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Luther Finale Review

Roger Crow | Posted 22.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

So the third series of Luther is done and dusted, and what a finale. By now you've either seen it, about to watch on catch up, or have wandered onto this section by accident. Safe to say there are mild spoilers ahead.

We All Pay Your Benefits - An Exercise in 'Divide and Rule'

Steve Rose | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Politics
Steve Rose

According to the BBC's programme information: "Nick Hewer and Margaret Mountford want to discover how much benefit is enough to live on and if work is worth it." The experiment promises to bring both groups together an effort to 'learn' their stories. Except, there's one huge problem with this premise - it presupposes the idea that anyone unfortunate enough to be unemployed pays no taxes.

Luther Is Back!

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Idris Elba is to return to our screens as the enigmatic detective 'Luther' this summer, the BBC have confirmed. Whetting fans' hungry appetites for...

Match Of The Day Is Broken, and It's in Desperate Need of Being Fixed

Raj Bains | Posted 22.06.2013 | UK Sport
Raj Bains

The likes of Alan Shearer, Alan Hanson, Mark Lawrenson, Garth Crooks and Martin Keown do little to help the dwindling cause, providing about as much entertaining and well balanced analysis as you'd expect from a John Terry lecture in to the merits of celibacy.

The Literary Merits of Philippa Gregory's 'The White Queen''

Annie Martirosyan | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Annie Martirosyan

Now that the BBC is about to air the TV series adaptation of Philippa Gregory's The White Queen, it is well worth revisiting the merits of the book itself.

'EastEnders' Writer Pens WW1 Drama

PA | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

EastEnders writer Tony Jordan is behind a new series following the fate of two young soldiers in the First World War. The Great War, which will str...

Some Thoughts on The Voice and TV Talent Shows

Django Wylie | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Django Wylie

The talent show derives its sense of fairness by appropriating the apparatus of democracy. We vote for our favourite singer (or at least the one with the most sympathetic cancer-related anecdote) and they are duly elevated to the plutocratic realm of celebrity, however transitory their tenure.

Catherine Tate's TV Return

PA | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Catherine Tate has been added to the cast of David Walliams' new BBC One sitcom. The actress, famed for playing disruptive pupil Lauren in her TV s...

Mass Cancellations Of BBC Programmes As Journalists Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK

A strike by BBC journalists over jobs has disrupted programmes, including the flagship Today on Radio 4. TV news was also hit by the 24-hour walkou...

When Miranda met Gary

Elliot Gonzalez | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Elliot Gonzalez

I was invited over to BBC TV Centre to watch the recording of the fifth episode in the new series of Miranda. Having been to previous recordings in TV Centre I knew what to expect. However, more importantly than just the experience of watching the episode live, was the eagerness to see what Miranda Hart had in store for her much anticipated return.

Gemma McCluskie's Friend 'Felt Sorry For Brother'

PA | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

A friend of former EastEnders actress Gemma McCluskie told a jury today how she comforted Ms McCluskie's brother, unaware he had dismembered her body ...

'EastEnders' Star Quits The Square

The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost Staff | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

'EastEnders' star Nina Wadia, who plays long-suffering housewife Zainab Masood, is leaving the soap after five years. The actress and comedienne, w...

Can Rowling Bring Some More Screen Magic?

PA | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK Entertainment

JK Rowling's first novel for adults, 'The Casual Vacancy', is being adapted into a BBC One drama. Published in September, the novel opens with the ...

Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature

Graham Booth | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Graham Booth

Just what sort of 'miracles' exactly? And what on Earth could they possibly have to do with 'The Hamster'? At least I hope that's what you're thinking. Because otherwise I've wasted the last 12 months of my life searching out unusual science stories from around the globe and turning them into three one-hour documentaries for BBC1 that absolutely nobody's going to watch.

Sugar Slams BBC Decision To Axe 'Young Apprentice'

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Lord Sugar has lashed out at the BBC's decision to axe 'Young Apprentice', saying that it provides inspiration for young people at a time when they ar...

'I'd Like To Take The Master To A Very, Very Dark Place'

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

John Simm would be happy to reprise his role as the Master in 'Doctor Who'. The Radio Times said the star, who played the Doctor's arch-adversary b...

Jerry Moves Like Jagger?

PA | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Axed 'Strictly Come Dancing' contestant Jerry Hall would have been performing to a song by her ex-husband, Sir Mick Jagger, if she had remained in the...

Hucknall Left Simply Red Faced

WENN | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Singer Mick Hucknall approached bosses at the BBC to launch his own TV talent show, but his concept was turned down in favour of 'The Voice'. The f...

Pendleton Reveals Dramatic Change In Shape

PA | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

'Strictly Come Dancing' star Victoria Pendleton has revealed she is having to dump her old clothes barely three months after quitting cycling due to h...

PICTURES: Meet The New 'Young Apprentice' Stars

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

Lord Sugar is back on our screens this autumn, as he attempts to shepherd 12 mini-hopefuls through the trials and tribulations of a new series of 'You...

'What The F*** Is That?'

PA | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK

The BBC has apologised after an off-screen voice turned the air blue on BBC1's Breakfast show. Viewers heard a disembodied voice exclaim "What the ...

The Doctor Knows Show's 50th Anniversary Plans

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

Matt Smith has revealed he knows what showrunner Steven Moffat is planning for the 50th anniversary of iconic BBC One sci-fi show Doctor Who. In an...

Back In The House?

PA | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Noel Edmonds is in talks for a potential to return to BBC1 for a Saturday entertainment show. The host of Channel 4's Deal Or No Deal is in discuss...

In a World Where Anything Goes

Pippa Smith | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Pippa Smith

Do we really live in a world where anything goes? According to the BBC's Cherry Healey, we do. In a recent programme, 'How to Get a Life' on BBC One, she repeated this statement more than once.

Sarah Dean

Blue Peter Changes Cause A Stir

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Dean | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Twitter went into a frenzy on Wednesday after rumours circulated that the cherished children's TV show Blue Peter was going to be axed by the BBC. ...