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9 things you need to know about A Touch of Cloth series 3

1 hour ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Charlie Brooker led a Q&A panel for the upcoming third series of A Touch of Cloth at London's BFI South Bank last night (July 29).

Joined by stars John Hannah, Suranne Jones and director Jim O'Hanlon, we and other lucky guests got to hear about the filming of Too Cloth for Comfort, to air on Sky1 on August 9. Here are just a few things we learnt from the spoof cop show screening:

1. Detective TV drama research involves hours of DVD compilations

Brooker revealed that he and his team of writers spent many hours watching DVDs of different cop show staples, including morgue scenes and interrogations. "The fun thing about this is that we write it as a team," he said.

"We sit there and we get compilation DVDs made of moments from detective dramas. So we're not watching the full shows, but shattered moments, so like an hour of morgue scenes. »

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Lacey Turner: Stacey Branning not leaving

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

'EastEnders' star Lacey Turner says she wants to her character to emulate Dot Branning. The 26-year-old actress reprised her role as Stacey Branning in the BBC One soap earlier this year but saw her alter-ego sent to prison, however she's set for another return and would love be in the show for the long run. Quizzed on whether she could see Stacey having the longevity of June Brown's character, Dot, she said: ''Mentally, I'm there! If you could do half of what June Brown has done with Dot, then that would be unbelievably amazing. She's such an amazing lady. Who knows? »

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Mr Motivator departs BBC's Tumble due to knee injury

28 July 2014 4:57 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Mr Motivator has departed BBC One's gymnastics show Tumble.

The fitness expert and former GMTV personality dislocated his knee during a trial run of the show.

Mr Motivator, whose real name is Derrick Evans, will need to undergo surgery to correct the damage done to his knee.

Evans said that he was "devastated" not to be able to continue in what he describes as an "amazing experience".

"A heartfelt thanks goes to all the team but especially my gymnastics partner Kerry and coach Alberto, who have been so supportive and brilliant to work with - I'm sorry our journey has been broken this way," he added.

Former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan will replace Evans, it has been reported.

BBC recently released the first cast photo for its upcoming primetime show.

Contestants include Sugababes singer Amelle Berrabah, EastEnders star John Partridge, and Girls Aloud member Sarah Harding.

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EastEnders' Mick Carter arrested for kerb crawling

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

EastEnders' Mick Carter is set to be arrested for kerb crawling. The Queen Vic landlord - who is portrayed by Danny Dyer - will be stopped by police after attempting to help out Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) when the businessman enters into a heated discussion with drug addict Rainie Cross (Tanya Franks). Following a swimming gala, which Mick was able to compete in after the cafe owner taught him to swim, the pub boss sees Ian involved in a heated discussion with Rainie so he spies on them to see what is going on. Ian later flees the scene and »

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BBC's Tumble: See Andrea McLean, Sarah Harding, more in cast picture

27 July 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The first cast photo from BBC One's Tumble has been revealed.

The newly-released picture features the ten celebrities taking part in various gymnastic activities, aided by ribbons and hoops.

Sugababes singer Amelle Berrabah, EastEnders star John Partridge, and Girls Aloud member Sarah Harding are all taking part in the competition.

Steps star Ian 'H' Watkins, presenter Andrea Mclean, and The Only Way is Essex's Lucy Mecklenburgh are also involved, as are Wolfblood's Bobby Lockwood and Dynasty actress Emma Samms.

Middleweight boxing champion Carl Froch and Mr Motivator complete the lineup of celebrity competitors, although the fitness expert's involvement was recently called into question due to injury.

Alex Jones is presenting the Saturday night series, while Olympian Beth Tweddle takes on a mentor role to the celebrities.

Watkins has shared gruesome injury photos with fans during his time training for the show.

Tumble will air on BBC One »

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Om Puri to be Honored at Special Preview Screening of his new film The Hundred-Foot Journey

25 July 2014 8:27 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Om Puri (b. 1950), the prolific and internationally renowned Indian actor will appear at Museum of the Moving Image on Sunday, August 3, for a conversation about his career moderated by actress and writer Madhur Jaffrey. The tribute program, presented with clips of Puri’s finest performances, will be followed by a preview screening of The Hundred-Hoot Journey, in which he co-stars with Helen Mirren.

Om Puri is one of India’s most celebrated actors. He won his first Indian National Film Award for his performance in Ardh Satya. Since then, he has starred in both mainstream and arthouse Indian films including Ardh Satya (1982), Mirch Masala (1987), Dharavi (1992), Maachis (1996), and A.K. 47 (2004), as well as international projects such as the critically acclaimed Gandhi (1982), City of Joy (1992), Wolf (1994), Brothers in Trouble (1995), The Ghost and the Darkness (1996), East is East (1999), Charlie Wilson’s War (2007), and West is West (2010). He recently starred in Don 2 (2011), Farhan Akhtar’s record-breaking Bollywood epic. »

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Pat Sharp teams with Dave Benson-Phillips for Pointless Celebrities

25 July 2014 7:44 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The lineup for this year's Pointless Celebrities series has been announced by BBC One.

Beginning with an August 9 comedy special, the upcoming series will feature different themes each week.

Four teams of two from the world of music, TV, soaps, sport, food and drink, journalism, radio and theatre will compete for charity in weekly specials to air on Saturday evenings on BBC One.

The first show pits Lesley Joseph and Linda Robson from Birds of a Feather against Ronni Ancona and Phil Cornwell, Su Pollard and Ruth Madoc, and Josh Widdicombe and his partner Sara Pascoe.

Standout teams from the series include Stefan Dennis and fellow Neighbours star Rebekah Elmaloglou, who will square off against Ray Quinn and Louis Emerick from Brookside.

Antony Costa from Blue will team with 5ive's Scott Robinson in the music special, while TV stars Louie Spence and Carol McGiffin will face off against the likes »

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No Downton romance for Lady Mary and Branson

25 July 2014 6:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

EastEnders' Mick Carter is set to be arrested for kerb crawling. The Queen Vic landlord - who is portrayed by Danny Dyer - will be stopped by police after attempting to help out Ian Beale (Adam Woodyatt) when the businessman enters into a heated discussion with drug addict Rainie Cross (Tanya Franks). Following a swimming gala, which Mick was able to compete in after the cafe owner taught him to swim, the pub boss sees Ian involved in a heated discussion with Rainie so he spies on them to see what is going on. Ian later flees the scene and »

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Jacqueline Jossa: Dan Osborne is 'hot stuff'

25 July 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Jacqueline Jossa thinks Dan Osborne is ''hot stuff''. The 'EastEnders' actress has been dating 'The Only Way Is Essex' hunk - who welcomed his first child with his ex-girlfriend earlier this year - for over a month and she's revealed she loves his muscular physique and body art. Quizzed on whether she liked his new tattoo - his son Teddy's name on his ribcage - she responded: ''Yes, I'm a fan of all his tattoos. He's hot stuff.'' The 21-year-old beauty, who plays the unlucky-in-love Lauren Branning on the BBC One soap, also confessed that while she hasn't got any tattoos of »

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Jacqueline Jossa: Dan Osborne romance going 'swimmingly'

23 July 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Jacqueline Jossa says her relationship with Dan Osborne is going ''swimmingly''. The pair - who first sparked rumours they were dating when they exchanged a number of messages on Twitter last year - have now confirmed their relationship and the 'EastEnders' actress has revealed she and 'The Only Way Is Essex' star are getting on great. Quizzed on whether things were going well, she told new! magazine: ''Yes, it's all going swimmingly!'' The 21-year-old beauty - who stars as recovering alcoholic Lauren Branning in the BBC One soap - has also revealed she's getting to know her new love's 'Towie' co-stars, including »

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EastEnders' Aunt Babe is 'ruthless'

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

EastEnders' Aunt Babe is ''ruthless''. The Carter family will discover their wayward aunt's illegal side job next week when some of her hash cakes end up in the hands of young Tiffany Butcher and with the police on her trail, actress Annette Badlands says her character will do anything to keep her business running. Aunt Babe decides to hide her cannabis in Dean Wicks' salon but when his mum Shirley Carter (Linda Henry) finds out she becomes enraged with Babe. However, Babe retaliates by threatening to reveal Shirley's secret, that she's Mick Carter's mother, to the rest of the family. Annette told Digital »

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Kevin McHale: Glee cast avoid ratings

21 July 2014 6:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Jacqueline Jossa says her relationship with Dan Osborne is going ''swimmingly''. The pair - who first sparked rumours they were dating when they exchanged a number of messages on Twitter last year - have now confirmed their relationship and the 'EastEnders' actress has revealed she and 'The Only Way Is Essex' star are getting on great. Quizzed on whether things were going well, she told new! magazine: ''Yes, it's all going swimmingly!'' The 21-year-old beauty - who stars as recovering alcoholic Lauren Branning in the BBC One soap - has also revealed she's getting to know her new love's 'Towie' co-stars, including »

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Sinitta: X Factor needs Mel B's spice

21 July 2014 2:15 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

EastEnders' Aunt Babe is ''ruthless''. The Carter family will discover their wayward aunt's illegal side job next week when some of her hash cakes end up in the hands of young Tiffany Butcher and with the police on her trail, actress Annette Badlands says her character will do anything to keep her business running. Aunt Babe decides to hide her cannabis in Dean Wicks' salon but when his mum Shirley Carter (Linda Henry) finds out she becomes enraged with Babe. However, Babe retaliates by threatening to reveal Shirley's secret, that she's Mick Carter's mother, to the rest of the family. Annette told Digital »

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Harry Reid cast as Ben Mitchell in EastEnders

17 July 2014 5:30 PM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Harry Reid has been cast as Ben Mitchell in 'EastEnders'. The wayward son of Phil Mitchell, who was last seen in August 2012 when he was imprisoned for the murder of Heather Trott, will return to Albert Square later this year with newcomer Harry cast in the role. The actor said: ''I'm very excited to be joining 'EastEnders - not only because it's a great show but also to be playing Ben, a character that is so renowned and from such an iconic family. I'm looking forward to getting started and working closely with the legendary Steve McFadden. I can't wait to »

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EastEnders and Emmerdale stars to appear in Channel 5's Suspects

16 July 2014 4:01 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

EastEnders actress Charlie Brooks will guest star in Channel 5's Suspects.

The network's original crime drama - which stars Fay Ripley, Damien Molony and Clare-Hope Ashitey - will return to screens with two hour-long specials in the autumn.

Emmerdale's Dominic Power, who played serial killer Cameron Murray, will also guest star in the new episodes.

In The Flesh actor Luke Newberry has also been cast, alongside Claire Cooper (Hollyoaks) and Katie Jarvis (Fish Tank).

Other guest stars for future episodes of the new season are Emmett Scanlan (The Fall, In The Flesh, Hollyoaks), Ben Peel (The Fall), Gillian Kearney (Casualty, Brookside) and Carley Stenson (Hollyoaks).

Devised by Paul Marquess (The Bill, Footballers' Wives), the series was Channel 5's first original drama for eight years. Working without a traditional script, the cast improvise their dialogue and actions based on a detailed plot synopsis.

The second series of Suspects will be comprised of five additional episodes, »

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Michelle Keegan plans 'Tina shrine' in new home

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

Harry Reid has been cast as Ben Mitchell in 'EastEnders'. The wayward son of Phil Mitchell, who was last seen in August 2012 when he was imprisoned for the murder of Heather Trott, will return to Albert Square later this year with newcomer Harry cast in the role. The actor said: ''I'm very excited to be joining 'EastEnders - not only because it's a great show but also to be playing Ben, a character that is so renowned and from such an iconic family. I'm looking forward to getting started and working closely with the legendary Steve McFadden. I can't wait to »

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EastEnders' Hetti Bywater to guest on Death in Paradise series 4

14 July 2014 2:41 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

EastEnders actress Hetti Bywater will appear in an episode of Death in Paradise.

The actress will make her first TV appearance since leaving the BBC One soap as Lucy Beale in the upcoming fourth series of the crime drama starring Kris Marshall.

Will Mellor, Outnumbered star Tyger Drew-Honey, Strictly Come Dancing runner-up Natalie Gumede and Downton Abbey's Amy Nuttall will also make appearances.

Filming has begun in Guadeloupe for the fourth series, with Sara Martins and Danny John-Jules also returning as Camille and Dwayne.

However, Gary Carr has reportedly left the show as Fidel, after the character left Saint Marie for a new job, and will be replaced by Josephine Jobert as Florence Cassell. Don Warrington is expected to play a larger role as Commander Selwyn.

Other guest stars will include Rosie Cavaliero, Simon Day, Leo Staar, Don Gilet, Katarina Cas, William Ash, David Bamber, Claire Goose, Sharon D Clarke, »

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Khali Best was suspended due to taxi driver assault

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

Khali Best was suspended from 'EastEnders' for attacking a taxi driver. The 26-year-old star - who plays mechanic Dexter Hartman on the show - was given a three-month ban from the soap and it has now been reported it came after the assault in March. Cab Peter Callow has opened up about the vicious attack which left him ''bleeding'' and broke his glasses. He told The Sun on Sunday newspaper: ''I was absolutely dazed. I was bleeding. He gave me a black eye and broke my glasses.'' Khali accepted a police caution for common assault and criminal damage after the incident, which took place »

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - House of Cards, T in the Park

12 July 2014 4:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

House of Cards: Drama, 7pm

The 1990 political miniseries, set after the end of Margaret Thatcher's tenure as Prime Minister, is repeated tonight.

The original BBC adaptation features the underhand scheming of chief whip Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) as he struggles for promotion. It also stars Susannah Harker.

T in the Park: BBC Three, 8pm

Greg James and Jen Long introduce live coverage of performances at the Scottish music festival.

Tonight's show features music from soulful singer John Newman and singer-songwriter Katy B.

Big Brother: Channel 5, 9pm

Marcus Bentley narrates the highlights of the last 24 hours in the house.

Viewers will be privy to all of the latest drama, as the contestants react to the latest evictee.

The Trial of Gillian Taylforth: Channel 5, 10pm

Dramatic reconstruction of Gillian Taylforth's libel trial against The Sun newspaper, based on court transcripts and interviews from witnesses and legal experts. »

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Dave Legeno, Harry Potter actor and Mma star, dies aged 50

11 July 2014 10:43 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Harry Potter actor Dave Legeno has died at the age of 50.

The British star, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in the film franchise, was found by hikers in a remote area of California's Death Valley on Sunday (July 6).

According to TMZ, it is thought that Legeno had been hiking in the national park himself when he came into difficulties.

The area is notorious for its extremely high temperatures during the summer months, and Inyo County Sheriff's Department has indicated in its initial reports that they believe the actor died of heat-related issues. A coroner's investigation is pending.

Legeno, who was a successful mixed martial artist, also starred in Guy Ritchie's Snatch, Batman Begins and EastEnders.

He is survived by his daughter Wendy. »

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