If the BBC axes free TV licences for over-75s, it is failing in its civil duty

If the BBC axes free TV licences for over-75s, it is failing in its civil duty

Brimming with smugness, it regularly trumpets its commitment to ­inclusivity and concern for marginalised groups. According to the Director-General Tony Hall, one of the central ­purposes of the ­Corporation is “to bring the country together”. How hollow that sanct-imonious language now sounds…

Bodyguard fans spot major blunder as David Budd whispers through a door he needed specialist equipment to hear through hours before

Bodyguard fans spot major blunder as David Budd whispers through a door he needed specialist equipment to hear through hours before

Viewers know how David Budd has been forced to spy on the Home Secretary with some specialist equipment to track her conversations with the security services. He was seen using specialist equipment that allowed him to hear what was being said through…

BBC bosses set to air their most X-rated drama Wonderlust which has bonking, drug-taking and solo sex acts

BBC bosses set to air their most X-rated drama Wonderlust which has bonking, drug-taking and solo sex acts

Wanderlust, starring Hollywood actress Toni Collette, has romping and two scenes featuring masturbation in the first seven minutes of the six-part series. And even Auntie’s drama boss Piers Wenger has admitted he is “terrified” by the potential response. He said: “We’ve never…

BBC Radio presenter Vicki Archer has died aged 41

BBC Radio presenter Vicki Archer has died aged 41

BBC local radio star Vicki Archer, 41, dies suddenly just hours after tweeting she was ‘home alone’ while her children were away on holiday BBC Radio presenter Vicki Archer died aged 41, it was revealed on Tuesday She presented afternoon drivetime show…

BBC political journalist swims between Asia and Europe for charities

BBC political journalist swims between Asia and Europe for charities

‘I conquered cancer, so swimming from Asia to Europe was… really hard work,’ says BBC political journalist after racing between continents and raising £10,000 for charity BBC News’ diplomatic correspondent James Landale raced in Bosphorus strait Raised £10,000 for kid’s charities Ellen MacArthur Cancer…

Sherlock season 5 is probably not coming soon after all

Sherlock season 5 is probably not coming soon after all

UPDATE: Mark Gatiss has downplayed the credibility of Chris Georgiou’s hints that Sherlock will film at Speedy’s Cafe again imminently, dismissing talks of the show returning soon as “utter nonsense”. Original Story: Sherlock fans are all too aware that there are generally…

Brendan Cole pinpoints the moment his "cards were potentially marked" for Strictly Come Dancing exit

Brendan Cole pinpoints the moment his "cards were potentially marked" for Strictly Come Dancing exit

Brendan Cole announced earlier this year that he wouldn’t be returning to Strictly Come Dancing. Despite being a professional dancer on the show since the first series in 2004, the 42-year-old says the BBC didn’t renew his contract. Appearing on W series…

Jenna Coleman Drama ‘The Cry’ Lands at Sundance Now in the U.S.

Jenna Coleman Drama ‘The Cry’ Lands at Sundance Now in the U.S.

AMC Networks’ Sundance has acquired “The Cry” for the Sundance Now streaming service. Starring Jenna Coleman (“Victoria”), the four-part series will play on the Sundance linear channel after its SVOD launch. The psychological drama is an adaptation of Helen FitzGerald’s bestselling book of…

BBC Source Says Meghan Markle’s Family Will Not Be ‘Cashing In’ On Family Drama, Here’s Why

BBC Source Says Meghan Markle’s Family Will Not Be ‘Cashing In’ On Family Drama, Here’s Why

Meghan Markle’s family will not be “cashing in” on their family drama according to a source from BBC. Her most visible family members include nephew Tyler Dooley, father Thomas Markle, and half-sister Samatha Grant, who recently changed her last name to Markle….

BBC Newsnight broadcasts wrong cricketer in package about Imran Khan

BBC Newsnight broadcasts wrong cricketer in package about Imran Khan

Blundering BBC bosses apologise for illustrating Imran Khan Newsnight story with footage of fellow Pakistani cricket ace Wasim Akram Viewers outraged after BBC Newsnight confuses Imran Khan and Wasim Akram The current affairs show was running a package on the bowler-turned-politician  But…