Michelle Keegan and Rio Ferdinand are among the celebrities who will take part in The Crystal Maze when it returns to TV for the first time in 21 years. Channel 4 have confirmed the Our Girl actress and former England footballer will join Radio DJ Sara Cox, Paralympics champion Jonnie Peacock and comedian Josh Widdicombe on the celeb team aiming to crack the crystal. The show will be hosted by Stephen Merchant and air in the run up to Stand Up To Cancer.
The prospect of hit ‘90s show The Crystal Maze returning to our TV sets has sending many people of a certain age all teary eyed with nostalgia. Stars hooking up with new presenter Stephen Merchant include ex-England and Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand and ex-Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan heading up the list. Also appearing on the show will be Radio 2 presenter Sara Cox, comedian Josh Widdicombe and Paralympics hero Jonnie Peacock.
We take a look at what's coming up on Emmerdale this week:
Big Sam had his contract as England manager terminated after just one game following allegations of bending FA rules, but he might be about to accept a “huge” offer from ITV. According to The Mirror, Allardyce’s odds of appearing in the jungle have been slashed to 20/1 – while he is 33/1 to appear in the next series of Celebrity Big Brother. Elsewhere, Carol Vorderman could be heading down under to star in the next series of I’m A Celebrity after she was reportedly offered a six-figure sum to sign up for the reality series as the “brains” of the camp.
We take a look at what's coming up on Coronation Street this week:
Liam Gallagher wants to make up with his brother Noel - for the sake of their mum.
There may be plenty of potential for romances at Strictly, but not between these two old friends.
The former soap stars meet again on screen:
With their bottomless pockets full of cash and publicity-boosting potential, any self-respecting quasi-religious cult would just love to have an A-lister on board. Whether it’s a baffling sect who claim that the secret to enlightenment is cutting out water and sunlight, or boring old satanic worship and sex, we’ve rounded up the celebrities with links to cults.
Idris Elba posted a photo of himself grimacing at the injury on Instagram.
The latest internet craze has got Justin Bieber hooked, but not everybody is so keen.
Matt Lucas will have a major role in the Doctor Who Christmas special.
The Late Late Show host lives his dream of being part of a band:
Britney Spears has admitted that she would be interested in a role on the Great British Bake Off when it moves over to Channel 4 next year because she loves cooking calorific treats. The Toxic hitmaker stopped by BBC Radio 1 on Wednesday to have a natter with Scott Mills and Chris Stark, but the conversation soon turned to the hot topic of the moment: Bake Off’s channel/presenter drama.
The pair sing a rendition of Pink Floyd's Comfortably Numb:
This weekend the contestants will compete for a spot in the live shows, but how are things going in Nicole’s camp?
Katie Price has to Google her children’s birthdays - because she can’t remember when they are.
It was Botanical Week on The Great British Bake Off:
Nicola Roberts is on a mission to help empower other women as she fronts Special K's new Strength Is campaign. The former Girls Aloud singer has revealed that many women have inspired her and none more so than Angelina Jolie, who famously juggles her humanitarian work with the UN alongside an impressive Hollywood career and motherhood. "I think that Angelina Jolie is incredible with the work she does," the 30-year-old told HELLO! Online exclusively.
The criminal barrister says his professional partner has a surprise in store for his second performance.
Madonna has followed in Katy Perry’s bare-naked footsteps and posted a nude photo of herself to urge people to vote for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Presidential Campaign. Showcasing a collection of necklaces and a diamond grill on her teeth, Madge commented on the election, writing: “[I’m] voting naked with Katy Perry!! Vote for Hillary.
Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright enjoyed a night out in London for the launch of the former Coronation Street star's new Lipsy collection, while fans continued to praise the actress's performance in BBC's Our Girl. The penultimate episode of the action drama, which follows Michelle's character army medic Georgie after she is kidnapped during a missionary trip, aired on Wednesday night. Michelle looked stunning for the evening in London in high waisted black flared trousers and a black laced crop out with a simple black choker, while adding a dash of colour to her look by accessorising her looks with a gold and metallic clutch bag.
The Comfortably Numb encore was a big surprise for the crowd.
After three years away, Nicole Scherzinger made a triumphant return to the X Factor last month - but there have been some big changes since she last appeared on the show, not least to Simon Cowell, who is now a father to two-year-old son Eric. "He's changed," Nicole, 38, said of her fellow judge during a recent interview with Glamour magazine. Nicole's career is riding high – and so too is her personal life.
Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, had to watch their step during a daring disembarkation from a Canadian steam train on day five of their royal tour. The royal couple followed in the footsteps of the Queen and Prince Philip as they boarded a historic locomotive during a visit to Carcross, a tiny hamlet in Yukon. William was told how his grandparents had travelled in the last carriage of the very same train, which was specially kitted out with a marble table for their 1959 visit.