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Reeta Chakrabarti rejects Jeremy Paxman’s claim ‘any fool’ can read news
The BBC presenter did not agree that newsreading is a job for ‘an articulated suit’

Jim Waterson

13, Apr, 2021 @5:01 AM

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BBC’s Prince Philip coverage breaks UK TV complaints record
110,000 people have complained, mostly about excess but also about Andrew, attire – and ease of complaining

Jim Waterson Media editor

12, Apr, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Line of Duty series six episode four – open thread
Interrogations, convoys and OCGs – Jed Mercurio delivers a ‘best of episode’ that will tick all the boxes for long-time fans

Toby Moses

11, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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BBC pulls Prince Philip online form after complaints hit peak
Ratings plummeted after decision to axe Friday night favourites following announcement of duke’s death

Ben Quinn

11, Apr, 2021 @3:52 PM

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Prince Philip: respect and restraint required after duke’s death | Letters
Letters: Martin Buckley, Carl Gardner, Margaret Vandecasteele and Pete Bibby on the death of the Duke of Edinburgh and media coverage of it

Letters

11, Apr, 2021 @3:48 PM

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BBC flooded with complaints over coverage of Prince Philip’s death
Corporation opened dedicated complaints form on its website to deal with high volume of comments

Jim Waterson and James Tapper

10, Apr, 2021 @5:42 PM

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All white on the night: the perennial problem with TV panel shows
The format should give comic talents a time to shine. So why don’t our flagship shows reflect the diversity of comedy in 2021?

Rachael Healy

09, Apr, 2021 @9:10 AM

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Ex-police reveal bribes and threats used to cover up corruption in 70s London
BBC documentary to examine incidents that led to setting up of unit on which Line of Duty’s AC-12 is based

Duncan Campbell

08, Apr, 2021 @2:30 PM

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Athena Kugblenu: ‘The more you get cancelled, the more immune you are to it’
The standup comedian’s new Radio 4 series picks through the minefield of cancel culture – and offers up a few mea culpas

Jamal Khadar

07, Apr, 2021 @10:04 AM

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A recipe for failure for the sweet-toothed | Brief letters
Brief letters: Covid and the flu | Lockdown in Scotland | BBC Four | Chocolate | Puzzles

Letters

04, Apr, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Actually, we were laughing at Robert Jenrick, not his tiny flag | David Mitchell
The row over the housing secretary’s union jack is further evidence of the government’s leaden approach to national pride

David Mitchell

04, Apr, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Sadie review – lockdown Belfast drama is hilarious and harrowing
Provocative playwright David Ireland returns with a slow-burn character study screened as part of the BBC’s Lights Up festival

Mark Lawson

01, Apr, 2021 @6:31 PM

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