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The original TV blooper

In 1969 Blue Peter brought an elephant on set and it inadvertently caused havoc live on air. The iconic TV moment inspired the creation of the long running show ‘It’ll Be Alright on the Night’, which entertained audiences for nearly three decades showing clips of TV gone wrong. Denis Norden, creator and host of the […]

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Justin Bieber busks outside Buckingham Palace

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBieber performed the impromptu gig with his acoustic guitar Justin Bieber surprised fans by serenading partner Hailey Baldwin outside Buckingham Palace in London. The pop star performed acoustic versions of Cold Water, his 2016 collaboration with Major Lazer and MO, and Tracy Chapman’s 1988 hit Fast Car. […]

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TV host Denis Norden dies aged 96

Image caption Norden was the face of It’ll Be Alright On The Night from 1977 until 2006 TV host and comedy writer Denis Norden has died aged 96, his family has said. The It’ll Be Alright on the Night host died on Wednesday after spending “many weeks” at the Royal Free Hospital in London, a […]

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Obituary: Denis Norden

Image copyright Chris Jackson/Getty Image caption TV presenter and comedy writer Denis Norden has died aged 96 One day, three young comics went to find some lights for a show they were doing. They were entertaining the RAF in northern Germany and had been told they would find what they needed at a nearby camp […]

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How music saved a failing school

A primary school in a deprived part of Bradford has gone from failing school to success story. The transformation, it says, is down to a decision to rebuild its curriculum around music. Adyan, who is nearly five, can barely stand still in the school’s music room. His mother, Rabia, is growing impatient. “Come on: one, […]