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Take a listen to The Divine Comedy’s take on an ABBA classic

Take a listen to The Divine Comedy’s take on an ABBA classic

Irish band The Divine Comedy dropped by Zoe Ball’s breakfast show on BBC Radio 2 in the UK this week and delivered a charming cover of a classic ABBA song. The band fronted by Neil Hannon performed a version of ABBA’s Lay All Your Love On Me. The Swedish group first released the song back in […]

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BBC commit to more LGBTI+ characters in new diversity reforms

BBC commit to more LGBTI+ characters in new diversity reforms

British national broadcaster BBC have revealed they will ensure more LGBTI+ characters are represented on their channel as part of new diversity reforms. The announcement comes after a recent internal survey of 300 LGBTI staff, which found that many employees considered the broadcaster to be promoting ‘heteronormative culture.’ The survey also revealed that 11% of […]

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Get ready for new Doctor Who with an hour of San Diego Comic-Con

Get ready for new Doctor Who with an hour of San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con gave sci-fi fans a lot to be excited about over the weekend, including their first good look at the upcoming 11th season of Doctor Who. The new trailer dropped early at the major fan event, showing Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor along with her three new companions. Doctor Who fans at […]

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Sophie Rundle and Suranne Jones sign on for BBC lesbian drama

Sophie Rundle and Suranne Jones sign on for BBC lesbian drama

Peaky Blinders star Sophie Rundle has signed up to star alongside Suranne Jones in a new lesbian themed BBC drama. Rundle is best knowing for playing Ada Shelby in the popular series Peaky Blinders and previously appeared in Shetland, Happy Valley, and The Bletchley Circle. Suranne Jones logged four seasons in as Detective Inspector Rachael Bailey in crime drama Scott & […]

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Renée Zellweger is Judy Garland in new BBC biopic

Renée Zellweger is Judy Garland in new BBC biopic

Bridget Jones star Renée Zellweger is taking on the role of Judy Garland in an upcoming BBC production. Judy will follow the story of Garland’s final performances in London before her death in 1969. “Set in winter 1968, the story takes place 30 years after Garland played the iconic role of Dorothy in The Wizard Of […]

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Simon Sheldon Barnes, actor who played Tinky Winky, dies aged 52

Simon Sheldon Barnes, actor who played Tinky Winky, dies aged 52

Simon Shelton Barnes, the actor who played purple Teletubby Tinky Winky, has died aged 52. The Teletubies became a global phenomenon when they first appeared in 1997, as the education experts argued if the psychedelic show, that featured four colourful characters who speak like babies and have televisions embedded in the bellies, was actually good […]

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Alison Moyet delivers stunning tribute to George Michael

Alison Moyet has paid tribute to George Michael performing his song Jesus to a Child on BBC Radio 2. Appearing on Jo Wiley’s program yesterday evening the singer performed a tune from her forthcoming album and one of her own classics, alongside on of George Michael’s signature tunes. Moyet performed her stunning new single Reassuring Pinches, which is lifted […]

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“They want to exterminate us.” says Chechen gay man

“They want to exterminate us.” says Chechen gay man

Chechen men who are in hiding after being allegedly detained by authorities have spoken out about their ordeal. A Chechen man named Ruslan* has spoken to the BBC about his recent experiences in the Chechen Republic, an autonomous region of Russia. The man said he had been questioned by authorities in his home, and then […]

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Russell Tovey shares his excitement that Doctor Who is getting a gay companion

Russell Tovey shares his excitement that Doctor Who is getting a gay companion

British actor Russell Tovey, who starred in the US queer series Looking, has welcomed the news that Doctor Who is about to get it’s first gay companion. Last week news broke that the Doctor’s new companion Bill, who is played by Pearl Mackie, will be a lesbian. It’s the first time the Doctor’s sidekick has been […]

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Doctor Who’s new companion is a lesbian

The new companion on the iconic TV show Doctor Who is a lesbian. It’s the first time in the shows fifty four year history that the Doctor’s regular sidekick has been gay. Pearl Mackie joins the show as new companion Bill Potts. “It shouldn’t be a big deal in the 21st century. It’s about time isn’t […]

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