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First look: A Very English Scandal – trailer

Here’s our first look at the BBC’s big new drama starring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw.

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First look: Mary Poppins Returns teaser trailer

It feels like we’ve been waiting for this for ages, but at last here’s the trailer for Mary Poppins Returns.

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First look: Grant and Whishaw in A Very English Scandal

Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw star in a new drama set in the 1960s when homosexuality had just been decriminalised.

Grant plays Liberal party Jeremy Thorpe who was put on trial for conspiracy to commit murder of his former lover Norman Scott, played by Whishaw.

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Paddington 2 – footage screening thoughts

Yesterday I was lucky enough to go along to a screening of some footage from Paddington 2.

The event was introduced by Hugh Bonneville, aka Mr Brown, and featured four clips from the new film.

As always, any sequel to a film that you loved first time round always involves a bit of trepidation. Can they capture the magic again?

Well I’m glad to say that from the footage I saw yesterday, writer/director Paul King certainly has.

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That’s A Wrap: Springsteen’s Harry Potter song, Fences review and more

Loads to talk about in this week’s That A Wrap podcast with Angie Greaves including, did you know Bruce Springsteen recorded a song for the first Harry Potter film?

Plus, my thoughts on Denzel Washington and Viola Davis’s new film Fences (delighted she won the BAFTA).

Of course there’s also all the usual news including John Grisham’s latest thriller, Thandie Newton’s possible Star Wars role and the return to the UK of R&B stars En Vogue.

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