Sophie Gradon

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Love Island 2021: the series got off to a stumbling start with some less-than sparkling contestants and a dearth of any real romance. Photo: ITV

My last holiday abroad was in summer 2019. I went to Mallorca with two friends to have Cava with our breakfast and lie by the pool and read our books (...)

Love Island loves its surprises – and that has never been truer than in the latest series. The first elimination occurred a mere two days in, as Sha(...)

The Jeremy Kyle Show ran for 14 years. Photograph: ITV

In 2017, Kane Manning wasn’t in a good place. He was worried about his brother, Craig. Craig’s ex was claiming he was the father of her baby. Craig wa(...)

A file image of  Caroline Flack attending the ITV Gala at the London Palladium in 2015. Photograph: PA

Television presenter Caroline Flack died by suicide after discovering she was going to be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend and feared(...)

Winter Love Island 2020 finalists. Photograph: ITV

Emotions were high during the Love Island final on Sunday night, and the overwhelming one for many viewers was relief. For the past few weeks, fans ha(...)

Watching Love Island  is now like sitting through a school play in a mausoleum. Photograph: Joel Anderson/ITV/PA Wire

It’s been a busy week on Love Island (Virgin Media One). Jamie and Natalia have been voted off in a tense elimination episode. Paige and Finn have had(...)

Jeremy Kyle: his show, launched in 2005, was one of the early TV formats to capitalise on our endless appetite for human suffering. Photograph: ITV

We’re living in an age, so we’re always being told, when feelings preside over facts. On social media, lies travel faster and go further than the trut(...)