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Suffolk will be gracing the screens both big and small once again in 2020 after a busy year. Local democracy reporter Jason Noble spoke to Screen Suffolk to find out what you can expect to see in the year ahead.

You may not have received your Hogwarts letter yet, but you can immerse yourself in the wizarding world this summer as an outdoor cinema is showing all eight films in the franchise.

And so the Oscar nominations are in and while many of the categories look like a re-run of the Golden Globes and last week's BAFTA nominations, the all-important Best Picture category looks the most intriguing. It's the only award that's not suffering from an overwhelming feeling of deja vu.

David Copperfield is returning to Bury St Edmunds. Charles Dickens' young hero brought Angel Hill to a standstill in the spring of 2018 when writer-director Armando Iannucci turned The Athenaeum into a Victorian theatre and the Angel Hotel into a London coaching inn.

A retired great-grandmother from Suffolk has appeared on the popular ITV game show The Chase - with host Bradley Walsh calling her hometown of Mildenhall "beautiful".

It's easy to miss great films at the cinema when they come and go so quickly. Here's our selection of great movies from 2019 that you should really catch-up with at home

Food and film is an unbeatable combination and the Film Feast Festival, pioneered by Suffolk born film consultant and researcher, Neil McGlone, was such a success when its second serving hit our screens in October, that a series of additional events are being staged at The Galley restaurant in Woodbridge.

A new television drama will retell one of the most infamous and brutal crimes in British history but what is the full story behind the White House Farm family murders in Essex?

The film awards season always provokes discussion as favourite films are rewarded or frustratingly are ignored but this year, as the BAFTAs have proved, the awards are in danger of becoming safe and predictable. What we need is a distinctive voice.

Christine Keeler was the icon of a generation and she has been brought back to life by Suffolk actress Sophie Cookson in a high profile BBC television drama.

Awards season is just around the corner. Here is a run down of the leading titles which will tempt us away from our televisions and into the cinema.

The true story of one of the most notorious crimes in the UK - when five members of the same family were murdered at an Essex farmhouse - will be told in a new ITV drama.

A boy has achieved his dream of seeing Liverpool Football Club play at Anfield - thanks to a famous comedian.

A cinema legend has been nominated for a BAFTA award in recognition of his exceptional contribution to Bury St Edmunds through the big screen for more than 50 years.

There are a few Oscar-worthy winners in film buff Rory's list. But how many have you seen?

The Suffolk-born film-maker and his sister Sophie will be at the Aldeburgh Cinema this weekend to help the cinema celebrate its centenary year.

Suffolk television presenter Peter Purves has been dropped as a commentator from Channel 4's coverage of the Crufts dog show.

Who doesn't love a bit of Christmas TV? There are some real treats in store this year. Here's our round-up, from Strictly, to the BBC's long-awaited festive drama.

Fans of James Bond now have the opportunity to gain their first glimpse of 007's latest outing No Time To Die as the first trailer has just been released.

David Copperfield is returning home to Bury St Edmunds - or his recent home at any rate - as the latest big screen outing of Charles Dickens' resourceful hero, The Personal History of David Copperfield, filmed on location in the west Suffolk market town, will get a pair of special screenings at the Theatre Royal next year.

Doctor Who has long been an important landmark in British television with a large and very loyal fan base but last year's series with Jodie Whittaker drew unprecedented criticism. Now a new trailer seems to be saying that the series is back and it means business

It seems like a galaxy far, far away where toys linked to films were a cottage industry and not a multi-billion pound franchises, and where manufacturers and retailers could be doubtful about the success of a new film called Star Wars.

A replica of Noah's Ark currently moored at Ipswich waterfont is set to wow the country after crews from the BBC and Discovery Channel filmed on board.

Frozen fever is catching on this weekend, as fans turn out to see Disney's eagerly-awaited sequel, Frozen II, in Ipswich.

Suffolk's official film office is hoping to attract even more productions to the county after being involved in the development of an innovative new location database.

Today is World Television Day, celebrating the power of the small screen to inspire, entertain and inform. Our readers and staff have been sharing their TV memories.

It is the moment that Frozen fans across Ipswich have been waiting for, this weekend Elsa and Anna will return to cinema screens in the much anticipated Disney sequel Frozen II .

The genre-bending age gap drama landed on our screens on November 12…and we've already binged our way through all six episodes.

The 2019 John Lewis Christmas advert has landed... does it bring a tear to your eye?

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