BBC One continued its festive ratings success as it dominated Boxing Day thanks to its offerings of popular films. ITV meanwhile continued to lag behind and not even its soaps could topple BBC One.
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The funeral service takes place today for Kathy Staff who played Nora Batty in the BBC sitcom Last of the Summer Wine and starred in over 700 episodes of ITV soap Crossroads as cleaner Doris Luke.
Wednesday 24th December 7.30pm on ITV1 Above: Tony has decided to break with tradition this year but we think his alternative for a turkey was going a little too far. Thursday 25th December 7.00pm on ITV1 Above: Christmas day descends into chaos at the Platts, so nothing new there then! Thursday 25th December 7.00pm on ITV1 Above: Steve shows Becky his secret Santa’s grotto but they are almost caught out
Crossroads and Last Of The Summer Wine actress Kathy Staff has passed away at the age of 80 following a short illness.
British tabloid The Daily Star has slammed several British soaps because of a lack of poppies on-screen.
The cast of Coronation Street are said to be ‘up in arms’ after bosses put the kibosh on a James Bond-themed Christmas bash.
Now all the press were told that last Friday was Emmerdale’s 5000th episode, in fact, your TV guide was wrong, it actually aired on Tuesday. Some may say it was an attempt to boost ratings for Friday and Tuesday; however, no, I’m sure it was just another telly schedule cock up. Writes Mike Watkins as he gives his views in this Friday News File.
Not a lot has happened over the past seven days, although today is the day that Emmerdale reaches its 5000th edition, although the current state its in, I’d rather watch episode one again. Mike Watkins casts his view over the latest soap news.
ATV Today editor Doug Lambert picks some acting talent who could be easily added to the cast of BBC One’s EastEnders.
Welcome to another Friday News File. This week, Charlie’s grabbing is apparently an exclusive, Emmerdale wants to get more down south and some actresses are just desperate for more roles. And much more too! Vivian Summers shares her views on the latest soap news…