• Danny Dyer to take six-week break from EastEnders - find out why

    Danny Dyer is to take a break from EastEnders, it has been reported. The 40-year-old, who plays the Queen Vic landlord Mick Carter in the BBC soap, will take at least six weeks off from filming to appear in two plays written by Harold Pinter, alongside Sherlock star Martin Freeman. Known to be a good friend of the late playwright, Danny has allegedly signed on for a role in A Slight Ache and The Dumb Waiter - two of the legendary writer's best known works. "[Danny] need to spend a considerable amount of time in rehearsals and on stage

  • Vanessa Kirby reveals the Queen likes The Crown

    Vanessa Kirby has revealed that even the Queen is a fan of the hit Netflix show, The Crown, which chronicles the early years of her reign. Speaking on the Graham Norton Show the star, who played Princess Margaret for the first two series of the series, revealed that one of Her Majesty's granddaughters claimed that 'granny' had enjoyed watching the show. Vanessa explained: "A friend of mine was at a party where he didn't know anyone so sidled up to a group who were discussing the show. One of the women said, 'My granny kind of likes it.' It

  • Viewers react to incredible Who Wants to be a Millionaire? coincidence

    Viewers of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? took to social media to discuss the amazing coincidence that saw contestant Gareth Kendall take home £125,000 thanks to the question's connection to a car crash that resulted in the loss of his leg. Gareth had spoken to the host, Jeremy Clarkson, about his amputated leg during his time on the show, explaining that it was the result of a bad car accident. When he reached the question that would get him to £125,000, which was, 'Where the ruins of Urquhart Castle in Scotland?', the contestant elicited gasps from the audience when