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E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for North East ink disasters

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo? Well you could be in luck, as Channel 4's Tattoo Fixers are looking for people to appear on the show.

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The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen to make TV come back, writer announces

The League of Gentlemen will be returning to television screens, its writer has announced - much to the excitement of fans.

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Dick Van Dyke

Dick Van Dyke still dancing as he completes filming of Mary Poppins sequel

Dick Van Dyke has praised Emily Blunt's performance as Mary Poppins but said "nobody compares" to Dame Julie Andrews after completing his work on the Disney sequel.
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Easington's own Matt Baker returns home to share the secret of a good panackelty with Countryfile viewers.

Countryfile’s Matt Baker to stir up interest in panackelty with homecoming show

Countryfile will be cooking up interest in one of the region’s tea time favourites when it is shared with its audience tomorrow.

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Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny as Mulder and Scully. Picture: PA.

The truth is back out there - X-Files to return for 10-part series

Mulder and Scully are to continue their search for the truth in a new series of The X-Files.

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TV Choice: What to watch on TV and Streaming this week

TV editor Stuart Chandler finds the shows for you to watch when you've got a mo. . .
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There's trouble for the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Bill (Pearl Mackie).

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

Stuart Chandler picks five shows for you to stick on the planner this week.
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TV Choice: Chaos in Corfu as The Durrells return

The Durrells Sunday, 8pm, ITV

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Larry Lamb as Brian Reader, Phil Daniels as Danny Jones and David Calder as Terry Perkins.

Cinema: Diamond geezers bring strange but true heist story to the big screen

Two years after the Hatton Garden robbery and its OAP instigators captured the public’s imagination, the story has been brought to the big screen. Jeananne Craig meets the movie’s stars and director

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Robson Green as Geordie, James Norton as Sidney Chambers, Morven Christie as Amanda and Kacey Ainsworth as Cathy.

Big Preview: Murder, mystery and problems with theology in an unlikely hit

Bucolic crime drama Grantchester is back for a third series of tense village relations and murder mysteries. Ella Walker discovers, from leads James Norton and Robson Green, that there’s struggle and strife ahead

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Star power backs Guardians Of The Galaxy sequel

The stars of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 have insisted the film is "bigger and better" than the original 2014 film.

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Jerome Flynn, left, and Robson Green celebrating their No 1 hit Unchained Melody. Pic: PA.

Princess Diana was huge Robson & Jerome fan, says Geordie actor

Actor Robson Green said the late Diana, Princess of Wales, was a fan of his former musical duo Robson and Jerome.

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Tom Binns as hospital manager Susan Mitchell  in Hospital People. Photo by Paul Stephenson

Hartlepool’s hospital is all set to star in BBC1 comedy

Hartlepool was the perfect place to shoot a new prime time comedy.

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Funeral of Simon Doherty. Picture by Yui Mok/PA Wire

Funeral takes place of 'father of all travellers' Simon Doherty, the father of Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty

Travellers from across the UK and Ireland came together for the funeral of TV personality Paddy Doherty's father.

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Rowan Atkinson plays French fictional detective Jules Maigret

Maigret loses Easter Sunday ratings battle to BBC hit

Rowan Atkinson's Maigret failed to match up to rival drama Line Of Duty in the ratings as it returned on Sunday night.

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These are the UK’s favourite TV scenes, according to a new poll

We're are a nation of TV watchers, and a new survey has found comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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Morph is celebrating his 40th birthday. Picture: SWNS.

Morph gets a makeover as he turns 40

Beloved plasticine character Morph has been given a makeover for his 40th birthday - but still looks like a teenager with a baseball cap, gold chain and graffiti can.

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Tom Binns's character DJ Ivan Brackenbury is one of the central figures in Hospital People.

Hospital comedy ready to screen its funny episodes

Viewers are set to have their first appointment with a comedy filmed in Hartlepool’s hospital.

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Brenda Blethyn as Vera.

Vera fans call for more episodes as series ends after four shows

Fans of North East-based TV crime drama Vera have called for the next series to be longer as the current four-episode run came to an end.

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Ashley Thomas with his family and friends at his bedside ahead of his death in an emotional episode of the soap on Friday. Picture: PA/ITV.

Emmerdale's Ashley Thomas departs soap in dementia death scene

Emmerdale viewers will see an emotional episode of the soap on Friday as long-running character Ashley Thomas will die.
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