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Louise Brealey in Ripper Street Season 3

Sherlock star Louise Brealey interview: What it's like to win an army of fans

It’s easy to see why women relate to her – she’s self-deprecating, funny and her Twitter feed is a satisfying mix of political campaigning and pictures of baby fruitbats

Christmas adverts 2014: Watch the best TV ads from Sainsbury's to John Lewis

Retailers are all fighting it out for the most heart-warming advert this Christmas, but can they beat Monty the Penguin?

Child stars: Byker’s Anthony McPartlin, right, and Declan Donnelly became pop duo PJ and Duncan before Ant&Dec

Byker Grove 25 years later: Meet the producers behind the nineties' TV hit

As the Geordie kids’ drama Byker Grove celebrates 25 years since it launched, Caroline Corcoran speaks to the producers about what made it so groundbreaking

Through a glass darkly: Jamie Dornan in The Fall

BBC2’s The Fall returns next week and the psycho-killer tale is not so sexist

Also Downton Abbey, Doctor Who and Boardwalk Empire come to an end

A Sopranos prequel? Please no, make it stop

With Tony Soprano ingeniously left in televisual purgatory, a prequel series would surely only tarnish what was a perfect series

Tom Odell has recorded a cover of John Lennon's 'Real Love' for the John Lewis Christmas advert 2014

John Lewis Christmas advert songs: Meet the singers from Tom Odell to Gabrielle Aplin

Ellie Goulding and Slow Moving Millie have also covered songs for the retailer

Tom Odell has been selected to score the John Lewis advert

John Lewis advert 2014: Tom Odell - From a one star NME review to scoring the biggest Christmas gig on TV

The musician has been asked to score the new ad following Lily Allen last year

Pick up a penguin: John Lewis’s emotional ‘story’ is part of a £7m festive store campaign

John Lewis Christmas advert 2014: It's sickly and sweet but surprisingly potent

You know the festive countdown has really started when John Lewis releases its Christmas TV campaign. Seasonal sick-bag in hand, Adam Sherwin gets a sneak preview

Through a glass darkly: Jamie Dornan in ‘The Fall’

Fifty Shades of Grey star Jamie Dornan: Playing The Fall's serial killer left me scarred

Dornan stars in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' in the new year. Before that, he returns as a misogynistic murderer in the controversial drama 'The Fall' on BBC2. He tells Gerard Gilbert how the role has transformed his life
The Passing Bells, with Michael (Jack Lowden) and Thomas (Paddy Gibson)

From The Passing Bells to Trollied: What to watch on TV tonight

Intruders, Toast of Britain and Gareth's All-Star choir also come recommended

Paul Kaye & Bertie Carvel: "We'd listen to a record over and over again like kids, squatting on the floor in our pants, eating meatballs"

The two actors met while working on Midsomer Murders and will appear together in the BBC's 'Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell' in 2015
Armstrong, left, and Bain's writing credits include Peep Show, Fresh Meat, and The Old Guys

Can kings of comedy Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong strike gold with a full series of Metropolitan Police serial Babylon?

Bain and Armstrong have presented their unique view of 21st-century foibles in shows such as Peep Show and Fresh Meat
Joel Kinnaman as Alex Murphy in Robocop

New on Netflix UK: Films and TV shows coming in November 2014

RoboCop and House are two of the popular movies and programmes coming soon

Toast of London. Steven Toast played by Matt Berry (press image from Lis Clucas/Kuba Wieczorek/Channel 4)

Matt Berry interview: Star on the second series of exhilaratingly surreal sitcom Toast of London

The genius of Toast of London is that even though the characters are many times larger than life, they still ring very true

Arts and Entertainment
Cup of woe: Alex Polizzi (right) with the Messer family at their tea room

Review: Alex Polizzi: The Fixer, BBC2

Arts and Entertainment
Caroline looks at her baby daughter Flora

Review: Last Tango in Halifax

Arts and Entertainment
Mark Rylance stars as Thomas Cromwell in BBC2’s ‘Wolf Hall’

Review: Wolf Hall

Arts and Entertainment
Hacked off: Maisie Williams in ‘Cyberbully’

Review: Cyberbully, Channel 4
Arts and Entertainment
Olivia Colman and David Tennant star in 'Broadchurch'

Review: Broadchurch series two, episode two
Arts and Entertainment
Caroline makes an upsetting call

Review: Last Tango in Halifax

Arts and Entertainment
Pushing the boat out: Richard Branson in 'Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island'

Review: Billionaire's Paradise: Inside Necker Island

Arts and Entertainment
24 Hours in Police Custody (Channel 4)

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'Miranda' draws to a close tonight

Review: Miranda finale
Arts and Entertainment
Look back in anger: 'Charlie Brooker's 2014 Wipe'

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Nourishing drama: Rupert Graves and Nicola Walker in Last Tango in Halifax
Review: Cosy familiarity and real surprises are perfectly in step
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Torquay Harbour
Review: The documentary has moved to the Cavendish Hotel
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Review: The older generation are getting hot under the collar
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Kellie Bright as Linda Carter and Danny Dyer as Mick Carter
Review: Brilliant Danny Dyer glues you to your seat
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Call The Midwife: Miranda Hart as Chummy
Review: Miranda Hart and co deliver the festive goods
Arts and Entertainment
Mark Wright and Bianca Miller in the final of The Apprentice

Review:The final Apprentice battle between SEO and tights
Arts and Entertainment
Caroline Flack became the tenth winner of Strictly Come Dancing
The TV presenter made history by receiving a perfect 120 score
Arts and Entertainment
Code warrior: Jon Hamm in 'Black Mirror: White Christmas'

Review: Charlie Brooker's dystopian sci-fi is far from festive
Arts and Entertainment
Lorenzo Richelmy (L) and Zhu Zhu (R)

Review: Marco Polo
Arts and Entertainment
Andre Lincoln plays Rick Grimes in The Walking Dead season five

Review: The Walking Dead mid-season finale

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