The James Bond star lives in an £8 million period farmhouse in Surrey built in 1497, which has been overrun by mice.
The telethon will include live performances, sketches and one-off comedy specials, including an appearance from Dawn French as the Vicar of Dibley.
Most admired on the planet: Bill Gates and Michelle Obama (AP) Michelle Obama and Bill Gates are the most admired people in the world, according to a new poll. The former US First Lady and Microsoft founder topped a YouGov survey of the most admired women and men on the planet. The top 10 women also featured Oprah Winfrey and Angelina Jolie in second and third places respectively. Last year, Jolie topped the poll with Michele Obama in second place.
Dame Judi Dench has told Sky News she finds the controversy engulfing Hollywood "very hard" because many of the people accused are "great friends". Speaking at the Murder On The Orient Express premiere in London, she said the situation was "now getting a bit out of hand". The scandal has grown quickly after the first accusations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, with the latest claims being made against actors including Kevin Spacey , Jeremy Piven and Dustin Hoffman .
In no order at all, because these were all fabulous in their own right: the shocking, romantic, electrifying, joyous, hilarious or downright soppy favourite moments as seen on TV in 2016. Pull up a chair, there were a lot …
Abbi Jacobson has already opened up about the dream guest stars for ‘Broad City’ that she hopes to one day convince to appear on the show. Because it was none other than Academy Award winning actress Dame Judi Dench, whose mere appearance alongside Abbi and Ilana would have been so magical that there’s every chance it would have caused televisions across the world to explode because of their combined star power. Abbi Jacobson made this admission during her appearance on What Happens Live, when she was quizzed as to whether or not anybody had ever rejected the chance to appear on ‘Broad City’.
Dame Judi Dench has once again proved how amazing she is, by getting her first ever tattoo as an 81st birthday present. The actress got her favourite saying “Carpe Diem” inked onto her wrist as a gift from her 43-year-old daughter, Finty. Speaking about the tat, Judi told Surrey Life: “That’s my motto: Seize the day.
Apologies to Tom Hiddleston’s bum, but it may have been eclipsed last night - and not by Cumberbatch or Dench, but HRH Prince Charles. The star quality of Essiedu was cemented as he followed the skit with the whole speech faultlessly.
Patrick Troughton is, quite rightfully, remembered as one of the best Doctors, and in many ways he defined a lot of the role as we know it today. Absolutely - Richard Griffiths was a wonderful actor, and a huge fan of sci-fi. Alas, though, it was not to be - scheduling conflicts prevented him from taking on the role of the fifth Doctor, and the minor issue of Doctor Who’s cancellation stopped him from portraying the Eighth incarnation.
If you haven’t heard Lethal Bizzle’s ‘fun, summery, energetic’ anthem (his words but we totally agree) ‘Playground’ yet, then where the HECK have you been? It’s a song that’s become the soundtrack to our summer, with a video that’s already had over 500,000 views (despite not totally going with his super high-budget, action-movie esque original idea), so of course, we couldn’t wait to get him on the phone for a chat about his new track, his clothing line and who he’d love to get in the studio with. For ‘Playground’ though, Lethal turned to Shakka because he’s ‘been a fan for a while now’.