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Hollyoaks: Putting the truth into drama 

It’s taken me four days to write this post, and not because I was too lazy – which is the normal reason for my late submissions. But because I found the culmination of the Cleo and Pete storyline so emotional to watch, I  wasn’t completely sure I could put it into words.

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Love Island: What a weekend

”All by myself…”

I don’t know what was squeezing tighter in Love Island this weekend; Terry’s arse when Malin returned or Adam’s jaw when Katie coupled up with Sophie. 
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Penny Dreadful: A pound of wonderful


I have been transfixed by Penny Dreadful since season one and for those of you who have not yet dipped your toe in the water, let me give you a gentle push.

Penny Dreadful takes in characters from the literary classics such as Dracula, Frankenstein and Dorian Grey, lifts them from the pages and puts them in new, exciting and slightly twisted stories.

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Six reasons to watch


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt has received almost nothing but plaudits since its launch on Netflix.

It’s not your typical sitcom setting, however; Kimmy is trying to get by in modern New York after spending most of her life in an underground cell, taken hostage at 14 by a cult leader who claimed the apocalypse had taken place and they were the sole survivors.

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Rovers: Limping towards non-league obscurity


Sky 1’s new comedy Rovers arrived last month to coincide with the hubbub surrounding Euro 2016. The premise is based in and around the clubhouse of local non-league side Redbridge Rovers.

Written by ‘career weirdos’ David Earl and Joe Wilkinson, the show is directed by The Royle Family’s Craig Cash, who also takes the lead as superfan Pete Mott (Mete Pott, swap the letters around. It’s good fun!).
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