Victoria Wood’s family home was in Bury, where she lived until leaving for university at the age of 18.
Jenna plays the Queen in the early years of her reign.
Drake’s 15-week reign at the top with One Dance has been ended by Ed Sheeran and fellow Canadian Justin Bieber.
Christopher Biggins is reported to have been paid the most out of this year’s Celebrity Big Brother cohort netting an alleged £150,000. Meanwhile, likes of Marnie Simpson, Stephen Bear and Chloe Khan are all walking away with just ‘five-figure sums’. Most notable was the late David Gest who is believed to have been paid a whopping £600k to appear on the reality show.
Police have confirmed that actress Honeysuckle Weeks has been reported missing. The Foyles War actress was last seen at her home on Thursday night, and her whereabouts are now unknown. Detective Kate Witt said in a statement: “We are concerned about Honeysuckle as her recent behaviour has concerned family and friends and she has expressed to them she is feeling anxious.
The cheeky presenter dragged his co-star into a freezing cold tub of water live on the ITV morning programme.
We can’t imagine many women ordering the 26-year-old heartthrob to keep their distance, but the Toxic hitmaker did just that on the European leg of her 2011 Femme Fatale Tour.
Charles Lawson has hinted he could be returning to Coronation Street once again. The 56-year-old actor has teased that he will reprise his role as Jim McDonald in the ITV soap this winter after speaking with his co-star Simon Gregson, who portrays his on-screen son Steve McDonald, every week since his exit. Speaking to The Sun, Charles said: “I speak to Simon every fortnight or every week in fact, and he always lets me know what’s going on and I believe there’s the possibility of something happening sort of over the winter time.
The stars look sensational 20 years after starring in the hit TV series.
Postman Pat voice actor Ken Barrie has died. Ken’s daughter Lorraine Hulme Peterson had nothing but praise for her father and his incredible talents as she confirmed his tragic death to the BBC on Friday. Ken - who also voiced handyman Ted Glen, the Reverend Peter Timms and farmer Alf Thompson in the children’s programme - joined the show in 1981 and voiced the iconic postman throughout the first series.
Movie-goers got a taste of Gal Gadot playing the role of Wonder Woman in Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, released earlier this year.
Katie Waissel’s grandmother is still working as an escort aged 87. The Celebrity Big Brother star’s elderly relative was revealed to be working in the sex industry when Katie appeared on X Factor back in 2010. Currently, Sheila Vogel-Coupe is still registered on a site promoting her adult work which earns her £250 an hour with her last review being left in February.
Joining icons like Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon, and even Mickey Mouse, the 64-year-old actor was the 2,585th recipient selected by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to have their name written in gold on the infamous boulevard. Michael was watched by his son Sean, film director John Lee Hancock, and a huge crowd of fans who had gathered, when he said: “How I grew up, speaking about yourself…to any degree was kind of frowned upon. Michael - who won a Golden Globe for his performance in Birdman, starred in Oscar winning movie Spotlight last year and has just finished filming biopic The Founder - also used his speech to praise sports star Michael Jordan for his $2 million donation to help improve relations between black Americans and the police.
No stranger to the television cameras, Tom Daley will mark his imminent third Olympics with ITV programme Tom Daley: Diving For Gold.
We all love to settle down and watch a good sitcom or drama series, but heartache eventually ensues when our favourite shows come to an end. Fear not though as there may have been some sequels to our classics which you didn’t even know about. From Only Fools and Horses’ Boycie and Marlene’s country adventures to the Are You Being Served? gang all living in a manor house, we took a trip down memory lane to revisit some of the little-known sequels and spin-offs
Raleigh Ritchie gives us the lowdown on what to expect from one of his gigs
Actor Charles Lawson’s alter-ego is behind bars.
Martine McCutcheon turns down Celebrity Big Brother “every year” - despite being offered “fortunes” to take part. The 40-year-old singer admitted she is approached to take part in the Channel 5 reality TV show annually, but has turned down each of their eye-watering offers so far out of fear it’ll shatter her career. The former EastEnders actress - who played Tiffany Mitchell in the BBC soap - is adamant she’d never rule out an appearance on the programme in the future.
Jermaine Jackson has made a desperate appeal to Ant and Dec to not allow Michael Jackson’s former physician, Dr Murray Jackson, to star in the next series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. Dr Murray was jailed for four years for the involuntary manslaughter of Michael – who died in 2009 from acute propofol intoxication – and has released a tell-all book about the pop star and his controversial private life. In a series of tweets pictured below, Jermaine slammed the “recklessness” of Murray who he insisted “killed Michael” and said the reality show would become “sick entertainment” if he was allowed to appear.
The actor, who voiced the iconic animated character Postman Pat, died of liver cancer.
Sam Fox’s late partner told her to do Celebrity Big Brother before she died. The former glamour model was left heartbroken last year when her long-term partner Myra Stratton - who was also her manager for 16 years - sadly lost her battle with cancer but, despite her pain, she felt she had to take part in the reality TV series this summer.
The Into The Woods actress could appear opposite Emily Blunt for the third time if she stars in the new film.
Multi award-winning and critically acclaimed, Peep Show was broadcast on Channel 4 from 2003 until 2015.
Lindsay Lohan has been pictured smoking despite her Dad’s claims that she is pregnant.
The former Spice Girl has transformed herself into a very rare Pokemon, naturally.