‘Doctor Who’ fans have had a double treat this Christmas – a fine special edition of the show, all creepy, sentimental and festive in one – and news that actress Jenna Coleman has been persuaded to stay for another series as the Doctor’s companion Clara. Jenna Coleman and Peter Capaldi were joined by Nick Frost […]
It looks as though the BBC’s heavy investment in family favourites for the festive period, with the network claiming the top FIVE spots in the TV ratings for Christmas Day. READ ALSO: Doctor Who Review: Festive, Sentimental And Spooky – And Clara’s Fate Beautifully Determined… Nice To See Him? Brucie Makes His Promised Return In […]
One of the great excitements of theatre is the discovery of the unexpected. Every year, jewels are found in unexpected, often unheralded places. For example, the most anticipated production of 2014 was the Mendes-Russell Beale King Lear collaboration at the National Theatre. This show, sadly, failed to live up to raised expectations. Instead the year’s […]
With 50 Shades Of Grey finally finished after three years of casting mystique, I thought it time to look at the bonkbuster – the tried and tested Hollywood money machine. It’s hard to see how 50 SoG will fail. The book has sold over 100 million copies worldwide and it’s been translated into 52 languages, […]
There’s one truism about American television: As long as there’s the ratings for a show it will continue on and on whether the story is valid or not. Homeland is such a series. During the first three seasons, the audience was captivated by a new twist on the Manchurian Candidate plot played with great zeal […]
The 36-year-old captioned his photo: ‘Merry Christmas! From the Coppola-Franco family!’ In the family portrait Franco poses next to the Godfather director.
Sir Bruce Forsyth returned to ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in the 2014 Christmas Special, a one-off episode that saw Louis Smith crowned champion. The veteran presenter was replaced by Claudia Winkleman for the most recent series of the show, however, he kept his promise to return. Bruce and the female ‘Strictly’ pros Chris Hollins, Rachel Stevens, […]
So it’s 10 years since the hunting ban was voted in. I wasn’t aware of it being a whole 10 years. Crikey, that’s an entire decade and I don’t look a year older. Anyone who thinks I’ve had a facelift are talking out of their Botox and I do have my own teeth… in a […]
A week ago, I left the institution for the bemused and bewildered. I was wrenched out of that safe and warm womb where the only appointment is with my bed. What a gift. Only in this place can I forgive myself for lying on my bed like a sea slug watching box sets. The dictator […]
For weeks, ‘EastEnders’ fans have been preparing for a blockbuster Christmas Day episode, and the Carter family drama certainly didn’t disappoint. MORE SOAP NEWS: ‘EastEnders’ Character To Be Killed Off On New Year’s Day Are These The Most Shocking Soap Moments Of 2014? Danny Dyer Admits ‘EastEnders’ Saved him From ‘CBB’ While we all knew […]
The 30-year-old actress is a new mother to baby girl Rose.
Sheer randomness (Picture: David Ramos/Getty Images) Christmas is a funny time of year. Work comes to a grinding halt, we’re fixated with buying gifts, we spend a prolonged period of time with family in a confined space. And quite frankly, it drives us all a little doolally. Here are 11 people expressing their random side at […]
April Rollison (Picture: Polk County Sheriff’s Office) An inmate died after having a crack pipe removed from her vagina. April Rollison was arrested on drug charges earlier this month in Polk County, Florida, US. But during a body scan at Polk County Jail deputies spotted two items inside the 31-year-old’s vagina. She was taken to hospital. […]