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EMMERDALE

written by Jane Pearson
04 March 2014

Eric refuses to show Val any physical attention in Jane's episode of Emmerdale on Monday 10th March at 7pm on ITV.


EASTENDERS

written by Kim Revill
25 February 2014

Ian accuses Liam of getting Cindy pregnant and Carol confides in Bianca and Sonia in Kim's episode this week. Thursday 6th March at 7.30pm.


DINOPAWS

Team Writer: JAMES MASON
18 February 2014

Cbeebies new pre-school animation launches this week daily at 7.45am. It stars three curious, adventurous young Dinopaws - Gwen, Tony and Bob - who boldly go where no Dinopaws have stomped, romped or roared before! James is a regular contributor to the show scripting six episode in the series. His first ep, "The Thing That Wanted To Be Alone" goes out on Wednesday 18th February at 7.45am on Cbeebies


CASUALTY, The Great Pretender

written by Tony McHale
18 February 2014

Radio Times Choice this week is Tony's Casualty episode which focuses on staff members Fletch and Ash. Fletch has to deal with a family emergency and Ash is on edge following a drunken pass by Lily. Saturday 22nd February 9.20pm on BBC1. Don't miss it.


SHAUN THE SHEEP - Series 4

Writers: JIMMY HIBBERT and LEE PRESSMAN
29 January 2014

The new series of SHAUN kicks off with Lee Pressman's hilarious episode, "Cones" on Monday 3rd February at 3.50pm on CBBC. Keep an eye out for Jimmy Hibbert's trio of episodes during the run which goes out daily over the next four weeks.


EASTENDERS

written by Lynne Dallow
28 January 2014

Kat is excited about Alfie's return but is shell-shocked by an unexpected encounter in Lynne's episode this week. Don't miss it. Friday 7th February 8pm on BBC1.


DOCTORS

written by Steph Lloyd Jones
21 January 2014

Zara tries to manipulate a woman into giving her some advice about schools in Steph's episode on Monday 27th January. Usual time, 1.45pm on BBC1.


EMMERDALE

written by Jane Pearson
07 January 2014

Charity lets Declan in on her scheme to free Sam in Jane's episode on Wednesday 15th January at 7.00pm on ITV1.


EMMERDALE

written by Jane Pearson
07 January 2014

In Jane's second episode of the week the villagers are shocked as news spreads and Alicia is rocked when Jacob confides in Leyla. Friday 17th January at 7.00pm on ITV1.


CASUALTY:

BY TONY McHALE
02 January 2014

Tony kicks-off 2014 with a big episode. Propane canisters explode in a gay bar on New Year's Eve. Luckily, Fletch is passing by and races to help. It's Radio Times Choice: "Their battle for survival is one of those set-piece sequences that Casualty always does so well" Make a date to catch it at 8.40pm on Saturday 4th January, BBC1 and available on BBC iPlayer.


AFTERNOON DRAMA: DEAD IN THE WATER

BY TONY McHALE
02 January 2014

Don't miss Tony's latest original Radio 4 Afternoon Play at 2.15pm on Friday 10th January. It's a terrific thriller set in a bustling fairground. Best friends Holly and Nicole are recording sounds for a school science project when they overhear snippets of a conversation between two men who sound as if they are plotting a murder. The girls try to discover the identity of the intended victim before time runs out but realise they might have stumbled on something even more sinister than they first imagined. It stars Yasmin Paige and Lily Loveless as Holly and Nicole and is "Today's Choice" in Radio Times.


EMMERDALE BOXING DAY SPECIAL

directed by Tim O'Mara
18 December 2013

Don't miss Tim's thrilling hour long special on Boxing Day at 6.15pm on ITV1. Home Farm goes up in flames and Megan is trapped. Sam worries that he is to blame and Charity offers Declan an alibi - for a price. He has also directed the episodes on Friday 27th December and Monday 30th December both at 7pm on ITV1.


EMMERDALE

written by Jane Pearson
03 December 2013

Rachel & Archie nearly come to grief at the hands of Charity and David worries when he sees Priya going on a date. Jane's episode goes out at 7pm on Thursday 12th December on ITV1.


LIONEL BART: REVIEWING THE SITUATION

CAROLINE & DAVID STAFFORD
27 November 2013

Spend a wonderful hour in the company of musical phenomenon, Lionel Bart, on Wednesday 4th December at 9pm on BBC Four. Written by Caroline and David Stafford and Narrated by David, the documentary is based on their best selling biography, FINGS AIN'T WOT THEY USED T'BE (Omnibus Press). The programme includes new contributions from Cameron Mackintosh, Barbara Windsor, Roy Hudd, Ray Davies, Don Black and the late, great Victor Spinetti.


EASTENDERS

BY KIM REVILL
21 November 2013

Kim's episode ends the week with a bang. Ava is devastated after finding out Sam's real reason for coming to Walford and gives him an ultimatum. Shirley is angry as Tina pushes Phil to breaking point. It goes out on Friday 29th November at 8pm on BBC1.


Q POOTLE 5: Birthday Mix Up

written by Darren Jones
19 November 2013

Q Pootle 5 thinks it's Bud-D's birthday and Eddi thinks it's Ray's birthday in Darren's episode on Friday 22nd November 7.35am on Cbeebies.


CASUALTY - PRODUCER: GERT THOMAS


14 November 2013

Gert returns to CASUALTY with his Producer's hat on. Previously, he's scripted on the show. It marks his return to the UK too. Over the past couple of years, he's been busy working for Tyrone Productions in Ireland on continuing drama, ROS NA RUN and his original 6-pt series, DECEPTION, for TV3.


CASUALTY 'Rock and a Hard Place'

written by Tony McHale
12 November 2013

Tony's episode is Radio Times Choice this week,and it's a busy episode with Lily suspecting steroid abuse may have caused a violent dispute between some rugby players. It's on Saturday 16th November, 9pm on BBC1.


CITY OF STRANGERS by MICHAEL RUSSELL

Review in The Independent
11 November 2013

Terrific review for Michael's latest novel in The Independent: "..a rich and addictive brew...complex but compelling plot...utterly vivid and convincing: it's like jumping into a time machine. Michael Russell's style is also a pleasure: easy, fluent, clear, always calm and never over-heated. The result is an exciting comfort read." Here's the link to the full review: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/reviews/paperback-review-the-city-of-strangers-by-michael-russell-8929684.html


CITY OF STRANGERS Paperback

by MICHAEL RUSSELL
04 November 2013

The paperback edition of Michael's second title in the Stefan Gillespie series is published on 7th November by Avon/HarperCollins. A fantastic review in The Sun last week: "This is a blinder of a read" It's available from all good bookstores and on-line retailers.