• Strictly’s Kevin Clifton sends emotional message to former dance partner Susan Calman

    Kevin Clifton and Susan Calman captured the hearts of Strictly Come Dancing fans last year with their close relationship and hugely entertaining dances including the Bring Me Sunshine jive and Wonder Woman samba! Just days before the new series starts, Susan was left on the verge of tears this morning after watching a special recorded message from Kevin on ITV's Lorraine. In the recording, Kevin says: "Hey partner, I’m just here at the Strictly studios, getting ready for the new series,"then jokes: "I have to say my new dance partner has big shoes to fill, actually, tiny shoes, because

  • Sally Ann Matthews finds out she is related to Coronation Street co-star

    They say it's a small world, and this couldn’t be further from the truth on Wednesday night when Sally Ann Matthews – who plays Jenny Bradley in Coronation Street – found out that she is related to another member of the ITV soap. A number of the cast members took part in one-off documentary Coronation Street's DNA Secrets to find out more about their family history, and Sally Ann was particularly surprised by her background. It was revealed that the actress is a cousin of Amanda Barrie, who played Alma Halliwell from 1981 to 2001, when her character died

  • Janette Manrara gives fans a peek at her new Strictly partner – can you guess who?

    Strictly Come Dancing fans are dying to know who the celebrity contestants have been partnered with this year – and while the professional dancers have the answers, they're all keeping shtum. Janette Manrara teased fans by posting a video with her mystery celebrity, who was hiding behind a curtain. Speaking to the camera, she said: "So we've just wrapped for the day and my partner is right here, right behind this curtain, I'm touching him right now. Can you give them a little clue?" Her partner then stuck out his hand and gave a quick wave to the camera. "Eh, that's

  • Fans rally around Susannah Constantine as she injures herself before first live show

    Strictly Come Dancing's 2018 celebrity contestants have been practicing their moves ahead of the first live show on Saturday night, but disaster struck for Susannah Constantine during rehearsals this week. The What Not To Wear star took to Instagram on Wednesday to reveal that she had injured herself, but that "the show must go on". Susannah told followers that she had pulled her intercostal muscles, which run between the ribs. She said: "I'm not going to tell you because I want sympathy, I'm not telling you because I'm going to drop out of the competition, I'm not telling you

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  • Coleen Nolan is stepping down from Loose Women following Kim Woodburn row – details

    Coleen Nolan has revealed that she is stepping down from Loose Women. The TV personality, who has been a panellist on the ITV daytime show since 2010, confirmed that she was taking an immediate hiatus on Thursday following her well-publicised row with Kim Woodburn last week. She announced the news in a statement via Twitter, which read: "Following the constant online bullying trolling and misrepresentation of her words, actions and reactions, it is with sad regret Coleen is taking immediate hiatus from all current commitments including Loose Women and postponing her Never Too Late solo tour. Coleen has spent 50