News Suchitra Sen retired at the height of her career and became known as ‘the Indian Garbo’

Suchitra Sen was a legendary Indian actress known for her memorable roles in both Bengali-language and Hindi Bollywood films.

DVD review: Veep, The Complete First Season

Armando Iannucci and his pals from the BBC's The Thick of It relocate their quick-fire government insult-fest to Washington DC.

Beverley Callard is to make a return to Coronation Street as landlady Liz McDonald

Rover Returns: Liz McDonald is back in Coronation Street 20 years after first walking the cobbles

Beverley Callard is heading back to Coronation Street more than 20 years after her first appearance on the cobbles.

....'Enough said' indeed

Film: What’s scarier than a shark? A shark tornado!

It’s easy to see the logic behind Sharknado, a new film being touted to distributors at the Cannes film market: why have one just outlandish threat, when you can have two?

Actor Rob Lowe visits the White House earlier this year

Killing Kennedy: Rob Lowe to play assassinated American President JFK in 50th anniversary movie

American actor Rob Lowe will portray slain American President John F. Kennedy in a television movie.

ACC Jim Burns (John Lynch), DSI Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) and Crime Scene Manager Sheldon Scwartz (Michael Colgan) in The Fall

BBC commissions second series of The Fall starring Gillian Anderson

The BBC has commissioned a second outing for its crime drama The Fall before the first series has even finished.

Scarlett Johansson (left) and Jessica Chastain (right) are in the running to portray Hillary Clinton (centre) in an upcoming film

Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson and Jessica Chastain among the front-runners to play Hillary Clinton in Rodham

Upcoming film expected to hit cinemas in time for the next presidential election

Emilia Clarke plays the silver-haired Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones

Page 3 Profile: Emilia Clarke aka daenerys Targaryen

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Helen Hunt with John Hawkes in The Sessions

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The joke’s on me – Chechen leader is double the trouble in online hoax

As if one Ramzan Kadyrov were not trouble enough, for a while this week it appeared that the world might have to deal with two of them. Chechnya's controversial president posted a number of photographs on his Instagram account laughing and joking with a body double. Both men were dressed in the same outfits and bore such a close resemblance to each other that it was impossible to tell which was which.

Musician Keith Urban and jury member actress Nicole Kidman attend the 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Premiere during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 19, 2013 in Cannes

Seduced and Abandoned: Cannes Film Festival - where celebrity sells and celebrities sell themselves

Film stars come to Cannes to promote themselves and their projects - so where better to launch a wry documentary bemoaning the seeming dominance of celebrity pulling-power over content?

DVD & Blu-ray review: Trouble with the Curve (12)

Robert Lorenz DVD/ Blu-ray (109mins)

Tina Malone attends the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2013 at the Royal Festival Hall

Shameless actress Tina Malone reveals she is pregnant at 50 following IVF treatment

Shameless star Tina Malone has revealed she is five weeks pregnant at the age of 50 following successful IVF treatment.

Olivia Coleman poses with her BAFTA awards

Olivia trivia: the Colman files

Eight things you (probably) never knew about the double Bafta-winning actress

Sheridan Smith, who was surprised to receive the leading actress award for her role in 'Mrs Biggs' (Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

‘Don’t cry, you look like a kn*b’ – Sheridan Smith sobs and swears her way through Bafta TV acceptance speech

The award for most surprised winner at last night’s British Academy Television Awards went to Sheridan Smith.

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Robert Fisk: All this talk of an ‘apocalyptic’ threat is simply childish

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Mafia Dons: is the Camorra in control of the Granite City?

So claims an EU report which points to the Italian Mob’s alleged grip on everything from public works to property
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Emmys look set to overhaul the Oscars as Hollywood’s prize draw

Once the poor relation, the awards show now has the top stars and boasts the best drama
French connection: After 1,300 years, there’s a bridge to Mont Saint-Michel

French connection: After 1,300 years, there’s a bridge to Mont Saint-Michel

The ugly causeway is being dismantled, an elegant connection erected in its place. So everyone’s happy, right?
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David Abraham: Big ideas for the small screen

David Abraham: Big ideas for the small screen

A blistering attack on US influence on British television has lifted the savvy head of Channel 4 out of the shadows
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Tom Peck on Match of the Day at 50

The show reminds us that even the most revered BBC institution may have a finite lifespan – thanks to the opposition
Air strikes? Talk of God? Obama is following the jihadists’ script

Air strikes? Talk of God? Obama is following the jihadists’ script

The President came the nearest he has come yet to rivalling George W Bush’s gormless reaction to 9/11 , says Robert Fisk
Ebola outbreak: Billy Graham’s son declares righteous war on the virus

Billy Graham’s son declares righteous war on Ebola

A Christian charity’s efforts to save missionaries trapped in Africa by the crisis have been justifiably praised. But doubts remain about its evangelical motives
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Not even Jeremy Clarkson is bigger than the BBC, says TV boss

Corporation’s head of television confirms ‘Top Gear’ host was warned about racist language
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Nick Clegg the movie

Channel 4 to air Coalition drama showing Lib Dem leader's rise
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Philip Larkin: What will survive of him?

Larkin's reputation has taken a knocking. But a new book by James Booth argues that the poet was affectionate, witty, entertaining and kind, as hitherto unseen letters, sketches and 'selfies' reveal
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Madame Tussauds has shown off its Beyoncé waxwork in Regent's Park - but why is the tourist attraction still pulling in the crowds?
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Make the most of British tomatoes

The British crop is at its tastiest and most abundant. Sudi Pigott shares her favourite recipes