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Victoria Wood Scoops Two Baftas

Comedienne Victoria Wood scooped two prizes at last night's Bafta television awards as she was recognised by the academy for her performance in a serious role for the first time.The 54-year-old star went home with...

By on 21 May 2007

Baftas Pit Gervais Against Merchant

Ricky Gervais is pitted against long-time writing partner Stephen Merchant in the best comedy performance category at tonight's Bafta television awards.The pair, who co-wrote cult comedy drama The Office, have both been nominated for their...

By on 20 May 2007

Norah Jones Debuts At Cannes

American singer Norah Jones made her screen debut at the Cannes film festival yesterday, appearing alongside British actor Jude Law as their new film opened the annual celebration of cinema.My Blueberry Nights, the first English...

By on 17 May 2007

May Calls In Security After Police Alert Him Of Threat

QUEEN star BRIAN MAY has reportedly hired a round-the-clock security team after finding he's on a homicidal fan's hit list. Police searched the home of the unnamed 28-year-old when his father reported him missing -...

Cannes Film Festival Opens

The 60th Cannes Film Festival gets underway today, with a number of top Hollywood stars descending on the south of France to promote their new movies.George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and Julia Roberts will...

By on 16 May 2007

'Political' Voting Overshadows Eurovision

This year's Eurovision song contest sees Ukrainian drag queen Verka Serdyuchka leading the odds in an east-European dominated field.Bookies have the outrageous Verka ahead of Marija Serifovic from Serbia, but it seems either way the...

By on 12 May 2007

Freddie Mercury Gets Sculpted

Tragic QUEEN star FREDDIE MERCURY has been turned into a resin sculpture as part of a new collection of heavy rock musicians such as Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford, AC DC guitarists Angus and Malcolm...

May Halts Life For Thesis

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has been forced to put his life on hold so he can concentrate on his PhD in astronomy. The Bohemian Rhapsody rocker, 59, has recently resumed the degree - which he...

Moore Rants At Women 'Controlling Bbc'

Astronomer and Sky at Night presenter Patrick Moore has said the problem with the BBC is that it is "run by women".Talking to the Radio Times, Moore said the shows now on the BBC were...

By on 08 May 2007

May Says No To Rock Musical Tv Talent Search

QUEEN guitarist BRIAN MAY has ruled out a plan to find the new stars of his We Will Rock You stage musical through a TV talent contest. May, a co-producer and musical supervisor on the...

Cohen To Play Freddie Mercury?

Borat star SACHA BARON COHEN has reportedly emerged as the frontrunner to portray tragic QUEEN frontman FREDDIE MERCURY in a biopic produced by ROBERT DE NIRO. The funnyman has beaten his Sweeney Todd co-star Johnny...

Jarvis' Meltdown Line-up Revealed

Jarvis Cocker's Meltdown Festival line-up has been announced, with a host of legendary bands confirmed for the Southbank event.The former Pulp frontman has acted as curator for the festival, which will run from June 16th...

By on 01 May 2007

Queen Stars Hope For We Will Rock You Birthday Bonanza

QUEEN stars BRIAN MAY and ROGER TAYLOR are planning to turn the fifth anniversary of musical We Will Rock You into a star-studded affair in London next month (May07). The duo will attend the show's...

Russia Remembers Rostropovich

Renowned Russian cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich was buried in Moscow today.Mr Rostropovich, known for his tireless defence of human rights during the Soviet era, was buried at the city's Novodevichye cemetery, where the first...

By on 29 April 2007

Moss Joins Rich List

Kate Moss has featured in the annual list of Britain's wealthiest elite for the first time.The supermodel has an estimated fortune of 45 million, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.Moss' wealth makes her one...

By on 29 April 2007

Steve Mcqueen's Ferrari To Be Sold At Auction

A Ferrari 250 GT Berlinetta Lusso owned by legendary actor Steve McQueen will be put up for auction in August.Auction house Christie's has unveiled the highly-desirable car, which was owned by McQueen for about ten...

By on 28 April 2007

Lloyd Webber Overtakes Mccartney In Music Rich List

Andrew Lloyd Webber has overtaken Paul McCartney in the list of Britain's richest music industry figures.The Sunday Times rich list ranks the composer as second overall in the list with a fortune of 750 million,...

By on 27 April 2007

First Witness In Spector Trial Takes To Stand

The first witness has taken to the stand in the live-televised trial of music producer Phil Spector in Los Angeles.Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous...

By on 27 April 2007

Allen Set For Diana Concert

Cheeky popstar Lily Allen has been added to the line-up for the Concert for Diana event to be held at Wembley Stadium this summer.Both Allen and the veteran rocker Rod Stewart were announced as additions...

By on 26 April 2007

Phil Spector Goes On Trial

Renowned music producer Phil Spector has gone on trial for murder in Los Angeles. Spector, 67, applauded for his work with top artists such as the Beatles and the Righteous Brothers during the 1960s, is...

By on 26 April 2007

Sienna Steps Up For Charity

Sienna Miller has donated a pair of her shoes to help raise money for people suffering in Chad and the troubled Darfur region of Sudan.Her donation is just one of many being made by a...

By on 24 April 2007

Bond And Sparrow Break Into Top Ten

Casino Royale and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest have both broken into the top ten highest-grossing films in British history.Daniel Craig's new-look James Bond proved a hit with cinemagoers and helped the latest...

By on 23 April 2007

Controversial C4 Drama Honoured At Baftas

Longford, the controversial Channel 4 drama about prison campaigner Lord Longford's support of the Moors murderer Myra Hindley, was the main winner at last night's Bafta craft awards.Starring Jim Broadbent and Samantha Morton, the drama...

By on 23 April 2007

Streep And Hoffman 'Set For Doubt'

Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman are both reportedly set to star in the big screen adaptation of the play Doubt.The John Patrick Shanley play, which was written in 2004, will be adapted for Miramax...

By on 20 April 2007

Top 5 Place For Cowell In Influential People Poll

X-Factor judge Simon Cowell has landed the fifth spot in a poll of Britain's top 50 most influential unelected people.The no-nonsense music boss is the highest placed TV celebrity in the poll - which was...

By on 16 April 2007

Questions Raised Over Royal Split

The end of Prince William's relationship with Kate Middleton is at the centre of further media speculation today, as the Sunday papers ponder over the possible reasons for the split.News of the royal break-up was...

By on 15 April 2007

Madonna Denies Adoption Rumours

Madonna has denied reports that she is planning to adopt another child.Last year the queen of pop caused a media furore after she began proceedings to adopt Malawian baby David Banda.Her return to the African...

By on 13 April 2007

Ice Queen

Legendary rock band QUEEN have inspired a new line of ice cream, which includes the flavour Bohemian Raspberry. US ice cream giant Ben + Jerry are keeping up their music-themed ice creams brands which have...

Jt Pens Songs For Madonna

Justin Timberlake has confirmed he has been writing music for a number of artists including Madonna.Despite a recent record-breaking tour the Queen of Pop seems keen to reinvent her image once more with a little...

By on 11 April 2007

Extras Stars Face Bafta Battle

Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant are to go head-to-head for the best comedy performance at this year's Bafta television awards.The comedy pair are also up against Dawn French (The Vicar of Dibley) and Liz Smith...

By on 11 April 2007


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