Claudia Winkleman on Rose Ayling-Ellis, representation, and the role of TV
Strictly Come Dancing

Claudia Winkleman on Rose Ayling-Ellis, representation, and the role of TV

She’s the co-host of the nation’s favourite dance contest, and an advocate for inclusivity. Here she explains how she sees the show as not just light entertainment, but a gently progressive public-service broadcast

Greg Wise: ‘Strictly is not really about dancing. It’s about being alive’
Strictly Come Dancing

Greg Wise: ‘Strictly is not really about dancing. It’s about being alive’

Actor Greg Wise took part in Strictly Come Dancing because his late sister Clare would have been “bemused and thrilled” to see him on it. He also saw it as a chance to talk about death and grief on prime time Saturday night TV.

Claudia Winkleman: ‘Representation is everything’ on this year’s Strictly
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Claudia Winkleman: ‘Representation is everything’ on this year’s Strictly

The Strictly co-host sheds light on casting decisions on one of the biggest shows in the BBC calendar.

Kathryn Hahn: ‘Looking at Paul Rudd is like staring at the sun’
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Kathryn Hahn: ‘Looking at Paul Rudd is like staring at the sun’

Dopesick star Kaitlyn Dever: ‘I realised I can create change with the roles I choose’
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Dopesick star Kaitlyn Dever: ‘I realised I can create change with the roles I choose’

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The best documentaries and films about war to watch this Remembrance Day
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The best documentaries and films about war to watch this Remembrance Day

Actor Michael Trucco: Midnight Mass turned me into Sexy Ned Flanders
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Actor Michael Trucco: Midnight Mass turned me into Sexy Ned Flanders

Naga Munchetty: ‘Immigrant families have to be that bit better’
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Naga Munchetty: ‘Immigrant families have to be that bit better’

Seinfeld: Classic sitcom’s arrival to Netflix is the reset we all need
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Seinfeld: Classic sitcom’s arrival to Netflix is the reset we all need

Paul Chuckle: ‘James Bond? Yes, I could do that’
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Paul Chuckle: ‘James Bond? Yes, I could do that’

Mark Strong: ‘I started a fanzine named after a Damned song and sold copies for 5p’
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Mark Strong: ‘I started a fanzine named after a Damned song and sold copies for 5p’

8 Hollywood A-listers Brian Cox trashes Logan Roy-style in his new book
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8 Hollywood A-listers Brian Cox trashes Logan Roy-style in his new book

In praise of the Apple TV hit The Morning Show
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In praise of the Apple TV hit The Morning Show

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The Great British Bake Off shows there’s still hope for the country
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The Great British Bake Off shows there’s still hope for the country

Covid drama Help is the ‘distinctively British’ TV the government wants
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Covid drama Help is the ‘distinctively British’ TV the government wants

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The Big Flower Fight star Ryan Lanji: ‘I always represent the underdog’

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‘We had to get it right’: Jodie Comer and Stephen Graham on Covid drama Help

Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen can’t save the Changing Rooms reboot
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Even Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen can’t save the Changing Rooms reboot

Actor Samuel West: ‘I was a rebellious 33-year-old’
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Actor Samuel West: ‘I was a rebellious 33-year-old’

Paul McGann: ‘Doctor Who couldn’t have worked out better’
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Paul McGann: ‘Doctor Who couldn’t have worked out better’

Sean Lock’s best jokes as comedian passes away at 58
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Sean Lock’s best jokes as comedian passes away at 58

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The dark shadow cast by Rainbow’s Zippy

Love Island 2021: Awkward, weird and disappointing
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Love Island 2021: Awkward, weird and disappointing

Aisling Bea: This Way Up was ‘like trying to light a barbecue in a storm’
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Aisling Bea: This Way Up was ‘like trying to light a barbecue in a storm’

The Kominsky Method: a warm but honest portrayal of age
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The Kominsky Method: a warm but honest portrayal of age

Kathy Burke on money, wealth and all of life’s fineries
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Kathy Burke on money, wealth and all of life’s fineries

BBC’s I’ll Get This: Just a TV version of weak stocking-filler trivia games
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BBC’s I’ll Get This: Just a TV version of weak stocking-filler trivia games

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RJ Mitte: ‘I’m astonished we were able to finish Breaking Bad’

Marina Sirtis wants a Star Trek series based on Worf and the Klingon Empire
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Marina Sirtis wants a Star Trek series based on Worf and the Klingon Empire

How ‘The Reason I Jump’ helped one author better understand his autistic son
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How ‘The Reason I Jump’ helped one author better understand his autistic son

Peter Crouch: ‘I’m still dining out on the robot celebration’
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Peter Crouch: ‘I’m still dining out on the robot celebration’

The best LGBTQ+ documentaries ever made
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The best LGBTQ+ documentaries ever made

Fargo taps into our deepest fears, and not just because of the ad breaks
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Fargo taps into our deepest fears, and not just because of the ad breaks