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Downton Abbey: A New Era review: this feels like a farewell tour

Beautiful interiors, romantic intrigue, endless rituals of dinners, parties and balls – nothing lasts forever ...

There was no effective cure for syphilis until the beginning of the 20th century. Image: Colin Hutton/ Netflix.

Bridgerton would have brimmed with syphilis

For the 20% of society contracting the STI in 19th-century England, there was generally no hope of recovery.


Attagirl to launch careers of more women, trans and non-binary folk

For Film's Sake enters the second year of the Attagirl incubator program.

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Neighbours and the Australian screen industry

The under-threat show has given a start to many writers, directors, producers, actors and crew over 37 years.

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BBC fears your entertainment could wither away

Who would be bold enough to predict the future of the BBC? Content will decline, says the UK National Audit…

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Box office: Spider-Man winds world in web of dreams

Spider-Man: No Way Back overwhelms the world's box office even beyond the dreams of Hollywood executives.

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Netflix Top Tens – a burst of honest figures

How do your tastes compare with the world? Netflix is releasing weekly top tens, with huge numbers. What do they…


BPG: TOTL in for four

Top of the Lake secures four nominations for the UK's Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.


Top of the Lake: nominations for UKs Broadcasting Press Guild Awards

At last we say, an award governed by Persons of Undoubted Taste. As in "The Broadcasting Press Guild is an…


BAFTAS: anything but British

A well-known British film set in space, with two American leads and a Mexican director, led the pack with 11…

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