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Would I Lie To You? (BBC1) at Christmas

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Ray Winstone proved himself a formidable fibber

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Mark Wright and Bianca Miller in the final of The Apprentice

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Caroline Flack became the tenth winner of Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing final 2014: Caroline Flack wins glitterball trophy

The Xtra Factor presenter triumphed on the rival Saturday night show

Eastenders' Lucy Beale (Hetti Bywater), Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt), Bobby Beale (Rory Stroud) and Peter Beale (Ben Hardy)

Grace Dent's best TV picks of 2014: From Game of Thrones to EastEnders

From hoodlums, hipsters and tender Eastenders, here is my pick of the best telly to land on our screens this year

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Sarah Koenig, creator of popular podcast Serial, which is to be broadcast by the BBC

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The secret to the programme's success is that it allows its audience to play armchair detective

Radio 4's The Invisible Age, review: A wise, mature reflection on our ageing population

The Invisible Age, Matthew Sweet's terrific three-part Radio 4 reflection on how we view our ageing population, began with the sound of ticking.

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It's been a while since we looked back at the world of Seventies and Eighties light entertainment. One forgets why. Anyway, to remedy that, last night BBC4 devoted 90 minutes to the battle for Saturday night TV ratings since the birth of ITV. So far, so esoteric (this is BBC4, after all).

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Black Mirror is great on our technology culture, but also just great

The Choir: New Military Wives on BBC2: 'Choirmaster Gareth Malone is back!'

The Choir: New Military Wives, BBC2 - TV review

There are now more than 80 military wives choirs, with more than 2,000 members

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