ATV Icons: June Brown

The indomitable June Brown is best known to UK TV audiences for playing the iconic Dot Cotton in EastEnders. Here Michael Keohan celebrates the lady behind the characters.

ATV Icon: Wendy Richard

In February BBC One soap EastEnders celebrates its 25th anniversary and to mark the occasion we have re-uploaded our ATV Icon feature on actress Wendy Richard who played matriarch Pauline…

ATV Icon: John Bentley

Michael Keohan celebrates the career of actor and voice-over artist John Bentley in another ATV Icon feature.

ATV Icons: Joanna Lumley

From James Bond to Coronation Street, The New Avengers to Sapphire & Steel, Absolutely Fabulous and Jam and Jerusalem actress Joanna Lumley has appeared in them all – making her…

ATV Icons: Lucille Ball

Exactly twenty years since her death Radio DJ Michael Keohan celebrates one of television’s enduring personalities, Lucille “Lucy” Ball – star of stage and screen for over fifty years.

ATV Icon: Paul O’Grady

Paul O’Grady is probably best known for his comedy drag act, Lilly Savage, and for his tea-time chat-show on ITV before defecting to Channel Four. We take a look at…

ATV Icon: Sheila Mercier

ATV celebrates Emmerdale’s most famous farm owner, Annie Sugden, better known as actress Sheila Mercier.

ATV Icon: Liz Dawn of Coronation Street

She’ll be best remembered as Corrie’s Vera Duckworth, but here we celebrate the life and times of actress behind the legend, Elizabeth – Liz – Dawn.