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Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

My kids used to like a book called The Busy World of Richard Scarry, in which animals dressed as humans scurried about, going to work or enjoying their leisure time, all being terribly busy and pressed for time.

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Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic

Listen up: Grayson Perry turns continuity announcer

Transvestite potter Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic to mark International Men's Day.

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Cillian Murphy.

TV Interviews AND TRAILER: Peaky Blinders Series Four Overview

With series four kicking off just a few days ago we look closer at the 1920s Brummie gangster drama. Marcus Butler and Georgia Humphreys are our guides to what’s happened and what lies ahead

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The Big Sick.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

The best being beamed to your telly, tablet, laptop or phone...
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Howards End

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

What's worth watching from the schedules?
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Ant & Dec present I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

TV Highlights: I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! and Armchair Detectives

I’m A Celebrity...Get Me out of Here! ITV, from Sunday, 9pm

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(Back to camera) Garrett Hedlund as Jamie McAllan. (Front of cart) Mary J. Blige as Florence Jackson (also inset)  and Rob Morgan as Hap Jackson.

Movies And TRAILER: Mary J Blige talks Mudbound

As Mary J Blige took on the acting role of a lifetime in new Netflix movie Mudbound, her personal life was falling apart. She talks to Laura Harding about channelling all that pain into her performance

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WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad 'too scary' to be aired during Corrie

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.
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I'm A Celebrity 2017 line-up confirmed

The official line-up for this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! has been confirmed by ITV.

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Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing

Anthea Turner trolled for hilarious Twitter blunder

Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing after she tweeted a request to cancel an order - but forgot to include the name of the company.

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The ad caused an uproar on social media

No swear bear: Paddington M&S Christmas ad in the clear

A social media furore around the suggestion that the Marks & Spencer Christmas ad features a villain swearing at Paddington bear has been definitively resolved.

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Blue Planet II

Blue Planet II continues to grow in viewers for series high

The latest episode of Blue Planet II has been the most successful of the series so far.

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GBBO is looking for new contestants

Applications for The Great British Bake Off 2018 are now open

Who’s the best baker you know?

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This year's John Lewis Christmas campaign

Lovelorn snowmen and bouncing dogs: A rundown of John Lewis Christmas ads

The John Lewis Christmas campaign has become a fixture of the consumer festive calendar, introducing characters ranging from a lovelorn snowman and his snow girlfriend to a trampolining dog.
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(L-R) Johnny Vegas as Terry, Sian Gibson as Gemma, Griff Rhys Jones as David Van Der Clane, Nina Wadia as Moira, Kimberley Nixon as Laura, Una Stubbs as Peggy, Mark Heap as Graham, Sheila Reid as Mildred, Susie Blake as Marge Grimshaw, Kevin Eldon as Kevin, Nigel Havers as Doc, Katy Cavanagh as Grace, Matthew Cottle as George and Javone Prince as Ben.

Johnny Vegas on his new comedy: 'Murder on the Blackpool Express'

The all-star cast may have left Johnny Vegas feeling nervous - but it's the comic actor who's in the driving seat for one-off comedy, Murder on the Blackpool Express. He assures Georgia Humphreys that, despite the laughs, the twist and turns are sure to keep audiences guessing

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The cast of the new BBC2 sitcom Motherland, including Diane Morgan (second left) and Anna Maxwell Martin (centre)

Motherland and The Detectorists herald a good time for new comedy

Comedy seems to be stuck in a timewarp at the moment – just look at the reboot of Porridge currently clogging up BBC1, or ponder the inexplicable success of Mrs Brown’s Boys, which attracts millions of viewers despite being as funny as a poke in the eye with a stick.

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JJodie Whittaker as the incoming Doctor Who

See Jodie Whittaker in full costume as the new Doctor Who

A first image has been unveiled of Jodie Whittaker in full costume as the incoming Doctor Who.
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Sir Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in Murder On The Orient Express.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Murder On The Orient Express cast interview

Sir Kenneth Branagh has recruited an A-list cast for the retelling of Agatha Christie’s classic mystery Murder On The Orient Express. The stars talk to Laura Harding about the adaptation...

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Asda reveals first 2017 supermarket Christmas advert - 50 days before Dec 25

Asda will look to steal a march on its rivals when it kicks off the Christmas advert season on Sunday as the supermarket opts for an early start to the festive TV ad craze.

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Surfing bottlenose dolphins featured in the incredible Blue Planet II on BBC1 this week.

Blue Planet II - The very best of the BBC

It has been a central part of British life for almost a century, but the BBC seems to be under attack more than ever. The right thinks it’s a hotbed of leftist luvvies, while the left sees it as an organ of state-sponsored propaganda.

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