‘Coronation Street’ lands comedian for guest role

Coronation Street is continuing its tradition for bringing in funny men for a series of guest appearances. Following in the footsteps of Peter Kay, Paddy McGuinness, and Norman Wisdom, another much-loved comic is making his way to Weatherfield to guest in Coronation St. Jim Moir, best known under the stage name Vic Reeves, will be joining the show for … >

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Everything we know so far about Season 2 of ‘Our Girl’

BBC One has announced that Our Girl will be coming back for a second season. However, it looks like the new episodes will be very different, with a new cast telling an all new story in a new setting. Here’s everything we know about Season 2 so far…   Why isn’t Lacey Turner returning as … >

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Trans representation on TV: 5 notable characters

It seems that we have reached a watershed moment. Boy Meets Girl, BBC Two’s new trans-based sitcom, offers a serious look at transition. This is something that is still relatively new on television, which should be surprising! While Hayley Cropper’s introduction in Coronation Street happened 16 years ago, serious portrayals of transgender characters are only … >

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‘Our Girl’ opinion: For and against Season 2’s big recast

Our Girl fans finally had confirmed last month that BBC One’s army drama would be returning in 2016 for a second season. However, the announcement was bittersweet, as it was also revealed that lead actress Lacey Turner (Eastenders) has stepped down from her role as medic Molly Dawes and would not be returning for the … >

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Lacey Turner explains ‘Our Girl’ exit

EastEnders actress Lacey Turner has commented on her departure from BBC One’s Our Girl. The army drama will return for a second season in 2016, it was announced yesterday. However, former Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan will replace Turner in the lead role. Lacey Turner, who has played Stacey Branning in EastEnders since 2004, responded: “I … >

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Top 5 ‘Coronation Street’ moments

Nobody could have foreseen the huge success the TV soap opera Coronation Street would turn out to be when it first aired on Granada Television in December 1960. In November 2010 it officially became the longest-running TV soap opera in the world. The series is set in the fictional town of Weatherfield, which is based … >

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Sue Johnston joins ‘Downton Abbey’ Series 5

ITV has announced that Sue Johnston is joining the cast of Downton Abbey‘s new series in a guest role. Best known for her roles in Waking the Dead, The Royle Family and Coronation Street, the actress will play Denker, Lady’s Maid to Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham. Other guest stars confirmed for Series 5 include … >

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