A Break in Transmission: 11th February 2017
As festive film classic It's A Wonderful Life celebrates its 70th anniversary, Michael Alexander examines its timeless appeal and asks - what it would take for 2016 to have a similarly happy ending?
Michael Alexander looks at the life of Hollywood screen icon Kirk Douglas who turns 100 today.
After selling one million copies of his book worldwide, Raymond Briggs’ TV animation of ‘The Snowman’ has become a classic Christmas family favourite as festively familiar as turkey and Santa’s sleigh.
The strength of any sitcom can be tested by how much it’s talked about many years after the final episode has run.
After six years at the BBC, The Great British Bake Off is moving to Channel 4 following a contractual dispute. MICHAEL ALEXANDER examines the fall out.
Have remakes of Are You Being Served? and Porridge left you feeling stale? Or are they a welcome return to the classic sitcoms of a golden era? Michael Alexander looks at the mixed reaction to the launch of the BBC’s Sitcom Season.
Beware those soggy-bottoms, GBBO is back — and promises to be smuttier than ever.
Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones has urged Twitter to take more action against online trolls after she was subjected to horrific racist abuse.
Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin was killed when he was struck by his own car, police have said.