TV & films

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Hollywood legend Clint marks a major milestone this weekend. Our arts editor takes a look at a rather remarkable life.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Comedy musician Jon Courtenay, who wowed the judges in Britain’s Got Talent, has told of his fond memories of growing up near Ipswich - and how he hopes to revisit once lockdown ends.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

A talented young singer from Bury St Edmunds has received a standing ovation from the Britain’s Got Talent celebrity judges and the audience.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

A girl from Bury St Edmunds will reveal her talent to judges tonight on a prime time television show.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Author Iain Maitland looks set to provide TV audiences with the next big TV crime drama. As his new book comes out, he talks about his love of setting his thrillers in East Anglia and getting under the skin of his heroes and villains

Friday, May 8, 2020

The majesty of the natural world is something many of us haven’t seen for over a month now. If you are feeling trapped by your four walls here are some epic movies which could broaden your horizon

Thursday, April 30, 2020

As lockdown continues, cinemas are finding ingenious ways to stay in touch with their audiences and add a splash of showbiz glamour into our increasingly restricted lives.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Jimmy Doherty will host Spring at Jimmy’s Farm, which begins on Thursday, April 30

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

The independent cinema is pioneering a new world streaming service to provide audiences with new films during lockdown.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

A student paramedic from Capel St Mary has become the first contestant to ‘Beat The Chasers’ in ITV’s new spin-off quiz show.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Al Pacino is an actor that demands a lot of respect. He is a performer who always makes interesting choices and has never taken to easy route to fame and fortune. As he marks his 80th birthday we select the five films that mark him out as the greatest actor of his generation

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Did you see comedy musician Jon Courtenay, who grew up in Suffolk, wowing the judges in Britain’s Got Talent?

Monday, April 20, 2020

Netflix’s new dating show Too Hot To Handle has been donned the ‘new Love Island’ with Clacton model Chloe Veitch among the line-up of single people looking for love.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Plans to expand the Cineworld in Bury St Edmunds have been approved – but the coronavirus pandemic has cast doubt on when that project may go ahead, if at all.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

These programmes will give tired mums and dads time to have a cup of tea and a breather while their little ones are entertained.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

A MasterChef contestant from Bury St Edmunds has said she is “absolutely devastated” to leave the competition - but is “so unbelievably proud” of what she has accomplished.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

MasterChef contestant Hannah Gregory from Bury St Edmunds is back on our TV screens tonight as she pushes her cooking to the limit to try and win a place in the semi-finals.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

There’s an old Hollywood adage that goes: “Without a script, you haven’t got a movie.” Although, there have been several directors and producers that have tried to put the truth of that saying to the test over the years (The Fast and Furious films?) it is generally agreed that the foundations of every great film lies with a first class script.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Banish those feeling of isolation with this feelgood comedy about a big budget Hollywood blockbuster coming to town and finding out that their perfect location may not be as advertised

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

How much do you know about Rachel, Ross, Monica, Chandler, Phoebe and Joey? Take part in today’s quarantine quiz to see what you can remember about the popular TV sitcom.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Banish those feelings of being trapped and isolated with this beautifully shot exploration of nature in all its untamed glory

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

With the nation shuttered away in our homes, Disney have chosen the right moment to launch Disney Plus, their new streaming service, which may help signal the end of the traditional cinema experience

Monday, March 23, 2020

Banish that downbeat feeling brought on by isolation with our feast of fun, feelgood films. Today’s selection is a modern classic bursting with energy and lots of great music

Friday, March 20, 2020

Welcome to our Feelgood Film Festival. It’s our antidote to the prospect of months of mind-numbing daytime TV. It’s a chance to catch up on some wonderful, half-remembered films (both old and new) which will hopefully enrich our days in isolation.

Friday, March 13, 2020

A Bury St Edmunds woman whose flavoursome food continues to impress the MasterChef judges has revealed she pushed on through the show while suffering with debilitating fatigue.

Thursday, March 12, 2020

A passionate cook from Bury St Edmunds who took the plunge to follow her dream is cooking up a storm in the kitchen as she competes in BBC One’s MasterChef.

Monday, March 9, 2020

As we prepare for Season Two’s second episode we reveal the nine prime suspects.

Sunday, March 1, 2020

It’s been 25 years since Bridget Jones first made her way into our lives, in the form of an immensely popular newspaper column. The world might be very different now, but attitudes towards singledom haven’t really moved on in the decades since

Saturday, February 29, 2020

German Doner Kebab welcomed two Islanders fresh from sunny Cape Town for an afternoon of free food and selfies – in order to celebrate the Ipswich restaurant’s birthday.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

How much do you really know about one of TV’s most-watched sitcoms? And can you beat your friends?

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