There’s nothing better than sitting down in front of the TV on Christmas Day evening while tucking into a sandwich packed full of Christmas dinner leftovers. One of the mostly hotly-anticipated Christmas specials returns for a double bill this year. The episodes feature matriarch Agnes (Brendan O’Carroll) refusing to buy a Christmas tree, and Cathy (Jennifer Gibney) has an internet date.
EastEnders left some viewers confused on Monday night as the latest episode featured Kathy Beale gushing over Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement news – just hours after it had been announced. Prince Charles revealed the happy news earlier in the day, and show bosses reacted by rushing to film a special scene. It took place in the cafe, where Shaki Kazemi – played by Shaheen Jafargholi – is rudely looking at his phone while trying to buy a drink from Kathy (Gillian Taylforth), and she asks him what is “so interesting”.
The veteran TV star is allowing the unusual techniques to happen to her for new ITV show 100 Years Younger in 21 Days. June will be joined on the programme by Happy Mondays legend Shaun Ryder and seven other celebrities as, collectively, they try to shed 100 years off their looks.
Paul Nicholls has dramatically opened up about his near-death experience – in which he was attacked by a group of savage wild dogs resulting in him falling 20ft down a Thai waterfall. The Ackley Bridge actor was left “screaming in screaming” with a gaping hole in his knee after his part of his knee cap “flew out” when he hit a rock following the horror fall in Koh Samui this summer. Paul Nicholls opened up about his near-death experience on Loose Women.
Pam St Clement on new ITV travel show Gone To Pot. The Albert Square legend – who starred on the soap from 1986 until 2012 – headed to the US for a road trip alongside Linda Robson, Christopher Biggins, Bobby George and John Fashanu in the new show which aims to explore the effects of the drug.