Actress Rakie Ayola is to leave Holby City later this year after three years in the role of Kyla Tyson. It’s been announced that actress Rakie Ayola has decided to quit her role of Kyla Tyson in the long running BBC medical drama, Holby City. Ayola has played Nurse Kyla Tyson in the drama since early 2006 and has been involved in several big storylines including her battle with alcoholism
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A gay kiss in a recent episode of EastEnders has prompted 145 complaints from bigoted viewers.
Holby City actor Tom Chambers has decided to quit the BBC medical drama. Tom Chambers has decided to quit his role of Sam Strachan in the BBC medical drama. Chambers has played the character for two years and has been involved in several high profile storylines, such as his character’s battle with cancer. However, after two years in the role Chambers has decided to move onto new projects. He is
Notorious EastEnders villain Nick Cotton is returning to the soap.
The BBC are planning to launch a new drama series they hope will rival Hollyoaks, the Channel Four ‘teen soap’. A new drama series, set in Manchester, will be the BBC’s answer to Hollyoaks. The series will be set in a hair and beauty academy in Manchester and will be written by young writers, as part of the BBC’S Switch strand. Lead writer on the series will be Daisy Coulam
A look back to forty years since the launch of London’s Thames Television.
In this Editor Reports Doug Lambert takes a look at those shows that didn’t bring in the viewers fast enough for telly executives and were swiftly disposed of.
ATV Today editor Doug Lambert picks some acting talent who could be easily added to the cast of BBC One’s EastEnders.
Rustie Lee is to make a guest appearance in EastEnders.
Television Centre to be sold off, 2,500 jobs to go, more repeats, less original programming and budgets for vital programming cut. Is this really the future for the BBC that we want? It was a very dark day indeed when Greg Dyke left the BBC in the wake of the Whitewash, sorry Hutton, report. The BBC was weakened by Dyke’s departure – the staff protested en mass – and the