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In Pictures: Alan Parker’s film legacy – BBC News

A look at some of the most memorable moments from the late director’s filmography.

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Alan Parker, who has died at the age of 76, was one of Britain’s most revered directors.
His filmography spanned genres from thrillers and comedies to musicals and wartime dramas.
Here are some of the more memorable moments from his six-decade career.
A former advertising copywriter, Parker’s breakthrough came with the 1974 BBC TV drama The Evacuees, which told the story of two Jewish boys evacuated to wartime Liverpool.
Written by Jack Rosenthal, the play won an…

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The Great British Bake Off: How has the show changed since series one? – BBC News

It’s 10 years since the first Great British Bake Off, and the original series was quite different.

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By Ian YoungsEntertainment & arts reporter
image captionDave, Laura and Peter will compete in this year’s final on Channel 4 later
It’s 10 years since The Great British Bake Off first appeared on our screens – so how does the show compare with the very first series, and what is its recipe for success?
This year’s Bake Off contestants have had their culinary skills tested to the limit by tarts in cages, jelly art, Danish horns, Japanese crepe cakes and Jewish babkas – not to mention edible busts…

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Jeremy Kyle branded tragic guest a ‘serial liar’ on show before he ‘killed himself’ – Mirror Online

A coroner has said that Jeremy Kyle’s toxic remarks “may have caused or contributed” to the death of Steve Dymond on the Jeremy Kyle show. The presenter branded…

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Jeremy Kyle branded contestant Steve Dymond a “serial liar” just one week before the guest was suspected of taking his own life.
Steve appeared on an episode of the Jeremy Kyle Show during which he was subjected to a lie detector test to prove he did not cheat on his partner.
The guest subsequently failed the test, to which Jeremy Kyle told him he would not trust him with a chocolate button.
During the scene the crowd jeered at Steve, before Jeremy turned to the audience and asked Has anyone got…

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EastEnders trailer offers first look at the lead-up to Ian Beale attack – digitalspy.com

“There’s no angels on that Square.”

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EastEndershas released a new trailer that teases the lead-up to Ian Beale’s attack in future episodes.
Taking to Twitter on Monday (November 23), the long-running BBC soap shared a promo that offered fans a glimpse at what’s to come over the next few weeks.
In it, Linda Carter (Kellie Bright) can be seen telling husband Mick (Danny Dyer) that she “wants to put this right”, while Max Branning (Jake Wood) asks Ian (Adam Woodyatt) whether he’s got a death wish.
Related: EastEnders wins top prize at…

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