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TV Tips for Sunday 25th October - ABBA & Rock

Our television watchers have found a couple of programmes that might appeal to an LGBTQ viewer on Sunday night (25th October). From 9pm, Channel Five profiles ABBA, the legendary and gay literate pop sensations who emerged from Sweden and Norway in the seventies to dominate the popular music charts, with a fusion of schlager, pop, disco and traditional sounds. At 10pm, ABBA Live in Concert, recorded during their appearances at Wembley Arena at the height of their powers, in November 1979.

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Newly Out Schofield Publishes Book

Philip Schofield, the popular television and radio presenter who co-hosts the flagship ITV daytime programme This Morning and who dramatically came out on live TV in February, has written a book of his life and times, called “Life’s What You Make It”.  Joining Chris Moyle

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Radio Times leads with Strictly on BBC-1

The Radio Times this week gives its cover and chief story on the return of the hit contest show Strictly Come Dancing.

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New Davies LGBTQ Multiethnic Drama to Air

Digital Spy says that Channel Four Television have teased the public with a wonderful trailer for the  new gay themed drama series by Russell T Davies, the writer who brought us Queer as Folk in 1999 and who revived Docto

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TV Tip: Gay Icon Streisand On Late Telly

In the small hours of Monday morning, Sky Arts will be joining Barbara Streisand, “Back to Broolyn”. The famous gay icon and singer will be performing tracks in her native New York.

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The weekend goes out with a tone of rock operative brilliance for television viewers on Sunday night, as Channel Five television in the UK screen “Queen: The Band that Rocked You”.


Ben Lewis from the superhero show The Arrow is to star alongside his real life husband in a Christmassy themed romantic comedy being made for the Lifetime TV Channel.  The official


LGBTQ fans of dance music, and we know there are many of them, gain an extra listening choice this weekend as Capital Dance, the new service from Global’s Capital Radio Group, goes


Time for a bit of history.


Dance music has always been very very important to the LGBTQ community, right back to the jazz and swing of the 1920s and 30s.

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