TV & films

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Hollywood legend Clint marks a major milestone this weekend. Our arts editor takes a look at a rather remarkable life.

Comedy musician Jon Courtenay, who wowed the judges in Britain’s Got Talent, has told of his fond memories of growing up near Ipswich - and how he hopes to revisit once lockdown ends.

A talented young singer from Bury St Edmunds has received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent celebrity judges and the audience.

A girl from Bury St Edmunds will reveal her talent to judges tonight on a prime time television show.

Author Iain Maitland looks set to provide TV audiences with the next big TV crime drama. As his new book comes out, he talks about his love of setting his thrillers in East Anglia and getting under the skin of his heroes and villains

The majesty of the natural world is something many of us haven’t seen for over a month now. If you are feeling trapped by your four walls here are some epic movies which could broaden your horizon

As lockdown continues, cinemas are finding ingenious ways to stay in touch with their audiences and add a splash of showbiz glamour into our increasingly restricted lives.

Jimmy Doherty will host Spring at Jimmy’s Farm, which begins on Thursday, April 30

The independent cinema is pioneering a new world streaming service to provide audiences with new films during lockdown.

A student paramedic from Capel St Mary has become the first contestant to ‘Beat The Chasers’ in ITV’s new spin-off quiz show.

Al Pacino is an actor that demands a lot of respect. He is a performer who always makes interesting choices and has never taken to easy route to fame and fortune. As he marks his 80th birthday we select the five films that mark him out as the greatest actor of his generation

Did you see comedy musician Jon Courtenay, who grew up in Suffolk, wowing the judges in Britain’s Got Talent?

Netflix’s new dating show Too Hot To Handle has been donned the ‘new Love Island’ with Clacton model Chloe Veitch among the line-up of single people looking for love.

Plans to expand the Cineworld in Bury St Edmunds have been approved – but the coronavirus pandemic has cast doubt on when that project may go ahead, if at all.

These programmes will give tired mums and dads time to have a cup of tea and a breather while their little ones are entertained.

A MasterChef contestant from Bury St Edmunds has said she is “absolutely devastated” to leave the competition - but is “so unbelievably proud” of what she has accomplished.

MasterChef contestant Hannah Gregory from Bury St Edmunds is back on our TV screens tonight as she pushes her cooking to the limit to try and win a place in the semi-finals.

There’s an old Hollywood adage that goes: “Without a script, you haven’t got a movie.” Although, there have been several directors and producers that have tried to put the truth of that saying to the test over the years (The Fast and Furious films?) it is generally agreed that the foundations of every great film lies with a first class script.

Banish those feeling of isolation with this feelgood comedy about a big budget Hollywood blockbuster coming to town and finding out that their perfect location may not be as advertised

How much do you know about Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey? Take part in today’s quarantine quiz to see what you can remember about the popular TV sitcom.

Banish those feelings of being trapped and isolated with this beautifully shot exploration of nature in all its untamed glory

With the nation shuttered away in our homes, Disney have chosen the right moment to launch Disney Plus, their new streaming service, which may help signal the end of the traditional cinema experience

Banish that downbeat feeling brought on by isolation with our feast of fun, feelgood films. Today’s selection is a modern classic bursting with energy and lots of great music

Welcome to our Feelgood Film Festival. It’s our antidote to the prospect of months of mind-numbing daytime TV. It’s a chance to catch up on some wonderful, half-remembered films (both old and new) which will hopefully enrich our days in isolation.

A Bury St Edmunds woman whose flavoursome food continues to impress the MasterChef judges has revealed she pushed on through the show while suffering with debilitating fatigue.

A passionate cook from Bury St Edmunds who took the plunge to follow her dream is cooking up a storm in the kitchen as she competes in BBC One’s MasterChef.

As we prepare for Season Two’s second episode we reveal the nine prime suspects.

It’s been 25 years since Bridget Jones first made her way into our lives, in the form of an immensely popular newspaper column. The world might be very different now, but attitudes towards singledom haven’t really moved on in the decades since

German Doner Kebab welcomed two Islanders fresh from sunny Cape Town for an afternoon of free food and selfies – in order to celebrate the Ipswich restaurant’s birthday.

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