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Michael Dapaah and Judi Love join Noughts + Crosses series two

Actor, rapper and comedian Michael Dapaah will join the cast as influential TV personality Mensah, who has a difficult relationship with his on-screen co-host Chidi Abara, played by presenter and comedian Judi Love.

The BBC drama follows the forbidden love story between Sephy (Masali Baduza) and Callum (Jack Rowan), based on Malorie Blackman’s bestselling novel of the same name.

The second series will see the aftermath of the dramatic series one finale, which saw Sephy and Callum run away together after discovering they are expecting a baby.  

Taskmaster reveals the series 13 line-up

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Five new comedians will enter the Taskmaster house in an attempt to impress while doing the most ridiculous and crafty tasks on TV.

Created by Alex Horne, Horne often finds himself in the shadow of the overlord and Taskmaster himself Greg Davies. 

Series 13 contestants include stand-up, actor and author Ardal O’Hanlon, comedian Bridget Christie, stand-up comedian and TV host Chris Ramsey, comedian and presenter Judi Love and comedian, actress and podcaster Sophie Duker.

Opportunities for new writers on second series of ITV’s Sorry, I Didn’t Know

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The only comedy panel show that celebrated Black history, Sorry, I Didn’t Know will return in October with Chizzy Akudolu and Judi Love once again captaining the teams.

This year, ITV and TriForce Productions have launched a new competition to find two new writers for the show, who will join showrunner Fraser Ayres in the series writing room.

With the aim of finding the next wave of comedy writers and giving them their first broadcast credit, the opportunity will be open to everyone to apply.

New series Celebrity Karaoke Club heads to ITV2

Seven celebrities will kick off the proceedings at a karaoke bar, belting out their renditions in both solo performances and group battles.

In a provocative twist, their fellow competitors will judge them, with a focus on passion and stage presence over voice.

The list of those on the mic includes TV personalities Scarlett Moffat and Roman Kemp, Ibiza Weekender’s David Potts, comedians Joel Dommett, Judi Love, Melvin Odoom and Luke Kempner, and Love Island’s Samira Mighty.