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Industry: is the BBC's banking drama This Life for a new generation?

When the banking drama Industry blared on to our screens earlier this month, one name towered above all others. 


Chrissy Teigen calls Twitter user a ‘piece of s**t’ for criticising Meghan Markle’s essay on miscarriage

Chrissy Teigen has come to the defence of Meghan Markle in a way only Chrissy Teigen would. In a moving essay for The New York Times, the Duchess of Sussex revealed she had a miscarriage earlier this year. Markle wrote about the “unbearable grief” she and Prince Harry experienced after losing their second child. The Duchess received praise from many for opening up about an issue that so many women feel reticent to talk about. On the other hand,...


Jude Law Was Warned While Filming Contagion That a Similar Pandemic Was Inevitable

'They all said to us that this was going to happen — and it was a case of when rather than if.'


Tess Daly continues to pine for Vernon Kay with sweet throwback photo

Tess Daly has made no secret of how much she misses husband Vernon Kay while he's in I'm a Celebrity


'Christmas Chronicles 2': Why Santa Claus could be the last role Kurt Russell ever plays

Watch: The Christmas Chronicles 2 director Chris Columbus talks to Yahoo Over the course of his illustrious, nearly 60-year acting career, Kurt Russell has played Snake Plissken (Escape From New York), MacReady (The Thing), Wyatt Earp (Tombstone), Herb Brooks (Miracle) and the all-powerful Ego (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2). Yet it appears his unlikely role as Santa Claus in Netflix’s The Christmas Chronicles movies might be the dearest of...


'The Mandalorian' S2 finally delivers what fans have been waiting for in 'The Jedi'

Star Wars fans have been patient, but now is the time for The Mandalorian to give up its spoils. Ahsoka Tano, in all her glory, has arrived, leaping out of her animated form in The Clone Wars and Rebels series, and into the realm of live action. She’s played by a famous, and instantly recognisable actor. And it’s all anyone will want to talk about for the next week – her look, her words, her choices. But the episode, titled “The Jedi”, doesn’t...


Live music returns to the Alley Theatre for streamed concerts

The Alley Theatre will welcome back live music with a series of four live-streamed concerts, the Pulse Sessions, in the run-up to Christmas, starting on Friday (November 27).


Kelly Ripa shares heartwarming family photo with husband Mark Consuelos and their children

TV host Kelly Ripa couldn’t be with her husband Mark Consuelos on Thanksgiving but she shared a heartwarming selection of photos of her family and fans loved them


The Mandalorian just brought back a major Star Wars villain (spoilers)

An important Imperial leader is potentially making a reappearance


Jamie Cullum: ‘Nothing is under our control and I’m quite comfortable with that’

Remind Jamie Cullum that he’s one of the UK’s biggest-selling jazz artists of all time, and he’ll likely wince. While, yes, the eternally youthful musician has shifted millions of albums, he wishes the title came with a caveat. “My music has as much in common with pop as it does with jazz,” he points out. “That’s something I’ve always tried to be honest about.” He’s not surprised that his early, media-peddled image as a jazz wunderkind still...


Ozzy Osbourne terrified of catching Covid-19 amid emphysema battle


Amanda Holden lets slip surprising Simon Cowell news

Amanda Holden revealed on Friday's This Morning when we will next see Simon Cowell on Britain's Got Talent following his bike accident


Beverley Callard's daughter reveals TRUTH over I'm A Celeb vegan row

Beverley was spotted eating a Scotch egg


Spend Black Friday at home with the best movies about shopping


Jack Whitehall lampoons politicians during GQ Men of the Year Awards

Comedian Jack Whitehall hosted 2020’s virtual GQ Men of the Year Awards, during which he took aim at the government and celebrities during the pandemic. The 32-year-old gave an opening monologue to an empty auditorium, beginning: “We are here at the stunning Coliseum Theatre. Ah, theatres, do you remember them? No, me neither.” He quipped: “We were actually really lucky with this place as it was booked for the Bond premiere, so we got it at a...


Idris Elba to interview Sir Paul McCartney

Idris Elba is to interview Sir Paul McCartney for a BBC special.


The Undoing: perfect whodunnit gripping more than one nation

Do we love or hate Grace’s green coat?


Fashion! Male celebrities who dress to impress

From velvet Gucci suits to tuxedo dresses, male fashion continues to evolve and push conventional boundaries. Many celebrities are exploring fashion more playfully but there are a few key players who continue to stand out in their style and sophistication. Here are 10 male celebrities who continuously dress to impress...


Miley Cyrus releases new album Plastic Hearts

'Midnight Sky' hitmaker Miley Cyrus has released her new album 'Plastic Hearts' and thanked fans for their support.


Shane Richie’s son accuses I’m A Celeb of ‘playing with people’s lives’ amid AJ Pritchard clash

Shane Richie’s son had his say as I'm A Celeb referred to the "tension" between his EastEnders star dad and AJ Pritchard.


Kristen Stewart felt pressure to 'label' sexuality

Kristen Stewart felt pressure to "label" her sexuality.


From the stars with love: their most expensive gifts


Signed guitars belonging to Liam Gallagher and Eric Clapton among sale to raise funds for out-of-work roadies

Signed guitars belonging to Liam Gallagher and Eric Clapton and more are set to be sold to raise funds for live music industry workers without jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Cher visits Pakistan to help free ‘world’s loneliest elephant’

Cher is visiting Pakistan to help move the “world’s loneliest elephant” to a new sanctuary after years of neglect. On Friday (27 November), the “Believe” singer will celebrate the departure of Kaavan the elephant from the Pakistani zoo he has lived in for 35 years. For years, animal rights activists have lobbied for Kaavan to be released, with the elephant having been diagnosed as both overweight and malnourished earlier this year. His partner...


Liam Gallagher claims brother Noel turned down £100 million for Oasis reunion

Liam Gallagher has claimed that his brother Noel once turned down £100 million to get Oasis back together for a string of shows. The Wonderwall singers split in 2009 and have been feuding for years, and Liam recently said he was "sick of pleading, begging" for the group to reform. He has now revealed that the pair were offered £100 million to reunite and tour - but Noel said no. Read more: Noel Gallagher suffered 'brutal panic attacks' at height...


Miley Cyrus fans joke Hannah Montana enemies have sabotaged album release as Spotify goes down

Miley Cyrus fans have joked that the singer’s new album is being sabotaged by Hannah Montana’s enemies after Spotify went down on the morning of its release. Miley Cyrus’s seventh studio album Plastic Hearts was released on Friday (27 November), with fans desperate to listen to the rock-inspired record for the first time. However, many fans in Europe were unable to tune in after music streaming service Spotify stopped working on Friday morning....


Everything you need to know about This Morning host Alison Hammond's family

All about Alison Hammond's family: find out about the This Morning host's love life, son and sister here plus sweet photos


Endless summer: why sunny, out-of-season albums are in this winter

A pox upon those smug sweater-weather fans who are still strangely horny for pumpkin spiced lattes after all these years. As seasonal Stockholm syndrome takes hold, it seems as if the pop world is defying the beanie and boots-wearing faithful, too. After this summer was cancelled – as well as all the wonder that it brings, from festivals and carnivals to falling out of beer gardens in groups bigger than six – a gaggle of artists have decided to...


Michelle Dockery: “I’d be thrilled to do another Downton film”

Michelle Dockery isn’t going to lie. “I’ve watched more television in the last six months than I have in my whole life!” she says with a laugh.


Bake Off's Matt Lucas lost his hair when he was six after being knocked down by a car

Great British Bake Off host Matt Lucas was diagnosed with alopecia when he was six years old following the shock of being hit by a car


Awards celebrate the best of local talent

Despite COVID-19, the NI Music Prize went ahead this month and while it had to be done online, it was the most incredible evening of positivity, high quality music and emotional speeches.


John Boyega scoops Icon prize at 2020 GQ Men of the Year Awards


The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5 ending teases (spoilers) are coming

Answering one of your biggest Star Wars questions following Chapter 13


Strictly Come Dancing 2020: Bruno Tonioli to miss live final due to travel restrictions

Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli will be forced to miss this year’s final due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Italian choreographer had typically travelled from the US to the UK and back again while filming Strictly and Dancing with the Stars (the US equivalent), on which he is also a judge. He has appeared on Strictly via a video link during this year’s series but had hoped to return in person for the final in December. However, the BBC...


2021 is 'definitely looking up,' says Julianne Hough weeks after filing for divorce from Brooks Laich

The "Footloose" actress filed for divorce from Brooks Laich three weeks ago.


Superintelligence: Melissa McCarthy and James Corden sci-fi romcom branded one of 2020’s worst films

Superintelligence, a sci-fi romcom starring Melissa McCarthy and James Corden, has been dubbed one of the worst films of 2020. In the film, an artificial intelligence identifies McCarthy’s character as the most average person on earth, and uses her as a test case to decide whether or not it should end the human race. To befriend McCarthy’s character, the artificial intelligence adopts the voice and personality of her favourite celebrity: the...


Princess Beatrice to mark very special milestone this Christmas

The Duke of York's eldest daughter married Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi in July


Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins reveals more about the upcoming spin-off

"I hope we get it because I love this story"


Is Queer Cinema Still Too Straight?

With the release of a quartet of LGBT-centred films, from 'Ammonite' to 'Supernova', queer filmmaking hits a purple patch. But there's still something missing


Ex-EastEnders star Matt Lapinskas looks dramatically different with brand new teeth

Matt Lapinskas played Anthony Moon on BBC One soap EastEnders from 2011 to 2012. Since leaving the soap, he's undergone a hunky makeover and invested in some shiny veneers


'Spencer' producer confirms film is considering British actors for Prince William role after all

The producer of upcoming Princess Diana movie Spencer has confirmed that they will be considering British actors for the role of Prince William. A casting call for the film shared on social media yesterday asked that only holders of European passports apply for the role of the 11-year-old prince — appearing alongside Kristen Stewart as his mother. The notice stated that UK passport holders would not be able to take part in the movie’s German...


Culture Club's Wembley gig to go ahead with 1,000-capacity audience

Culture Club's upcoming Christmas gig at The SSE Arena, Wembley, will take place with a 1,000-person audience after London was placed in Tier 2 of the government's localised COVID-19 restrictions.


Ruth Jones updates fans on Gavin & Stacey 'return'

Well it's not exactly the news we wanted...


Bringing history back to life: Actors who impressed us as historical figures

One of the reasons film is so magic, is its ability to bring events which happened decades or centuries ago back to life, so that we can explore what historical figures might have experienced and how they might have felt. These stars wowed audiences when they filled the shoes of some of the most famous historical figures to walk the earth.


Piers Morgan Is No Doubt Loving The Fact Comedian Munya Chawawa Has Named His Debut Single After Him

Internet comedian Munya Chawawa has unveiled his debut single, and it’s one we think could well capture the attention of a certain controversial daytime host. The name of the track? Piers Morgan. After signing a deal with Atlantic Records, Munya debuted his first single on Friday, under the guise of one of his comedy characters, Unknown P, “the UK’s first ‘posh’ drill rapper”. While the song’s music video features a set very reminiscent of the...


If you want to understand this year’s Grammy nominations, just look at the Recording Academy

For decades, the Grammy Awards have had a strained relationship with the very thing it purports to celebrate: music. Each autumn, the Recording Academy member-voted nominations roll out and, like clockwork, audiences and artists react to the various surprises and snubs with an outpouring of dismay and grudging approval. This week’s 2021 nominations were no different, with elated reactions around the all-female Best Rock Performance nominations,...


I'm A Celeb's Mo Farah predicted as first name to leave in tonight's vote-off

I'm A Celeb will see it's first vote off this evening, with one of the biggest names in camp tipped to go


Crash review – Cronenberg's auto eroticism still has impact

In 1996, David Cronenberg’s movie Crash, now rereleased in 4K digital, became the subject of the last great “banning” controversy for a new film in Britain. His vision of the erotic car crash got brimstone denunciations from the Evening Standard and the Daily Mail. This delayed its BBFC certificate, and Westminster council issued a solemn edict forbidding it in West End cinemas. But in the 21st century, the press appetite for denouncing shocking...


The Top 10: Bands Named After Films

Thanks to ’Scope Davies for suggesting this one, and starting us off with numbers 5 and 7. 1. The Searchers. Founded as a skiffle group in Liverpool in 1959 by John McNally and Mike Pender, the band took their name from the 1956 John Ford western film. Nominated by Peter Russell, Alwyn Turner and Roger the Saurus. Graham Fildes added: “Worth mentioning that one of John Wayne’s lines repeated several times during the course of the film – ‘That’ll...


Dior sticks by Johnny Depp in defiance of 'wife beater' ruling

Evidence suggests defiant Johnny Depp fans have been buying Dior’s Sauvage fragrance in support of the actor, who continues to be the face of the cologne, despite a high court judge finding he had violently abused his ex-wife during their relationship. Depp has been the face of the aftershave since it launched in 2015 with an advertising campaign that was criticised for its racist portrayal of Native Americans. But many were surprised to see an...