• Martin Freeman praises 'brilliant' ex Amanda Abbington as he opens up about split

    Fans were shocked and sadden by last month's announcement that Martin Freeman and Amanda Abbington had split after 16 years together. Now, in a new interview with the Radio Times, Martin has opened up about their separation, and spoken about the experience of working side-by-side with Amanda in the new series of Sherlock. "I mean, we're very friendly and it's all lovely and cool," the star said. "Yes, we've not been together for a while. I mean we did the series not together. You know enough about me to know that I won't talk about it, but I'm all right,

  • Tom Hiddleston apologises for his Golden Globes speech

    Tom Hiddleston has apologised for his Golden Globes speech, admitting that it was "inelegantly expressed". The British star was honoured at Sunday's ceremony with the best actor in a miniseries of TV movie for his leading role in The Night Manager – but his acceptance speech was poorly received, with some accusing Tom of telling a "self-congratulatory" story about his recent time in South Sudan. Writing on Facebook on Monday, Tom told fans: "I just wanted to say… I completely agree that my speech at the Golden Globes last night was inelegantly expressed. In truth, I was very

  • BAFTAs 2017: British stars Andrew Garfield and Emily Blunt lead the nominations

    The nominations for the 70th edition of the BAFTA Awards, one of the most prestigious ceremonies to celebrate the great and the good of the acting world, were revealed in London on Tuesday morning ahead of next month's glamourous show. And leading this year's list of honoured celebs were British stars Andrew Garfield and Emily Blunt, who have both received nominations in the best acting categories.  In a live stream event from the British Academy Film Awards, it was announced that Andrew, who was born in Los Angeles but raised in Surrey, will be competing against Ryan Gosling, Casey

  • 'I had to put a tough face on it': Strictly's Karen Clifton discusses Will Young's shock departure

    She has kept quiet about the reason behind dance partner Will Young's shock departure from Strictly Come Dancing. But after a grilling from Piers Morgan on Tuesday's Good Morning Britain, Karen Clifton was forced to address the situation, claiming she had to put on a "tough face". During week three of the competition last October, the former Pop Idol winner announced he was leaving the competition for "personal reasons," following an awkward row with head judge Len Goodman.  CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Will Young dramatically quit Strictly Come Dancing during week three of the competition  Appearing on the breakfast show alongside Strictly champion Ore Oduba ahead of