Actor Helen George has urged her followers to make charitable donations as a way to help women in Ukraine as a way to mark International Women's Day.
The actress was forced to call out cruel comments from viewers who claimed she should actively avoid getting pregnant while filming.
The show's star says plenty of people in the business still look down on it.
The winner of Strictly 2015 has been crowned, the Glitterball’s been engraved and we can finally all move on with our lives.
The line-up for next year’s Strictly Come Dancing Live! has been completed, with Jay McGuiness, Helen George and 2014′s Jake Wood all signing up to keep dancing. Jay is just as excited to carry on his dancing, admitting: “I’m used to performing in front of massive crowds when touring with The Wanted, but performing with Aliona on the Strictly Live Tour will be a totally different experience.
Anthony Ogogo became the second celebrity to be voted off ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, and he wasn’t leaving without a fight. The boxer drew attention to some of his fellow celebrities’ past dance experience, vocalising what a lot of viewers have complained about too. Although Carol Kirkwood was below both of them on the judges’ leaderboard, Anthony was in the bottom two with Ainsley Harriott on Sunday night results show, and all four judges chose to save the chef.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Helen George, who plays Nurse Trixie Franklin in the wonderful Call The Midwife, has split from her husband, it’s been confirmed. The show doesn’t return to our TV screens until Saturday, but the ‘curse of Strictly’ is already being bounded around, despite the fact that Helen’s rep said their split was decided a while ago. Helen looked gorgeous in her new Strictly sparkles as she joined her fellow celebrity ballroom wannabees on the red carpet to officially kick off this year’s series.
Strictly Come Dancing’s launch night is now so close, we can almost smell the biscuit-y scent of fake tan and the, er, slightly sweaty air full of nerves from the celebrities. To add to our excitement, the BBC have announced that Call The Midwife’s Helen George is the next celebrity ready to don their sparkly heels and enough sequins to make a magpie jealous. BBC One controller Charlotte Moore has confirmed that Helen, who plays Nurse Beatrix ‘Trixie’ Franklin in the fantastic Call The Midwife, is swapping her uniform for fancy ballroom dresses when the show returns next month.