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Who needs Netflix? Here are 15 fantastic TV shows you can watch for free
In post-lockdown, cost-of-living-crisis Britain, more and more of us are cancelling our streaming subscriptions. The good news is there is plenty of high-quality TV you don’t need to fork out for

Ammar Kalia

26, Apr, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Guide #29: From All 4 to Netflix, the one show to watch on every streamer
In this week’s newsletter: not sure what to stream next? Let us make it easy for you by picking the one must-watch on every UK service

Gwilym Mumford

08, Apr, 2022 @10:45 AM

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BBC to mark the Rolling Stones’ 60th anniversary with new documentaries
The series My Life as a Rolling Stone will feature an hour-long film on each member, including the late Charlie Watts

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

31, Mar, 2022 @10:55 AM

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Jodie Comer: Killing Eve should end on a high and not go ‘on and on’
Star of BBC spy thriller says she is trying to avoid thinking about the show’s conclusion

Jamie Grierson

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Olympic viewers urged to be patient as BBC forced to juggle live streams
Frustration as reduced broadcasting rights limit corporation’s coverage to only two events at a time

Caroline Davies

26, Jul, 2021 @4:31 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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Ofcom: BBC services such as iPlayer an afterthought for younger audiences
Regulator says people aged 16-34 spend less than an hour a day consuming BBC content

Jim Waterson Media editor

25, Nov, 2020 @2:37 PM

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Pitfalls of the BBC using independent production companies | Letter
Letters: The corporation already works with independents and is highly innovative, but is hampered by government policies, writes Steve Elliot

Letters

25, Sep, 2020 @3:44 PM

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Streaming: the best Hollywood golden age classics now on iPlayer
The BBC has snapped up 23 gems from the RKO vaults, from Fred and Ginger to salty romcoms and rousing westerns

Guy Lodge

06, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The 10 best food TV shows to watch on lockdown
From the inimitable Anthony Bourdain to classic Madhur Jaffrey, food programmes offer much more than a chance to catch up on recipes. But which ones should you stream now?

Tim Hayward

18, Apr, 2020 @4:00 PM

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BBC drama head Piers Wenger: 'Black British talent doesn't have to go to USA'
Coronavirus might have stopped dramas like Line of Duty in their tracks, but with Small Axe, Us and Normal People, Wenger is pressing on – ignoring critics who claim his shows are too ‘woke’

Sarah Hughes

01, Apr, 2020 @3:20 PM

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Amazon Prime Video to slow streaming to fight broadband overload
Exclusive: YouTube will lower stream quality to handle surge as people stay at home

Mark Sweney

20, Mar, 2020 @12:44 PM

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