• Billie Piper calls for female Time Lord in Doctor Who: 'It would feel like a snub'

    Billie Piper has called for a female actor to take on the lead role of the Time Lord in popular sci-fi series Doctor Who, saying it would otherwise "feel like a snub". Speaking to the BBC, the 34-year-old - who played companion Rose Tyler from 2005 to 2013 - explained her reasons: "I've always supported the original format but I don't know where they can go from here. I think it would be great [to have a female Doctor] given the spirit of the world at the moment. I think it would be timely." Her comments came after Peter Capaldi

  • BBC Breakfast's Louise Minchin explains sudden disappearance from show

    BBC Breakfast's Louise Minchin was forced to drop her presenting duties halfway through the show after falling ill on Wednesday morning. The news reader left fans concerned after she failed to return to the red sofas following a break. She was swiftly replaced by Sally Nugent. Louise has explained her sudden departure, taking to Twitter to write: "Apologies for my sudden disappearance from the sofa, thanks for your messages, much appreciated. Paracetamol + tea and toast = much better. x." A tweet from the BBC Breakfast account, posted earlier that morning, also explained the situation. "Super-sub! @louiseminchin is not feeling very

  • The Matrix stars enjoy mini reunion: see more casts who come together years later

    A look at TV and movie casts that have reunited over the

  • Kate McCann's Missing People Choir reduce the judges to tears at Britain's Got Talent audition

    A choir supported by Kate McCann, the mother of missing girl Madeleine, has auditioned for Britain's Got Talent. The Missing People Choir stunned celebrity judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Alesha Dixon and Amanda Holden, and according to reports, the group gave such a heartbreaking performance that it moved the audience to tears. The Sun reports that Kate, who is an ambassador for the choir, did not take part in the auditions. She could become more involved if the group progresses to the live shows. A Britain's Got Talent source said: "Their story is unbelievably moving so it's certain to capture the

  • Dakota Johnson has a surprise for mum Melanie Griffith in 'Fifty Shades Darker'

    Dakota Johnson has a special surprise for her mother in her latest film. During an appearance on NBC's Today Wednesday morning, the 27-year-old shared that she pays homage to her mother, Melanie Griffith in Fifty Shades Darker. Dakota pays homage to her mother Melanie in her latest film "There is a moment — there is a little surprise moment especially for my mum in this movie," Dakota, who is reprising her role as Anastasia Steele in the new film shared. "I can't share it! I don't want to spoil it, but she won't ever see it. Maybe she'll see this one