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Peaky Blinders: Hunger Games star Sam Claflin joins cast

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sam Claflin has starred in The Hunger Games and Me Before You Sam Claflin will join the Peaky Blinders cast for the show's fifth series, the BBC has confirmed.The Hunger Games star said he "couldn't feel more privileged to be invited to join this iconic show".The 32-year-old also praised screenwriter Steven Knight and described the production of the show as "consistently brilliant".Cillian Murphy
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Tina Turner opens up about son’s suicide

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTina Turner: "I am really proud of what my future as a star became" Tina Turner has opened up about her son's suicide earlier this year.Craig Turner was 59 when he was found dead in July at his Los Angeles home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.Speaking to BBC News, Tina Turner said he had seemed fulfilled in both his professional and
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You, Me, and the Big C host get posthumous award

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe #YouMeBigC team won praise for their frank discussions about cancer The BBC podcast You, Me and The Big C has won a major radio award, less than two months after its co-presenter Rachael Bland died from breast cancer. The Radio 5 Live presenter, who started the show with two fellow cancer sufferers, died in September.Her husband Steve attended the Arias
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You, Me, and the Big C host get posthumous award

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe #YouMeBigC team won praise for their frank discussions about cancer The BBC podcast You, Me and The Big C has won a major radio award, less than two months after its co-presenter Rachael Bland died from breast cancer. The Radio 5 Live presenter, who started the show with two fellow cancer sufferers, died in September.Her husband Steve attended the Arias
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Rachael Bland’s cancer podcast wins posthumous award

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe #YouMeBigC team won praise for their frank discussions about cancer The BBC podcast You, Me and The Big C has won a major radio award, less than two months after its co-presenter Rachael Bland died from breast cancer. The Radio 5 Live presenter, who started the show with two co-hosts who also had cancer, died in September.Her husband Steve attended
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Jo Brand on Strictly, strippers and… staying safe

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJo Brand on brushing off the critics of her comedy Jo Brand is a woman with staying power - she's been on our radar for the best part of three decades and the media have cast her as everything from man-hater to national treasure during that time.She's no man-hater, of course. And she'd prefer to "maintain a decent taint of national
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Peterloo Massacre movie’s Manchester premiere

[ad_1] A new movie telling the story of the Peterloo Massacre has had its UK Premiere in a cinema near the site in Manchester where a troop of sabre-wielding cavalrymen charged into a huge workers' rights protest in 1819.The carnage that followed is the subject of Peterloo, Mike Leigh's new film starring Maxine Peake. The film, which goes on general release on 2 November, is directed by Salford-born Leigh, who
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The Conners’ TV audience slumps by 43% minus Rosanne

[ad_1] Spoiler warning: This story reveals plot details about the series premiere of The Conners. Image copyright ABC US TV viewers failed to flock to new Roseanne spin-off The Conners, which has suffered a 43% fall in ratings. The show - which follows Roseanne being cancelled after she posted an offensive tweet - debuted on US channel ABC with 10.5 million on Tuesday.Rosanne had returned to TV in March with
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Biffy Clyro’s Simon: guitars are ‘an extension of my personality’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images "I came into guitar from a really odd angle, and I didn't really want to learn to play it like other people," says Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil."It wasn't something to get good at - it was just an extension of my personality."Whatever he did to get good at guitar, it's paid off.Simon is the first ever winner of the Fender Play award at the Q