• Popular Home and Away actress passes away following cancer battle

    Home and Away star Cornelia Frances has passed away, it has been confirmed. The actress, who played Alf Stewart's sister Morag Bellingham in the Australian soap, died aged 77 following a battle with cancer. On Tuesday, Ray Meagher - who played her on-screen brother - told Australian publications: "Cornie was an incredibly loved and valued member of our cast over many, many years. We had a moment of silence for her on set this morning and she'll be sadly missed by both cast and crew." Home and Away star Cornelia Frances has passed away The actress was well known for playing

  • Kevin Clifton on Brendan Cole exit: 'the BBC does tend to get it right'

    Kevin Clifton has opened up about Brendan Cole being fired from Strictly Come Dancing, and said that despite being a "big part of the Strictly family," the BBC "does tend to get it right". Chatting to the Express, the professional dancer explained: "The show evolves and I think that's why it is so successful – we've seen Bruce leave the show, then Len Goodman, and each time people thought it couldn't carry on without them, but instead it just goes from strength to strength. At the end of the day the BBC does tend to get it right –

  • Alan Rickman didn't enjoy playing his most iconic character – Snape

    Alan Rickman was perhaps best known for his role as Severus Snape, in the Harry Potter franchise. However, a collection of letters and personal papers that will be auctioned at the ABA Rare Book Fair in London have revealed that the late actor, who passed away in 2016, struggled with his role as the misanthropic antihero, and wrote notes to himself about the character. One read: "Inside Snape's Head. It's as if David Yates has decided that this is not important in the scheme of things i.e. teen audience appeal." Alan passed away in 2016 Another letter from producer David Heyman

  • Declan Donnelly forced to apologise for BGT blunder on first show without Ant

    Declan Donnelly had to apologise to viewers on Monday night after Britain's Got Talent over-ran on ITV. But it wasn’t BGT fans that he was addressing, rather soap fans, as the over-run meant that Coronation Street was pushed back by five minutes. Avid watchers were keen to see the show, and took to Twitter to have their say. "#BritainGotTalent where's me #Corrie," one asked, while another said: "Corrie was meant to be on at 9PM, not the first time BGT has done this!" Addressing the complaints, Dec said: "Stay tuned for Corrie. It's alighlty later tonight as five past

  • Simon Cowell left red-faced after being pressured to propose live on BGT

    Simon Cowell stayed quiet after his friend and colleague, David Walliams, pressured him into proposing to his girlfriend, Lauren Silverman, during the semi-final of Britain's Got Talent. David joked about Simon popping the question after watching magic act duo, Ellie and Jeki. He told the pair: "I thought it was lovely. It was a very romantic celebration of your story and a very happy ending. It's romantic Simon, two people getting married. This would be an ideal moment to propose to Lauren." Lauren was spotted in the audience, as the camera caught her laughing at David's suggestion while Simon remained

  • Danny Dyer's daughter Dani lands big role in hit TV show!

    Danny Dyer's daughter Dani is following in her famous father's footsteps. The 22-year-old has landed an exciting new role as one of the gorgeous singletons in this year's Love Island, which kicks off on ITV2 on Monday. Dani is no stranger to reality TV shows, having briefly appeared in Survival Of The Fittest earlier this year. She has described herself as a "positive" person, hoping to be the contestant who can offer a shoulder to cry on. "I'd like to be the one that they can talk to. I like having heart to hearts and building relationships," she shared. Dani