Friday, October 31 2014

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TV Father Christmas Dies

British actor John Moore, who played Father Christmas in a number of television adverts, has died. He was 86.

The Queen's Garden

The Queen’s Garden to be shown on ITV, presented by Alan Titchmarsh..

BBC Refuses Top Gear Apology

The BBC has refused the Argentinian ambassador’s demand for a public apology following the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the South American country.

Jeremy Clarkson Does It Again

Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson has driven in to another storm of controversy by tweeting that he was driving with a beer close at hand.

X Factor Could Move To Sundays

According to reports, ITV is planning longer live shows on Sunday to make way for live Rugby World Cup coverage on Saturday evenings.

Channel 4 UKIP Documentary

Channel 4 has commissioned a one-off ‘What-If’ drama, 100 Days of UKIP (w/t), exploring the effects of an imagined future in which UKIP win the general election in May 2015.

Neil Diamond ITV Special

American music legend Neil Diamond appears at the London Palladium for a one-off ITV special.

Channel 4 Political Drama

West End star Bertie Carvel - best known for his role as Miss Trunchbull in the hit musical Matilda - will play Nick Clegg in a new Channel 4 drama.

Sir Cliff Richard Police Raid

A police raid at the home of veteran pop star Sir Cliff Richard has been described as inept by a group of MPs.

Actress Returns To Coronation Street

Coronation Street actress Tina O'Brien is returning to the soap.

The Boy In The Dress

BBC One announced today that production has started on David Walliams’ latest book dramatisation The Boy In The Dress.

Miranda Hart

Miranda Hart has announced the two Christmas specials she is doing will mark the end of her eponymous BBC sitcom.

Phillip Schofield

Phillip Schofield is to attempt to break the British record for the longest live TV broadcast in December.

Mike Read Withdraws UKIP Song

Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has requested a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints that it was racist.



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