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Crime drama Vera under fire over 'abysmal' North East accents

Crime drama Vera has been criticised by viewers who claim the Northumberland accents on the show are "abysmal".

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Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway was the most-watched TV show last night.

Ant and Dec dominate Saturday night TV ratings

Presenting duo Ant and Dec have continued to dominate Saturday night television ratings.

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Which film are you most looking forward to this year? Picture: Pixabay.

14 films to look forward to in 2017

We have already been treated to some big releases this year - but there's plenty more to come!

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Sandi Toksvig (left) and Noel Fielding who have been confirmed as presenters on Channel 4's The Great British Bake Off. Picture: PA.

Lunacy or genius? Great British Bake Off fans split on new hosts Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding

The Great British Bake Off viewers are split over Channel 4's choice of hosts for the new series, questioning whether it is "lunacy or genius".

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Paul O'Grady has been confirmed as the new host of Blind Date.

Paul O'Grady to host Blind Date comeback on Channel 5

Paul O'Grady has been confirmed as the host of Blind Date when it returns later this year.

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TV choice: 5 of the best shows to watch this week

TV choice: 5 of the best shows to watch this week

If you watch nothing else this week, give these shows a go...

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Brenda Blethyn as the eponymous Vera.

TV: Murder and mystery in a stunning setting

Based on the bestselling Inspector Stanhope books by award-winning writer Ann Cleeves, Vera and her team are drawn into four more compelling mysteries.

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Vera Lynn.

TV choice: What to watch on TV and streaming this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
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Jonathan Ross, Romesh Ranganathan, Miranda Hart, Rob Beckett, Greg Davies, Warwick Davis, Russell Brand, Joe Lycett, Luisa Omeilan, Sally Phillips, Sir Lenny Henry.

Big Preview: Get ready for a night of fun like no other you’ve seen before for Red Nose Day 2017

The fun starts on BBC One at 7pm as a host of comic favourites, old and new, including Sir Lenny Henry, Joe Lycett, Rob Beckett, Romesh Ranganathan, Warwick Davis, Sally Phillips, Jonathan Ross and French & Saunders preside over a mammoth night of live comedy, sketches, music moments, fundraising films and much much more on what promises to be TV’s most unpredictable night of raucous horseplay ever.

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The film is set for UK release in June. Picture: Warner Bros Pictures on YouTube.

Watch the latest Wonder Woman trailer ahead of film's June release

Fans have been given a deeper look into the DC Extended Universe with the release of the latest Wonder Woman trailer.

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The new series of Vera will begin this weekend. Image by ITV.

Vera star films own stunts in North East series set to hit screens

Brenda Blethyn has revealed she did not use a stunt double in scenes in Vera which saw her teetering on the edge of a tall building.

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Ed Sheeran to guest star in Game of Thrones

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is to guest star in Game Of Thrones.

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Little Mix were named best global pop stars at the Nickelodeon Kids. Awards.

Little Mix win Nickelodeon Kids' Choice award - and escape a sliming

Little Mix have been honoured at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - but didn't get soaked in the show's trademark green slime.

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Tom Hiddleston stars in Kong: Skull Island.

Cinema: Tom’s creature feature is much more than just a monster movie

Tom Hiddleston is proving difficult to pin down. He’s just been asked whether he believes creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster really exist.
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Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar. (Pic: Sky One)

Buffy The Vampire Slayer celebrates its 20th anniversary

Cult teen TV show Buffy The Vampire Slayer celebrates its 20th anniversary today.
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The official poster for Game of Thrones Season 7.

Game of Thrones Season 7 start date is revealed

The seventh series of fantasy epic Game Of Thrones will come to UK screens on July 17, it has been announced.

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Nicole Kidman, pictured here at the Baftas, caught everyone's attention at the Oscars. Picture: PA.

'Seal clapping' at Oscars was Nicole Kidman's way of protecting rings

Hollywood star Nicole Kidman has explained her unusual style of "seal" clapping at the Oscars, saying it was all down to expensive jewellery.
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The Champions League is moving to BT Sport. Picture: Shutterstock.

No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

The Champions League is set to vanish from terrestrial TV following BT Sport’s £1.2bn deal for the rights to show Europe’s top football competition.
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Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as Belle and Beast. Picture: DisneyMusicVEVO on YouTube.

Watch Ariana Grande and John Legend's Beauty and the Beast video

It's a tale as old as time - and it's nearly time to see it again in cinemas.

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Frozen and Bridget Jones rated ‘F’ for ‘Feminist’ on IMDb

A new 'F' rating for films which highlights female influence has been adopted by dozens of cinemas and the industry bible IMDb.
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