The soap EastEnders must recalibrate its outdated depiction of Cockney life to take account of the young hipsters and tech entrepreneurs who have made East London a fashionable place to live, the BBC has admitted.
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Thursday 30 May 2013
The Highland cottage owned by disgraced TV presenter Jimmy Savile will be sold at auction today.
Wednesday 03 April 2013
Jane Henson, the former wife of Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died at the age of 78 after a long battle with cancer.
Matt Smith on the new series of Doctor Who: From scary monsters to on-screen chemistry and a little inspiration from James Bond
Tuesday 19 March 2013
The new series of Doctor Who will feature one of the scariest monsters viewers have seen, according to the show’s star Matt Smith.
Thursday 07 March 2013
The BBC has released photographs of the forthcoming seventh series of Doctor Who.
Monday 04 March 2013
Here’s one the viewers chose earlier. The next presenter of Blue Peter will be selected by audience vote after competing in a new talent show, the BBC announced.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
The pipe-puffing, braces-wearing Denis Forman was one of the godfathers of commercial television in Britain. He firmly believed in making high-quality programmes that were also popular. Under his stewardship, Granada Television was particularly noted for the investigative journalism and dramas that it produced for the ITV network.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Thursday 17 January 2013
Glamour model Lacey Banghard became the third person evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother House.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
New figures show rival period dramas Call The Midwife and Downton Abbey outshone Coronation Street in the Christmas Day battle of the period dramas.
Wednesday 26 December 2012
Viewing figures slump in the great Christmas TV turn-off - audience numbers are lowest for a decade
Friday 21 December 2012
Christmas Day television is now dominated by home-grown drama rather than the light entertainment shows that filled schedules 20 years ago, according to a survey of the changing face of festive viewing.
Wednesday 12 December 2012
Another soap opera Christmas wedding? You'd think there were 364 other days of the year to get hitched. Daisy Wyatt looks back on the best Michaelmas marriages from the nation's two favourite soaps
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Puppeteer behind Sesame Street's most widely loved character resigns over alleged relationships with teenagers
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash has resigned from Sesame Street in the wake of a new allegation that he had sex with an underage youth.
I'm A Celebrity: Helen Flanagan flounders in third Bush Tucker trial - and is elected to endure fourth
Friday 16 November 2012
It is fourth time unlucky for Helen Flanagan after she was picked to do tonight's bushtucker trial in I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here!.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz wanted to 'do something people would remember him for'
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