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Fiona Bruce favourite to beat other BBC stars as Paxman’s University Challenge replacement

When the news of his retirement was first announced, mathematician and broadcaster Seagull, who found fame on the show in 2017, said he is “sad” to see Paxman leave the role. He commented on BBC Radio 4’s World At One: “I’m, like many other fans, sad to see the end of the time of the […]

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Clare Balding red-faced as Rebecca Adlington mocks BBC host’s swim probe ‘Thanks for that!

CLARE BALDING was left regretting a question she had asked Rebecca Adlington as they discussed the upcoming 100-metre backstroke during the European Athletics Championships coverage. Source link

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Fiona Bruce feared BBC show Fake or Fortune would be ‘killed’ when idea totally failed

Question Time’s Fiona Bruce has recalled the moment she thought her popular television show Fake or Fortune? would fail. The presenter explained she feared the lack of “happy ending” in one episode would put viewers off. Fake or Fortune? Sees Fiona, 58, team up with art dealer Philip Mould, known as “the art detective”, to […]

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Carole Malone slams BBC over Rushdie coverage ‘Leftist orthodoxy’

Andrew Wylie, who works as Sir Salman’s agent, revealed to US media that the 75-year-old was taken off the ventilator and talking on Sunday. The update came after Mr Wylie indicated the Indian-born British author was using the ventilator and could lose an eye after he was stabbed in New York. Michael Hill, who is […]

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Inside Amanda Holden’s sun-soaked family trip to Italy as she continues filming new BBC series

Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden has jetted off to Italy alongside her two daughters as she continues to film new BBC series The Italian Job alongside Alan Carr Source link

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Marriage viewers slam BBC for ‘inaudible’ Sean Bean and Nicola Walker drama: ‘Dreadful!’

While the opening scene set the stage for Ian and Emma’s turbulent albeit monotonous marriage perfectly, fans weren’t impressed. However, it wasn’t down to the former Unforgotten and Game of Thrones stars’ performance, but rather the sound quality of the episode. Taking to social media, a number of fans branded the series “inaudible” and admitted […]

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‘Sorry’ BBC Breakfast host airs concern for Roger Johnson as he admits he’s ‘struggling’

Roger Johnson and Nina Warhurst were back on Sunday to give BBC Breakfast viewers the latest news headlines. The story that seemed to dominate the programme was the weather and how some areas of the UK are suffering from a drought as a result of the heatwave. However, following the weather report, like most people, […]

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Goodbye BBC licence fee – the four groups of Britons who are due a refund or discount

Meanwhile, anyone who watches live TV on any channel, not just the BBC, currently has to fork out £159 for a TV licence every year. However, the BBC said the vast majority of people still watch the BBC every week. A BBC spokesperson said: “The overwhelming majority of households are licensed, sales increased this year […]

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Death in Paradise’s Ralf Little addresses future on BBC series as fans fear he’s leaving

“We have some downtime from filming @deathinparadiseofficial so decided to head to @sandals_uk in St Lucia for some R&R with the other half,” the Neville Parker star wrote. “First day here, just got back from the beach and… well… the service is *next level*.” (sic) Series 11 of Death in Paradise concluded with the Commissioner […]

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Paul O’Grady aims new radio show jibe at BBC as he quits Radio 2 station after 14 years

Paul O’Grady, 67, took to Instagram to share a picture of himself on board a speed boat after news broke this week that the presenter would be stepping down from his BBC Radio 2 show. The decision came after it was revealed he has to share the slot with comic Rob Beckett. The presenter has […]