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Blue Peter Garden 'Should Be Saved For The Nation'

English Heritage says the Blue Peter garden and other parts of the BBC's White City complex in London should be given protection under planning laws.The charity is calling on the government to grant grade two...

By on 30 June 2008

Media Doctor's Fitness To Practice 'Impaired'

A doctor who appeared on a number of television and radio programmes impaired his fitness to practice by plagiarising others' work, it has been ruled.The General Medical Council (GMC) decided that Dr Raj Persaud had...

By on 20 June 2008

Tv Stars Honoured In Queen's Birthday List

Television celebrities Des O'Connor, Victoria Wood and Paul O'Grady have all been recognised in the Queen's birthday honours list.O'Connor, 76, has been awarded a CBE for his services to the entertainment industry after a career...

By on 14 June 2008

Piper Bans Husband From Watching Dr Who

DOCTOR WHO star BILLIE PIPER has banned her actor husband LAURENCE FOX from watching the hit British TV show - because she can't stand seeing herself onscreen. The 25-year-old actress left the sci-fi series in...

21 Million Iplayer Requests In April, Bbc Reveals

The BBC's iPlayer service was inundated by some 21 million requests for downloads and streams of the broadcaster's shows in April, it has been revealed.The statistics, announced by the BBC's director of future media and...

By on 21 May 2008

Russell T Davies To Leave Doctor Who

Russell T Davies is to step down as executive producer of the BBC hit show Doctor Who.Davies brought the cult show back on to British television in 2005, breathing new life into the character and...

By on 20 May 2008

Collins Falls For 'Charming' Dr Who Tennant

Movie icon JOAN COLLINS has hinted she may be interested in a cameo role on legendary British sci-fi series DOCTOR WHO - after she fell for the charms of the show's star DAVID TENNANT. The...

Knitting Fan's Dr Who Creations Incur Wrath Of Beeb

A knitting enthusiast has sparked a row with the BBC after posting patterns on her website showing fans how to make Dr Who monsters.The BBC sent the woman, who goes by the screen name of...

By on 14 May 2008

Strictly Come Dancing Star Gethin Jones To Host 5 Live Show

Strictly Come Dancing star Gethin Jones is to host his own radio show once his contract with Blue Peter ends, it has been announced.The Welsh presenter said earlier this month that he is to leave...

By on 22 April 2008

Strictly Come Dancing Star Gethin To Host 5 Live Show

Strictly Come Dancing star Gethin is to host his own radio show once his contract with Blue Peter ends, it has been announced.The Welsh presenter confirmed earlier this month that he is to leave the...

By on 22 April 2008

Bbc Win Dalek Book Battle

The BBC has won a legal battle against a company which claimed it owned the book copyright to DOCTOR WHO villains the Daleks. Paul Fishman, whose father knew the iconic characters' creator Terry Nation, told...

Bbc Cleared Of Infringing Copyright Rules With Dalek Book

A BBC book about the Doctor Who characters the Daleks has been cleared of infringing copyright laws.Publishers JHP, who published four books with Dalek creator Terry Nation in the 1960s, brought the legal case against...

By on 16 April 2008

Ofcom Rejects Catherine Tate Christmas Show Complaints

TV regulator Ofcom has rejected complaints regarding the Christmas special of the Catherine Tate show.The controversial episode was broadcast on BBC1on Christmas Day last year and featured Tate's Nan character meeting with an Irish family...

By on 14 April 2008

Tennant 'Almost Died' After Op

DOCTOR WHO actor DAVID TENNANT was almost exterminated in real life - after a deadly bout of appendicitis. The British actor needed emergency surgery on a burst appendix - and almost died after the operation....

Iplayer Success Sparks Row Between Bbc And Isps

The popularity of the BBC's iPlayer service has led to a row between the corporation and internet service providers (ISPs).The online programme allows viewers to watch BBC shows on the web for a full seven...

By on 09 April 2008

Fourth Series Of Doctor Who Attracts 8.4m Viewers

The return of Doctor Who to Saturday night television has proved a ratings success for the BBC.Some 8.4 million viewers tuned in to the BBC1 show at the weekend with the Time Lord's adventures in...

By on 07 April 2008

Dr Who Fourth Series Actors Revealed, Tate At Doctor's Side

Actors with guest appearances in the fourth series of Doctor Who have been revealed today, including Coronation Street actress Sarah Lancashire.The former Clocking Off star appears as businesswoman Miss Foster in the first episode of...

By on 02 April 2008

Dr Who Fourth Series Actors Revealed, Tait At Doctor's Side

Actors with guest appearances in the fourth series of Doctor Who have been revealed today, including Coronation Street actress Sarah Lancashire.The former Clocking Off star appears as businesswoman Miss Foster in the first episode of...

By on 02 April 2008

Russell T Davies: Doctor Who Could Run For 20 Years

Russell T Davies, the man behind the revival of Doctor Who, believes the show could run for another 20 years.After years away from British screens, the Time Lord made a triumphant return in 2005, with...

By on 12 March 2008

Police Considering Claims Britney Spears Was Drugged

Los Angeles police have confirmed they are addressing allegations that Britney Spears may have been drugged.The singer's mother Lynne claimed in recent court papers that Britney's manager and confidante Sam Lufti had been medicating her,...

By on 28 February 2008

Nighy Eyes Doctor Who Role

Hollywood actor BILL NIGHY is a big fan of hit British TV series DOCTOR WHO - and would jump at the chance to play the lead role. The Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End...

Leona Lewis And Take That Up For Brits Single Award

Leona Lewis and reformed boyband Take That are on the shortlist for the British single of the year prize at this Wednesday's Brit awards.An initial list of ten candidates has been whittled down to five...

By on 18 February 2008

Court Restrains Spears' Manager

A restraining order has been issued against Britney Spears' manager Sam Lufti after allegations that he drugged the singer.Britney's mother Lynne submitted a six-page declaration to the Los Angeles superior court to request the 33-year-old...

By on 06 February 2008

Barrowman Praises Tennant For Reviving Dr Who

Actor JOHN BARROWMAN is pleased his former co-star CHRISTOPHER ECCLESTON is no longer part of the DOCTOR WHO cast - because his replacement DAVID TENNANT is a "happier" presence on set. Barrowman was recruited in...

Branagh To Star As War Hero

Kenneth Branagh is to play war hero Colonel Tim Collins in a new series of BBC dramas, it has been announced.The actor will star in the last episode of 10 Days to War, a series...

By on 24 January 2008

Winehouse Not In Rehab

Amy Winehouse has not been admitted to rehab, despite the publication of a video showing the singer appearing to smoke crack cocaine.In the video, published by the Sun newspaper, the Back to Black star is...

By on 23 January 2008

Eastenders Tops 2007 Ratings

The Christmas episode of EastEnders was the most watched television programme of 2007, according to new audience research figures.As the affair between Max and Stacy came to a head on Christmas Day, 14.38 million viewers...

By on 18 January 2008

Billie Marries For Second Time

Billie Piper married actor Laurence Fox in a traditional English ceremony in West Sussex yesterday.The ceremony took place at a 13th century church in the countryside, a short walk away from her £750,000 house in...

By on 01 January 2008

Eastenders Tops Xmas Ratings

The revelation of Stacey and Max's affair on EastEnders was the most appealing TV moment of Christmas Day, it has been revealed.The second instalment of the BBC1 soap's double bill was the most watched show...

By on 27 December 2007

Dannii Tipped For New Tv Role

Singer Dannii Minogue is soon to star in a new role on television, according to reports.The Sun claims that the X Factor judge is set to play a part in the spin-off series of Doctor...

By on 26 December 2007

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