Join The Fun With Free P&P At Ideal World This Bank Holiday!

The Bank Holiday weekend means an excuse to get the BBQ out, take a trip down memory lane and of course to bag one of the incredible deals on offer from Ideal World.  There will be fun games and antics in the studio, competitions, prize draws and lots of laughter… and we’re giving free P&P on everything too.

Join us Live from 12pm Thursday 25th August as we kick off five days of fun. We’ve got phenomenal deals across all departments that you won’t see on any other weekend, exclusive products and brand new launches - and free P&P means you can make all of those Bank Holiday purchases for less!

Channel 4 commissions major longitudinal doc series

Deputy Head of Factual Amy Flanagan has commissioned Minnow Films to make an ambitious five-year longitudinal project charting the progress of bright teenagers from low-income families as they attempt to follow their dreams and push against the tide of seemingly insurmountable inequality facing them.

The commission, currently titled Youth comes in the wake of a recent government report which concluded Britain has among the worst social mobility of any developed nation – the richest 20 per cent are seven times more likely to get into a top university and 50 per cent of children from the poorest families get zero GCSE passes above a D grade. Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged to fight what she calls the, “burning injustice,” that, “if you’re at a state school, you’re less likely to reach the top professions than if you’re educated privately.”

ITV commissions second series of Marcella starring Anna Friel

ITV commissions second series of Marcella starring Anna Friel
ITV commissions second series of Marcella starring Anna Friel from acclaimed writer
Hans Rosenfeldt and Buccaneer Media
Critically acclaimed crime thriller Marcella, Scandinavian noir on the streets of Britain, has been commissioned for a second series, broadcaster ITV confirmed today. 
Speaking at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, renowned screenwriter and novelist, Hans Rosenfeldt,  Buccaneer Media CEO Tony Wood and leading actress Anna Friel shared the good news during a panel session with industry executives.

Homecoming Heroes Join I Am Team GB

Please add the I Am Team GB website details for participation and club sign up in all copy and #iamteamgb
This Saturday (27 August), Olympians returning in glory from Rio will join the nation at events across the UK to celebrate how the public supported Team GB by playing The National Lottery. Team GB has achieved their best medal haul in 108 years, amassing an astonishing 27 Gold, 23 Silver and17 Bronze Medals.
The National Lottery and ITV have collaborated on I Am Team GB, the UK’s biggest ever sports day where thousands of venues up and down the country will open their doors for free, encouraging the nation to get out and get active and with the chance to meet some of their Olympic heroes.

Blankety Blank returns to ITV

The iconic game show Blankety Blank is returning to ITV for a one off Christmas special hosted by David Walliams and will be produced for the channel by Thames.
“I have some very big shoes to fill as presenter of Blankety Blank, I loved Terry Wogan and Les Dawson as a child, and Paul O'Grady was absolutely hilarious. I hope I can bring this much loved show to life for a new generation” says David Walliams.