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New Jürgen Klopp documentary for Channel 4 and All 4

Jürgen Klopp: Germany’s Greatest Export, made in partnership with ERDINGER Weissbräu brewery, follows Klopp’s journey from a self-proclaimed average player to world-beating manager, via Frankfurt, Mainz and Dortmund to Liverpool FC.

The documentary also recounts Liverpool’s arduous history since 1990, up until the club and Klopp eventually crossed paths to put an end to the club’s 30-year wait for a Premier League title.

The film visits fellow Liverpool legends such as John Barnes, Steven Gerrard, and Sir Kenny Dalglish for commentary on Klopp’s style and success.

Taskmaster unveils contestant line-up for series 10

Taskmaster started off as a live show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, before airing on Dave for nine series and has now been acquired by Channel 4.

Greg Davies will once again sit on his throne with his trusty sidekick Alex Horne and score the comedians attempts at one of a kind wacky tasks, with hilarious and unpredictable outcomes.

Suranne Jones to star in Dominic Savage’s anthology series I Am

Each episode will be written and developed by Dominic Savage, in collaboration with the lead actor of the episode, which will have a personal connection to them.

The series will explore mental health, relationships and trust, through a contemporary female lens.

Produced by Me + You Productions, Suranne Jones and Ashley Walters have been confirmed to star in I Am Victoria, with further casting to be announced.

Hollyoaks to celebrate 25th birthday with new series Hollyoaks@25

Hollyoaks@25 will showcase one week for every five years, each chosen for the significance and popularity of its storylines.

The first era will look at the years 1995-2000, specifically the year 1999, when the soap’s first ever major stunt was performed.

A young Tony, Lewis, Ruth and Lucy are desperate to escape the water tank in which they are being held captive by a vengeful Rob Hawthorne, the soap’s first ever villain.

Mel Giedroyc to front new woodwork competition series on Channel 4

Comedian Mel Giedroyc will present the competition, introducing the demanding briefs to the contestants and overseeing their completion of the builds in the woodlands.

Giedroyc said: “In the words of Ian Faith, the manager of Spinal Tap, ‘... in the topsy-turvy world of heavy rock, having a good solid piece of wood in your hand is often useful.’

“I would add to that by saying that in the topsy-turvy world of 2020 IN GENERAL, having a good solid piece of wood in your hand is pretty much ESSENTIAL.

Jamie Oliver returns to Channel 4 with new family cooking series

Filmed in his garden at home, Jamie Oliver will be sharing his new culinary creations perfect for family meals.

As Oliver will be taking inspiration from your average weekly shopping trolley, the dishes will be simple, affordable, but above all, delicious.

The series will also be showcasing some of the new recipes in his upcoming book 7 Ways, the first cook book to be based on real consumer data as to what people buy on a weekly basis.

Derren Brown returns to Channel 4 with a new live stunt and retrospective

The two hour special, Derren Brown, 20 Years of Mind Control: Live, will showcase some of the illusionist’s most hair-raising stunts, revealing the stories and logistical secrets behind each one.

Brown said: “Twenty years! That was quick. And what a treat to be given this night by the broadcaster that have been so very supportive and nurturing over that time.

“I can’t imagine two decades with anyone else. It’s going to be a fun night.”

Channel 4 commissions new Spice Girls documentary

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With hundreds of hours of archive footage and some revealing interviews, the series will tell the complete story of the best-selling girl band of all time.

From the RTS-Award winning team behind the documentary Jade: The Reality Star Who Changed Britain, the series will look at the group’s transformation from first forming during the ‘ladette’ backdrop of the mid 90s through to their most recent world tour during the #MeToo movement.  

Channel 4 announces Damilola Taylor documentary

DJ, writer and childhood friend of Damilola, Yinka Bokinni will present the film, entitled Damilola: The Boy Next Door, recounting the incident and its destructive aftermath.

On 27 November 2000, ten-year-old Damilola was attacked as he approached his home on North Peckham Estate. He died in hospital from the wounds, and two brothers were eventually convicted of manslaughter in 2006.