TAMARA SIDDIQUI: Friends’ actress is inspiration for young women

When it comes to taking inspiration from or being influenced by others, it’s safe to say Instagram is now a huge, huge part of that.

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Pitch Battle continues.

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

Stuart Chandler finds the best of the rest on TV this week. . .
Claire (Caitriona Balfe) is at the centre of an unlikely love story

TV Choice and VIDEO: A hidden gem uncovered at last

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The Purge: Election Year is on Sky Cinema.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

Stuart Chandler has been looking underneath the schedules to find you some alternative viewing. . .
The Leftovers is gripping stuff.

OPINION - VIEWSCREEN: The Leftovers is compelling and compulsive stuff

A mysterious, world-shattering event. Everything is changed forever. Nearly everybody has lost somebody. And that’s just the beginning of The Leftovers, which starts its third season on Sky Atlantic next week.
Alison Brie in  GLOW.

Big Preview and VIDEO: Wrestling with the tricky worlds of the 80s and gender politics

It’s back to the Eighties for Netflix’s all-female wrestling dramedy GLOW. Gemma Dunn ducks into the ring to find out more from its all-star line-up

Left to right: Louise Moreton, 39, with pupils Keira Hall ,10, Keiran Robbins, eight, Ruby Ogden, eight, and Dylan Warner, nine. Picture by:  Malcolm Wells

Pupils dig deep for a starring role on Gardeners’ World

Green-fingered youngsters at a Fareham primary school featured on BBC2’s Gardeners’ World.

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Strictly stars Ian Waite and Camilla Dallerup are coming to Portsmouth

Meet Strictly Come Dancing’s Ian and Camilla

A FAMOUS dancing duo are set to bring their farewell UK tour to Portsmouth.

Love Your Garden on ITV.

TV choice: Your guide to what's on TV, streaming and on demand this week

Check out our Weekend Magazine TV editor Stuart Chandler's picks for the coming week.
Pitch Battle on BBC One.

TV highlight: Pitch Battle - a new shiny floor show for Saturday!

In the opening episode of Pitch Battle, hosted by Mel Giedroyc six choirs and vocal groups of all different sizes and musical genres battle it out for a place in the Grand Final.

Aidan Turner stars in Poldark.

TV interview: Poldark - Why star of Cornish bodice ripper finds it hard to watch at times

Aidan Turner is back in his breeches on Sunday nights for a third series of Poldark and while fans lap up the Cornish drama, he tells Susan Griffin why it can leave him cringing occasionally


WATCH: BT ads banned for misleading TV viewers

BT ads featuring Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds hanging from a helicopter to test the strength of the "UK's most powerful" Wi-Fi signal have been banned for misleading viewers.


Workshop being held on television presenting

YOUNG people in Gosport will be able to take part in a TV presenting workshop with a star from the small screen.

From left, Russell Harding, Alex Alley, Paula Reid and Lisa Harding

Gosport team to enter Red Bull Soapbox race

WE’VE seen plenty of politicians on their metaphorical soapboxes during the election campaign, but this team will be speeding around on the wheeled variety in a national race.

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WATCH: Tributes to former Corrie star Roy Barraclough

Former Coronation Street star Roy Barraclough has died at the age of 81.

Portsmouth contestants wanted for Ninja Warrior UK

Portsmouth contestants wanted for Ninja Warrior UK

Producers behind the prime time Saturday night TV show Ninja Warrior UK are looking for contestants to take part from the Portsmouth area.

CBBC Presenter Michael Absalom  visits You're a Star Theatre School

Theatre school visited by CBBC presenter

A CBBC presenter was the guest of honour at a theatre school.

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Declan Brooks on the show    Picture: ITV/Thames/Fremantle

Portchester BMX star is taking a trip in the Take Me Out love lift

HE’S a professional BMX rider who has finished fourth in the world championships – but this weekend it’s Declan Brooks’ sex appeal that is being put to the test.

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Popular horse fair to return to village today

THOUSANDS of people are expected to visit Wickham today for the annual Horse Fair.

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WATCH: Stars honoured at Bafta TV awards ceremony

Happy Valley has triumphed over The Crown at the Bafta TV awards, as the royal drama left empty handed despite racking up the most nominations with five nods.

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