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Apocalypse no more: has coronavirus killed our appetite for disturbing stories? | Kitty Drake

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Living through a dystopian nightmare changes what you want from film and TV: the clear, the ordered and the anodyne On 1 April, with the UK death toll rising , 6.9 million people tuned in to the BBC to watch The Repair Shop - a show about craftspeople who restore treasured possessions like tippling sticks and pub clocks. Surviving as we are in an unfolding, dystopian nightmare, watching a man fix a clock is perhaps the ultimate escapism. In times of upheaval, we don't want to be thrilled. The ideal feeling is to feel nothing at all. Our interest in one of the biggest sectors of the last...
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Coronavirus UK LIVE updates: Deaths hit 38,376 as people who are shielding allowed to leave homes from tomorrow

Coronavirus UK LIVE updates: Deaths hit 38,376 as people who are shielding allowed to leave homes from tomorrow

1 month ago   |   By The Sun

MILLIONS of vulnerable people will be told it is safe for them to venture outdoors again as lockdown measures begin to ease.
Two million shielding Brits are expected to get the all clear after experts ruled there is now just a 1,000-to-one chance of them catching the coronavirus.
It comes as the UK's coronavirus death toll hit 38,376 yesterday after another 215 people died after contracting the deadly virus.
The number of infected cases also rose by 2,445 to 272,826 from the day before.
Yesterday the Government warned Brits “not to tear the pants out” of incoming lockdown freedoms as the...
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UFC 251 - Masvidal vs Usman: Date, UK start time, TV channel, live stream...

UFC 251 - Masvidal vs Usman: Date, UK start time, TV channel, live stream, fight card and prelims for Fight Island

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Kyle Richards says her family was 'devastated' after Paris Hilton's sex tape...

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Rolling Stones to release unheard tracks from 1973 album

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The Rolling Stones will release a new version of their 1973 album "Goats Head Soup" featuring three unheard tracks, including one featuring Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page Read more ...

Strictly's Natalie Lowe talks replacing Bruno Tonioli as a judge in new series

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Former Strictly Come Dancing professional dancer Natalie Lowe has revealed she would love... Read more ...