TV & films

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Two former Love Island stars took part in online events for a mental health awareness week in Suffolk.

Suffolk’s West End star Ruthie Henshall is one of the stars of this year’s I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here. But how much do you know about her?

A documentary movie going behind the scenes of Suffolk’s First World War trenches has been created for release in local cinemas.

Hollywood has come to Suffolk as work begins on a new thriller movie by a local production company.

Somerleyton Hall, near Oulton Broad, is doubling as Sandringham, the Royal Family’s rural Norfolk hideaway, in the current series of The Crown. We talk to events manager Peter Thompson about turning the Hall into a royal residence

The Crown, Netflix’s ratings topping drama about the Queen’s reign, returned this weekend and there was something familiar about one of its locations. Sandringham, the Queen’s beloved Norfolk royal estate, was recreated by Suffolk’s own Somerleyton Hall, near Lowestoft.

As culture secretary Oliver Dowden launches a review into public service broadcasting, we take a look at the value of the BBC and Channel 4

New York is a city full of hustle and bustle, making it Hollywood’s favourite location for both contemporary comedy or hard-hitting drama. Here are some of the city’s finest moments on screen

A war film shot in Norfolk and Suffolk, which has won 15 awards across the world, has now been released on Amazon Prime to coincide with Remembrance Day.

Suffolk will remain open for TV and movie productions to film safely during the second coronavirus lockdown, the county’s official film office has confirmed – and a number of firms have already been shooting locally despite the virus.

A familiar face of cinema in Bury St Edmunds is available for a chat on Monday afternoons to help alleviate loneliness.

Sir Sean Connery has today been remembered as “the world’s greatest Scot, the last of the real Hollywood stars, the definitive Bond” following his death, aged 90.

From family-friendly favourites, to classics horrors and modern scares, there’s something for everyone.

The Empire Strikes Back, one of the greatest science fiction blockbusters of all time, is 40 years old this year and Bury St Edmunds annual Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition is marking the anniversary in grand style.

A horror movie filmed in a Suffolk town and starring Love Island star Dani Dyer is being shown as part of a film festival.

West End veteran Ruthie Henshall, crowned one of Suffolk’s most inspiring women, has signed up for the 2020 edition of I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here.

An Ipswich mum who went on First Dates to find love is still determined to find her dream man, despite not finding ‘the one’ on Channel 4’s hit show.

Fans of Little Mix - dubbed the biggest girl band in the world - can experience their 2019 European tour in the comfort of a refurbished cinema in Bury St Edmunds.

A sea rescue by crews from Walton and Frinton RNLI and Harwich RNLI will feature in tonight’s episode of the popular BBC show Saving Lives at Sea.

There’s so much talent in our region. After Jon Courtenay’s BGT triumph, we’re looking back at others who have hit the reality TV spotlight.

For more than 50 years Pat Church has been the face of cinema in Bury St Edmunds. As the town’s Abbeygate Cinema does its best to fight the effects of Covid, Pat Church talks about his continued passion for the moving image

A comedy pianist from Suffolk will be performing in the Britain’s Got Talent final tomorrow night in the hopes of winning a quarter of a million pounds.

Like all hospitality-based businesses, Suffolk’s most widely known farm attraction has faced its own challenges during the coronavirus crisis.

Ipswich School of Dancing’s Emma Hawley is pleased the BBC has decided to give Nicola Adams a female partner on Strictly this year.

Independent cinemas say now’s the time to use them or lose them, with an excellent programme of releases coming up this autumn.

“Your cinema needs you – use us or lose us” this is the message from veteran independent cinema manager Pat Church after cinemas have struggled to find an audience following the relaxing of Coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Cinema giant Cineworld has confirmed it is considering temporarily closing all its UK locations – including three in Suffolk.

Film fans are reeling today after reports that one of the world’s largest cinema operators could be set to close its venues across the country.

Film producer Richard Johns knows a good story when he sees one having produced features starring the likes of John Malkovich, Willem Dafoe, Tim Roth and Orlando Bloom. Having been born and brought up in Essex he wanted to return to the wide open skies of East Anglia, having spent most of his career working either in London or Newcastle.

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