UKTV has announced the launch of its free-to-air channel Drama on its new video on demand service UKTV Play.
Movie and television actress Jean Kent has died aged 92. In the 1940s and 50s she was one of cinema’s biggest UK stars and by the 1980s had joined ITV’s most successful daytime serial.
The creator of crime drama Bergerac, Robert Banks Stewart, has released his first novel at the age of 81.
Actress Dinah Sheridan, best known for her role in the British film The Railway Children, has died at the age of 92.