• Benedict Cumberbatch hits out at his Sherlock co-star Martin Freeman

    Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freemanseem to be in disgreement over the future of hit BBC series, Sherlock. In a new interview with the Telegraph, Benedict took a swipe at Martin, who plays Sherlock's faithful sidekick John Watson, calling his complaints about the fervour surrounding the show "pathetic". Addressing Martin's recent comments, Benedict told the publication: "It's pretty pathetic if that's all it takes to let you not want to take grip of your reality. What, because of expectations? I don't know. I don't necessarily agree with that." Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have starred in Sherlock together since 2010 The 41-year-old

  • Coronation Street boss Kate Oates quits soap after controversial storylines

    Coronation Street producer Kate Oates has announced her departure from the ITV soap. She will be replaced by current Emmerdale boss Iain MacLeod, with the changes taking effect from June. Kate confirmed the news in a statement, explaining that she's excited for new challenges – which include producing the upcoming second series of Bancroft, starring Sarah Parish. The 38-year-old said: "Being a part of Coronation Street has quite simply been one of the best experiences of my life. I am proud of the stories we have told and the impact they have had – and I've had a ball

  • The Crown's Matt Smith finally breaks silence on pay gap controversy

    Matt Smith has finally spoken about the pay gap controversy surrounding The Crown and his co-star Claire Foy. It comes shortly after Netflix producers revealed that Claire, who played the Queen in the first two series of The Crown, was paid less than her on-screen husband Matt. Offering his full support to Claire, the 35-year-old actor told The Hollywood Reporter: "Claire is one of my best friends, and I believe that we should be paid equally and fairly and there should be equality for all." Matt Smith was paid more than Claire Foy He added: "I support her completely, and I’m

  • Claudia Winkleman drops hint about Mary Berry's involvement in next Strictly series

    Strictly Come Dancing could see Mary Berry joining the new series if Claudia Winkleman gets her way! The TV presenter hinted that the 83-year-old cook will be signing up to the BBC One dance programme during a recent chat with the TV Times. Claudia and Mary have been working together on new show Britain's Best Home Cook, and Claudia was asked whether she had been persuading her new TV partner to be taking part in the show, she replied: "Yes, they're all doing it!" – referring to Mary, along with co-judges Chris Bavin and Dan Doherty. Claudia added: "I

  • Phillip Schofield is going to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding - all the details

    More details surrounding Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's upcoming nuptials have been revealed. ITV has confirmed that Phillip Schofield will be one of the presenters leading their coverage of the royal wedding, which will take place on 19 May at Windsor Castle. The This Morning host will be joined by ITV News at Ten’s Julie Etchingham for the occasion, which will be anchored live from a specially constructed studio on The Long Walk in Windsor. They will be joined by a range of guests, including those who know Prince Harry and Meghan personally, as well as friends of the

  • Coronation Street's Sally Dynevor has her say on Kate Oates' shock exit

    It’s all change for the cast and crew at Coronation Street, with the show's producer Kate Oates announcing her departure on Tuesday. Following the news, Corrie regular Sally Dynevor - who plays long-running character Sally Webster – had her say on the decision, and her feelings were very mixed! Speaking live from the ITV studios in Manchester on Tuesday's Lorraine, Sally told host Lorraine Kelly: "We've got a new boss! It's always very sad to see somebody go – Kate Oates has done well for the show. But it's all exciting and it's change." Coronation Street's Sally Dynevor had her

  • EastEnders set to bring back THIS popular character

    EastEnders fans listen up – we have some exciting news! The BBC One soap is set to welcome back former S Club 7 star Hannah Spearritt, who made her debut in Albert Square late last year. Hannah appeared in two episodes in December 2017, playing Kandice Taylor, the wealthy sister of Karen Taylor. According to The Sun, Hannah is set to make a return to the show later in the year. A source told the publication: "Bosses were really impressed with Hannah's talent and energy. She went down well with fans and created a great buzz around the show.