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Rowan Atkinson returns for new Maigret episode at Christmas

Rowan Atkinson has praised the "freedom" of television ahead of his appearance in the new episode of crime drama Maigret.

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Sarah Parish as Elizabeth Bancroft, Faye Marsay as Katherine Stevens and Amara Karan as Anya Karim.

BIG Preview: Sarah Parish in Bancroft

Sarah Parish has starred in huge shows throughout her career but the dark four-part drama Bancroft sees her as a troubled detective - and, she tells Georgia Humphreys, she’s revelled in it

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Samuel L Jackson and Ryan Reynolds star in The Hitman's Bodyguard on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

The best from the black boxes under the telly.
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Michael McIntyre's Big Show.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

The best from the schedules to watch or record this week....
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The Tunnel returns...

TV HIGHLIGHT: The Tunnel - Vengeance

The Tunnel - Vengeance, Thursday, 9pm, Sky Atlantic & NOW TV

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Dave Franco as Greg Sestero and James Franco as Tommy Wiseau in The Disaster Artist.

MOVIES: James Franco talks The Disaster Artist

James and Dave Franco have finally starred in a film together after years of resistance from the younger brother. The duo talk to Laura Harding about why the time was right

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Have you got any of these hidden away?

Do you have any of the 10 rarest Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series The Last Jedi due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

Offbeat

Game of Thrones star narrates dazzling retelling of Rumpelstiltskin in North East-made film

A gripping film telling the backstory to a mysterious fairy tale character has been put together in the North East - and you can watch it for free.
Theatre and Comedy
Claire Foy and Matt Smith in The Crown.

TV Highlights: The Crown and Blue Planet II

The Crown, streaming on Netflix from Friday, December 8
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Ryan Reynolds in Life on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Coming down the wire this week. . .
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Keep dancing! It's Strictly...

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

The pick of the shows to watch or record this week.
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Owen Wilson as Nate Pullman, Jacob Tremblay as Auggie Pullman and Julia Roberts as Isabel Pullman in Wonder.

MOVIES: Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson talk new film Wonder

Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson play the parents of a child with a rare facial deformity in Wonder. Laura Harding meets the duo to talk about their own experiences as parents...

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TV ad for The Snowman gets pre-watershed ban after parents’ complaints

A creepy TV advert for murder mystery movie The Snowman has been banned from being shown before the 9pm watershed because it frightened children.

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Will you be watching the soaps this Christmas?

What can we expect to see in the soaps over Christmas?

Christmas is just around the corner, bringing with it plenty of drama in soapland.

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Tom Baker as Doctor Who in Doctor Who: Shada.

Doctor Who star Tom Baker is back as the Time Lord

Doctor Who star Tom Baker has reprised his role as the Time Lord - to re-shoot part of a story which was halted in the 1970s due to strike action.

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Rachel Brosnahan as Miriam Maisel.

Big Preview: The Marvellous Mrs Maisel on Amazon Prime Video

When Gilmore Girls burst on to our TV screens in 2000 in a blizzard of pop culture references, coffee and junk food, the show was notable not just because of the pace of the rocket-fast dialogue but because it was interested in women.
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John Lithgow and Will Ferrell get festive in Daddys Home 2.

Cinema: Daddy’s coming home again for Christmas with an all star cast... you better watch out

Don’t mess with Mark Wahlberg in the run-up to Christmas. Misbehave and coal in your stocking will be the least of your problems.

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The Detectorists now on BBC iPlayer.

TV & Streaming: This week's highlights

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
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Witness: A Frozen Death starts on Saturday on BBC 4.

TV Choice: Three of the best shows on the small screen this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's top three picks.

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Will you be tuning in to the Doctor Who Christmas special?

Momentous Doctor Who episode to get special Hartlepool screening ahead of Christmas air date

Hartlepool will screen the next episode of hit television series Doctor Who more than a week before it is broadcast globally.

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