• Britain's Got Talent: ITV announces 2018 host

    Declan Donnelly will present the Britain's Got Talent 2018 live shows without his longterm TV partner Ant McPartlin, ITV has confirmed. Dec will go solo to host the week of live semi-finals and the final of the show, following Ant's recent arrest for drink-driving and subsequent return to rehab. Ant will still appear in the audition episodes of the hit series, which were filmed back in January. Britain's Got Talent will return to screens on Saturday for its 12th series. If this year's format follows previous series, the five live semi-finals and the final will be screened nightly across

  • Paul Bettany reveals why he missed out on The Crown role 

    Paul Bettany has spoken about losing out on the role of Prince Philip in The Crown, revealing that he was unable to take over the part from Matt Smith because of a diary clash. Chatting on Lorraine with his Avengers co-star, Elizabeth Olsen, the Beautiful Mind actor explained: "We discussed it. We just couldn’t come to terms on dates really. [That] is all that happened." He added that he was a huge fan of the smash hit Netflix series, saying: "100 per cent, I’ll remain a fan of it – it’s fantastic." Paul spoke about The Crown role  He also spoke about the highly-anticipated

  • EastEnders star Charlie Brooks reveals what's happened to Janine Butcher since her exit

    It's been four years since Janine Butcher left Albert Square, and ever since then EastEnders fans have been waiting to hear news of the popular character. Now, actress Charlie Brooks has revealed what Janine has been up to in her time away from Walford – and teased that the fan favourite might soon be making her return. During an appearance on Lorraine on Wednesday, Charlie – who played Janine from 1999 until 2014 – confirmed that Janine is still in France, following her decision to move there to be with her daughter Scarlett. But will she return? "I always

  • See which EastEnders character is leaving the soap after four years

    Sad news for EastEnders fans! Actress Lisa Hammond, who plays mouthy Donna Yates, has announced that she is leaving the BBC soap. "It's been so great to play Donna for the past four years," she told Metro.co.uk. "I've made lifelong friends at EastEnders and will really miss all of the brilliant cast and crew who have always been a pleasure to work with! I look forward to what the future brings." It has yet to be confirmed how her character will leave the show. Lisa Hammond is leaving EastEnders after four years An EastEnders spokesperson added: "We can confirm Lisa will

  • Gogglebox star June Bernicoff penning a book about her life with late husband Leon

    Gogglebox star June Bernicoff is writing a book about her late husband Leon and their life together, it has been confirmed. The TV favourite was left heartbroken when her husband of 60 years passed away just days before Christmas last year. The book, entitled Leon and June: Our Story, will be out in September and will look back at the couple's long-standing marriage. "I'm very flattered and pleased to have been asked to write this book. Leon often said he'd like to write our story so now I can do it for him," June shared. Leon and his wife June

  • Ex-Strictly star Gleb Savchenko says professional dancers 'should be paid more' on BBC show

    Former Strictly Come Dancing star Gleb Savchenko has hit out at the BBC over their pay, claiming the professional dancers should "earn more". Since leaving the popular ballroom show after one series, the 34-year-old, who appeared alongside presenter Anita Rani in 2015, has gone on to find success on the US version of Strictly, Dancing with the Stars. He told The Sun: "They should pay more to dancers. They don't get paid enough. They should triple it. The amount of work we do is unreal." Gleb Savchenko with Strictly dance partner Anita Rani He added: "If they would do that, they