Gogglebox stars react to Scarlett Moffatt's I'm A Celeb jungle win

Gogglebox stars react to Scarlett Moffatt's I'm A Celeb jungle win

Scarlett Moffatt is the new queen of the jungle and says she felt “dizzy” after finding out she’d won. It doesn’t come as much of a surprise to some of her co-stars on Channel 4’s Gogglebox – the show that made her famous. Newsbeat has contacted the show’s creator to see if Scarlett will remain on the show for the next series. The show’s stars have tweeted their support to the 26-year-old following her win…

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Adele announces two more Wembley Stadium shows

Adele announces two more Wembley Stadium shows

Pop star Adele has added two further dates at Wembley Stadium next year, after the initial concerts sold out. Dubbed “The Finale”, the four shows will see her play to more than 300,000 fans as she wraps up her world tour. The new shows will be on 28 June and 2 July, 2017, with tickets on sale from 7 December to members of her fan club. Take That hold the record for playing the most…

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Brit Awards: Critics' Choice shortlist announced

Brit Awards: Critics' Choice shortlist announced

Before they were famous, Adele, Sam Smith, James Bay and Florence + The Machine were earmarked for success by the Brits Critics’ Choice award. Now three new acts are vying for the title as the prize marks its 10th anniversary. Pop diva Dua Lipa, blues singer Rag N Bone Man and dance vocalist Anne-Marie all make the shortlist, which is voted for by music industry experts. The winner is announced on 8 December, ahead of…

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Terry Jones 'still here' despite dementia, says Eric Idle

Terry Jones 'still here' despite dementia, says Eric Idle

Terry Jones’s dementia has not got to the stage where he has become unhappy and unaware of who he is, his Monty Python co-star Eric Idle has said. “It doesn’t seem to me that he’s unhappy,” Idle told the Radio Times. “He hasn’t forgotten who he is, yet. Terry’s still here. He’s not gone.” Earlier this year it was announced that the 73-year-old has primary progressive aphasia, a severe variant of dementia. “It’s been coming…

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Keo Woolford: Hawaii Five-0 actor dies aged 49

Keo Woolford: Hawaii Five-0 actor dies aged 49

Actor Keo Woolford, best known for appearing in the Hawaii Five-0 remake as Detective James Chang, has died at the age of 49. He died on Monday at a hospital in Hawaii, three days after suffering a stroke, his publicist said. On stage, Woolford played the King of Siam in The King And I opposite Elaine Paige in London’s West End in 2001-02. He also wrote, directed and produced the award-winning 2013 independent film The…

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Kate Bush describes Theresa May as 'wonderful'

Kate Bush describes Theresa May as 'wonderful'

Kate Bush has described Theresa May as “wonderful” in a Canadian magazine interview. Speaking to Maclean’s magazine, she said that having a female prime minister is “the best thing that’s happened” to the UK for a long time. “I actually really like her,” the British singer-songwriter said. “I will say it is great to have a woman in charge of the country. She’s very sensible and I think that’s a good thing at this point…

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Michael Palin and Steven Moffat get hall of fame honours

Michael Palin and Steven Moffat get hall of fame honours

Monty Python star Michael Palin and Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat are to be inducted into the Radio Times Hall of Fame. The pair will be honoured at the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival in April. Actress Julie Walters will also take to the stage as part of the three-day event. She will share memories in a tribute to comedian Victoria Wood, who died in April. The festival will begin with Palin’s induction into…

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Strictly Come Dancing: Ed Balls leaves programme

Strictly Come Dancing: Ed Balls leaves programme

Ed Balls has become the 10th celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing, saying he had had a “wonderful time” during his improbable run on the show. The former Labour shadow chancellor lost a dance-off on Sunday night to Judge Robert Rinder. Balls had been the show’s surprise star despite often being at the bottom of the leaderboard but this week, the public vote failed to save him. Meanwhile, controversial rapper Honey G was eliminated from…

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