• EastEnders: Pat Butcher 'returning' for Peggy's exit storyline

    EastEnders icon Pat Butcher will reportedly be making a surprise return to Albert Square, four years after she was killed off. But viewers shouldn't expect to see a miraculous onscreen resurrection – Pat is expected to make a brief appearance as a hallucination during Peggy Mitchell's death scenes. Dame Barbara Windsor is currently filming her final scenes as Peggy on the BBC soap, and her exit looks set to be one of EastEnders biggest storylines, with Ross Kemp and Daniella Westbrook both confirmed to make guest appearances. Pat Butcher is reportedly returning to EastEnders for Peggy's exit When asked whether Pat –

  • Ant and Dec hint they could launch West End show after ITV contract ends

    Ant and Dec have admitted they are "looking at other things" as the end of their contract with ITV nears. The presenting duo hinted that they could be making a move to the stage or even a sitcom as they explore their options away from the broadcaster. The Britain's Got Talent hosts have been in an exclusive "golden handcuffs" deal with ITV since November 2013, however it has been reported they will avoid signing another exclusive deal with the broadcaster so they can pursue other projects while continuing to host their popular entertainment shows. CLICK TO VIEW FULL GALLERY Ant and Dec

  • Former Brookside star John McArdle joins Emmerdale

    Former Brookside star John McArdle has joined the cast of ITV's Emmerdale. The actor will play Ronnie Hale, a friendly plumber who could possibly be Chrissie White's (Louise Mawood) estranged biological father. "I am really pleased to be joining the cast of Emmerdale," said John, who began filming this month. "The standard of the show is equal to anything I have worked on before and I am really happy to become a part of that." John's character Ronnie will soon find himself at the centre of a family argument at Home Farm as Chrissie uses a water leak as an excuse