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Corrie explains why characters are breaking mask rules in episodes

"We had to take some dramatic license."


The week in classical: Ariodante; Royal Northern Sinfonia; BCMG; HCMF; Bath Mozart festival – review

Elation at the miracles star musicians can achieve in an empty theatre; regret at not being there in person – both reactions made watching the Royal Opera’s Ariodante live online a vital and bittersweet experience. Handel wrote the opera for Covent Garden theatre’s 1735 season. Nearly three centuries on, this was its first performance at the Royal Opera House, which stands on the same site. An outstanding cast was led by the Irish mezzo-soprano...


Ant and Dec reveal what they really do in the I'm A Celeb ad break

I'm A Celebrity presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly have confessed what they get up to when the show breaks for adverts – and it may not actually surprise you.


Streaming: in praise of new documentary platform True Story

Even with a larger captive home audience in times of coronavirus, launching a new independent streaming service is a challenge these days. With the best of artistic intentions, trying to get a suitably large subscriber base to support your niche programming amid the spangly distractions of Netflix and the like isn’t easy. Still, I recently encountered one that merits a second glance: True Story, a new-on-the-scene, UK-based global streaming...


Liam Gallagher's daughter Molly Moorish 'splits from male model boyfriend in lockdown'

Molly Moorish Gallagher and her boyfriend Louis Hartley were first linked back in May when they started sharing loved up snaps. But now it seems the romance has turned cold.


How The Crown Could Portray Diana's Death, According To Industry Insiders

Season 5 of The Crown is rumoured to start filming sometime next year, so we have a while to wait before we can binge another series of the Netflix hit. It isn’t yet known which particular royal events will be represented in the fifth and sixth series, although both seasons have been confirmed with Tenet actor Elizabeth Debicki taking over from Emma Corrin to play Princess Diana. There’s no way to know either, just how the writers and producers...


The Flight Attendant – Alexander "Alex" Sokolov's murder, explored

Is Kaley Cuoco's character responsible?


10 stars who never found a lasting love

A number of celebrities have coupled off and some have even gone on to build empires together. However, a handful of stars have chosen not to marry or take family matters into their own hands. Here are 10 who never found a lasting love...


Dougie James dead: Soul singer and dad of Ryan Thomas dies unexpectedly aged 72

Singer Dougie James, who toured with the Jackson 5 before settling down to have his boys Ryan, Adam and Scott Thomas, has died at the age of 72


Kendall Jenner has 'struggled a bit' with her mental health this year


Gary Barlow hosts Night At The Museum ITV Christmas special

The singer, 49, has pulled out all the stops with the likes of Alesha Dixon, Jack Whitehall, Ronan Keating, Alfie Boe, Beverley Knight and Jason Donovan taking part.


Gemma Atkinson reveals sad milestone for baby Mia

Former Strictly Come Dancing star Gemma Atkinson is a doting mum


Kris Jenner shows self-defence by 'attacking' pre-transition Caitlyn

The matriarch, now 65, proved she knows how to defend herself as she perfected her martial arts kicks in a 1994 fitness video that has resurfaced on Instagram.


Bruce Lee would be 80 today: the story of his life and untimely death


I'm a Celebrity set to bring back fan favourite trial despite fears of axe

A location change won't stop the challenge everyone loves.


Dua Lipa: Studio 2054 live stream review – perfect escapist pop

Of all the high-profile live streams that have sprung up in lieu of actual gigs in recent months, Dua Lipa’s is, by some considerable distance, the most star-studded. Its list of special guests encompasses everyone from Elton John to FKA twigs to Kylie Minogue: proof, should you need it, of the dominant position the 25 year old singer currently occupies in pop. By common consent, 2020 has been her year, thanks to her second album, Future...


‘Covid is causing all of us to think about purpose and meaning in our lives’

Co Antrim Americana singer/songwriter Ben Glover chats to JOANNE SAVAGE about having to cancel tour dates, surviving lockdown with the help of Zoom, music as soul survival sustenance and his new EP Wild Sweet Lily


TV tonight: Michael McIntyre spins the wheel in a new gameshow

Michael McIntyre’s the Wheel 8.30pm, BBC One Another Saturday night means another celebrity game show. For this latest feelgood family outing, ever-popular comic Michael McIntyre brings his brand of effusive enthusiasm to a new, motion sickness-inducing take on the Wheel of Fortune. Celebrity guests such as presenters Alison Hammond, Stacey Dooley and Gok Wan take their seats on an enormous spinning wheel, aiming to help members of the public...


I'm A Celeb Hollie Arnold's brother defends her as Ant McPartlin mocks MBE habit

I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! star Hollie Arnold's family appeared on Good Morning Britain on ITV to talk about her journey so far, before host Richard Arnold spoke about her MBE


David Lynch reportedly working on a new Netflix series called ‘Wisteria’

David Lynch has been an entertaining pandemic fixture for the past few months, posting "What's David Up To?" videos and weather reports on his YouTube page. 


Glenn Close reveals Gwyneth Paltrow’s Oscar win didn't “make sense” to her

The veteran actress spoke candidly in a new interview


I'm A Celeb bosses introduce major shake-up after brutal criticism of last week's show

Fans were furious last week when they tuned in to I'm A Celebrity and discovered that the show wasn't live. Show hosts Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly have since addressed the issue


Camila Cabello 'grateful' for Shawn Mendes

Camila Cabello is “grateful” to have Shawn Mendes in her life, as she posts a video on Instagram for Thanksgiving this week.


Eric Clapton and Van Morrison team up for anti-lockdown charity single


I'm A Celebrity stars warned not to mistake intensity for intimacy after Hollie's exit

EXCLUSIVE: Hollie Arnold became the first star to be evicted from I'm A Celebrity, and psychotherapist Noel McDermott has warned how the paralympian's departure could have a mental impact on contestants


Are we the baddies? Pop culture’s grand reckoning with good and evil

If pop culture is any guide, we tend to be more honest with ourselves through our villains than our heroes. In crimefighters and caped crusaders, writers invest humanity’s most aspirational qualities, creating an ideal against which we can measure our own efforts to be and do good. In their antagonists, however, we see the flawed shadow-selves that we can’t help being. Jealousy, pettiness, vanity, selfishness: our commonplace mortal frailties...


Happiest Season review – queer festive cheer with Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis

This romcom delivers festive cheer with its premise alone: Kristen Stewart is brought home for the holidays to meet her girlfriend’s shrill, overbearing family. But Harper (Mackenzie Davis) is not out, and so Abby (Stewart) is amusingly deemed her “orphan friend” and shoved, quite literally, back into the closet. Directed by Clea DuVall, who starred in the 1999 queer classic But I’m a Cheerleader, the film cannily features a Drag Race cameo, an...


Fontaines DC review – post-punk in 360-degree VR

Certain artists fall over themselves to embrace technological innovation. Some other bands have technological innovation thrust a little awkwardly upon them. So it is that Fontaines DC – an intense post-punk band whose oblique poetics and disdain for showbiz could easily be mistaken for passive aggression – find themselves livestreaming a show in which there is nowhere for them to hide. The venue is London’s Brixton Academy, where this Dublin...


Why isn't I'm A Celeb live tonight? - Reason show will be different on Saturday

I'm A Celeb is in for a unique year, but it's not just the change in location that contestants and viewers have to get used to, but the change in the weekly schedule


The best films to watch on UK TV today: Saturday, 28 November, 2020

Choose from terrifying trips home, god-forsaking gangsters and mind-bending alien encounters as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Saturday 28 November. Some films may require a Sky subscription. Friendship, trust and sacrifice at the fore in children's classic tale of Wilbur the eleventh pig - Charlotte's Web 1:00pm Sky 1 The Rock rescues gangster's son from Christopher Walken's jungle gold mine in toxic fruit feeding, rebel rousing...


Gordon Ramsay shares photo of son Oscar rocking new hairstyle

Fans loved Gordon Ramsay's new photo of his youngest son


Josh O’Connor: ‘I had to advocate for Prince Charles on set. He’s always told: shut up’

When we meet at 4.15pm on a Saturday in late October, Josh O’Connor is in the middle of one of those hot streaks that British actors occasionally enjoy when everything comes good at once.


I'm A Celeb's Ruthie Henshall says dancing 'saved' her after abuse

The I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! contestant, 53, spoke candidly about her past, adding that it was 'extraordinary' to find something to channel her feelings into.


Josh Groban misses live audiences

Josh Groban misses performing in front of a live audiences but says livestreams have helped him to connect with fans.


Corrie's William Roache reveals he considered QUITTING the soap

The soap legend, who was only 28 when he first appeared on Corrie, said that while he did consider leaving to pursue other roles, he never thought about it seriously.


Andrea Riseborough: ‘Communicating your worth is not biting the hand that feeds you’

It’s 2am in Butte, Montana, and Andrea Riseborough is showing me the snow. “Can you see it?” says the star of Birdman and Black Mirror, holding her phone up to the empty streets of the old copper mining town. “Strangely, it settled when the presidential election result was called. It just seems really calm and peaceful since.” The 39-year-old is halfway through a month of night shoots for a film called Please Baby Please, so she’s been on a...


Gwen Stefani is unrecognisable with short fringe and wavy hair

No Doubt singer Gwen Stefani thrilled fans with a photoshopped throwback photo with Blake Shelton and her hair blew them away


Mean Girls star Lacey Chabert talks about a possible sequel

What would Gretchen be up to nowadays?


Jon Bon Jovi and friends urge New Jersey to 'wear a friggin' mask'

Part of the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund's #MaskUpNJ campaign, the image can be seen on a billboard above the New Jersey Turnpike, reading: 'Wear a friggin' mask!'


Snoop Dogg's festive track

Snoop Dogg has once again joined forces with food delivery company Just Eat and his Christmas song 'Doggy Dogg Christmas' will feature in the brand's 2020 Christmas advert.


Iconic movie scenes about shopping


Backstage With… youngest-ever Bake Off winner Peter Sawkins

Peter Sawkins may have just been revealed as the winner of this year's Great British Bake Off, but he's not letting himself get carried away.


Queen Elizabeth's Christmas bubble

New rules in the UK, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, prohibit more than three households celebrating together so Queen Elizabeth has been forced to call off her usual large family gathering.


Abz Love flirted with Beyonce

Abz Love claims he nearly had a romance with Beyonce but the flirtation was dashed when Jay-Z arrived.


Hugh Grant reveals he took break after developing 'a bad attitude'

The British actor admitted he was 'embarrassed' to begin a hiatus from leading roles after his Hollywood offers dried up, saying on Friday that he developed a 'bad attitude.'


Young Thug criticises Andre 3000 – and hip-hop fans aren’t happy

Rapper Young Thug has left music fans confused after making disparaging comments about Outkast star André 3000. Despite André praising Young Thug in the past, the 29-year-old was quick to rubbish the star's influence on hip-hop during an interview on TI's ExpediTIously podcast. “I can’t rap you two André 3000 songs,” he said, adding: “I ain’t never paid attention to him. Never in my life.” Young Thug then accused André 3000 of having an inflated...


Rapper who filmed actor's daughter as she died grins in Instagram snap

Ceon Broughton, 31, who was jailed after filming his girlfriend dying from a party drugs overdose, is pictured grinning with a fellow rapper on a friend's Instagram for the first time since release in August.


I’m A Celeb winners Joey Essex, Vicky Pattison, Joe Swash and Charlie Brooks ‘sent home’ after plans for stars to appear on show

I’m A Celebrity winners Joey Essex, Vicky Pattison, Joe Swash and Charlie Brooks had reportedly been isolating for two weeks after being sent home.


Jamie Laing says he is 'very lucky' Sophie Habboo is his girlfriend

Jamie Laing, 32, said he feels 'very lucky' that Sophie Habboo is his girlfriend as she is 'the best person I've ever met'.


John Travolta thanks fans for support on first Thanksgiving since death of wife Kelly Preston

Hollywood legend John Travolta has thanked fans for their continued support on the first Thanksgiving since his wife Kelly Preston died. Travolta and Preston had been married for 29 years when she lost her two-year battle with cancer in July. The world mourned with the Grease star when the news broke, and the 66-year-old used Thanksgiving to take to social media to show his gratitude to fans. Read more: John Travolta shares birthday tribute to...