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    Best new books out this April

    What better way to embrace a new season that with a new slew of books? Our friends at The Book House, have offered up their favourites of the month.

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    Weekly watchlist: the 10 best things on TV

    Comfies on! We've compiled 10 of the best things on TV this week, ripe and ready for you to binge. From monster-packed rom-coms to Oscar-buzz dramas, it's your pick...


    TV worth tuning into this week

    So... last week it was 24 degrees and now it's baltic, but that does mean you can hunker down in front of the box without feeling too guilty. Get something carby and put those feet up.

  • Lights, camera… outdoor action

    Pack your picnic and give your social life CPR this spring and summer! From Wonder Woman to Anchorman, here's my definitive guide to outdoor cinema and theatre.

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    The TV is calling you: 10 shows to watch this week

    OK, so we get it: that garden needs weeding, but you can’t scrabble about in the dirt forever. Give yourself a break and instead watch the best TV this week has to offer.

  • Spring watch! This week’s hot new TV

    Stacey Dooley reinvents Through The Keyhole, plus rock and roll comebacks, Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan on the small screen and more in our round up of the best TV this week

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    This year’s 12 must-see Oscar movies

    Cinemas are shut, popcorn consumption is dangerously low but the Oscar noms are in. We have the skinny on what, where and when you can watch this year's best in show.

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    Top TV: 8 things to watch this week

    Pass the remote, we've got 8 unmissable things to watch this week. From hard-hitting documentaries and twisty black comedies to the former FLOTUS, your sofa time is sorted.

  • The 5 must-watch shows on this week

    Between mindless action and royal history in the making, your evening's sorted with these five best things to watch this week. Put the kettle on and grab those biscuits: it's time to veg out.


    Pass the remote! 5 things to watch this week

    From guilty pleasure TV and true-crime documentaries to cult comedy and feminist flicks - there's something for everyone in our curated pick of new releases this week.

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