Coronation Street actor Antony Cotton was taken to hospital after an accident preparing for this weekend’s live show of Dancing on Ice. Antony, 42, apparently fell backwards onto the ice and cracked a number of ribs. The injury saw him and professional dance partner Brandee Malto, 37, go tumbling to the icy floor, but it was the Corrie star that sustained the injuries.
Coronation Street fans are divided over the soap’s new cross promotion, with some worried over the future of local cafe Roy’s Rolls. Everyone had a good laugh when an extra on the programme went viral, but fans had been noticing characters in the British soap holding Costa Coffee cups, leading them to speculate over why the show was suddenly using branded items. According to Metro, Corrie will now have a local police station and a string of new businesses – including a well-known coffee shop and supermarket.
Piers Morgan has upset Good Morning Britain viewers (again), this time after being rude to a cheerleader.
I'm A Celebrity's Iain Lee reveals he's not in the reality show for fame and glory - but for one very selfless reason.
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.
Former Corrie actor star Bruno Langley grabbed a woman by the crotch and touched a second victim on her “boobs and bum”, a court heard today as he admitted two counts of sexual assault. Langley, 34, was drunk and in the Band in Wall music venue in Manchester in the early hours of October 1 when he touched the two women, Manchester Magistrates’ Court was told. Bruno Langley has pleaded guilty at Manchester Magistrates’ Court to sexually assaulting two women.
Amir Khan is certainly earning his money on the current I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! series, and he is said to have overtaken Katie Price as the highest-paid contestant ever. Bosses of the ITV show reportedly forked out nearly £400,000 to get the professional boxer onto the programme. A TV source told The Sun: “Amir was a great get, but he came at a hefty cost.
Some things are certain in life: death, taxes and that Loose Women will air at 12:30pm on weekdays – when it is not taking a little break.
Amir was faced with three holes, which contained a crocodile, a snake and a mud crab, and after a few jabs inside the serpent’s base he pulled the snake out thinking it was a rope tied to a star. Upon seeing it was in fact a snake, Amir couldn’t wait to escape the area and bellowed out the infamous line, “I’m a celebrity… get me out of here” to end the challenge early. Amir met his match when he came up against a jungle python.
Show bosses are said to have been forced to come up with a contingency plan after the inclement weather was forecast for the upcoming week in Queensland. A host of celebrities, including former Hollyoaks star Jamie Lomas, The Saturdays singer Vanessa White and Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine, are due to enter camp on Sunday when the new series kicks off – but the launch may be a damp squib. The famous I’m A Celeb shower scenes have become a hotly-anticipated part of the show as the stars strip down to their swimming trunks and bikinis under a natural waterfall – and bosses are said to be hoping they won’t be affected by the weather.
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.
ITV has confirmed. The new six-part series will go into production next spring in Manchester and the main cast, James Nesbitt (Adam Williams), Hermione Norris (Karen Marsden), Robert Bathurst (David Marsden), Fay Ripley (Jenny Gifford) and John Thomson (Pete Gifford), will all return.
Strictly contestant Jonnie Peacock opens up about being disabled, Chizzy and same sex dance partners.
A classic dramatisation, the return of a favourite from last year and a brand new drama are ITV’s entries to my roundup of what’s coming up on normal telly. William Makepeace Thackeray’s novel, Vanity Fair, is being adapted into a seven part screen drama, produced by the exceedingly busy Mammoth Screen (Poldark, And Then There Were None) and will be written by Gwyneth Hughes (Dark Angel, Miss Austen Regrets) and made with Amazon Studios. Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, the literary classic follows timeless heroine Becky Sharp as she attempts to fight her way out of poverty and into the upper echelons of English society.
Bethany Platt turns to alcohol after she finds out that her abuser Nathan Carter will not be charged for grooming her. In scenes that will air this week as part of the latest development in the soap’s hard-hitting grooming plot, the teenager is left devastated and in floods of tears when the police tell her mum Sarah that there isn’t enough evidence to bring in Nathan. Sarah has a plan to enlist Neil to get answers out of Nathan, but she is not aware that he is part of the grooming gang and had raped Bethany too.
Coronation Street‘s Daniel Osbourne reached rock bottom last week when he embarked on a cocaine binge and viewers saw him being rushed to hospital in the back of Nick’s Bistro van. It all came to a head when Daniel – played by Rob Mallard – was outed as the culprit who pushed Ken Barlow down the stairs.