Grange Hill

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Alan Hawkshaw obituary
Composer who wrote the theme tunes for Channel 4 News and Grange Hill, and the music to accompany the Countdown clock

Spencer Leigh

25, Oct, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Alan Hawkshaw, Countdown and Grange Hill composer, dies aged 84
Leeds-born musician and producer worked with artists such as Barbra Streisand and was sampled in numerous hip-hop tracks

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Oct, 2021 @10:47 AM

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Michelle Gayle: ‘They said don’t leave EastEnders – I never regretted it’
From Grange Hill to the West End, via Eurovision and the Brit awards, the star has built multiple careers. She talks about stage-school pressure, TV diversity and playing Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Arifa Akbar

13, Oct, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Garbage’s Shirley Manson: ‘Grange Hill was my best friend – it saved my life’
Ahead of a reissue of her band’s classic Beautiful Garbage, the Scottish frontwoman remembers her teenage passions, from the fiction that terrified her to the Edinburgh nightclub that set her free

As told to Dave Simpson

09, Sep, 2021 @2:43 PM

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Tony Armatrading obituary
Stage and screen actor who enjoyed success with the RSC and in many TV and film roles, including Empire Road and Notting Hill

Michael Coveney

16, May, 2021 @3:10 PM

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‘Grange Hill was bigger than Love Island’: the rise of nostalgia TV
From The Sopranos to The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, archive content has never been more popular. What do our choices say about the nation’s psyche?

Toby Moses

06, Mar, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Anna Quayle obituary
Multitalented actor best remembered as Baroness Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Toby Hadoke

04, Oct, 2019 @4:47 PM

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Classic YouTube | Phantom VAR aggro, track and field ruckus and Gripper Stebson
Also featuring Harry Maguire’s pace, Jaap Stam’s demeanour and Tubby Taylor takes a screamer

Guardian sport

08, Aug, 2019 @9:00 AM

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What Zammo did next: Lee MacDonald on life after Grange Hill
He found fame playing a schoolboy heroin addict, started a second career as a boxer … then lost it all in a car crash. Now he’s heading back to our TV screens with a role in EastEnders

Sam Wollaston

26, May, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Grange Hill's Zammo lands role on EastEnders
Actor Lee MacDonald to make TV return decades after playing schoolboy drug addict

Martin Belam and agencies

02, Apr, 2019 @2:17 PM

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George A Cooper obituary
Character actor who played countless roles as shadowy figures in television series over 40 years

Michael Coveney

30, Nov, 2018 @9:38 PM

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From Grange Hill to Press Gang: which are the best teen shows ever?
Teen shows have long held their own in the TV schedules, thanks to gritty issues such as bullying, drugs and sex mixed in with a heady dose of melodrama – unmissable

Julia Raeside, Stuart Jeffries, Dale Berning Sawa, Benjamin Lee, Michael Hann, Emine Saner, Lanre Bakare, Lorna Cooper, Lara Williams, Iman Amrani, Grace Shutti, Sam Wollaston, Hannah Verdier, Phil Harrison, Dan Martin, Mark Lawson, David Stubbs, Rachel Aroesti and Molly Pierce

15, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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