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eastenders spoilers: 3-9 september

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Next week in EastEnders, Grant is back to try and help Phill find Ben, Denise receives some unexpected news and the day of Paul’s funeral arrives.

corrie spoilers: 3-9 september

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Next week in Coronation Street, Nick lays down the law with Steve, Phelan pushes Todd further into Billy’s arms and David cuts short Lauren’s reign of terror.

what to watch: 29 august – 4 september

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From an hour-long interview with James Corden, a ton of new comedy on the BBC and the return of Strictly Come Dancing, there’s no shortage of great programmes to watch if you plan to spend your evenings in front of the telly.

edinburgh tv festival 2016: 7 things that happened on day three

Edinburgh Day 3

The Edinburgh TV Festival is over for another year, and here are 7 things that happened on day three…

i talk: young hyacinth

Young Hyacinth

Kerry Howard (Witless, Him & Her) is taking on one of sitcom’s greatest characters, Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet) in a one-off BBC One prequel to Keeping Up AppearancesYoung Hyacinth.

edinburgh tv festival 2016: 7 things that happened on day two

Edinburgh Day 2

Now that the second day of the Edinburgh TV Festival 2016 is over, here are 7 things that happened on day two…

edinburgh tv festival 2016: 7 things that happened on day one

Edinburgh Day 1

With the first day of the Edinburgh TV Festival 2016 over, here are 7 things that happened on day one…

i talk to: sally lindsay

Sally Lindsay

Sky 1’s hit comedy drama Mount Pleasant is returning for a sixth series, and whilst it’s very much an ensemble piece, Sally Lindsay has been there from the beginning and involved in some brilliant storylines, so I caught up with her for a chat.

fringe 2016: omid djalili: schmuck for a night

Omid Djalili Review

Yesterday afternoon, Omid Djalili arrived in Edinburgh for the first of his five shows at this year’s Fringe Festival with a 50-minute preview of his upcoming tour, Schmuck For A Night.

fringe 2016: pete firman: trix

Pete Firman Review

This year marks 10 years at the Fringe for magician Pete Firman. He’s performed every single year since 2007 and TriX is a mixture of previous tricks from the last decade as well as some new ones.

fringe 2016: birthday girls: sh!t hot party legends

Birthday Girls Review

Last year’s surprise highlight of the Fringe was watching Beattie Edmondson, Rose Johnson and Camille Ucan, aka Birthday Girls in a hot attic at the Pleasance.

fringe 2016: mr swallow: houdini

Mr Swallow NEW

Nick Mohammed’s alter ego Mr Swallow returns to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year with a magical, musical biopic of Houdini.

i talk: are you being served?

Are You Being Served

When it was announced that the BBC were bringing Are You Being Served? back for a one-off with a brand new cast, I’ll admit I had my head in my hands and was pretty sure it was the worst decision the BBC have made in a long time.

eastenders spoilers: 27 august – 2 september

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Next week in EastEnders, dancing fever hits Walford, and Dot is left unsettled by the delivery of an envelope.

corrie spoilers: 27 august – 2 september

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Next week in Coronation Street, Maria gets burgled, Leanne comes clean and Beth’s world falls about when the truth about Craig’s dad is revealed.

fringe 2016: seann walsh: one for the road

Seann Walsh Review

Seann Walsh for me, is one of those names who I feel should have hit the big time by now. But for some reason this hasn’t quite happened.

fringe 2016: james acaster: reset

James Acaster Review

When I returned from the Edinburgh Fringe last year, I was asked “Who was the highlight?” or “Who was your favourite?” and the name which came to my mind first was James Acaster.

fringe 2016: lolly adefope: lolly 2

Lolly Adefope Review

Lolly Adefope only debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last year with her first solo show and this year she’s appeared on The Last Leg and landed herself a regular part in Sky 1 comedy Rovers, playing barmaid Sam.

what to watch: 22-28 august

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This week the autumn telly schedule really kicks in with great drama, great entertainment, great comedy and of course baking!

eastenders spoilers: 20-26 august

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Next week in EastEnders, there’s a burglary at Ian’s restaurant, Kathy’s close to getting rumbled and is it all over for Honey and Billy?

corrie spoilers: 20-26 august

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Next week in Coronation Street, the pressure gets to Bethany, Sharif and Yasmeen arrive home and as Leanne prepares to leave Weatherfield, will she?

what to watch: 15-21 august

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As we reach the end of the Summer, television dies down before it ramps up massively in a week or two, but there are still some great shows to watch.

preview this autumn’s best telly at edinburgh tv festival

TV festival screenings

For the first time ever, the Edinburgh Television Festival are letting members of the public into the MacTaggart and Alternative MacTaggart, as well a host of Q&A’s and preview screenings for some of this autumn’s most highly-anticipated shows and tickets are still available.

i talk: david brent: life on the road

David Brent Life On The Road

15 years ago, The Office launched on BBC Two and now David Brent is back… only this time he’s on the big screen and I’ve been lucky enough to watch Life On The Road ahead of its release.

eastenders spoilers: 13-19 august

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Next week in EastEnders, Aunt Babe is found unconscious, Patrick and Claudette get close and a verdict is reached in Dean’s trial.