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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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Lancaster community cinema receives award

Lancaster community cinema receives award

A Lancaster community cinema which is run by volunteers has won a prestigious award.

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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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Michael Dixon playing Niall, a love interest for Gemma Winter (Dolly Rose Campbell) in Friday's episode of Coronation Street.

Ex-Morecambe High pupil returns to Coronation Street

Not many people have getting thrown out of the Rovers Return on their CV.

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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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The TV version will mimic the movie

Four Weddings and a Funeral 'to get TV reboot'

Romantic comedy film Four Weddings And A Funeral is being adapted for a new TV series, according to a US report.
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Fans predict return of Ant and Dec

Fans predict return of Ant and Dec in new I'm A Celebrity...! teaser

Fans of reality jungle show I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! are anticipating the return of presenters Ant and Dec following the release of a trailer for this year's series.

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Candice Brown, the winner of The Great British Bake Off in 2016

Bake Off's Candice Brown joins Dancing On Ice

Candice Brown, the winner of The Great British Bake Off in 2016, is the latest celebrity confirmed to be taking part in Dancing On Ice.

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Silver fox: Robert Preston

Corrie viewers baffled as Robert suddenly goes grey

Corrie viewers were scratching their heads in confusion as Robert Preston suddenly turned grey and appeared to "age 20 years" overnight.

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