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Applications for Great British Bake Off 2018 are now open

Fancy yourself as a budding chef? Well applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

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The BBCs Children in Need returns to our screens on Friday night.

Everything you need to know about Children in Need 2017

The BBC's annual fundraising extravaganza is back. Children In Need returns tomorrow night for an evening of entertainment with celebrity guests and exclusive music and TV previews.
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Peaky Blinders may be set on the 1920s streets of Birmingham, but much of the filming has been done in Yorkshire.

Made in Yorkshire: How the Birmingham gangsters of Peaky Blinders made White Rose county their home

The long-awaited fourth series of BBC gangster drama Peaky Blinders may be set in Birmingham, but its roots are definitely more Yorkshire.

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The cast of Peaky Blinders return for a fourth series.

Who are the Peaky Blinders? From Tommy to Polly and Arthur to Esme... your guide to the characters

The return of Peaky Blinders gives us the opportunity to catch up with some of the most dramatic characters ever to have appeared on our television screens.

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How late Duty Free actor Keith Barron loved Doncaster Rovers, Doncaster Market and The Grand Theatre

As tributes pour in for Mexborough-born Duty Free star Keith Barron, whose death was announced this morning at the age of 83, the television star was a huge lover of all things Doncaster.

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Cillian Murphy will resume his role as gangster Tommy Shelby in the fourth series of Peaky Blinders.

They all hate him... but Tommy may just be the only one who can save the Peaky Blinders

Has Tommy finally met his match? Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy gives us his insight ahead of the series four opener.
Analysis

Watch the banned Royal Mail TV ad deemed ‘too scary’ to be aired during Coronation Street

The “excessively threatening and distressing” video seen on Twitter showed a gang of men in balaclavas armed with baseball bats enter a bank shouting: “This is a robbery”.

Analysis
Farmer John Hardisty on Helicopter ER

Farmer’s gratitude to air ambulance after freak arm accident

A North York Moors farmer who was airlifted to hospital after a freak accident almost caused the loss of his arm has thanked those who came to his aid.

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A former Leeds United manager is expected to join Ant and Dec in the jungle for this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me our of Here!

Former Leeds United manager set for ITVs I'm a Celebrity after being spotted Down Under

Former Leeds United boss Dennis Wise is hotly tipped to join the contestants in this year's series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

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Religion needs to have its place on the BBC network says Neil McNicholas.

'Why religion should always have its place on the BBC'

SO Radio 4’s Today presenters, John Humphrys and Justin Webb are tired of hearing about Jesus and find the Thought for the Day segment “deeply, deeply boring”.

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Philip Larkin, who was the focus of an exhibiton at Wlberforce House in Hull this year, remains one of the country's most popular poets.

Sir Andrew Motion on his friend Philip Larkin

Sir Andrew Motion has produced a new TV documentary about his friend Philip Larkin that is being screened next week. Chris Bond talked to the former Poet Laureate.

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Scarlett Archer, who plays Nell Fairfax

Emmerdale star Scarlett Archer sexually harassed on the Tube

Emmerdale star Scarlett Archer showed her support for women speaking out against sexual harassment as she shared her own upsetting account.
Crime

Lovelorn snowmen and bouncing dogs: A rundown of John Lewis Christmas ads

The John Lewis Christmas campaign has become a fixture of the consumer festive calendar, introducing characters ranging from a lovelorn snowman and his snow girlfriend to a trampolining dog.
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Singers Michael Ball and Alfie Boe want to make a Downton Abbey musical.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe muse over Downton Abbey musical

Chart-topping singers Michael Ball and Alfie Boe joked that they would love to turn hit period drama Downton Abbey into a stage musical.

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Watch the monster magic as Moz and Joe star in latest John Lewis Christmas ad

A young boy and his imaginary monster under the bed are the stars of this year's eagerly anticipated John Lewis Christmas campaign.
What s on
Jodie Whittaker as the new Dr Who.

See Yorkshire's Jodie Whittaker in full costume as the new Doctor Who

A first image has been unveiled of Jodie Whittaker in full costume as the incoming Doctor Who.
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Veteran Look North journalist John Cundy is stepping down in January after a career spanning more than 50 years. (JPress).

The Look North journalist and 50 years of covering big stories

BBC Look North’s John Cundy is to retire after a career spanning half a century during which time he’s covered some of the nation’s biggest stories. Chris Bond met him.

Analysis

Here are 13 Yorkshire locations that appear in Peaky Blinders

It's the BBC's popular gangster drama set in 1920s Birmingham.
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Buster the Boxer was the star of last year's John Lewis Christmas advert

This year's John Lewis Christmas TV advert could be set to drop any day now

In recent years the John Lewis Christmas TV advert has become something of a phenomenon.

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Strictly Come Dancing's enduring appeal continues.

YP Letters: Dancing to BBC’s tune to get Strictly tickets

From: Margaret Scott, Wrenthorpe.

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