Benjamin Millepied choreographs Baileys’ Christmas Ad

Baileys has unveiled its first Christmas TV advert for five years with a contemporary twist on Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutcracker’ ballet by critically acclaimed Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied. The two-minute full-length version of the advert, which taps into the nation’s love affair with dance, will air exclusively this Saturday night (16th November) during the network … Continue reading

Little Mix win X Factor 2012

Girl band Little Mix became the first group to win X Factor on Sunday, beating Scouse hairdresser and longtime favourite, Marcus Collins in the final. The quartet, aged between 18 and 20, screamed with delight following the announcement of the outcome of a public vote, and performed a cover of Damien Rice’s ‘Cannonball’, which will … Continue reading

“Columbo” actor Peter Falk dies aged 83

Peter Falk, star of the much-loved, cult 70s hit detective TV drama “Columbo,” whose role as the rumpled detective of the same name earned him four Emmys, has died after years of battling Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83. Falk passed away peacefully at his Beverly Hills home on Wednesday evening, according to a statement issued … Continue reading

Toploader return with brand new album ‘Only Human’

Toploader are back with a brand new album, ‘Only Human,’ on Monday 6th June. Working with Morrissey and Coldplay’s producer Danton Supple, the new album will surprise many expecting an album full of ‘Dancing In The Moonlight’ tracks. Following an extended hiatus from music after selling over two million records worldwide, the new material sees … Continue reading

Jai McDowall wins this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, beating bookies’ favourite Ronan Parke

And so this, in the end, was what it all came down to, a male-dominated Britain’s Got Talent final featuring an impressionist, some warblers, a loony organist who may well have been Peter Kay in sequins, and the old bloke from accounts. No space for the man who sings nursery rhymes to the tunes of Celine … Continue reading

Leading UK personalities from stage and screen close this year’s Bath International Music Festival

The BBCs film critic Mark Kermode, award-winning actress Frances Ruffelle, Olivier-award winning stage actor Clive Rowe and popular Trigger from Only Fools & Horses actor Roger Lloyd-Pack will be headlining the closing event of this year’s Bath International Music Festival, on Sunday 5th June. Heading up the celebrations is Frances Ruffelle, who has just enjoyed … Continue reading

Justin TImberlake, Lady Gaga and Andy Samberg in three-way on Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live’s season finale was a biggie… Justin Timberlake hosting and Lady Gaga as the special guest. However the best part of the show was undoubtedly the SNL Digital short, “3-Way (The Golden Rule)” in which Timberlake and cast member Andy Samberg reprised their roles as the ultra romantic, rapping dudes from the “Dick … Continue reading

Ashton Kutcher in deal to replace Charlie Sheen

Actor Ashton Kutcher was reported on Thursday to have signed a deal to replace Charlie Sheen in a revamped version of top-rated U.S. television comedy “Two and A Half Men.” Deadline Hollywood said Kutcher, 33, the husband of actress Demi Moore, had signed a deal to join the cast of the CBS show when it … Continue reading

Toploader’s Joe Washbourn set to star in ITV’s ‘Pop Star to Opera Star’

ITV has today announced the line-up for their hit reality show, Pop Star to Opera Star, that sees musicians who have had pop music hits, train and compete in the entirely alien genre of classical music. Every Sunday on ITV1 after Britain’s Got Talent next month, the pop stars will be taken out of their … Continue reading

Simon Cowell: I want Paula Abdul and Cheryl Cole for US X Factor

Simon Cowell wants his former “American Idol” sparring partner Paula Abdul and Cheryl Cole to join him on the U.S. version of “The X Factor”. But the music impresario told entertainment industry website Deadline Hollywood that no deals had yet been signed to complete the line-up for the show, which is due to start airing … Continue reading

John Sullivan, Only Fools and Horses creator, dies

Tributes have been paid to John Sullivan, the scriptwriter famous for creating Only Fools and Horses, who has been described as “the Dickens of his generation”. Sullivan, 64, who was awarded an OBE in 2005 for services to drama, died after a short illness, the BBC announced. In addition to creating one of Britain’s most popular … Continue reading