Strictly Come Dancing 2017 winner Joe McFadden has revealed that though he loved his experience on the show, he'll be happy when the next champion is crowned. Speaking to BBC News, he admitted that the dance show had taken over his life and brought him plenty of attention – and invites to glitzy parties – but he'll be happy to pass the baton when the time comes. "Strictly has taken over my life," he said. "Since going on the tour and cruise, I've been to loads of parties, invited to lots of events and the best theatre shows. But I'm not
I'm a Celeb producers tried to make Paul Burrell talk about Princess Diana, according to Janet Street Porter
Janet Street Porter has revealed that I'm a Celebrity producers encouraged her to ask her fellow camp mate, Paul Burrell, about Princess Diana during their time on the reality show back in 2004. Chatting on Loose Women, the panellist admitted that they would often request that she go to the diary hut to encourage her to get Paul to talk about his most famous employer, explaining: "[Paul] said he didn't want to talk about the Queen or the Royal Family and producers kept taking me off to the diary hut and telling me, 'Get him to talk about Diana!'
Holly Willoughby has let her best friend Phillip Schofield in on a big secret, by revealing the names of the two I'm a Celebrity latecomers. Holly, who is presenting the show in Australia, couldn't resist sharing the exciting news with her This Morning co-host, who has been sworn to secrecy. On This Morning, Phil chatted to stand-in presenter Rochelle Humes about the 2018 line-up, saying: "It's a good line-up. Then of course there are always the ones that come in later. Who will they be?" "Do you know?" asked Rochelle. "You've got the inside scoop!" Phil coyly replied: "I am
Making a name for herself in the showbiz industry, BBC journalist Stacey Dooley has revealed the real reason she agreed to take part in Strictly Come Dancing - and it's all down to some escapism! The 31-year-old, who has teamed up with Strictly professional Kevin Clifton, has quickly become a firm favourite and is one of the contenders to make it all the way to the final. Opening up about the show, she told Radio Times: "One of the main reasons why I said yes to Strictly is that work is so intense and so full-on and harrowing and
Find out everything you need to know about the upcoming episodes of Coronation Street! In next week's episodes, Ken offers to pay for Sinead's treatment, Robert wants to have children with Michelle and Paula is worried about Sally's trial. Find out all of the Coronation Street spoilers below... Monday 19 November part one After another sleepless night Ali resorts to extreme measures and cons Moira into letting him into the surgery to collect something. He gets some anti-depressants before heading to the bistro where he gets drunk and flirts with Bethany. Robert and Michelle arrive back to find the boys at
Brendan Cole has opened up about how he thinks Pasha Kovalev has been "really" performing on Strictly Come Dancing for the first time since he won the series with Caroline Flack back in 2014. Writing for his HELLO! column, the former Strictly professional dancer praised the dance, calling it "absolutely beautiful", adding: "She is a great performer and a beautiful dancer." He went on to praise Pasha, explaining: "What I am loving is Pasha this year. It just shows with the right partner, the professional dancers become inspired and really step up. I think this is the first year
After their controversial kiss last month, Strictly Come Dancing stars Seann Walsh and Katya Jones are set to reunite once more! The dancing partners, who were voted off in Week 6, are believed to be returning for the series finale in December. "Every year all of our celebrities are invited back for the grand final at the end of the series. This year is no different and we look forward to reuniting them all once more," a BBC spokesperson told HELLO! on Wednesday. Katya Jones and Seann Walsh will return to Strictly All eyes will no doubt be on Katya and
Strictly Come Dancing fans are in for an extra festive treat this Christmas, as Ann Widdecombe and Anton Du Beke reunite for the Christmas special! Ann and Anton entertained with their unique sense of fun and style back in 2010, and the pair made it through to week 10, before Kara Tointon and dance partner Artem Chigvintsev went on to win the series. Now, 71-year-old retired MP Ann is back in rehearsals with Anton, and there's video evidence to prove they're already getting into the swing of things together. WATCH: Ann and Anton rehearsing in the Strictly canteen Loading the player...
Although it seems like it started just yesterday, Doctor Who has just four more episodes before we say goodbye to the Doctor and team TARDIS until the New Year's Day special in 2019. Since we're not far from the finale, the BBC has announced the official synopsis for the final two episodes, and they sound seriously intense! The penultimate episode will be based in Norway, and the synopsis reads: "On the edge of a Norwegian fjord, in the present day, The Doctor, Ryan, Graham and Yaz discover a boarded-up cottage and a girl named Hanne in need of their
The BBC has responded to reports that Danny John-Jules will not appear on the Strictly Come Dancing finale, following accusations that he was a bully on the show. A spokesperson for Strictly told HELLO! Online: "Every year all of our celebrities are invited back for the grand final at the end of the series. This year is no different and we look forward to reuniting them all once more." It will be Danny's personal decision whether he chooses to return for the last episode, when the winner is announced and this year's contestants who have been voted off take to
It was an emotional night for Strictly Come Dancing fans on Saturday night, after Ashley Roberts performed a beautiful dance dedicated to her late father, but HELLO!'s Strictly columnist Brendan Cole thinks that one of the judges took it too far when giving Ashley feedback. Shirley Ballas had to fight back the tears as she told a crying Ashley: "Well I think today you spoke for everybody in the country who has ever lost somebody that they love. And, I also lost somebody and many other people have lost somebody. This was sincere. It was from your heart and
It's the Strictly Come Dancing special where all professionals and their dance partners aim to reach in the competition. And this year, show bosses are reportedly making sure they heighten their security for Week 9 at Blackpool Tower - this comes two years after professional dancer Gorka Marquez was attacked on the streets of Blackpool by a group of youths. "We take security and the safety of our cast and crew very seriously," a spokesperson told HELLO! on Wednesday. "All our security arrangements are reviewed and adjusted accordingly for every live show." Gorka Marquez was attacked two years ago after
It seems we have finally reached the week that Strictly Come Dancing dance professionals, celebrities and judges alike are aiming towards – Blackpool week! The important week sees the production move to the Blackpool Tower Ballroom for just one weekend, and it is the point where the competition seriously heats up for the celebrities and their partners – but how is the special event any different to any other episode? For starters, the production won't be filmed in its usual home of Elstree Studios in Hertfordshire, and instead will be filmed live from Blackpool which can prove challenging due to