Versatile staple of British comedy who thought ‘I’m not really a proper actor’
Locals fear it could take away much of the island’s appeal
Dubbed a mini Zac Efron, Lynch is set to be a teen heartthrob this summer when he stars in Disney's musical film, Teen Beach Movie, playing surfer boy Brady.
Helping the terminally ill to die becomes a 'life line' for twentysomething mates in this new BBC comedy
There is double delight for Olivia Colman after she was nominated twice in the same category in the British Comedy Awards.
Back in the mid-1990s, there was no contest as to which night ruled the comedy waves. It was Fridays on Channel 4 when the broadcaster ran various combinations of Friends, Frasier, and others.
Holly Becker is the queen of interiors blogs. Her hugely popular website, Decor8 (decor8blog.com), has already spawned one bestselling book. Now she has a second out: Decorate Workshop (£25, Jacqui Small), a step-by-step guide to grappling with your own interiors project, beautifully illustrated with inspiring pictures. I asked Ms Becker to share her best tips for small budgets…
NBC is making it official: Michael J. Fox is coming back to series TV more than a decade after he left to concentrate on fighting Parkinson's disease.
Coronation Street and Keeping Up Appearances actor Geoffrey Hughes has died aged 68, his agent said.
Arabella Weir, 54
A humble housemaid will take on a blue-blooded dowager in the battle for a prestigious TV honour after Downton Abbey led the British pack at the Emmy Awards nominations.
At their most grotesque, they possessed imagination dark enough to spew forth the village of Royston Vasey – a place populated by pen-obsessed sadists, an incestuous "local" couple and a magical man who swanned around in black-face, abducting innocent women from their homes. Now, after 10 years, the League of Gentlemen are back ... on a children's TV show.
The Sport Relief fundraising extravaganza has raised a record on-the-night total of £50 million.
One of the stars behind The Fast Show is considering setting up an online comedy channel following the success of the show’s internet comeback last year.
To British television viewers, David Kelly was the stereotypical Irishman, guaranteed perpetuity through his appearance as O'Reilly, the inept contractor hired by Basil in the Fawlty Towers episode "The Builders". After botching a job inside the hotel, he is seen taking issue with Basil's disgruntled wife. "I like a woman with spirit," he unwisely says, before Sybil batters him with an umbrella. "I've been 52 to 53 years on stage and yet Fawlty Towers, those full nine minutes, make me recognised anywhere in the world," he once said.