• Mr Darcy: Here's what Pride and Prejudice's romantic hero should look like...

    Although we think we have a good idea of what Jane Austen's Mr Darcy looks like – tall with floppy brown hair and a sopping wet white shirt – it turns out that the modern interpretation of the iconic fictional character, as portrayed by stars including Colin Firth and Matthew MacFadyen, could not be more wrong. According to a month-long research project at University College London, English Literature and history experts John Sutherland, Lord Northcliffe and Amanda Vickery have revealed that instead of brown hair and a surly expression, Jane Austen would most likely have envisaged Fitzwilliam Darcy of Pemberley

  • Gavin Rossdale admits he was shocked to be asked to judge The Voice

    When Gavin Rossdale was asked to join the judging panel of the UK version of The Voice, the musician thought he was being pranked. Daisy Lowe's father has admitted that he was completely taken by surprise when show producers called to offer him the gig. "I thought I was being Punk'd!" said Gavin, referring to Ashton Kutcher's comedy show that pokes fun at celebrities. Gavin Rossdale and daughter Daisy Lowe: how they overcame their broken bond Gavin, who was speaking to The Guardian, may not have been an obvious choice for the ITV talent show. While he has shifted almost 20

  • Danny Dyer wants to be new Doctor Who: 'I can see myself in the scarf'

    Danny Dyer has put himself forward to play the new Doctor Who. The 39-year-old – best known for playing Mick Carter in EastEnders – has said he thinks he could "easily" take over from current Time Lord Peter Capaldi, who recently announced he is leaving the iconic role. "I'd be interested in it," Danny told the Daily Star this week. "I could see myself in the scarf and all that." The soap star also said he would like to bring a Cockney spin to the part. "I think I could do it easily," he added. "I'd keep my accent

  • Stranger Things: Fans delighted as Barb returns to their screens!

    SPOILER ALERT! DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED STRANGER THINGS SERIES ONE As every Stranger Things fan knows, Barb's untimely death while trapped in the Upside Down was one of the most unfair and tragic things to happen in the first season of the sci-fi show. However, many eagle-eyed fans were delighted to discover that Barb actress Shannon Purser set to return in a brand new Netflix show, Riverdale. READ: Everything you need to know about Stranger Things season two The star tweeted a snap of herself in her new role, writing: "Ready to meet Ethel Muggs? Check out Riverdale tomorrow

  • Helen Flanagan hits back at Corrie criticism

    Helen Flanagan has hit back after several viewers took to social media to criticise her performance on Coronation Street. The 26-year-old returned to her role as Rosie Webster after a five-year break from the show on Monday, and in a move which seemed to address the negative comments she shared a quote with her 484 thousand Instagram follower which read: "No matter how rich, cool, educated, or talented you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all. Integrity is everything." ❤ A photo posted by Helen Flanagan (@hjgflanagan) on Feb 9, 2017 at 3:06am PST Her dedicated fans

  • The Crown: who will play JFK and Jackie Kennedy in the Netflix series?

    The actor and actress set to play President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie in The Crown have been revealed – Michael C. Hall and Jodi Balfour. The on-screen couple will appear in one episode of the second series of the Netflix drama, according to Deadline and Mail Online. Production has already started filming and Michael, best known for starring in Dexter, and Jodi, of Bomb Girls, are currently on set in the UK. The pair will join the show's leading lady Claire Foy, who plays the Queen, and Matt Smith, who plays Prince Philip. The episode concerns a