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Film review: The Quiet Ones

Lancashire Telegraph: Olivia Cooke has a room with a view in the British horror film The Quiet Ones. Left, Jared Harris as Professor Coupland

11:10am Tuesday 29th April 2014

STRAP in for a shockingly good horror filled with twists and turns and enough jumpy sequences to ensure the audience will be satisfied throughout.

Sarah Lancashire hits the streets for gritty role

Lancashire Telegraph: Sarah Lancashire in her new role in Happy Valley

10:32am Monday 28th April 2014

IT could hardly be colder, greyer or wetter in Hebden Bridge, but the weather doesn’t detract from the beauty of this sleepy market town nestled in the West Yorkshire valley of Calderdale.

Blackburn director's life-changing film that earned him an Emmy

Lancashire Telegraph: David Barnes

11:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

WINNING an international Emmy award for making a documentary wasn’t on the ‘to do’ list for one East Lancashire producer and director.

Setting the record straight about music pioneer Chris Hewitt

Lancashire Telegraph: Martin Hannett

11:42am Thursday 10th April 2014

THE austere words etched on Martin Hannett’s headstone read, ‘The Creator of the Manchester Sound.’ Two decades after his death, the mysterious and extraordinarily prolific Factory Records producer is to be remembered with a book, documentary and exhibition about his life.

Blackburn actor Peter Gunn on Miley Cyrus and life on the Corrie cobbles

Lancashire Telegraph: Peter Gunn

3:33pm Monday 7th April 2014

BEING recognised for his role in Coronation Street is a regular occurrence for East Lancashire actor, Peter Gunn, who recently left the cobbles after a three year stint.

Cop a load of Coronation Street cobbles

Lancashire Telegraph: Julie Goodyear (Bet Lynch) returns to her street of fame

11:39am Thursday 13th March 2014

CORONATION Street fans can now get a taste of life on TV’s most cobbles.

New show sends Blackburn-born Lee Mack quackers

Lancashire Telegraph: Lee on  Duck Quacks Don’t Echo – testing the theory that  a man can survive a 13-foot fall unhurt if he’s covered in bubble wrap.

6:00pm Saturday 8th February 2014

Lee Mack takes no prisoners when it comes to bad jokes. His career’s been built on being funny and perhaps because of that, the Not Going Out star often finds himself being stopped by people who want to share their gags with him.

Blackburn-born Steve Pemberton back on the small screen in new series

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith in Inside No.9

10:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

They’re responsible for some of TV’s darkest creations, from the grotesque villagers in The League Of Gentlemen to a hook-handed clown and a murderous man-child in Psychoville.

Julie Hesmondhalgh bids farewell to Coronation Street

Lancashire Telegraph: Julie Hesmondhalgh as Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street

3:38pm Monday 20th January 2014

TODAY is the last day for Julie Hesmondhalgh on Coronation Street and it’s only lunchtime but there have already been tears. “Jennie McAlpine (who plays Fiz) got me going with her card,” says Accrington-born Julie, who has played Hayley Cropper for the last 16 years.

Julie Hesmondhalgh takes on major theatre role after dramatic Corrie departure

Lancashire Telegraph: Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh

1:21pm Friday 27th December 2013

CORONATION Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh will star in a world premiere at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre in the New Year.

Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Blog: The Final

Lancashire Telegraph: Abbey Clancey Credit BBC/ Ray Burmiston

9:47am Friday 27th December 2013

STRICTLY first ever all-girl final, it only seems like two minutes since we were meeting our celebrities for the first time, I remember predicting that Natalie & Artem were the ones to watch, but now I think it could be anyone’s game, all week I have being asking people who they would be voting for on Saturday night and the replies were really mixed, it is just going to go to the lady who performs her heart out the most.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog: Week 12

9:46am Monday 16th December 2013

SEMI FINALS week and with the standard at its highest ever, whoever leaves the competition at this stage is surely going to be devastated, but who is your favourite to be crowned Strictly Champion 2013?

Strictly Come Dancing Blog: Week 11

Lancashire Telegraph: Ashley & Ola

9:18am Monday 9th December 2013

QUARTERFINALS week and with our six remaining couples not only fearing the intensity of the final being two weeks away, but this week they also have to cope with dancing twice as its Swingathon week.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog 2013: Week ten

Lancashire Telegraph: Picture: BBC

1:41pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

‘Musical Week’ as we reach the last few stages of this year’s competition and our seven gallant couples become six.

Darwen mum set to be a shining example on Channel 4's Obsessive Compulsive Cleaners

Lancashire Telegraph: Louise Alemanno

2:49pm Monday 25th November 2013

KEEPING your home clean and tidy can be one of the hardest tasks for any woman — especially when cleaning becomes an obsession.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog: week nine

Lancashire Telegraph: Ben & Kristina

10:08am Monday 25th November 2013

WITH only four weeks left until this year’s Strictly final, as we see temperatures start to freeze outside

Accrington-born soap star Julie films final scenes

Lancashire Telegraph: Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh

10:10am Thursday 21st November 2013

ACCRINGTON-born actress Julie Hesmondhalgh has filmed her final scenes in Coronation Street.

Bank of Dave scoops major TV honour

Lancashire Telegraph: Dave Fishwick at the awards ceremony

10:35am Tuesday 19th November 2013

DAVID Fishwick’s crusade against the banking industry landed his team a BAFTA at the second time of asking.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog: Week eight

Lancashire Telegraph: Fiona and Anton

10:24am Monday 18th November 2013

BLACKPOOL week and which of our celebrities will be soaring to the top of the tower and which will be limping back home like a lame donkey on the soggy sands?

Blackburn builders nail top spot on TV show

Lancashire Telegraph: Oliver Piotrowski and Chris Shaw, from Blackburn

9:44am Thursday 14th November 2013

AN enterprising pair hope to build a name for themselves after showing their house renovation skills on national TV.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog: Week 7

Lancashire Telegraph: Hairy Biker Dave Myers performed the Paso Doble

2:13pm Monday 11th November 2013

Week seven already and after the upset of last weeks dreaded dance off when we lost Rachel & Pasha, and this week with Natalie unfortunately being taken ill

Natalie Gumede casts a spell on Strictly judges

Lancashire Telegraph: Natalie Gumede with her partner Artem Chigvintsev

9:32am Monday 4th November 2013

COLNE actress Natalie Gumede left judges ‘spellbound’ as she received the first 10-point scores on this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Strictly Come Dancing Blog 2013 WEEK 6

Lancashire Telegraph: Strictly Come Dancing Blog 2013 WEEK 6

4:32pm Monday 4th November 2013

Halloween Special, with more spookier goings’ on than a ghost train at midnight! As our eleven remaining couples become ten, who will treat us with their perfect performances and who will trick us with all stunts and no dance content?

Blog: Strictly Come Dancing 2013, Week 5

Lancashire Telegraph: Blog: Strictly Come Dancing 2013, Week 5

4:11pm Monday 28th October 2013

As British Summer Time officially ends and we turn the clocks back to give us all an extra hour in bed, which of our celebrities wish they could turn back the clock to perform again?

Natalie Gumede moves on to new BBC drama role

Lancashire Telegraph: Natalie Gumede starring in her episode of Moving On

2:51pm Friday 25th October 2013

LANCASHIRE’S favourite Strictly Come Dancing star Natalie Gumede will appear in a new series of BBC daytime drama, Moving On.

Colne woman gives Chase on telly quiz show

Lancashire Telegraph: Joanne Nutter took part in TV quiz show The Chase

5:00pm Thursday 24th October 2013

A COLNE property landlord failed to beat the chaser on ITV’s popular tea-time quiz show.

Quick step to victory for Natalie Gumede after painful ordeal

Lancashire Telegraph: Natalie with dance partner Artem Chigvinstev

2:39pm Monday 21st October 2013

COLNE actress Natalie Gumede danced through her painful back injury to be rewarded with joint first place on Saturday night’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Blog: Strictly Come Dancing Blog 2013 week 4

Lancashire Telegraph: Julien and Janette

11:04am Monday 21st October 2013

AS our thirteen couples become twelve which couples will find themselves in the dreaded dance off, it is normally around week four that the pack really starts to divide

Blog: Strictly Come Dancing 2013, Week 3

Lancashire Telegraph: Former Dame Alice Owen's pupil Vanessa Feltz made a definite improvement this week with her romantic waltz

10:29am Monday 14th October 2013

Louuuve week and could any of our celebrities be feeling the passion of the dance floor with their dancing counterparts?

Strictly Come Dancing 2013 Blog: Week 2

Lancashire Telegraph: Picture: BBC

11:03am Tuesday 8th October 2013

As the dark nights slowly creep in over the country, the dance floor really starts to hot up and with all our contestants dancing their hearts out, and with the talent being one of the best we have ever been graced with on any series of Strictly, which of our couples will be first to leave?

Strictly Come Dancing Blog 2013: Week one

Lancashire Telegraph: Strictly Come Dancing Blog 2013: Week one

10:27am Monday 30th September 2013

A GREAT new studio set, brilliant new professionals to join our Strictly family and a celebrity line up that I think is really going to wow us this year, and no real joker in the pack everyone looks determined and as if they are in it to win it.

Natalie Gumede shows the strain as TV dance extravaganza tests her stamina to the limit

Lancashire Telegraph: Natalie Gumede on the Strictly stage

4:54pm Friday 27th September 2013

Strictly Come Dancing returns to our screens tonight — but anticipation is high in Lancashire after BBC officials confirmed that ‘our Nat’ needed therapy after ‘too much dancing’.

East Lancashire women give their verdict on Mr Grey

Lancashire Telegraph: REACTIONS Anita Stevenson

3:19pm Friday 13th September 2013

LADIES the wait is over!

Bacup entrepreneur Pier Linney joins panel on the BBC's Dragons' Den

Lancashire Telegraph: Piers Linney

3:47pm Tuesday 13th August 2013

BACUP entrepreneur Piers Linney has made his Dragons’ Den bow - and bagged his first deal for a tanning lotion.

Tough days for the millworkers

Lancashire Telegraph: Matthew McNulty and Holly Lucas in The Mill

5:42pm Monday 29th July 2013

There was once a time when period dramas were glossy, often joyous affairs.

Nelson schoolboy secures role in CBBC's 4 O'Clock Club

Lancashire Telegraph: Nicki Shepherd

8:00pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

A TEENAGER from Nelson with cerebral palsy has landed a role in a popular children’s TV programme.

Accrington actress Julie Hesmondhalgh prepares for tragic exit from Coronation Street

Lancashire Telegraph: Julie as Hayley, with David Neilson as Roy

8:00pm Thursday 18th July 2013

ACTRESS Julie Hesmondhalgh is preparing to leave Coronation Street as her character is given the devastating news she has pancreatic cancer next week.

East Lancashire stars polish their beauty salon skills

Lancashire Telegraph: Helen Flanagan

2:19pm Thursday 18th July 2013

LANCASHIRE stars have been transformed into beauty salon professionals as filming gets under way for a new celebrity TV show set in a spa.

Blackburn's Big Brother presenter AJ Odudu is our bit on the side

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn's Big Brother presenter AJ Odudu is our bit on the side

12:02pm Monday 15th July 2013

LOOKS like a model, sounds like a farmer!’ That’s just one of the thousands of comments picked from the world wide web, describing Channel 5’s latest up-and- coming talent.

Review: The Apprentice

1:42pm Friday 31st May 2013

SORRY to do this so soon but I just had to return to the Apprentice this week after yet another marvellously inept display from those would-be captains of industry/publicity seekers.

Burnley schoolgirl lands a part in Shameless

Lancashire Telegraph: Elise Thomas

2:54pm Thursday 30th May 2013

A BURNLEY schoolgirl is one step nearer to her dream of becoming a professional actress after landing a speaking part in Shameless.

Review: Eurovision Song Contest

4:38pm Friday 24th May 2013

AND so one of the great annual highlights on the TV calendar has been and gone.

Glory night for East Lancashire Corrie star Natalie Gumede at British Soap Awards

Lancashire Telegraph: East Lancashire actress Natalie Gumede accepts her award

11:03am Monday 20th May 2013

ACTRESS Natalie Gumede cleaned up at the British Soap Awards – and helped Coronation Street scoop eight gongs.

Review: The Apprentice, BBC1

5:39pm Friday 17th May 2013

I’D thought I was doing well, but three weeks in my resolve failed and I fell into the trap of watching The Apprentice.

Colne actress Amy Strange appears in BBC drama Frankie

Lancashire Telegraph: SCREEN STAR Former Park High pupil Amy Strange

9:00pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

AN ACTRESS from Pendle made her latest screen appearance last night in a new BBC drama.

Quiz fan from Burnley aims for the money on '1001 Things You Should Know'

Lancashire Telegraph: Ashley Routh

2:21pm Wednesday 15th May 2013

A SHEET metal worker could be lining his pockets with silver when he appears on a TV quiz show today.

Review: The Voice, BBC1

11:52am Friday 10th May 2013

THE coolest furniture on TV has revolved for the final time, the teams have been sorted, the battle lines are drawn and — let’s face it — The Voice goes downhill from now on.

Read actor Lucien Laviscount joins the cast of E4 drama Skins

Lancashire Telegraph: Lucien Laviscount

10:06am Thursday 9th May 2013

UP-and-coming actor Lucien Laviscount is to join the cast for the final series of teen drama Skins.

Top US newsman Ted Koppel returns to his Pendle roots

Lancashire Telegraph: Ted Koppel in East Lancashire

2:52pm Wednesday 24th April 2013

ONE of America’s most famous news anchormen returned to Pendle for the first time since he was born to learn about his roots.

Review: Broadchurch, ITV1

2:13pm Friday 19th April 2013

COME on, admit it... Who’s counting down the minutes and seconds until 9pm on Monday when the severely frayed ends of ITV’s fantastic murder mystery drama Broadchurch will – hopefully – be drawn together?



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