Channel 4

Who will buy Channel 4?
Channel 4’s headquarters in Horseferry Road, London
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Who will buy Channel 4?

Privatisation of public-service network may attract bids from US streaming giants
24 Jun 2021
Eight TV shows to watch out for this summer
A still from Nine Perfect Strangers starring Nicole Kidman
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Eight TV shows to watch out for this summer

We can’t go on holiday and the weather is bleak - but at least we have some great telly to look forward to
22 Jun 2021
Who are the remaining 2019 Shipwrecked contestants?
Shipwrecked 2019 contestants
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Who are the remaining 2019 Shipwrecked contestants?

One of the UK’s first ever reality TV shows concludes this Friday
13 Feb 2019
F1: Hamilton Ferrari move predicted by Top Gear presenter
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F1: Hamilton Ferrari move predicted by Top Gear presenter

Vettel confident of title chances and only the British GP will be shown on free-to-air TV in the UK in 2019
12 Sep 2018
Why is Channel 4 leaving London – and where will it go?
Channel 4 headquarters
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Why is Channel 4 leaving London – and where will it go?

State-owned broadcaster to open ‘creative hubs’ around the UK
16 Apr 2018
Great British Bake Off: Best Twitter reaction to episode two
Channel 4's relaunch of the Great British Bake Off
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Great British Bake Off: Best Twitter reaction to episode two

Fortune cookie challenge and biscuit board games brought out the best in Twitter
6 Sep 2017
Back: is new Mitchell and Webb comedy another Peep Show?
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In Review

Back: is new Mitchell and Webb comedy another Peep Show?

The comic duo team up again in Channel 4 sitcom about sibling rivalry
4 Sep 2017

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Great British Bake Off: Twitter reacts to GBBO 2017
Channel 4's relaunch of the Great British Bake Off
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Great British Bake Off: Twitter reacts to GBBO 2017

Fans had a lot of feelings about first Channel 4 episode - but at least ad breaks gave them time to tweet about them
30 Aug 2017
Channel 4 Bake Off: New recipe wins over critics
Channel 4's relaunch of the Great British Bake Off
In Review

Channel 4 Bake Off: New recipe wins over critics

The new show features great chemistry, lashings of wit and plenty of soggy bottoms, say reviews
22 Aug 2017
Sunny weather blamed for low Grand National viewing figures
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Sunny weather blamed for low Grand National viewing figures

ITV showed the race for the first time, but only 8m people tuned in on a day of glorious sunshine
10 Apr 2017
Channel 4 privatisation ruled out by government
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In Brief

Channel 4 privatisation ruled out by government

Broadcaster to stay in public ownership, but could be forced to move outside London
29 Mar 2017
Is the new British Bake Off team a recipe for success?
Great British Bake Off host Noel Fielding
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Is the new British Bake Off team a recipe for success?

New presenters Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding will bring 'wit and quirkiness to the tent,' says Channel 4's Jay Hunt
17 Mar 2017
BT Sport pays £1.2bn for exclusive Champions League rights
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BT Sport pays £1.2bn for exclusive Champions League rights

Deal could mean end of free-to-air European football as broadcaster beats Sky and steals highlights from ITV
6 Mar 2017
Bradley Wiggins pulls out of The Jump with leg fracture
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Bradley Wiggins pulls out of The Jump with leg fracture

Former Tour de France winner 'gutted' after being forced to leave reality TV show
13 Feb 2017
Naked Attraction: Does dating show herald doom for society?
Naked Attraction
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Naked Attraction: Does dating show herald doom for society?

Channel 4's 'icky' contest shocks and repulses many, but should we be celebrating this rare display of real bodies?
9 Aug 2016
Indian Summers finale: it 'never really made sense'
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Indian Summers finale: it 'never really made sense'

Fans sad to see the Channel 4 drama end, despite criticism that storyline was 'all over the place'
16 May 2016
Channel 4 part-privatisation still in the frame
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Channel 4 part-privatisation still in the frame

Reports suggest Downing Street intervention has now ruled out a full sell-off
10 May 2016
This is England '90: hailed as 'hilarious and brilliant'
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In Review

This is England '90: hailed as 'hilarious and brilliant'

Third series takes a surprisingly upbeat turn, but the seeds of darkness have been planted
14 Sep 2015
Witnesses reviews: France's answer to The Bridge?
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In Brief

Witnesses reviews: France's answer to The Bridge?

Channel 4 drama's 'particularly morbid plot' makes it even creepier than its Scandi-noir forebears
27 Jul 2015
CRYSTAL MAZE: show returns with interactive experience
Artist's impression of the crystal maze
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CRYSTAL MAZE: show returns with interactive experience

Medieval, Industrial, Aztec and Futuristic zones – as well as the Crystal Dome – coming to the capital
10 Jun 2015
Immigration Street: will C4 'car crash' lead to change?
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Immigration Street: will C4 'car crash' lead to change?

Makers of Benefits Street were run out of town while they filmed a sequel about immigration
25 Feb 2015
Catastrophe: reviews of an 'enjoyably rude' new sitcom
Catastrophe
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Catastrophe: reviews of an 'enjoyably rude' new sitcom

Critics cheer 'filthy and very funny' rom-com Catastrophe, which features two singles facing parenthood after a fling
20 Jan 2015
Paul Mason's rant against the banks – video
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Paul Mason's rant against the banks – video

Angry Channel 4 economics editor is 'sick' of banks behaving badly and calls for tougher regulation
13 Nov 2014
North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
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North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama

Pyongyang calls the fictional thriller a 'politically motivated provocation' backed by Downing Street
2 Sep 2014
Utopia: as compelling as ever - and the body count is rising
Fiona O'Shaughnessy in Utopia
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Utopia: as compelling as ever - and the body count is rising

Utopia retains a robust attitude towards violence as befits a drama with comic-book aesthetics
15 Jul 2014
A third of Westminster staff 'sexually harassed at work'
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A third of Westminster staff 'sexually harassed at work'

Harassment 'part of Westminster culture', with two in five young male workers propositioned
11 Apr 2014
SOCHI: Google doodle and other gay protests
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SOCHI: Google doodle and other gay protests

Logos rebranded with gay pride rainbow, while cabaret act sings 'good luck gays, on gay mountain'
7 Feb 2014
Benefits Street: stars of C4 series get death threats
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Benefits Street: stars of C4 series get death threats

Residents say TV company 'tricked' them into appearing in show that makes them look like 'spongers'
7 Jan 2014
Muslim prayer broadcast: provocation or publicity stunt?
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 21:Muslim men pray after a speach by the Islamic Khalifa of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community Mirza Masroor Ahmad at Baitul Futuh Mosque in Morden on September 21, 20
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Muslim prayer broadcast: provocation or publicity stunt?

Broadcaster says murder of drummer Lee Rigby informed decision to broadcast Islamic invocation
2 Jul 2013
STEPHEN LAWRENCE: cop 'told to dig dirt'
Stephen Lawrence
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STEPHEN LAWRENCE: cop 'told to dig dirt'

Officer says he was under 'constant pressure' to get evidence discrediting murdered youth and his friend
24 Jun 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 12 Jun 2012
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 12 Jun 2012

12 Jun 2012
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