• Blue band member Lee Ryan joins Strictly line-up

    Lee Ryan has been confirmed as the twelfth contestant to star on Strictly Come Dancing. The singer was revealed on Loose Women on Monday, where he wore a glitter ball mask to hide his face until the moment of truth. In a statement, the Blue band member said: "I'm so excited to be joining this year's Strictly line-up. It is a real honour for me and I can't wait to get out on the dance floor." Speaking about joining the show, he said: "I was nervous, even to say yes. I used to run out of my dance lessons,

  • Countryfile presenter Anita Rani has revealed that the Duchess of Sussex is on her wish list to be a guest on the programme. "She's an incredible, very cool, stylish woman," told HELLO! in August 2018. "I also love her for declaring she’s a feminist. It would be great to have her – and Kate [the Duchess of Cambridge] – on Countryfile and get an insight into their countryside. They’d be a dream to interview." Speaking about her love of royals, she added: "On top of that, it was amazing to see how much love Harry has for Meghan. His

  • Video: Every confirmed Strictly Come Dancing contestant including Lee Ryan

    On Loose Women on Monday, Blue band member and EastEnders star Lee Ryan was announced as the newest celebrity to join the upcoming series of the hit BBC dance show. Also confirmed for the 16th season are model and activist Katie Piper, newscaster Kate Silverton and documentarian Stacey Dooley. For all the confirmed contestants see our video below. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO: Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({

  • TV Edit: Find out the best TV to watch this week

    Save time arguing over the remote with your family with a little help from our TV to-watch guide! From reality shows to unmissable dramas to all-time favourite shows, take a look at our top picks for this week's television, from Monday 20 August to Sunday 26 August – we guarantee you'll like what you see, and you won't have to spend forever in front of the TV deciding what to tune into! And in the unlikely event that there's nothing on that is quite your cup of tea, find out more about our other favourite TV shows here... Jamie

  • Lauren Steadman joins Strictly Come Dancing line-up

    On Monday evening, British paralympian Lauren Steadman was unveiled as the latest celebrity to join Strictly Come Dancing. Appearing on The One Show, she told hosts Alex Jones and Matt Baker that she has already got a background in salsa dancing, and hoped it would be a good step in the right direction when it came to competing. Alex also asked Lauren if she was planning on using a prosthetic arm, to which she replied: "I don't think I will, maybe if I spin it will fly off somewhere and that won't be as elegant as I want it

  • Ruth Langsford reveals what goes on behind-the-scenes at This Morning

    Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes have been filling in for Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on This Morning during the summer holidays, and they have been having a lot of fun in doing so! And on Monday, Ruth showed her social media followers just what goes on when the cameras are off. Taking to Instagram Stories, Ruth shared a short video of the famous ITV daytime show's studios just before filming started, and panned her camera around the room to show all the various cameramen waiting to start rolling, as well as the floor manager doing a last-minute check

  • Strictly Come Dancing – Kate Silverton, Katie Piper and more confirmed celebrity contestants