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Blue Lights co-creator Declan Lawn on ‘massive responsibility of telling Belfast’s stories’

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This Town cast and crew on how unrest and disruption forges creative genius: ‘Music is the heart’

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Ralf Little on leaving Death in Paradise, his replacement and taking on Jeremy Hunt

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Mary & George’s Tony Curran on playing pacifist, pleasure-seeking King James

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John Malkovich on fashion, hope and why beauty is mandatory for the survival of the species

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Filmmaker Adam Curtis on epic new BBC drama The Way – and how the power of TV is shaking up Britain

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Ex-England star Jermaine Jenas: ‘I’ve found it hard to make peace with my football career’

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Apoocalypse Now: Joe Lycett vs Sewage on Channel 4 shames UK’s privatised water companies

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Doctor behind ITV’s vital new drama Breathtaking on ‘horrendous’ truth about Covid in hospitals

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Breathtaking and The Way: These are the next Mr Bates-style TV dramas poised to shake-up Britain

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Angela Griffin: ‘For my first year in Coronation Street I kept my job in Burger King’

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Alice & Jack star Andrea Riseborough: ‘Love is the best thing we have. Love belongs to all of us’

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George Clarke: ‘My absolute driver for the rest of my days will be the f**king housing crisis’

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Domino Day star Siena Kelly: ‘The society we live in turns powerful women into monsters’

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Harry Plotter and the Goblet of Fear: How The Traitors became the most unmissable show on TV

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Masters of the Air author Donald L Miller: Tom Hanks, the bomber boys and me

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Big Boys’ Dylan Llewellyn and Jon Pointing on big scenes, big themes and their big responsibility

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Peter Capaldi on why his new cop drama Criminal Record is going to be your next TV obsession

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Henry Winkler on Happy Days, dyslexia and why he’ll always love The Fonz: ‘I’m grateful’

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Happy Days icon Henry Winkler: ‘The Fonz gave me opportunity – but then he took opportunity away’

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Truelove star Lindsay Duncan: ‘What’s happening in the UK is shameful. There’s serious neglect’

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Iwan Rheon on new Viagra drama Men Up: ‘If men talked about their feelings things would be easier’

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Our essential guide to the best TV shows of 2023: From The Last of Us to Succession