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11 items from 2014


Coronation Street's Roy Cropper to be arrested

14 November 2014 3:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Coronation Street's Roy Cropper is to be arrested for assault. The beloved ITV soap character, played by David Neilson, is to snap after weeks of being tormented by a local gang and will lash out at an intruder who breaks into his café, the Daily Star newspaper reports. After hearing someone moving around in Roy's Rolls, he takes a bat downstairs and begins swinging wildly at the burglar, who he is shocked to discover is neighbour Gary Windass (Mikey North). And despite Gary having broken into the café to steal cash from the till to pay for his child's Christmas presents, Roy »

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Sherlock, Downton Abbey, Happy Valley make TV Choice Awards shortlist

8 July 2014 2:32 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Sherlock and Downton Abbey have been nominated for this year's TV Choice Awards.

The shows both made the shortlist for Best Drama Series alongside Call the Midwife and Waterloo Road.

Downton Abbey picked up two acting nods, with Allen Leech nominated for Best Actor and Joanne Froggatt for Best Actress.

Leech will be competing with Sherlock's Benedict Cumberbatch, as well as David Tennant (The Escape Artist) and Bradley Walsh (Law & Order: UK).

Also up for Best Actress are Sarah Lancashire (Happy Valley), Laurie Brett (Waterloo Road) and Judy Parfitt (Call the Midwife).

Happy Valley was recognised in Best New Drama with The Crimson Field, The Musketeers and The Widower.

Game of Thrones and The Big Bang Theory are up for Best International Show, while Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway will battle Celebrity Juice and Gogglebox for Best Entertainment Show.

Best Talent Show is between Britain's Got Talent, The Great British Bake Off, »

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New love for Roy would 'kill' Julie Hesmondhalgh

30 May 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Julie Hesmondhalgh says a new love interest for Roy Cropper would ''kill'' her. The 'Coronation Street' legend, whose character Hayley Cropper died in her husband's loving arms in January following a battle with pancreatic cancer, has admitted she would struggle to accept a new woman in Roy's life. She said: ''As Julie, it will kill me. I'll find it very, very difficult, but I think Hayley would give him her blessing. I think she'd want him to live on, as long as it was someone nice.'' Julie also revealed that her former on-screen husband David Neilson has pleaded with the soap's writers to »

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Coronation Street's Andrea Beckett is married

29 May 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Julie Hesmondhalgh says a new love interest for Roy Cropper would ''kill'' her. The 'Coronation Street' legend, whose character Hayley Cropper died in her husband's loving arms in January following a battle with pancreatic cancer, has admitted she would struggle to accept a new woman in Roy's life. She said: ''As Julie, it will kill me. I'll find it very, very difficult, but I think Hayley would give him her blessing. I think she'd want him to live on, as long as it was someone nice.'' Julie also revealed that her former on-screen husband David Neilson has pleaded with the soap's writers to »

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Corrie's David Neilson and Julie Hesmondhalgh dominate British Soap Awards

25 May 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

'Coronation Street' swept the board in nine categories at the British Soap Awards last night (24.05.14). The Manchester-based show was helped to victory by David Neilson and Julie Hesmondhalgh, who collected six prizes between them for the moving storyline which saw Hayley Cropper die from pancreatic cancer. They won Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Dramatic Performance (Neilson), Best On-Screen Partnership, Best Storyline for Hayley's cancer and Best Single Episode for Hayley's death, and Julie spoke of their ''once in a lifetime'' professional pairing. She said: ''It's like a marriage. We went out for a pint in Manchester the other week, it was lovely. ''I »

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Cheryl Cole to perform on Britain's Got Talent?

22 May 2014 9:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

'Coronation Street' swept the board in nine categories at the British Soap Awards last night (24.05.14). The Manchester-based show was helped to victory by David Neilson and Julie Hesmondhalgh, who collected six prizes between them for the moving storyline which saw Hayley Cropper die from pancreatic cancer. They won Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Dramatic Performance (Neilson), Best On-Screen Partnership, Best Storyline for Hayley's cancer and Best Single Episode for Hayley's death, and Julie spoke of their ''once in a lifetime'' professional pairing. She said: ''It's like a marriage. We went out for a pint in Manchester the other week, it was lovely. ''I »

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National TV Awards 2014: How Twitter reacted

22 January 2014 4:58 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The National TV Awards were their usual mix of the predictable (Ant and Dec sweeping the board) and unpredictable (Benedict Cumberbatch in swim shorts) last night and consequently the ITV ceremony was the hottest topic on Twitter yesterday evening (January 22).

Digital Spy has rounded up some of the best, funniest and cheekiest Twitter reactions to the show below. Warning: This list does include some worrying nipple action.

National TV Awards: The Winners

1. RIcky Gervais didn't win an Nta, but he did give us this amazing selfie.

Oi! Rickaaay! pic.twitter.com/wcRztUrYC2

Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) January 22, 2014

2. Benedict Cumberbatch accepted his Best TV Detective Award in swim shorts. The Sherlock internet fandom melted.

Benedict Cumberbatch In Those Swimming Trunks, Accepting His Nta. pic.twitter.com/AnyffvY1hw

— #Moriartylives (@PondsAreCool) January 22, 2014

3. Mushy from Educating Yorkshire won our hearts again with his WWE-inspired speech and hilarious photobomb.

In the words of @DanialBryan Yes Yes Yes. »

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National Television Awards 2014 winners in full - Ant & Dec, more

22 January 2014 2:00 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The 19th National Television Awards took place at London's O2 Arena this evening (January 22).

Hosted by Dermot O'Leary, the ceremony celebrated all that is great and good in UK television.

National Television Awards 2014 - as it happened

The National TV Awards winners in full:

Talent Show

The X Factor

Strictly Come Dancing - Winner

Britain's Got Talent

Dancing on Ice

The Voice UK

Serial Drama

Coronation Street - Winner

EastEnders

Emmerdale

Hollyoaks

Comedy

Derek

Mrs Brown's Boys - Winner

The Big Bang Theory

Miranda

Watch Brendan O'Carroll talk to Digital Spy about the success of Mrs Brown's Boys below:

Drama

Broadchurch

Call The Midwife

Downton Abbey

Doctor Who - Winner

Drama Performance

Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Matt Smith (Doctor Who) - Winner

Martin Clunes (Doc Martin)

Miranda Hart (Call The Midwife)

Factual Entertainment

The Great British Bake Off

Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs - Winner

An Idiot Abroad »

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Coronation Street: farewell Hayley Cropper – review

20 January 2014 3:10 PM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Hayley's euthanasia storyline reached its conclusion with two finely scripted episodes and some of the best performances the cobbles have ever seen

Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper and the right to die

• Is Coronation Street the right place to air the issue of assisted suicide?

Coronation Street's Hayley Cropper has changed soaps for ever

He buttoned her cardigan wrong, that's the thing. On the day she'd chosen as her last, Roy had buttoned Hayley's cardigan wrong. "How did that happen?" he asked in anguish, and he begged her to stay just one more day so that they could do everything better tomorrow. But, suffering from terminal cancer and fearful that the effects of the drugs and pain to come would strip her of the selfhood she had fought so hard over the years to piece together, Hayley couldn't.

I suspect Roy knew from the moment he fell in love with Hayley then-Patterson, »

- Lucy Mangan

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Coronation Street star describes 'holy atmosphere' of Hayley Cropper scene

14 January 2014 3:15 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Julie Hesmondhalgh says she was shocked at how upsetting it was to watch the dramatic scene again

Warning: The following article contains spoilers

Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh said there was "an almost holy atmosphere" during her last scene when her character Hayley Cropper committed suicide in the face of incurable cancer.

She filmed the scene in one take with David Neilson, who plays her on-screen husband Roy, and said she was "shocked" at how upsetting it was to watch it again.

The actor told the latest issue of Radio Times: "It didn't seem like I was watching anything to do with me at all, it was just these two characters that I really loved and seeing the end of their love story, oh yeah there were tears. My husband was absolutely devastated."

She said: "The way it had been directed was very carefully done. There was an almost holy »

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National Television Awards: The shortlist - In Full

6 January 2014 4:17 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The shortlist for the 19th National Television Awards has been announced.

Dermot O'Leary hosts this year's ceremony, which takes places on Wednesday, January 22 at London's 02. Fans can vote at NationalTVAwards.com.

The National TV Awards nominations in full:

Talent Show

The X Factor

Strictly Come Dancing

Britain's Got Talent

Dancing on Ice

The Voice UK

Serial Drama

Coronation Street

EastEnders

Emmerdale

Hollyoaks

Comedy

Derek

Mrs Brown's Boys

The Big Bang Theory

Miranda

Drama

Broadchurch

Call The Midwife

Downton Abbey

Doctor Who

Drama Performance

Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Matt Smith (Doctor Who)

Martin Clunes (Doc Martin)

Miranda Hart (Call The Midwife)

Factual Entertainment

The Great British Bake Off

Paul O'Grady: For The Love of Dogs

An Idiot Abroad

Top Gear

Daytime

Pointless

The Chase

This Morning

The Jeremy Kyle Show

Newcomer

Khali Best (EastEnders)

Michelle Hardwick (Emmerdale)

Marc Baylis (Coronation Street)

Anna Passey (Hollyoaks)

Serial Drama Performance

David Neilson (Coronation Street »

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