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The actors met at their final audition for a place at Rada

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The Bafta winner stars in Channel 4's new drama Humans

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Binge-watching box sets has changed the way television is made, but is something being lost?

Patience and loyalty to a TV series is the reason why good episodes come to those who wait

US studios are owed millions in Chinese takings for ‘Man of Steel’

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iTunes - New in June 2015: Best TV and films from Game of Thrones to Fifty Shades of Grey

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Telepathic: Daryl Hannah's Angel stars in a story that takes in Nairobi, Seoul and more

New on Netflix June 2015: From Orange is the New Black and Sense8 to Sin City 2

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The odd couple: Dolly Wells and Emily Mortimer play versions of themselves in their sitcom 'Doll & Em'

Doll & Em: Emily Mortimer and Dolly Wells explain how they turned a lifelong friendship into a successful sitcom

The British actresses star in the show as fictionalised versions of themselves

Actress Elisabeth Moss poses for a photo at 'The Heidi Chronicles' Broadway Opening Night at The Music Box Theatre

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Mad Men might be over yet Moss’s career is anything but

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