Howard Donald, names

Take That singer Howard Donald may have raised eyebrows by naming his second child Dougie Bear, but the choice is positively pedestrian compared with some of the more outlandish monikers…

He’s forced to stave off potential assassins in almost every episode, but James Delaney (Tom Hardy) also has to contend with enemies within his own family this week, following his brother-in-law Thorne’s challenge to a duel.

As Taboo comes to an end this Saturday on BBC2, we’ll miss Tom Hardy playing the damaged, cold-blooded murdering James Delaney, determined to take on the corrupt East India Company.…

Aaron Dingle

Aaron Dingle has started his 12-month jail sentence for attacking Kasim in Emmerdale. And it’s not going well. When his partner Robert visits, Aaron struggles to hide his feelings of…

Marlon Dingle, Laurel Thomas

Laurel returns home to Emmerdale in bits after visiting Ashley in care. Her husband, who has dementia, has forgotten her. Knowing Laurel was worried about seeing Ashley, Marlon drops in…

Rakesh Kotecha

When Rakesh Kotecha and Priya make their renewed relationship public knowledge in Emmerdale there’s hell to pay. Rakesh has got a fair few enemies and top of that are the…

The Goob Liam Walpole

Trapped at home in rural Norfolk for the long, hot summer, a gawky 16-year-old school-leaver (newcomer Liam Walpole) yearns to break free in atmospheric coming-of-age drama The Goob. He is…