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Grange Hill movie to take a look at Britain now, says creator Phil Redmond

Grange Hill creator Sir Phil Redmond has announced his long-running BBC TV school drama series is returning as a film, which will reflect the realities of the modern-day classroom. The series, which ran for 30 years, is set to hit the big screen in 2023. Sir Phil told BBC Breakfast...
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Lorraine Kelly and Brookside creator Phil Redmond to receive honours

Television presenter Lorraine Kelly a renowned soap creator and prominent scientist are among those due to receive royal honours at Windsor Castle Kelly, a staple on breakfast television for decades, is being made a CBE for services to broadcasting, journalism and charity.Meanwhile Sir Phil Redmond, the man behind Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks, will be knighted for services to broadcasting and arts in the regions.Professor Tim Spector is due to be made an OBE for services to the Covid-19 response.The professor of genetic epidemiology at Kings College London has become a well-known name and face during the pandemic, leading...
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