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Read blog posts written by young people about the world of entertainment.
It’s incredibly rare to find shows that aren’t in the English language to watch on British TV, especially on the mainstream channels.
I have recently moved to France to work as an English language assistant in primary schools in a lovely little town called St Amand Montrond in the Cher department of France.
Circuses have been around since the 18th century and for years were one of the most popular forms of entertainment.
It was my birthday recently, and I was very lucky to get some nice presents.
A trip to a museum is not everyone's cup of tea. Some people love going to museums and poring over all the different artefacts on display.
Don’t you love it when you have a bit of free time? After school or work, during the weekends, or even in your lunch break, it’s great to squeeze in a little time for yourself.
I am a huge fan of word games. I will play anything from anagrams to crosswords and word searches to board games.
Vienna: home of Mozart, waltzing and exceedingly good cake. Oh, and for one week only the Eurovision Song Contest!
Most of us are familiar with the concept of a list.
Most children in Britain have grown up watching Disney classics: The Lion King, Cinderella and Peter Pan, amongst many others.
I am a huge period drama fan. Actually I would say that I am an addict! One of my favourite things to do is to settle on the sofa with a cup of tea and start watching a period drama.
Many people are quick to say that television has little, or no, educational value.
The question "Who is your hero?" is a difficult one to answer; so many people have done heroic things that it is hard to choose just one.
When I moved into my new flat I hated the boring white walls. I wanted to make my bedroom more personal.
At the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), Taylor Swift won the award for best music video by a female artist for her song, ‘You Belong With Me’. Viewers across the globe were shocked when Kanye W
I am currently on my year abroad working in a primary school in Paris, and whilst browsing book shops in French capital over the past few months, something strange has stood out to me - the huge am
An unexpected snow flurry in my small corner of rural Germany made me think of two seemingly unrelated, but closely connected things.
'Pop culture' is a powerful thing.
Films provide more than just entertainment. For many people, watching foreign language films is a way to develop their language skills.
Like many people from the UK, I am now home for the festive season, and if there’s one thing I’ve realised being home, television at Christmas is just as important as sharing the day with the peopl
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