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Former X-factor Contestant Selected For Eurovision

A former X-Factor contestant has been selected to represent the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.Andy Abraham was chosen last night after winning a live public vote on BBC One.Abraham's song Even If triumphed...

By on 02 March 2008

British Soap Rapped Over Violent Scene

British television regulators, who tend to view violence on television with about the same degree of disapproval as American regulators view certain sexual behavior, have ruled that the popular British soap opera EastEnders breached its...

Eastenders' Gang Attack Declared Too Violent By Ofcom

An episode of EastEnders involving a gang attack on the Queen Vic pub has been deemed too violent by broadcasting regulator Ofgem.The BBC1 soap was declared to have breached broadcasting guidelines by showing scenes of...

By on 25 February 2008

Ex-eastender Michelle Gayle In Running For Eurovision Place

Former EastEnders actress Michelle Gayle has been confirmed as one of six acts fighting to represent the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.Actress and singer Gayle will be up against a number of former...

By on 19 February 2008

Former Eastenders Actor Todd Carty Collapses On Stage

Former Eastenders actor Todd Carty is being treated in hospital after collapsing on stage during a play in Stevenage.Mr Carty, who used to play Marty Fowler in the BBC soap, passed out at around 16:30...

By on 17 February 2008

$30-Million Settlement In Suit Against Tv Station

Spectacular footage of the Rhode Island nightclub fire in which 100 people died may have been obtained by a television cameraman who blocked an exit while filming, thereby preventing patrons from fleeing. Families of survivors...

One-person Soap Episode A Hit In U.k.

Departing from its usual format, the long-running British soap opera EastEnders featured a half-hour "soliloquy" performed by 80-year-old actress June Brown in which her character, Dot Branning records a tape for her ill husband, Jim....

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

Winstone: 'I'm Too Young To Play Soap Dad'

BEOWULF star RAY WINSTONE has turned down a part in popular British soap opera EASTENDERS - because he is too young to play the role offered. The long-running television programme is currently casting for the...

Bannerman & Cerys 'Going Well'

Marc Bannerman and Cerys Matthews have said their relationship is going well since I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! ended.The former EastEnders actor and ex-Catatonia singer struck up a romance in the Australian...

By on 10 January 2008

Strictly 'Heartbreak'

Strictly Come Dancing's Matt di Angelo has not just been wowing the judges with his moves.It appears the EastEnders star's smouldering performances have whisked away the heart of his professional dance partner on the show,...

By on 30 December 2007

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

Alesha Wins Strictly

Former Misteeq singer Alesha Dixon has won the latest series of BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing.The 29-year-old beat EastEnders actor Matt Di Angelo after both celebrities had performed five dances with their partners.Matt and his partner...

By on 23 December 2007

Tears For Strictly's Alesha

It seems that the pressure of preparing for tomorrow night's Strictly Come Dancing final is getting too much for Alesha Dixon.The stunning former Mystique singer has wowed the judges and the show's fans with her...

By on 21 December 2007

Bannerman Held By Police

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! contestant Marc Bannerman has been held by police following an argument with paparazzi photographers.The former EastEnders actor had been lunching in a Pembrokeshire pub with ex-Catatonia lead...

By on 11 December 2007

Letitia Voted Off Strictly

Letitia Dean has missed out on a semi-final spot on this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing after being voted off by the judging panel.The actress and dance partner Darren Bennett found themselves in the...

By on 09 December 2007

Marc Bannerman Says He Was A "Rat" Over Jungle Relationship

I'M A CELEBRITY star MARC BANNERMAN refers to himself as a "rat" for the way he handled his on-screen relationship with fellow camper CERYS MATTHEWS.Speaking to ITV on the Coming Out show, to be screened...

By on 04 December 2007

Kelly Pulls Out Of Strictly

Kelly Brook has withdrawn from BBC1's Strictly Come Dancing following the death of her father on Monday.The 28-year-old had vowed earlier in the week to continue rehearsing for tomorrow's live show in honour of her...

By on 30 November 2007

Cerys Kicked Out

Cerys Matthews has been voted off I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!, leaving three contestants in the Australian jungle.The former Catatonia singer narrowly missed out on the final three, with former model Janice...

By on 30 November 2007

Changing Jungles For Anna

Interior designer Anna Ryder Richardson is the latest contestant to be voted off this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!After 16 days in the jungle, the Changing Rooms presenter has become the...

By on 27 November 2007

Eastenders Complaints Soar

The BBC has received hundreds of complaints regarding violent scenes in a recent edition of primetime soap EastEnders.Some 663 viewers voiced their displeasure at scenes broadcast on November 13th showing the Queen Victoria pub subjected...

By on 16 November 2007

Janice Loses First Trial

Former model Janice Dickinson has cost her I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! team-mates a meal, after losing the first Bushtucker Trial in the series.Janice had insisted she should represent the 'Snake Rock'...

By on 13 November 2007

Penny Dances Out Of Strictly

Penny Lancaster-Stewart has become the latest celebrity contestant to be voted out of this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing.The model found herself up against EastEnders star Matt Di Angelo in the bottom two on...

By on 12 November 2007

Nana Moon Dies

Former EastEnders actress Hilda Braid who starred as Victoria 'Nana' Moon in the soap has died at the age of 78 after a period of ill health.Braid starred in the BBC1 show from 2002 to...

By on 07 November 2007

Spice Girls Video 'Too Sexy'

BBC1 bosses were blushing last night after being forced to cut some of the raunchier scenes from the Spice Girls' new video.Chief among the sections ending up on the cutting room floor was a segment...

By on 03 November 2007

Call For Less London-centric Bbc

The BBC must earn viewers' loyalty by pursuing a less London-centric approach, its chairman has said.Sir Michael Lyon, head of the BBC Trust, told the Royal Television Society that people living outside the capital were...

By on 02 November 2007

Ant & Dec Take 3 Tv Awards

TV presenters Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly won three prizes at last night's National Television Awards, held at London's Royal Albert Hall.Their ITV1 series I'm A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! was named the...

By on 01 November 2007

Ricky Returns To Albert Square

Just a day after the return of his onscreen love was confirmed, the BBC has announced actor Sid Owen is to return to Eastenders as Ricky Butcher.The network confirmed the return of Patsy Palmer as...

By on 30 October 2007

Bianca Back In Eastenders

Patsy Palmer is making a return to Walford to reprise her much-loved character Bianca Jackson, the BBC has confirmed.The fiery redhead has not appeared in EastEnders since a special in 2002, but will be back...

By on 29 October 2007

Miller Considering Soap Opera Role

SIENNA MILLER is considering taking a break from her movie career to join the cast of British soap opera EASTENDERS. The former model plays a soap actress in her new film Interview and would happily...

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