• Ed Balls confesses there is definitely a Strictly curse – but this is only reason he wasn't affected

    Ed Balls has admitted the Strictly Come Dancing curse really does exist, but fortunately he and his wife Yvette Cooper were immune to it. The Labour politician, who was paired with pro dancer Katya Jones in the 2016 series, said: "There is definitely a Strictly curse, year after year. Luckily there's an age cut off and I was well above the age. [My wife] Yvette's view was always, when she was asked about it she would say, 'In his dreams.'" Speaking to Carol Vorderman on Lorraine, Ed shared his views on Katya's drunken kiss with her dance partner for this

  • The Cry finale: Find out how the dark BBC One drama ended

    The Cry has kept viewers talking throughout its four-episode run thanks to it's many, many twists and turns. Since the finale aired on Sunday night, we finally know the whole truth about what happened to baby Noah and Alastair, and whether Jo really was guilty of any crimes. Find out exactly what happened here… Jo founds out that Alastair was behind her baby's death After the shocking revelation in the penultimate episode that Jo was actually on trial for the murder of Alastair, not baby Noah, the finale shows how her husband's death came about. In a flashback, it is revealed

  • Doctor Who's next episode is not meant for anyone scared of spiders – watch the preview here

    If you have arachnophobia, you might want to miss out on next week's episode of Doctor Who, titled Arachnids in the UK. In the preview for the upcoming episode, the Doctor can be heard saying: "Big spider problem in this city Yas. Glad to be home?" The show also reveals a glimpse of the terrifying spider threat, and hints that Ryan might have a particular fear of spiders as he shouts: "Oh my days", in the short clip. What do you think of the series so far? The official synopsis reads: "The Doctor manages to bring Ryan Sinclair, Yaz and Graham

  • BBC responds to Vick Hope's hint that the judges' vote was fixed

    Vick Hope was the latest celebrity to leave Strictly Come Dancing on Sunday after placing in the bottom two with her dance partner, Graziano Di Prima along with Seann Walsh and Katya Jones, with the judges choosing to save the latter couple at three votes to one. Speaking about leaving the series on the Capital Breakfast Show on Monday, Vick hinted that producers might have had something to do with the decision to keep Katya and Seann on the show as they spoke to the judges ahead of the final vote. However, the BBC have responded to her suggestion,

  • Strictly Come Dancing: The professional dancers and their sizzling romances

    With Strictly Come Dancing continuing to dominate our television screens and all the headlines, there are a number of professional dancers who have become some of our firm favourites. Here at HELLO!, we take a look at the romances that have managed to flourish and avoid the famous Strictly curse. From Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara to Ola and James Jordan, take a look at these relationships... Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara Aljaz Skorjanec and Janette Manrara married in 2017 Aljaz and Janette are a huge hit with the viewers. The professionals, who have been together for seven years, became engaged in

  • EXCLUSIVE: Craig Revel Horwood reveals his predictions for this years Strictly Come Dancing Finale - video

    Although we're only six weeks into the competition, Strictly Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood has already picked out his favourite contestants primed to snatch the coveted mirrorball trophy. "I think the most consistent person we have is Faye and Giovanni, the most consistent couple." The Steps singer scored an impressive 36 for their quickstep in week three. "I think Ashley is brilliant, I also think Joe Sugg has a bit of ammunition there because he is proving to be capable of dancing really really well." The former thatcher impressed with his dancing chops garnering him one of the

  • Kevin Clifton shares peek inside Strictly's costume department – and it's just as messy as you'd expect

    Kevin Clifton has given fans a rare behind-the-scenes look at Strictly Come Dancing's very busy costume department. And as you'd expect, the room is scattered with objects! Boxes filled to the brim with hangers, half body mannequins, and rolls and rolls of thread are just some of the items you can see in the background of Kevin's photo, as well as washing machines, laundry detergent, an ironing board and crockery and cutlery. Of course, the slightly hectic Strictly wardrobe room wasn't the focus of Kevin's picture. Taking centre stage was his dance partner Stacey Dooley and the incredible feathered dress

  • TV Edit: Find out our top picks for 22 – 28 October

    Now that the weather is finally getting a bit colder, what better way to celebrate these Autumn days than shut the curtains and settle down in front of the telly with a cup of tea? This week we have some fabulous documentaries that are most definitely worth a watch, along with a couple of brilliant new dramas. Find out our top picks, and check out your streaming options here... Monday Old People's Home for Four-Year-Olds – 9pm on Channel 4 Old People's Home for Four-Year-Olds returns to Channel Four on Monday, this heart-warming documentary series pairs retirement home pensioners with a group