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The BBC has commissioned a second series of hard-hitting crime drama Ripper Street.
Penny Dreadful will be screened by Showtime, the channel behind Homeland
The Killing star Sofie Grabol has revealed that TV bosses tried to take away her alter ego's trademark woolly jumper and even put the hard-nosed Danish detective in heels for the new series of the hit TV drama - but that their plan backfired.
San Franciscan Will Franken provides the most whistlestop character comedy that you’re likely to see at the Fringe this year.
Whether you live in a Georgian townhouse, a rambling country pile or a simple city flat, your home may tell a fascinating story. Holly Williams plays domestic detective
Pinning down the identity of Britain’s most notorious serial killer, Jack the Ripper, has occupied the minds of historians and conspiracy theorists alike for decades. Over the years, enthusiasts have pored over the evidence to draw up a list of potential killers that range from the plausible to the preposterous.
It sounded strange but harmless: a group of men and women who believed that they had lived before as kings and queens. But was it more sinister than that? Read this short story by Margaret Atwood, and Tudor history will never seem the same again
Joe Meek is often lazily dubbed "the English Phil Spector"; but despite the shared characteristics of their personal lives (independent spirit, short temper, paranoid psychosis, doomed recourse to gunplay), in the arena which defined their existences – music – they were poles apart.
Hannah Bills offers a wealth of ideas for free attractions in and around the capital
Sir Ian Blair announced his resignation as Metropolitan Police Commissioner today, saying he could not continue without the support of the London mayor Boris Johnson.
The forthcoming Mighty Boosh Festival on 5 July is the logical extension of this year's abundant comedy programming at the summer festivals. Like the notion of a "summer of love", "comedy as the new rock'n'roll" has consequently had a second outing.
Hollywood's most rock 'n' roll movie star, Johnny Depp, flew into London to wow the crowds at last night's premiere of Tim Burton's latest Gothic creation, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.