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Correct answer! Why Claudia Winkleman is smashing it on new gameshow One Question
Channel 4’s new Friday night quiz breaks the mould in many ways, and Winkleman is a revelation – a constant subversive delight. No gameshow has entertained me quite so much

Stuart Heritage

24, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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John Wade obituary
Other lives: Magician who appeared on radio, stage and screen and featured in the credits of The Avengers

Eric Midwinter

03, Jun, 2022 @4:35 PM

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Actors call for better onscreen representation of women over 45
Open letter signed by more than 100 actors and public figures urges end to entertainment industry’s ‘entrenched’ ageism

Miranda Bryant

28, May, 2022 @5:49 PM

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‘Please tell me that is not your penis!’ New Zealand’s Shortland Street in 14 key moments
Country’s longest-running soap opera marks 30 years on air this week. Here we celebrate some of its most infamous scenes

Kiran Dass in Whanganui

27, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Reader callout: What are your best memories of New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street?
The soap, which marks its 30th anniversary this week, has become part of New Zealand’s cultural fabric – what does it mean to you?

Eva Corlett in Wellington

23, May, 2022 @11:32 PM

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Rose Ayling-Ellis’s year in TV: ‘After Strictly, people told me they wouldn’t be upset if they had a deaf child’
The EastEnders star on inspiring other deaf actors, her passion for painting, and why missing subtitles make her switch off

Hannah J Davies

11, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Bimini’s year in TV: ‘During lockdown, Drag Race gave people hope and laughter’
The drag queen on hating sport, being mistaken for Katie Price, and why Buffy the Vampire Slayer was their awakening

Hannah J Davies

09, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Eurovision winners Brotherhood of Man: how we made Save Your Kisses for Me
‘When we were shown the dance with the raised knee, we said: “Are you joking?” But the song reached No 1 in 33 countries – and is still the biggest-selling Eurovision winner ever’

Interviews by Dave Simpson

09, May, 2022 @1:45 PM

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Lorraine Kelly’s year in TV: ‘It’s a Sin was my actual life, except we were in Glasgow, not London’
The presenter on loving the Russell T Davies drama, interviewing George Clooney over Zoom, and why Naked Attraction turns her off

Hannah J Davies

09, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Rose Ayling-Ellis to read CBeebies bedtime story in British Sign Language
Strictly Come Dancing champion will make her debut in CBeebies story corner with Can Bears Ski? by Raymond Antrobus

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

06, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Score-settling, boo suppression and voter arrests: will this be the most electric Eurovision ever?
With Russia banned and Ukraine the favourite, this year’s song contest will be momentous. Can the nations unite against Putin? Could we see another police roundup? And how did a Kyiv rapper’s tribute to his mum become an anthem for peace?

Alexi Duggins

03, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Britain’s Got Talent: will Simon Cowell ever stop? Not until the sun engulfs the earth
We’re in danger of the tight-faced vampire king carrying on as long as Bruce Forsyth. But even after all these years, his show’s dark alchemy will make you fully commit

Joel Golby

16, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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