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Earlier this year an Ipswich man bagged a date on popular dating show Take Me Out- could you follow in his footsteps?

Katie Piper is the first celebrity to be announced for the upcoming series of Strictly Come Dancing.

Sharks have long proved to be particularly popular, non-human threats in many an ocean or island bound adventure.

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

The Carry On films celebrate their 60th anniversary this summer. They remain the longest, most profitable comedy series in British film history. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes an affectionate look at these classic movies

Food has always enjoyed a starring role on the big screen. Arts editor Andrew Clarke casts his eye over the menu before selecting some of Hollywood’s most memorable movie meals

Well this is a rarity: a remake of a funny comedy which is just as good (if not better) than the original. Stephen Mangan’s remake of Lisa ‘Friends’ Kudrow’s Web Therapy is a foul-mouthed joy to behold.

Video: RIP Barry Chuckle: Here’s To You

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Chuckle Brother Barry Elliott, who has died at the age of 73, brought laughts to young and old with beloved brother Paul. Here we pay tribute to 10 of the pair’s most memorable moments, from rapping with Tinchy Stryder to headlining at Bestival.

Bosses at Suffolk’s filming service are hoping director Danny Boyle will bring filming for the new James Bond movie to the county, after enjoying his experience here over the spring.

Despite its reported troubled production, Peyton Reed’s Ant-Man proved to be one of 2015’s unexpected delights, eschewing the darker elements and weightier themes of previous entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to deliver an exciting, action-packed superhero film.

Can you ace our Carry On catchphrases quiz?

With news circulating that Buffy The Vampire Slayer is returning, Charlotte Smith-Jarvis looks back on this, and the other summer TV hits of her youth.

She filmed the horror film before jetting off to the famous villa

Quiz: Review: Love Island 2018 final

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jack and Dani take the crown as winners of this year’s Love Island

Take our Love Island quiz ahead of tonight’s final

You’ll never guess who I am. Can I demand a recount?

How do you keep a long-running franchise fresh without it ever becoming moribund?

Top artists vying for the prize in the Sky Arts series Landscape Artist of the Year enjoyed the picturesque Felixstowe coastline this week, as the series semi final visited the Suffolk coast.

This year just one contestant on Love Island hailed from Suffolk. Could you represent the county in next year’s show?

A tribute to the “God of Neon” has been created in the “Shangri-la” he built as an escape on the Suffolk coast.

A contestant from Ipswich is set to bring some animal magic to TV’s Blind Date - by appearing together with her family’s pet guinea pig!

In a weekend dominated by relentlessly optimistic musical romantic comedies, fabulous animation and big budget blockbusters, writer-producer Drew Pearce’s directorial debut is a refreshing change for those who like their films darker in spirit and meaner in tone.

Film and TV enjoy an on-going love affair with the world of literature. It not only provides us with some good-looking drama but, as Arts editor Andrew Clarke suggests, offers film-makers a way of examining a portrait of modern society by framing it in the past

Films with re-watch value, movies with a unique quality, will become the classics of the future. Arts editor Andrew Clarke presents a series of idiosyncratic suggestions for movies that may entertain if you are in the mood for something different.

No idea what Love Island is all about? It might be too late to immerse yourself in the latest series, but you can definitely prepare yourself for the next - or at the very least be able to hold a semi-lucid conversation with your offspring about where they’ve been disappearing to at 9pm every night.

For three years, Steven Roberts brought the sensitive soul George to life in the prime-time soap hit Hollyoaks. As he prepares to take on roles in two very different stage productions this year, Steven reflects on the impact George had in highlighting homelessness and cutting prejudice.

Are you hooked on season four of The Affair? Read our review of the latest episode.

Savvy saver Martin Lewis has praised the cleanliness of Ipswich Railway Station and its toilets.

A Suffolk school and some of its students are starring in a new film by renowned movie-makers Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis – which also stars Ed Sheeran.

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