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Today’s puzzle...

ACROSS

1. He sought the best of British meals on Our Food (5,5)

7. He or she prepares horses for races seen on TV (7)

8. Such a man takes risks to make exciting sequences (5)

10. He had help from Hopkirk (deceased) (7)

11. A second camera may show how a listening actor will ----- to the speaker (5)

12. A lot of Frank Spencer’s activity could only be seen as this (ridiculous) (6)

15. A familiar part of soap plotting – a disgraced character tries to ------ him/herself in the eyes of the loved one (6)

17. ----- (glaringly sensational) a word for some newsmen’s ties (5)

18. A show is said to be ------- (reviewed) when a criticism of it is published (7)

21. Soap ads offer results which are whiter than this .... (5)

22. Jeff Tracy was an International one in Thunderbirds (7)

23. Scottish presenter of Sunday Politics, BBC 1 (6,4)

DOWN

1. Brother Rodney would sometimes try to add a ----- (particle) of sense to Del Boy’s wilder ideas (5)

2. ----- Green, a BBC 1 starring role for Lisa Tarbuck (5)

3. News cameras catch a celeb taking a ------ (little walk) through the crowds (6)

4. It is the pleasure of twitchers like Bill Oddie to ------- (watch) birds in their nests (7)

5. Sesame Street could amuse and ------- (teach) at the same time (7)

6. Samuel West featured as an angel in ITV’s ------- --- (7,3)

9. Art historian Tim Marlow looked at exhibitions in this gallery, on Channel 5 (4,6)

13. Djokovic is a ------- tennis star seen on TV, Janko Tipsarevic is another (7)

14. Creature such as roe or fallow, seen on UK wildlife programmes (3,4)

16. Mr Marr, a prominent TV news commentator and presenter (6)

19. Kenny Everett claimed to perform ‘in the best possible -----’ (5)

20. When a soap favourite suffers a ----- (unkind) fate, grief is felt throughout the land ....(5)

Last week’s solutions

Across: 1 Max Hastings; 9 East End; 10 Mason; 11 Era; 13 Noel; 16 Bela; 17 Events; 18 Lies; 20 Blue; 21 Monaco; 22 Used; 23 Bomb; 25 Sea; 28 Scott; 29 College; 30 Reggie Yates.

Down: 2 Aisle; 3 Hues; 4 Side; 5 Irma; 6 Gaskell; 7 Jenna-Louise; 8 Undateables; 12 Ritual; 14 Les; 15 Before; 19 Eyesore; 20 Bob; 24 Obese; 25 Stag; 26 Acre; 27 Plea.