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  • Surrey on screen: 60 films shot right here

    We're eagerly awaiting the second series of Bridgerton - parts of which were filmed in Surrey. Of course, Surrey is no stranger to the big and small screen - and here are some of her starring moments.

  • What’s on TV: this week’s home entertainment

    A week's worth of great telly content, picked out across the channels and streaming sites. Put your feet up and settle in with one of these great things to watch.

  • Why Emerald Fennell is our new girl crush

    She juggles horror and humour and always comes out on top; and from Killing Eve to The Crown to Young Promising Woman, she's written or acted in the most talked about film and TV in years.

  • Books: what to read this month

    Looking for that next juicy read? Harriet Steel, the Surrey-based author of nine mysteries and four historical novels, reveals her five all-time favourite tomes. Bye-bye reading rut.

  • Culture guide: 50 things in Surrey to book now

    Fast forward to the fun. We can't head out right now, but it doesn't mean we can't plan. Grab your diaries and plot your 2021 comeback. Here's what's on the culture agenda in Surrey in 2021.

  • Cheaper than therapy: self-help books for 2021

    Being stuck inside for a year hasn’t done us a ton of good, but help is at hand. Try one of these tomes designed to get our work, home and head space in order.

  • Books: what the authors read – Fliss Chester

    What books do authors favour? We've had a rummaged through the bookshelves of Fliss Chester, the Surrey-based author of five novels, to discover some of her faves.

  • Actors playing politicians: the 8 best

    Sceptical of Kenneth Branagh being cast as Boris Johnson in Sky's upcoming series about the Covid pandemic? Don't worry, magic can happen - as you'll see from these actors who nailed their politico roles.

  • The all-time sexiest period drama heroes

    Ladies, loosen that corset lest you faint dead away! Regé-Jean Page has got us hot under the collar.... so here are 12 more historical hotties, and a sneak-peak at what's coming in 2021.

  • Books: what the authors read – Jody Cooksley

    Looking for some literary inspiration to get stuck into during this winter lockdown? We've quizzed local authors on the books they've been devouring - this week Jody Cooksley, author of 'The Glass House', shares her favourites.

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    What’s in: what to watch this week

    Got a hot date with your sofa? Oooh saucy! Here are this week's best new film and TV releases to spice up your evenings over the next week

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