UK Television

BBC Three: A Shining Example For Young Filmmakers

Tony Orsten | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tony Orsten

It is good content that will be lapped up by mainstream audiences. But for the young filmmaker looking to make waves in the industry, it looks as though there is little space to cut through. After all, why should a successful commissioner take a risk on an unknown artist?

Davina McCall Just Pledged To Return To 'Big Brother', On One Condition

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Davina McCall has made ‘Big Brother’ fans’ dreams come true by making a pact with Rylan Clark-Neal to return. The show’s former host has said...

Katie Price Unleashes Jordan (Again) During X-Rated ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ Interview

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

Katie Price might be relatively tame on the ‘Loose Women’ panel, but she was a whole lot more x-rated as a guest panelist on ‘Celebrity Big Brot...

The Apprentice Is An Embarrassment To Business

Barnaby Lashbrooke | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Barnaby Lashbrooke

While many of us can approach the programme with a critical eye, for many younger viewers The Apprentice will play an important role in understanding what the working world might look it, and I dread to think how they must feel as they watch self-serving acts of one-upmanship unfold on screen.

Doctor Who Has A Christmas Message For Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 18.12.2016 | UK

The actor who plays the timelord in Doctor Who has said he hopes Theresa may takes on board the show’s message of compassion after learning she was ...

Nicky Morgan Was Replaced By This Leather Bag After She Pulled Out Of HIGNFY

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Nicky Morgan has been skewered on Have I Got News For You, after she pulled out of appearing at short notice amid her ‘Trousergate’ row with There...

Nicky Morgan Was Replaced By This Leather Bag After She Pulled Out Of HIGNFY

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

Nicky Morgan has been skewered on Have I Got News For You, after she pulled out of appearing at short notice amid her ‘Trousergate’ row with There...

Jamie And Jools Oliver's Baby River Rocket Will Make Christmas TV Debut

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Parents

Jamie and Jools Oliver’s four-month-old son will make his first ever TV appearance in the celebrity chef’s Christmas show. River Rocket will appea...

Why the New Matt Is No Matt

Paul Marshall | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

The judges loved Matt. He was a favourite from the start. Even at the audition stage he seemed like a shoo-in. At the end, he turned out to be the irr...

17 Life Lessons We Learned From Planet Earth 2

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

It’s official, the UK is completely obsessed with Planet Earth. And while we’re willing on baby iguanas, admiring snow leopards and generally lett...

My £5 Note Problem

Afton McKeith | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Afton McKeith

Due to the outcry against the new British animal fat £5 note, some shops have been refusing the note as tender. Reports show that customers even deny it for change. Perfect Solution: Reprint the new British £5 note with pumpkin seed oil.

I Watched 'Inside Britain's Fertility Business' With A Knot In My Ovaries

Deborah Linton | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Parents
Deborah Linton

As evidenced by the tears of the women in last night's programme, infertility is brutal, physically and emotionally, and affects 1 in 7 couples. If my doctor had asked me for twice the price on the promise of heightened chances, I'd have handed it over without a moment's thought. That is why the ethics at play in last night's TV made for such unsettling viewing.

Cyber Monday 2016 Best Deals At Currys, PC World For TVs, Laptops And More

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 28.11.2016 | UK Tech

Cyber Monday has arrived, the last chance for many of us to grab an outrageous deal on the latest gadgets from TVs to laptops. Following on from the d...

The Good, Bad And Ugly Of The 2016 Christmas Ad Season

Debra Marmor | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Debra Marmor

Not sure when John Lewis's Christmas adverts took on the eager anticipation aura of Budweiser's US Clydesdale commercials, but Aldi's 'Kevin the Carro...

Accentuating Diversity On Television - With Accents!

Dawn-Maria France | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dawn-Maria France

Many people have made the decision to take elocution lessons or work with a voice coach to change how they talk. To my way of thinking, they dilute their identity and uniqueness, whilst turning their backs on their upbringing and neighbours.

Acting After Illness #5 Resilience

David King | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK Entertainment
David King

Building resilience is changing my life. Resilience has made me more committed to my life, my goals and I have good reasons to get out of bed in the morning. Resilience is needed to work as an actor.

How Does The UK Television Industry Equal Its US Counterpart?

Gemma Scarascia | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Gemma Scarascia

Most things are bigger in America: portion sizes, buildings, roads, the TV industry. Bigger, however, does not always mean better. The problem is, in the case of the television industry, it does.

Shouldn't We Be Putting Pressure On Channels To Diversify, Rather Than Diversifying Our Channels?

London Hughes | Posted 20.11.2016 | UK Comedy
London Hughes

I am quite sceptical about Next Up, but that's probably only because 2016's been such a catastrophic year and I'm effectively broken inside! But hey, it might just surprise everyone and change the scene for the better...

Television Isn't Dead, It's In Rude Health

Mark Lund | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Lund

TV certainly can't be complacent or ossified. To continue as a brand's best partner it must continue to change and work in harmony with its so-called rivals in online, social and digital. We'll all be much healthier for that.

On Being Denied Opportunities Because Of Being 'A White Man'

Fin Taylor | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Comedy
Fin Taylor

Earlier this month, The Daily Mail reported that Jon Holmes had been 'sacked' from the Now Show because he was 'a white man'. He has since come out an...

My Apprentice Application: A Letter To Lord Sugar

Cookie Kibbles | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Cookie Kibbles

My dearest Lord Shuggs. I hope this letter finds you decanting drinks in your drawing room, dressed in a vintage smoking jacket. Like Hugh Hefner, on...

Does The Crown Signal A New Era Of Netflix And Television?

Harris Morris | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK
Harris Morris

These providers will have to really know their brand and their audiences like never before - whether they're a huge network or a small streaming service. All of the successful creators tell stories they believe in.

Zombie Lite - A New Type Of Hero For Our (Near) Apocalyptic Times

Chris Shaw | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Chris Shaw

What's with all these half-zombies on our TV screens? For example, The Returned, a television drama featuring a remote French town where, one day, the...

There Aren't Enough Lesbians On TV

Robyn Exton | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Entertainment
Robyn Exton

Although there has been progress, lesbians are still massively absent in comparison to gay males. For every two steps forward, there's always three back. Even though lesbians are featuring more in TV and film, their appearance is in many cases, short lived.

How Spoilers Are #Trending

Richard Davis | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Richard Davis

Has the vast infinite network of the internet finally gone too far? With an ever growing social network list and communications apps, it can be consid...