• This surprising secret about Strictly costumes has been revealed - and we bet you never noticed

    The costume designer on Strictly Come Dancing has spilled some behind-the-scenes secrets from the BBC show - including a surprising secret about the men's dance costumes. Vicky Gill joined Scott Mills on the series' official podcast, and revealed that many of the outfits worn by the male contestants and professionals feature an all-in-one design, with a shirt sewn into a pair of pants. "Well on shirts and things like that we're always putting them onto pants so you step into a onesie which is always a bit of a surprise," Vicky said, to which former contestant Scott admitted he had

  • Dr Ranj opens up about 'struggle' of juggling Strictly Come Dancing with his A&E job

    Strictly Come Dancing's Dr Ranj has opened up about how he's managing his day job alongside his new training regime with Janette Manrara – admitting it's been an "exhausting" transition. Writing in his new column for the Radio Times, the paediatric doctor revealed he is juggling his dance rehearsals with long night shifts in A&E. "Not only is dance choreography totally out of my comfort zone, but going from six hours of exhausting rehearsals straight into a 13-hour night shift at the hospital has definitely taken it out of me," he said. Ranj is juggling Strictly with his job as

  • One much-loved regular was replaced on Strictly's It Takes Two launch show – and fans are shocked

    Strictly Come Dancing's beloved spin-off show, It Takes Two, returned on Monday evening – hosted as always by Zoe Ball. Among the guests were some of the show's popular dance couples, as well as Strictly star Erin Boag in the 'Choreography Corner' segment - who appeared for 10 seasons on the dance show. But, many fans were quick to note that she had replaced the much-loved Karen Hardy, who usually joins Zoe for the segment. It's in fact thought that Erin is a temporary presenter, and Karen will return at some point later in the series. Karen is usually a

  • EastEnders spoilers: Mick Carter heartbroken after Linda breaks up with him

    The residents of EastEnders are in for heartache as not one, but two couples break up by the end of next week. After having her doubts when visiting Mick in prison, Linda Carter makes the decision to end their relationship and cuts all ties with him, leaving the family torn between taking sides. Sharon Mitchell, meanwhile, becomes too aware of the age gap between her and Keanu, and leaves him devastated when she ends it. Meanwhile, Tiffany Butcher and Bernadette Taylor find themselves in trouble at the hands of Jagger's gang, and Mel Owen becomes suspicious of Ray –

  • Final Fantastic Beasts trailer confirms major Harry Potter villain's return

    The final trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has revealed that a huge villain from the original Harry Potter series will be back for the prequels; Voldemort's snake (and Horcrux), Nagini. The role has been kept a secret until the final trailer was released on Tuesday, where it was revealed that Marco Polo actress Claudia Kim will play the role of Voldemort's snake. In the film. she is a shapeshifting witch who can transform into a snake. Neville eventually kills Nagini Chatting to EW about the role, Kim said: "It will be so interesting to see another side

  • Gemma Atkinson shows her support for Katie Piper following her Strictly nerves

    On Saturday night, Katie Piper was visibly nervous as she took to the dance floor for her first live performance on Strictly Come Dancing, but the author is in some very supportive hands! As well as having dance partner Gorka Marquez and her fellow celebrity contestants rooting for her, Katie has also received support from Gorka's girlfriend and former Strictly star Gemma Atkinson. On Monday, Katie and Gorka were back in the studio to practice their dance for Saturday night, and Gorka posted a short video of their rehearsal on Instagram, showing the pair practicing their rhythm through clicking.

  • Line of Duty season 5 trailer shows one huge change to the show

    After four seasons of the hugely popular Line of Duty, as an audience we have become fairly accustomed as to what expect from the hit crime procedural drama, with everything from Superintendent Ted Hastings' catchphrases ("My officers conduct themselves to the letter of the law, sir - THE LETTER!"), to that one corrupt officer doing everything possible to avoid being discovered, to DCI Steve Arnott's love of waist coasts. But the brand new trailer for season five of the show already hints at a new change – Steve has grown a beard! Scroll below to watch the new trailer Fans were

  • Coronation Street spoilers Monday 1 - Friday 5 October

    Find out everything you need to know about the upcoming episodes of Corrie! In next week's episodes, Weatherfield is full of it's usual drama as David bundles Josh into a car, Sinead gets some terrible news and struggles with what to do, and Jim and Liz share a kiss. Find out all of the Coronation Street spoilers below... Monday part one Billy tells David that he sent Josh packing but David is furious that Bethany knew Billy was visiting Josh and storms out of the house. Josh goes into the salon and finds David alone, but will he apologise? Ryan sticks to

  • Emmerdale spoilers: Chas and Paddy's heartache as baby daughter Grace dies

    Emmerdale viewers are in for an emotional week as Chas Dingle gives birth to baby daughter Grace, and faces heartbreak at having to say goodbye far too soon as she passes away in her arms, leaving her and Paddy devastated. Meanwhile, Cain Dingle is arrested, while Leyla Harding returns to the village. In happier news, fans will be delighted to know that Robert Sugden and Aaron Dingle finally prepare to tie the knot in front of their family and friends, while Ross Barton and Rebecca White get back together, but not all is happily ever after when Ross spots

  • Strictly confirm this popular star will not be returning

    Strictly Come Dancing has officially begun, and fans get to enjoy the Strictly fever all week long in the lead-up to the live shows thanks to its popular spin-off series It Takes Two. The talk show, hosted by Zoe Ball, features a number of regulars, but HELLO! can confirm that dancer Karen Hardy will not be returning to the latest series. A spokesperson said: "There are no plans for Karen to return." The news will come as a huge disappointment to viewers, who enjoyed watching Karen give her thoughts on the couples and their dances in the Choreography Corner