Emma Corrin: ‘I ended up having an overwhelming appreciation for Diana's complexity’

From the moment it began in 2016, The Crown, Netflix’s hugely successful, much admired and occasionally controversial royal soap, has never put a foot wrong when it comes to casting – to the point where its stars have sometimes seemed to save it from itself. But even its producers were worried about the prospect of finding someone to play Princess Diana. Dust down the annals of Di-based drama and they tell a pretty desperate story: of a role...

Ben Lawson reveals what it is like to work with Margot and Dolly

Actor Ben Lawson has starred alongside Hollywood heavyweights Margot Robbie and the iconic, Dolly Parton.

Mira Furlan, actress in ‘Lost’ and ‘Babylon 5,’ dies at 65

Strictly Come Dancing pro Kevin Clifton will 'not return to the show'

The Grimsby native, 38, will not return to the show and will instead explore new work opportunities, it was reported on Saturday.

Paula Abdul: 'Michael Bolton was the worst babysitter'

Larry King, talk-show titan who lit up worlds of politics and showbiz

A measure of Larry King’s impact on American television journalism was that for three decades, the easiest way of giving fictional cinematic politicians credibility was a scene in which they appeared on King’s CNN show. His peak year was 1998, in which King, who has died aged 87, shared the big screen with John Travolta as a minimally disguised Bill Clinton in Primary Colors, Warren Beatty as a maverick Democrat senator in Bulworth, and Will...

Larry King obituary

The founding in 1980 of Cable News Network by the US businessman Ted Turner changed the face of television. The 24-hour news cycle pioneered by CNN has been credited with everything from helping bring down the iron curtain to changing the television menus in hotels all over the world. Yet while CNN sold itself with news, for a quarter of a century its most-watched programme was not a news show at all, but Larry King Live. Primarily a celebrity...

Kris Jenner is identical to daughter Kourtney Kardashian in filter-free family photo

KUWTK star Kris Jenner wowed fans in a throwback snapshot in which she looks identical to daughter Kourtney Kardashian.

Larry King's sons make statement following his death: 'He was an amazing father'

Larry King’s sons have paid tribute to their “amazing father” following his passing, after the iconic TV star died at the age of 87 over the weekend.

The Masked Singer: Who is Dragon? Here’s what we know

Speculation has been rife among viewers of the The Masked Singer about the real identity of Dragon. The ITV reality series returned for its second season on Boxing Day 2020, with 12 new celebrities vying to remain in the competition and keep their real identities anonymous for as long as possible. Contestants including Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Mel B (Seahorse) and Glenn Hoddle (Grandfather Clock) have already been unmasked and sent home from the...

Dancing on Ice star Angela Egan was packing shelves for Amazon before ITV gig

Angela Egan will be making her debut as a professional skater on Dancing on Ice this Sunday but before her big break she was working for Amazon

Lady A star Hillary Scott almost recorded Carrie Underwood's breakthrough hit

Kendrick Lamar to release new music 'soon'

Kendrick Lamar will release new music “soon” according to Punch, the president of his record label, Top Dawg Entertainment.

15 canceled video game movies we never got to see

The video game movies that ran out of lives before they made it to the big screen

Brooklyn Beckham’s ‘Future Wifey’ Nicola Peltz Wrote Him A Love Letter And Now He Has It Tattooed On His Back

Brooklyn Beckham’s skin is fast becoming a tribute to his fiancée Nicola Peltz.

The worst TV series finales ever

The Masked Singer: Bush Baby’s identity revealed in latest episode - get the details

The Masked Singer UK saw its fifth celebrity go home as Rita Ora, Jonathan Ross, Mo Gilligan and Davina McCall eliminated Bush Baby

Kenneth Branagh to play BORIS JOHNSON in drama about COVID-19 pandemic

The politician, 56, will be depicted in the five-part series This Sceptred Isle which will chart events during the terrifying first wave of the crisis when it began in March.

Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel viewers in tears as deserving NHS nurse wins huge jackpot

As soon as contestant Teddy appeared on screen in the latest episode, viewers fell instantly in love with the hard-working nurse

Larry King: Remembering the time he was kissed by Marlon Brando, in one of his most famous interviews

Fans are celebrating the life and career of TV legend Larry King, who has died aged 87. The veteran journalist interviewed numerous public figures over the years, including Sir Paul McCartney, Barack Obama, Oprah, Prince, Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra. Arguably one of his most memorable interviews – certainly one King himself admitted he “couldn’t stop thinking about” – was with Marlon Brando. King visited the late actor at his home in Los...

Valhalla bangers: The Scandi bands redefining Norse folk music

If social media’s unlikely sea shanty trend has got you craving a more traditional kind of soundtrack this winter, then you’re in luck. With modern life so decidedly rubbish, the allure of ancient sounds has never been stronger, especially if you head to Scandinavia, where Nordic folk music is experiencing its biggest boom since the Vikings last took to the high seas of Iron Age Europe. Norway’s Wardruna are leading the charge. Myth and legend...

Jennifer Lopez makes surprising confession about marriage to Marc Anthony

Hollywood star Jennifer Lopez opened up in a new interview about therapy, self-love and her marriage to Marc Anthony

Kyra Sedgwick stuns in photo as husband Kevin Bacon declares he's a lucky man

Hollywood star Kevin Bacon shared a gorgeous photo of his wife Kyra Sedgwick on Instagram and wrote the sweetest message

Liam Gallagher backed to rock Knebworth again by Alan McGee

Alan McGee - the man who signed Oasis to Creation Records - has backed Liam Gallagher to host a massive solo concert at Knebworth, recreating his former band's two mammoth shows at the venue in 1996.

Meghan Markle opens up about 'scary' sex scene with Suits co-star in Larry King interview

MEGHAN, Duchess of Sussex, had admitted to TV legend Larry King that she was "terrified" when she had to act out an intimate scene with her now former Suits co-star, Patrick J. Adams.

20 song covers better than the originals

These songs were such hits when first released that they were recorded again, some of them several times. Many of these reprises even won public acclaim. Here are 20 songs whose remakes were better than the original version.

Celebrity Antiques Road Trip: Who is Russell Grant's partner?

Everything you need to know about TV personality and astrologer Russell Grant's partner, relationship and career

Prince Harry denies claims he’s quit social media and reveals plans to return

Prince Harry has shared his thoughts on social media when speaking to Fast Company

Guitar played by rock star Prince could sell for £80,000

The Fender Gemini II acoustic which was played by Prince on his Diamonds And Pearls album has been in a living room in Frome, Somerset.

Celebs Go Dating actors offered £500 to flirt with stars including Wayne Lineker

Celebs Go Dating reportedly scouted actors and models for the new series starring Chloe Ferry and Wayne Lineker, and were paid £500 to star in the show

Ryan Seacrest hails 'American treasure' Larry King

Ryan Seacrest has heaped praise on Larry King, describing the late TV star as an "American treasure".

Cardi B: I want to own an owl

The Masked Singer UK confirms guest judge for next weekend

The regular judges are being joined by a chatty guest for one night only.

Justin Bieber marks seventh anniversary of Miami arrest: ‘I was hurting, confused, mislead and angry at God’

Justin Bieber has reflected on his arrest seven years ago, writing on social media that it was an “unhappy” time in his life. The “Love Yourself” singer was arrested in Miami, Florida on suspicion of driving under the influence back in 2014. Marking the seventh anniversary of the incident, Bieber shared a photo of the arrest on Instagram, alongside a caption which read: “Seven years ago today I was arrested, not my finest hour. Not proud of...

The books that inspired Bridgerton: Everything you need to know

Bridgerton has been a Netflix success – bringing us bright and beautiful escapism amid the pandemic – but did you know that there is a book series of the same name which the show is based upon?

Jesy Nelson's ex Sean Sagar 'to move to Hollywood following abrupt split'

The former Little Mix singer and actor Sean dated for nine months. It is reported he now plans to chase the Hollywood dream as 'work' drove the good looking pair apart.

Are these photos proof Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are dating?

Have things turned romantic between Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker?

From Oliver! to Golda… new life for long-lost Lionel Bart musical

The self-taught musical genius Lionel Bart was the Londoner who first successfully challenged the long-established dominance of Broadway shows. When he launched Oliver! on the West End in 1960 it took first Britain and then America by storm, breaking records and becoming a classic of musical theatre and then a beloved film. But Bart never reached such commercial heights again, despite his talent. Now music from the lost show once set to relaunch...

Duchess of York says Princess Eugenie will be a hands-on mother

Princess Eugenie will be a very hands-on mother, according to the Duchess of York.

Spiderman, Joker, Lara Croft by different actors. Who’s your favorite?

David Arquette wants to say sorry to his daughter

Movie star David Arquette has revealed he wants to apologise to his 16-year-old daughter.

T'Pau's Carol Decker living off her savings after coronavirus wiped out her income

T’Pau pop star Carol Decker has admitted the Covid-19 outbreak has decimated her music career and cancelled 60 of her gigs over the last year

Viewers praise new drama It's A Sin after 'powerful' and 'devastating' first episode

The new drama which premiered on Friday night has been praised for its positive LGBTQ+ representation and harrowing depiction of the 1980s AIDs crisis

Tom Jones: The Voice judge's controversial love life and children revealed

Inside the legendary's singer's marriage to wife Linda - as well as his controversial affairs

Irish National Opera: 20 Shots of Opera review – every one a discovery

I’m so over Zoom… a personal best in the parkrun… cinnamon buns… two metre distance… Not my words, but a demonstration of how opera can mirror the zeitgeist as readily, and sharply, as any art form. Each of these random phrases is from Irish National Opera’s 20 Shots of Opera: short new filmed works by different composers (10 men, 10 women) for one or two singers and musicians from the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Whether it’s Gerald Barry’s crazed...

Nathalie Delon, a French cinema legend, dies at 79

Maura Higgins opens up on ‘experiences with women’ and insists boyfriend Chris Taylor is the one

Love Island star Maura Higgins gushed over her romance with Chris Taylor and revealed hopes to get engaged sometime soon.

Larry King dies aged 87 - details

TV legend Larry King has died at the age of 87

Amanda Holden shares never-before-seen photos of daughters for special reason

Amanda Holden shared some magical photos of her two daughters on Saturday

Chris Baio: ‘I feel insanely lucky that I don’t need to leave my home to make money’

Chris Baio is thinking about legacy. The Vampire Weekend bassist is young, still, but maybe that’s just what happens when you've already been in one of the biggest bands in the world before the age of 36. “Most artists, most songwriters, their best work is usually their earliest, for whatever reason,” he says thoughtfully. In the time since graduating from Columbia University in 2007, Baio has experienced more career success with the New York...