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Big Brother’s surprise eviction ousts honey trapper Rebecca Jane

Private investigator Rebecca Jane has become the third housemate to be voted out of Big Brother in a surprise eviction.

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Pitch Battle continues.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Stuart Chandler finds the best of the rest on TV this week. . .
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Claire (Caitriona Balfe) is at the centre of an unlikely love story

TV Choice and VIDEO: A hidden gem uncovered at last

Outlander, Thursday, 9pm, More 4
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The Purge: Election Year is on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Stuart Chandler has been looking underneath the schedules to find you some alternative viewing. . .
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The Leftovers is gripping stuff.

OPINION - VIEWSCREEN: The Leftovers is compelling and compulsive stuff

A mysterious, world-shattering event. Everything is changed forever. Nearly everybody has lost somebody. And that’s just the beginning of The Leftovers, which starts its third season on Sky Atlantic next week.
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Alison Brie in  GLOW.

Big Preview and VIDEO: Wrestling with the tricky worlds of the 80s and gender politics

It’s back to the Eighties for Netflix’s all-female wrestling dramedy GLOW. Gemma Dunn ducks into the ring to find out more from its all-star line-up

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George Formby and Pat Howson after announcing their engagement

George Formby film-makers prepare to shoot in Preston

Preston will be the location for a new film about ukulele star George Formby and his fiancee.

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It will be hosted by IT crowd star Richard Ayoade. Photo: Channel 4

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze back on our screens this week

Channel 4’s hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is back on our screens this Friday.
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Inside the Dingles' cottage at the Emmerdale Studio Experience

Cross over to Yorkshire for a tour of Emmerdale

For hundreds of years, there has been a bit of a friendly rivalry between Lancastrians and Yorkshire folk.

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Love It or List It is back

Contestants wanted for Kirstie and Phil’s Love It or List It

Property experts, Kirstie and Phil, are on the search for homeowners who are in need of some hands-on help in renovating or relocating.
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Children's TV exhibition at the Lowry Gallery, Manchester...Play School with Brian Cant 1964

Play School and Play Away presenter Brian Cant dies aged 83

Presenter and actor Brian Cant has died at the age of 83.

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Love Your Garden on ITV.

TV choice: Your guide to what's on TV, streaming and on demand this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
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Pitch Battle on BBC One.

TV highlight: Pitch Battle - a new shiny floor show for Saturday!

In the opening episode of Pitch Battle, hosted by Mel Giedroyc six choirs and vocal groups of all different sizes and musical genres battle it out for a place in the Grand Final.

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Aidan Turner stars in Poldark.

TV interview: Poldark - Why star of Cornish bodice ripper finds it hard to watch at times

Aidan Turner is back in his breeches on Sunday nights for a third series of Poldark and while fans lap up the Cornish drama, he tells Susan Griffin why it can leave him cringing occasionally

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Rebecca Jane of The Lady Detective Agency. (s)

Preston law student avoids early eviction on TV’s Big Brother

A law student who set up a detective agency to catch out cheating partners has survived an early eviction from Big Brother.

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Lucy Fallon and Coronation Street castmates call in at Ronald McDonald House to visit patients and victims of the Manchester terror attack and their families.

Coronation Street's Lucy helps make memories for sick children

Cleveleys Coronation Street actress Lucy Fallon took time out this weekend to visit patients at Ronald McDonald House in Manchester.

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Diana Vickers is to star in Son Of A Preacher Man

Diana has the look of love for new musical role

X Factor singer Diana Vickers is to star in new Dusty Springfield musical Son Of A Preacher Man, which comes to Blackpool next year.

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Lucy Fallon at the British Soap Awards. Photo from Instagram

Starlet Lucy dazzles but misses award

Blackpool’s young soap starlet Lucy Fallon missed out on a top title at this year’s British Soap Awards.

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UCLan student Amy Morris, second from left, with Hilary Alexander OBE, Mark Evans, CEO of Little Black Dress, and Alesha Dixon.

Britain’s Got Talent star Alesha Dixon could wear Preston student’s design on red carpet

TV star and singer Alesha Dixon could soon be parading down the red carpet wearing a dress made by a Preston fashionista.

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Coronation Street barmaid Bet Lynch (actress Julie Goodyear) getting a kiss from television groom Alec Gilroy (actor Roy Barraclough)

Coronation Street star Roy Barraclough dies at 81

Former Coronation Street star Roy Barraclough has died at the age of 81.

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