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It was 60 years ago, on October 16 2018, that Blue Peter first arrived on our screens. People in East Anglia have been sharing their memories of the iconic children’s show.

Scores of people flocked to Castle Mall to show the producers of a hit ITV show that Norwich has got talent - and plenty of it.

People from across the city will have a chance to show off their skills when open auditions for ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent roll into Norwich today.

Even lukewarm royalists enjoyed the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, earlier this year but as a waverer when it comes to the further reaches of the Royal Family , Lynne Mortimer wonders if Princess Eugenie’s big day will the attract the same enthusiasm.

Five years ago Red Oak Primary in Lowestoft had never won a school sports trophy.

A finalist from 2016’s Great British Bake Off will be giving baking demonstrations as part of the The Norwich Science Festival.

A Norwich comedian has succeeded in improving conditions for disabled rail passengers after footage of her being forced to move her mobility scooter from a disabled space went viral.

A mum of two from the Dereham area has set a trend for cooking fry-ups in a slow cooker.

As This Morning prepares to celebrate its 30th birthday, I cast my mind back to the good old days when it was filmed in Liverpool meaning that if you just walked past the studio during transmission you could be on TV. Ah, happy days.

Viewers from around the world will soon be able to see the Mid Norfolk Railway in Dereham feature in the popular BBC television drama series Bodyguard, with Netflix acquiring the rights to broadcast the series to viewers outside the UK and Ireland.

TV celebrity Linda Barker is to design eight new holiday lodges just given planning permission.

In scenes that some viewers found distressing, John Simms’ character, university lecturer Jonah Mulray wrote in a first edition copy of Jane Eyre. It wasn’t the only thing that jarred about ITV’s latest thriller Strangers. CONTAINS SPOILERS.

Norfolk chef Galton Blackiston is about to return to television with an appearance on James Martin’s Saturday Morning.

A food assurance scheme is beefing up its farm inspection regime as it launches a TV advertising campaign to help raise its profile.

A proposed shake-up of parliamentary boundaries in Norfolk could make it tougher for Norwich North MP Chloe Smith to hold on to her seat at the next general election.

‘I wanted to go when people wanted more, rather than starting to get a bit bored’ says East Anglian-bound author

Pony Club members tell us why they love the Netflix coming-of-age drama

Lowestoft boxer Anthony Ogogo is one of the 10 famous faces in the new series of Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls.

A Norwich drag duo are set to light up the stage this Saturday on The X Factor 2018 auditions.

Shoppers were in for a surprise on Thursday afternoon when the TV presenter popped in to film for his upcoming TV series.

The Keeping Abreast ‘More than Just Fashion’ Show is back after a year off, and Norwich can’t wait to welcome 
the team and their models back to the stage.

He may be best known as ‘The Sinnerman’ from ITV’s The Chase, but Paul Sinha has spent much longer cracking jokes as a stand-up comic than he was wowing viewers of the daytime quiz show with his astonishing general knowledge.

An event previously dubbed “Tory Glastonbury” is returning this year – but this time it has some very impressive backers.

From period drama to a thriller set in the 1970s, the story of a mother’s love to a game of cat and mouse, there’s drama to suit everyone this autumn. We look at another five great dramas to settle down on the sofa for this autumn.

If ever the UK needed a folk hero, it’s now. With no one to rescue us from national woes maybe Robin Hood can help

The UK’s largest festival devoted to dogs returns to the Norfolk Showground over the August Bank Holiday event and promises fun for all the family.

One of the country’s favourite comedians, Joe Pasquale, will be visiting the coast this year to celebrate 30 years in the business.

As the nights draw in, the television beckons us closer. From Les Miserables to Luther, Wanderlust to Strangers and a saucy new series which has had TV reviewers fanning themselves to cool down, there’s something for everyone. Let’s look at five top dramas coming soon to a TV near you.

Domestic abuse issues will be debated at an all-day conference.

After the loss of a Chuckle brother, Lynne Mortimer pays tribute to the great comedy double acts.

Sometimes, when doing your research before an interview, you chance upon something fascinating. The name of Elodie Harper’s mother rang a bell. Suzy Kendall – an actress whose credits include the 1967 film To Sir, with Love that starred Sidney Poitier and Lulu. And who was married to comedian Dudley Moore (news to me) before they divorced and Suzy went on to wed Elodie’s father.

The All About Dogs Show is set to return to Norfolk for it’s eighth year in August.

World of Sport Wrestling returns to ITV this Saturday after a 30 year hiatus.

A comedy night will be lightening the mood next month.

From the town’s famous crabs, to fresh seafood, fish and chips on the beach, and ice creams on the pier, Cromer is well known for its array of seaside foods.

My Shirley Valentine Summer is a new reality series from the creators of Love Island and will see eight female celebrities travelling to Greece to rediscover themselves – we look back at the original film and remember some of Shirley’s most memorable quotes.

The landlord who has masterminded THE place to watch England’s World Cup games said he is “completely bowled over” by its success.

It’s difficult not to be overjoyed to hear that Outnumbered’s Mum and Dad are together in real life. To celebrate, we look at 10 other TV couples who took their love from the small screen to real life.

Opening with one of their recent chart topping hits Touch, Little Mix got everyone at the Sussex Cricket ground on their feet jumping and screaming as the ITV X-Factor 2011 winners started the hour and a half set.

One famous partnership sealed their love with a Royal Wedding, another saw themselves separated when one fell foul of the law - it’s been a busy six months in teleivison terms, let’s look back at some of the high - and low - lights.

The many stages of being an England fan watching the game on TV at home - the hope, the fear, the joy, the misery, the desperately needing to have a wee but not daring to leave the screen...ahead of England v Sweden, writer Cory Varney dissects the experience of being the 12th man.

A year ago Charlotte Fuller, then just 12, was seriously underweight.

Warning: the following text includes reference to body parts.

Guitar-playing father and son duo Tim and Jack Goodacre who reached the final of the ITV talent show will perform an intimate gig in front of their home crowd.

For the first time, the men’s finals at Wimbledon clashes with the World Cup final - while Andy Murray has ruled himself out of the running, England still have a chance of making it all the way and most sports fans would be interested in watching both. Cue clash confusion.

Never mind the football, the real World Cup battle is going on off the field.

A mother’s courage is warped by grief and righteous indignation in Fatih Akin’s award-winning drama, which marries on-screen inner turmoil with a powerful score composed by Queens Of The Stone Age front man Josh Homme.

There will be no snoozing at this year’s Christmas panto in King’s Lynn as the new cast line up is announced.

The landlord of a pub in Dereham continues to attract interest from the world’s media after erecting a grandstand for supporters to watch the World Cup finals.

The landlord of a Norfolk pub where a £5,000 grandstand has been built so fans can watch the World Cup has urged supporters to head down early today - because This Morning will be filming.

Film director Danny Boyle has hailed Gorleston beach as “one of the great secrets of England.”

Norfolk engineer David Seaman was hand-picked to star in Screwfix’s national TV adverts, which are being shown throughout ITV’s coverage of the World Cup.

Gareth Southgate’s promising young England side look ready to make a mark on the world stage and help atone for the disappointments of recent tournaments.

At around 41p per day, I’ve always thought the BBC licence fee offered great value for money, writes Thrifty Living’s Sheena Grant.

It is an exciting annual event that showcases the skills of talented youngsters.

Engineering works and the subsequent retuning of Freeview boxes in Norfolk has caused pain for many residents. Jonathon Read is one of those affected.

Comedy acts will be showcasing their best jokes and musical entertainment to bring people together for Norfolk Day.

If you’re searching for a winner, on the football pitch or the stock market, invest in blue-chip stock. You really cannot go too far wrong, reckons Peter Sharkey

The makers of Made in Chelsea and The Real Housewives of Cheshire are looking for people from the Norwich area to take part in a new dating show.

Freeview viewers in Norfolk and north Suffolk are being advised to retune their TV equipment this week to make sure they keep receiving a complete channel list including services from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

A father-and-son duo from Norfolk missed out on £250,000 and the chance to perform in front of the Queen in the Britain’s Got Talent final tonight.

A father-and-son duo from Norfolk will be taking to the Britain’s Got Talent stage once again in tonight’s semi-final.

If you’ve been tuning in to this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, then you’ll know that father-and-son duo Tim and Jack Goodacre have reached the semi-finals after earning a golden buzzer place from Simon Cowell.

He made Simon Cowell crack up at his first audition, but Ben Langley’s lyrical LOLs weren’t enough to earn him a place in the Britain’s Got Talent live shows.

Celebrity barrister Judge Rinder examined the case of Adele Bellis on his ITV show Crime Stories on Tuesday, May 22.

The Happisburgh Lighthouse will be undergoing a transformation to make sure it’s summer-ready at the end of the month.

He may still be a teenager, but 15-year-old Kieron Williamson from Ludham has already made millions from painting.

A Norfolk panto star who has made regular appearances at Norwich’s Theatre Royal has made it through to the next stage of Britain’s Got Talent.

At Christmas he made audiences laugh as Muddles in Norwich Theatre Royal’s Sleeping Beauty, now Ben Langley is working his jokes on the Britain’s Got Talent judges.

Can you recognise members of the royal family by just hearing their voice? See how well you do here.

If you haven’t got an invite, the only way to be at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding is to take up a prime position on the sofa in front of the TV. Here’s the full run-down of coverage for the big day (and where you’ll find the FA Cup Final, too).

A popular actor, best known for starring in EastEnders, will be taking on a leading role in a sparkling family pantomime.

The presenting teams have been revealed for football’s greatest tournament as the best players across the globe prepaer to descend on Russia for the FIFA World Cup 2018. But which channel will kick off the action for England?

It delighted viewers up and down the country and made stars of top-name wrestlers such as Big Daddy, Giant Haystacks and Mick McManus.

With his boundless enthusiasm and madcap sense of humour, children’s TV legend Johnny Ball put a fun and exciting spin on maths and science for thousands of youngsters in the 1970s and 80s.

An Italian concert pianist, several outspoken politicians and a much-loved comedy duo will be among the guests at the 10th annual Holt Festival.

Father-and-son duo, Jack and Tim Goodacre wowed judges on Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) on Saturday evening.

Simon Cowell has rewarded a father-and-son singing duo with the golden buzzer after their emotional performance on Britain’s Got Talent.

Nina Nannar, arts editor for ITV news, is taking part in three events at this weekend’s WOW Norwich festival which aims to celebrate and empower women. Here she talks about how the journey to true equality involves us all.

Following days of negotiations, Epic Studios and the World Association of Wrestling (WAW) have reached a decision regarding the future of their business relationship.

World of Sport Wrestling is to return to TV screens in the UK, 30 years after it ended, with the new series being filmed in Norwich.

We all have our favourite depictions of Sherlock - for Lynne Mortimer, it’s Jeremy Brett

A bizarre looking waxwork of singing and Neighbours star Jason Donovan in Great Yarmouth has been discussed by the Australian on ITV’s Loose Women this afternoon.

BAFTA and Olivier Award winning performer Sheridan Smith visits Norwich Theatre Royal this weekend on her debut UK solo tour in a performance that is sure to mix some of her favourite songs, stories and maybe a few tears too.

Former England international John Fashanu has admitted that he paid his late brother Justin £75,000 not to reveal he was gay before his death in 1998.

A north Norfolk-based health and wellbeing charity is appealing for public support to help it win a National Lottery grant of £35,000.

Things I have learned from watching Marcella - never ignore a blinking light on your laptop, never use the excuse that you’re dead to get out of having a job and spare a thought for serial killers who have saddled themselves with a really complicated and time-consuming modus operandi.

Netflix hopes Lost in Space will be TV’s next great sci-fi series. But will the reboot live up to the hype? We take a look at 10 other TV reboots from Life on Mars to Top Gear, Doctor Who to Robot Wars to separate the wheat from the chaff

It was a grisly end to a series which has been macabre to say the least (“scenes that some viewers may find distressing”? You’re not kidding) but did the finale of Marcella wrap up all the loose ends? No, it didn’t. CONTAINS MAJOR SPOILERS.

From Cavern Club coat-check girl to 1960s stardom, Cilla Black’s remarkable rise to fame is told in a musical about her early life coming to the region. Kara Lily Hayworth tells Simon Parkin about taking on the iconic role.

Akala is headlining The Waterfront in Norwich on April 25 as he embarks on a 10-date UK tour based around his ‘Visions’ Comic Book EP.

Head to the small screen for a feast of entertainment this weekend and next week from The Durrells to the Marcella finale, see parents go back to school in Class of Mum and Dad and take a look at the fillies and fashion on show at the Grand National

Ahead of today’s televised Carrow Road clash ITV Anglia journalist and Norwich-based Villa fan ROB SETCHELL gives us the lowdown on Steve Bruce’s high-flying visiting team.

Better known as the voice of ITV’s Love Island (and also as a children’s television presenter for the BBC), Iain Stirling is now quickly making a name for himself within the stand-up scene.

A long-running talent show will return to Norwich to audition budding singers hoping to take part.

Easter Eggs - long-running in-jokes, clues or cross-references to other shows or movies - take television to a whole new level. Here are 10 TV Easter Eggs you probably missed in your favourite shows.

Some TV highlights for Easter weekend and next week - from Ant and Dec without Ant to Agatha Christie, Dave Allen’s f-bomb to Cunk on Britain, Patrick Kielty talking about his father’s death at the hands of the UFF to real-life crime and shows with days in their title.

His flawless diction gave the news to people in East Anglia for decades.

A West Norfolk town will serve as a backdrop for hit ITV crime drama Unforgotten.

Declan Donnelly has announced that he will present without his TV partner Ant when Saturday Night Takeaway returns at Easter. But how hard will it be for two to become one on live TV?

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