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Screen Yorkshire has hired Chris Hordley as production liaison manager as part of its plans to launch a regional film office later this year.

Hurricane Films’ critically acclaimed movie, A Prayer Before Dawn, is released in cinemas this weekend.

Fran Unsworth

Fran Unsworth, Director of News and Current Affairs at the BBC, said that the case “represents a dramatic shift against press freedom” and “there is a significant principle at stake”.

Sir Cliff Richard been awarded £210,000 in damages after winning a High Court privacy battle against the BBC.

Simone Haywood

ITV Studios label Shiver has appointed Channel 4 Commissioning Editor Simone Haywood to the newly-created position of Head of Factual Entertainment.

Richard Bacon

Broadcaster Richard Bacon has tweeted for the first time after waking from a medically-induced coma, admitting that he nearly died.

Andrea Radrizzani

Eleven Sports - the media company owned by Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani - has outbid BT Sport for the live TV rights to Serie A matches in the UK and Ireland.

BBC Look North is filming a series of strands over the summer to find out whether street life is still “alive and well” in the region.

Television presenter, Laura Whitmore, is to host her first ever radio show, with a new Sunday series on BBC Radio 5 live.

Channel 4 is airing a new documentary, which goes behind the scenes at HMP Durham.

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