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Away Camp Contestants Robert And Esther Missing Home

Robert Kilroy-Silk and Esther Rantzen, members of the Away Camp on I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!, have admitted to feeling homesick.After model Carly Zucker said she was missing home and her husband,...

By on 18 November 2008

Children In Need Donations Set To Eclipse Last Year's Total

The total donations collected by the BBC's Children in Need is set to outstrip the ฃ37 million raised last year.Music, television and sports stars teamed up to raise money for children's charities in last night's...

By on 15 November 2008

Bbc Is Big Winner As Tennant Leaves The Tardis At Ntas

The BBC was the major winner at the National Television Awards (NTAs) as the search began for a new Doctor Who.David Tennant took the outstanding dramatic performance award and announced his intention to leave the...

By on 30 October 2008

Little Britain Star Matt Lucas Has Civil Partnership Dissolved

Matt Lucas has dissolved his civil partnership with Kevin McGee at a family court in London.The Little Britain star and McGee sealed their partnership in December 2006 but announced their separation in June this year,...

By on 22 October 2008

Jessie Wallace Voted Off Strictly Come Dancing

Former EastEnders actress Jessie Wallace has become the fourth contestant voted off the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.The actress was booted off the BBC1 show after failing to impress the judging panel in a...

By on 12 October 2008

Wendy Richard To Wed Before Cancer Treatment

Former EastEnders actress Wendy Richard is marrying her long-term partner today, before starting treatment for terminal cancer.Richard, 65, will marry John Burns in front of friends and family at a civil ceremony in London later...

By on 10 October 2008

Gary Can't Stand The Heat On Strictly Come Dancing

Television chef Gary Rhodes has become the third contestant to be booted off the new series of Strictly Come Dancing.After a poor performance on Saturday night's show, Gary and partner Karen Hardy were left languishing...

By on 06 October 2008

Wendy Richard Says She Is Dying Of Cancer

Former Eastenders actress Wendy Richard is dying of cancer she has revealed.The 65-year-old who played Pauline Fowler on the soap for 22 years until the end of 2006, told the Sunday Express that despite fighting...

By on 05 October 2008

Bbc Responds After Complaints Over Eastenders Ramadan Scene

The BBC has moved to defend a scene in EastEnders after viewers complained over a Muslim character being seen breaking his Ramadan fast.More than 100 people complained after Masood Ahmed (Nitin Ganatra) was shown eating...

By on 02 October 2008

Eastenders Cleans Up At Soap Awards

EastEnders swept the floor at last night's Inside Soap awards, winning nine gongs in total.The BBC1 primetime show was helped by Lacey Turner, who took three awards including best actress, best couple with Charlie Clements,...

By on 30 September 2008

Gillian Taylforth Leaves Strictly Come Dancing

Gillian Taylforth has become the second contestant to leave series six of Strictly Come Dancing.The ex-EastEnders actress faced model Jodie Kidd in the dance-off and her foxtrot was not sufficiently impressive to convince the judging...

By on 29 September 2008

200 Complaints Over Eastenders Paedophile Plot

More than 200 viewers have complained over an EastEnders episode which saw a paedophile seduce his 15-year-old stepdaughter.In the episode, broadcast last Friday, actor Chris Coghill's character passionately kissed Shona McGarty, who plays 15-year-old Whitney...

By on 18 September 2008

Ex-eastender Richard In Big Brother 9 'Racism' Row

Wendy Richard has sparked a new Big Brother 'racism' controversy after referring to "inscrutable Chinese" while talking about Kathreya Kasisopa.The former EastEnders actress was appearing on comment show Big Brother's Little Brother when she appeared...

By on 03 September 2008

Bbc Defends Violent Eastenders Scenes After Complaints

The BBC has defended harrowing scenes in Thursday's edition of EastEnders after a number of viewers complained.Stephen Lord's character Jase Dyer died having been stabbed during a run-in with a group of gangsters, with Jase's...

By on 30 August 2008

Darren Day Handed 18-Month Driving Ban

Darren Day has been banned from driving for 18 months having admitted to being over the drink-drive limit when he was arrested in June.The actor and singer was apprehended by Cardiff police in the early...

By on 27 August 2008

Eastenders Actor Rushed To Hospital

EastEnders actor John Bardon was rushed to hospital on Friday night in a fresh health scare.The actor, who plays the character Jim Branning on the BBC 1 soap opera, was admitted to the Lister hospital...

By on 10 August 2008

Murray Thriller Pulls Audience Of Over 10m

Andy Murray's thrilling five-set victory over Richard Gasquet at Wimbledon last night attracted peak time viewing figures of over ten million.According to the official viewing figures compiled by Wimbledon organisers and the BBC, 10.5 million...

By on 01 July 2008

Brooke Kinsella Remembers 'Beautiful Brother'

Former EastEnders actress Brooke Kinsella has appealed to knife-carrying teenagers in an emotional press conference after the death of her brother in north London.Sixteen-year-old Ben Kinsella was stabbed to death in the early hours of...

By on 30 June 2008

Two Teenagers Bailed Over Actress Brother's Death

Two teenagers arrested over the killing of a 16-year-old boy in north London have been bailed. Ben Kinsella was stabbed to death in the early hours of Sunday morning. The 16-year-old is the brother of...

By on 30 June 2008

Viewers 'Not Warned' Over Eastenders Burial Scene

A report into viewer complaints over the EastEnders scene in which Max Branning was buried alive has found the soap breached the broadcasting code.Ofcom received some 116 complaints about the scene - the BBC received...

By on 23 June 2008

Darren Day Arrested After Drink-driving Incident

Darren Day has been charged with drink-driving after being arrested in Cardiff.The actor and singer was apprehended by police in the early hours of the morning in the Welsh capital's city centre.Day, 39, was taken...

By on 19 June 2008

Little Britain Star Matt Lucas Splits From Partner

Matt Lucas has separated from the partner he 'married' 18 months ago in a civil partnership ceremony.The Little Britain actor and Kevin McGee were married at Home House, a London private members' club, in December...

By on 18 June 2008

British Men Become Ian Beale

British males identify most closely with Ian Beale when it comes to cash.A poll by Scottish Widows revealed a fifth of UK men surveyed compare themselves to Ian Beale from EastEnders when it comes to...

By on 17 June 2008

Tv Stars Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

Television celebrities Des O'Connor, Victoria Wood and Paul O'Grady have all been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.O'Connor, 76, has been awarded a CBE for his services to the entertainment industry after a career...

By on 14 June 2008

Michelle Ryan Voted 'Worst Us Accent'

Former EastEnders actress Michelle Ryan has topped a poll of the worst attempts at a US accent.Ryan, 24, recently starred as Jaime Sommers in the US show Bionic Woman, before it was cancelled after just...

By on 26 May 2008

Hollyoaks Cleans Up At The British Soap Awards

Long-running Chester-based soap Hollyoaks has taken away some of the biggest prizes from this year's British Soap Awards. Held in London and celebrating its tenth anniversary, the bash saw some of the UK's finest young...

By on 04 May 2008

Gavin And Stacey And Harry Hill Take Bafta Honours

BBC3's Gavin and Stacey and Harry Hill's TV Burp were the big winners at last night's Bafta awards.James Corden took the comedy performance award for his title role in Gavin and Stacey, a sitcom about...

By on 21 April 2008

Bbc Defends Eastenders Burial Scene After Complaints

The BBC has responded to complaints from around 600 viewers after a scene in EastEnders in which a character was buried alive. The scene in question showed Max Branning (Jake Wood) being drugged by his...

By on 26 March 2008

Eastenders Coffin Scene Provokes Audience Complaints

More than 100 viewers have complained to the BBC after a scene in EastEnders in which a character was buried alive.The scene in question showed Max Branning (Jake Wood) being drugged by his wife Tanya...

By on 23 March 2008

Eastenders Tops Digital Spy Soap Awards

EastEnders has won seven awards at the Digital Spy Soap Awards, which were voted for by site users.The BBC programme took the Best Soap award, as well as Best Single Episode, for Phil and Stella's...

By on 21 March 2008


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