• Coronation Street's Bill Roache, 85, confirms he is still alive after falling victim to death hoax

    Coronation Street's Bill Roache was victim to a death hoax on Wednesday, with the 85-year-old actor reported dead by a fake news website. Bill – who is the longest serving actor in the ITV soap – was said to have "died of heart failure" in a alleged report by his son, Linus. It wrote: "Son Linus Roache said in a statement that Bill died of heart failure on the night of Wednesday." Following the story, Coronation Street confirmed that Bill is alive, with the show's official Twitter account replying to serval questions about the star with the answer #FakeNews. Bill

  • Lisa Faulkner talks about future on EastEnders

    Lisa Faulkner's EastEnders character Fi Browning helped to save Albert Square last year after her family threatened to take over Walford – but the actress hasn’t completely ruled out a return in the future, especially given that her former love interest Max Branning is set to make a comeback! Talking to HELLO!, Lisa said that she "loved EastEnders and would love to keep acting", adding that she still regularly meets up with former cast mate Luisa Bradshaw, who plays Tina Carter. "She has become one of my best friends" she said. If Fi were to return in the near future,

  • Strictly Come Dancing: BBC dismiss Nadiya Bychkova's quitting claims

    Strictly Come Dancing bosses have denied claims that professional dancer Nadiya Bychkova has threatened to quit the show after just one series. The 28-year-old, who was partnered up with EastEnders actor Davood Ghadami last year, was reportedly left disappointed after her list of demands weren't met by the production team. "There is no truth to this story," a spokesperson told HELLO!. It was reported that Nadiya was not happy about getting the public transport and sharing a dressing room with other professional dancers. Strictly's Nadiya Bychkova was partnered up with Davood Ghadami last year The Sun had claimed that Nadiya had

  • Peter Kay confirms TV return date months after cancelling live tour dates

    Peter Kay has delighted fans by confirming that new episodes of his BBC series Car Share will air in May. The comedian, who cancelled all live tour dates in December due to "unforeseen family circumstances", announced the news in a statement on his official website. "A brand new Car Share: Unscripted special will be on BBC1 at 10pm on Bank Holiday Monday, 7th May," the statement read. "The episode is completely improvised. Then a full second series repeat of Car Share on Monday nights will conclude with a brand new series finale to be screened on the second Bank Holiday,