Despite my obsession with Game of Thrones and Lucy Worsley’s The First Georgians right now, I am still televisually smitten with MTV’s Catfish. The show that exposes online love fraudsters. The throwaway youth TV show that one’s mind just cannot throw away. Instead, one sits post- episode genuinely saddened that our human need to love and be loved is so destructive. Or that the earth’s supply of gullible optimists may well be infinite.
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Thursday 29 August 2013
Former EastEnders star Tamzin Outhwaite and her husband Tom Ellis have separated, a spokesman for the couple said.
Wednesday 28 August 2013
The question of why we continue to lock up some of the most vulnerable and damaged women in society for relatively petty offences has yet to be answered
Tuesday 27 August 2013
X Factor judge Louis Walsh has admitted that the show "needs to change" and become "more honest".
Thursday 22 August 2013
Scriptwriters planning 'a memorable departure' for Rovers Return landlady Stella Price
Monday 19 August 2013
There are glitter curtains and mullet wigs, an overhead projector and exercise video workouts. Welcome to the Eighties! Little Bulb, a young company of five actors, take us back the decade of greed and into the offices of a booming television company.
Transfer news: Brendan Rodgers will not allow Arsenal target Luis Suarez to 'sabotage' Liverpool season
Friday 16 August 2013
The striker is set to hold talks with Rodgers this week
Thursday 15 August 2013
The Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he will not let the impasse with Luis Suarez "sabotage" the club's start to the Premier League season.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
The actress Briony McRoberts spent two decades taking character roles on television before making her biggest impact as the super-bitch Sam Hagen in Take the High Road, the Scottish soap opera screened nationally by ITV.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
EastEnders star Gillian Wright is quitting the soap after eight years as Jean Slater but has refused to rule out a comeback some day.
Friday 26 July 2013
Emmerdale fans saw Sian Reese Williams come to the end of the road on the ITV soap last night when her character became the latest victim of serial killer Cameron Murray.
Thursday 25 July 2013
Michael French is making his comeback in EastEnders as womaniser David Wicks almost 20 years after he first arrived in Albert Square.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
As a gay man and a passionate football supporter Rob Ward has struggled for years to make the two aspects of his life sit together comfortably. Given the homophobia endemic in football it has not been easy. But it has produced a singularly brave – and rather extraordinary – piece of theatre.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
The arrival of the royal baby will be marked in tonight's episode of EastEnders after show bosses ordered some last-minute filming to reflect the birth.
Andrew Marr returns to TV screens to see off David Miliband, who says relationship with brother Ed is 'healing'
Sunday 14 July 2013
The former Labour minister said the party could be on the verge of a “great prize” if the next government is not a coalition
Thursday 11 July 2013
It took Anna Wing a lifetime of character roles and bit-parts to become a television star at the age of 70. So keen was she to play EastEnders' grumpy matriarch Lou Beale that she arrived for her audition clutching the birth certificate proving her to be a true East Ender, a photograph of her grandmother and a family album. "All my life, I've been an actress," she told the producers. "Now I want to be a household name."
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 200,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train