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Issy steals the show as Blackpool shows Britain’s Got Talent

As thousands of hopefuls from around the globe descended on the Blackpool Opera House, it was an eight-year-old magician who showed the town has talent.

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Tough taxi test made great TV

Tough taxi test made great TV

What’s the toughest exam you have ever taken?

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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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CALLUM WOODHOUSE as Leslie, JOSH O'CONNOR as Larry, DAISY WATERSTONE as Margo, MILO PARKER as Gerry and KEELEY HAWES as Louisa.

TV Choice: Chaos in Corfu as The Durrells return

The Durrells Sunday, 8pm, ITV

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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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Monkey is set to return to our screens in 2018

Cult TV show Monkey is back!

If you grew up in the late 70s or early 80s, this news is magic.
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Lizzy Grant takes a selfie with other Miss World contestants in the US

‘Pageants are not racist’ says Lizzy

Reigning Miss England Lizzy Grant has hit back at claims that beauty pageants are sexist and racist.

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Broadchurch ended on a high

Broadchurch bows out in blaze of glory with highest ever ratings

Broadchurch ended on a record high as its last ever episode scored its biggest audience ever.

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The new visual produced for the festival, Collect

Aardman's 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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The Bay radio presenter Martin Emery stars as a radio host in Peter Kay's Car Share.

Lancaster DJ is voice on Peter Kay’s Car Share

A radio DJ has become one of the stars of Peter Kay’s hit comedy without ever appearing in person on screen.

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X Factor search for singing talent in Preston

Talent scouts from TV show The X Factor were in Preston yesterday, hoping to find the singing stars of the future.

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Brandon Worrall, 18, a student at Preston's College, has landed a role in BBC drama Peaky Blinders

City student lands role in BBC gangster drama

A Preston drama student has landed a role in in the new season of hit BBC gangster drama, Peaky Blinders.

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A still from The Detectives: Inside the Major Crimes Team which features setectives from Lancashire Police. Photo: ITV

Lancashire detectives to star in TV crime series

Lancashire detectives are to star in a major new documentary series.

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X Factor winner Matt Terry

X Factor auditions head to Preston

TV talent show The X Factor is visiting Preston on the lookout for the next big breakout music stars.

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Hayley Miggins at
Tower of London, BlackadderUKTV

Meet the real Mrs Miggins - she lives in Preston and she loves pies

She’s one of the best known characters from hit TV show Blackadder - but it turns out that the real Mrs Miggins lives in Preston.

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Is a violent spree about to begin in Better Call Saul? (Photo: Netflix)

Better Call Saul: the questions we need answered in season 3

Better Call Saul season 3 starts on Netflix UK next week.
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UCLan actors Andre Jenkins, Tamarea Kramer abd Brian Blake in rehearsal for the univeristy's Game of Thrones-themed murder mystery night.

Game of Thrones murder mystery night

A Game of Thrones themed murder mystery event will be brought to life by university actors.

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Matt Baker of BBC's Countryfile working with Penwortham school Broad Oak Primary School as they do a Lancashire special for Easter Sunday in Avenham Park

Egg-cellent Avenham features in BBC’s Countryfile

Avenham Park is once again set to star in a BBC show, as Countryfile came to film in the city.

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X factor auditions are coming to the Continental pub in Preston.

X Factor auditions coming to a Preston pub

Your journey to become a world-wide singing superstar could start in a Preston pub.

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