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‘We’ll March To Defend The BBC’ Say Stars And Peers | TV News

  The speeches at the Baftas this week showed how the spirit of defiance to John Whittingdale has spread to the stars, directors, producers, and writers who wish to defend the BBC from him.   Now a cross-party group of peers leading the campaign to halt the Government’s harrowing cuts to the BBC and backed by stars Richard Wilson, Ross Kemp,[…]

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Sir Ian McKellen And Dame Judi Dench To Take Part In Shakespeare Celebration | TV News

  Sir Ian McKellen and Dame Judi Dench are to join the BBC Two’s Shakespeare Live, celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare since the Bard’s death in 1616. Alongside Dench and McKellen, Shakespeare In Love actor Joseph Fiennes will also star.   So also will the English National Opera, the Birmingham Royal Ballet, singer Ian Bostridge, and poet/rapper Akala. The celebrations[…]

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Jon Snow Apologises For Inappropriate Alan Rickman Joke | TV News

  We championed Channel 4 newsreader Jon Snow‘s ability to have some good-humoured fun when he appeared on 2015’s Big Fat Quiz Of The Year dancing to Drake‘s “Hotline Bling”. Therefore, it came as a great disappointment to learn that Snow made an almighty faux-pas in regard to esteemed actor Alan Rickman‘s recent death on Thursday (January 14).   Snow[…]

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‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5 To Premiere In Cinema | TV News

  The opening episode of the new series of Downton Abbey is to have a cinema screening at Leicester Square Empire cinema before it is broadcast on TV. The screening will take place on September 17, four days before the series is broadcast on ITV in the UK. The event will be hosted by the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund[…]

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