Aug, 2022 @8:30 AM

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TV tonight: 75 years on, the difficult truth about India’s partition revealed in full colour
Channel 4 shows the atrocities around Britain’s withdrawal from India with three special documentaries. Plus: how future football stars are recruited in South London. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Henry Wong and Graeme Virtue

07, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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John Legend reveals trauma of losing child in Desert Island Discs
A talent from the age of four, the musician seemingly led a charmed life - until tragedy struck

Vanessa Thorpe

06, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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The week in audio: Gaming Prom; The Silent Mind; The Electricity of Every Living Thing and more
The first ever video game Prom proves a treat for the open-minded

Miranda Sawyer

06, Aug, 2022 @4:00 PM

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