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What is the best ever film slogan?

To mark the release of the Radio Times Guide to Films 2018, the magazine has launched a poll to find the nation's favourite film slogan.

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Comedian Sean Hughes

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Irish stand-up comedian and actor Sean Hughes has died aged 51, his management has confirmed.

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Louis Theroux looks at the drug epidemic blighting post-industrial America

Louis Theroux sheds light on the dark side of the American dream

If Louis Theroux ever turns up on your doorstep, you know you must be in trouble.

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Joe McFadden and Katya Jones at a studio in London during rehearsals

Strictly's Joe McFadden would love to get his kilt on for Halloween week

Strictly Come Dancing's Joe McFadden has told how he would love to don his kilt for a punk rock-inspired Halloween dance.

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BBC set new comedy quota after viewers say its shows are too traditional

BBC set new comedy quota after viewers say its shows are too traditional

At least 75% of all programming on BBC1 and BBC2 must be original productions from next year, Ofcom has said.
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Out of the Ice by Ann Turner

Book review: Out of the Ice by Ann Turner

When an environmental scientist is posted to a long abandoned whaling station in the wilds of Antarctica, she discovers more than just penguins, seals and a frozen landscape.

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Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales by P.D. James

Book review: Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales by P.D. James

Not all the guilty are brought to justice in a courtroom… sometimes their punishments are delivered in the most unexpected ways.

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Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Modern forecasting technology would have seen the Great Storm of 1987 coming but is unlikely to have got Michael Fish completely off the hook, a study has shown.

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ITVs The Voice Kids

Lancashire singers wanted for ITV’s The Voice Kids

The Voice Kids is returning to our screens in 2018 and ITV are looking for super talented young north west singers who have what it takes.

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Doctor Who: Shada is an episode which was not completed due to the 1979 strikes

Half-finished Doctor Who episode to be completed after 38 years

Doctor Who star Tom Baker is to reprise his role as the Time Lord after a near 36-year absence as a previously unfinished episode is to be released.

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Book reviews: Knowledge, monsters and urban jungles

Book reviews: Knowledge, monsters and urban jungles

Dazzling books to educate, enlighten and entertain are lighting up children’s autumn reading as the dark nights close in.

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WATCH: Star Wars: The Last Jedi - latest trailer in the saga is released

The trailer for latest episode in the Star Wars saga was released in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the UK and fans could hardly contain their excitement.

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Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh by Ann Thwaite

Book review: Goodbye Christopher Robin: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh by Ann Thwaite

Nearly 90 years after they were written, the beguiling adventures of Winnie-the-Pooh and Christopher Robin remain some of the most iconic tales of childhood in English literature.

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Singer Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton 'honoured' to read a CBeebies bedtime story

Singer Dolly Parton could win over some very young fans - reading a CBeebies Bedtime Story.

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Pointless star Richard Osman

Richard Osman reveals his fears over Pointless 'shelf life'

Pointless star Richard Osman has said he hopes the BBC quiz show continues for many years, but that he understands there is a "shelf life" for most television programmes.

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Awkward: Liam Gallagher

Liam Gallagher: The Late Late Show will be 'awkward' after slating James Corden

Singer Liam Gallagher has said he is facing an "awkward" appearance on The Late Late Show in the US after calling presenter James Corden a "knob head".

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Corrie stars past and present say ta-ra to Liz Dawn

Stars of Coronation Street have gathered for the funeral of much-loved soap actress Liz Dawn.

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The Assassin of Verona by Benet Brandreth

Book review: The Assassin of Verona by Benet Brandreth

It’s once more unto the breach for William Shakespeare and his dear friends as their Italian adventure takes a deadly turn.

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Craig Charles

Craig Charles: Drugs were a way of coping but I had a reason to get better

Craig Charles has said he was "lucky" that Coronation Street bosses stood by him after it emerged he was taking drugs.
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Nitin Ganatra

Eastenders postie Masood will be back in Albert Square

EastEnders star Nitin Ganatra has said he is "over-bloody-whelmed" after fans welcomed news of his return as postman Masood to Albert Square.
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