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Ant McPartlin returning to work with Dec

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Britain’s Got Talent will be broadcast on ITV later this year Ant McPartlin is to return to work with presenting partner Dec on Friday 18 January after taking time off to go to rehab. The pair will be reunited at auditions for Britain’s Got Talent at the London Palladium. Ant […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda raps fan for filming Hamilton

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Miranda returned to Hamilton to star in the show’s two-and-a-half week run in Puerto Rico Regular theatre-goers will no doubt be familiar with a pre-show announcement advising that “the use of recording equipment is strictly prohibited”. Anyone found breaking this cardinal rule risks being thrown out, with actors rarely taking […]

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Netflix used rail disaster in Bird Box

Image copyright NetflixImage caption Netflix used footage of the 2013 Lac-Megantic rail disaster in Bird Box, a horror film starring Sandra Bullock Streaming service Netflix has confirmed it used stock footage of a real-life rail disaster in the film Bird Box. Netflix will not be removing the brief clip from Canada’s Lac-Megantic tragedy used early […]

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Hello Dolly’s Carol Channing dies aged 97

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Carol Channing at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards in 2015 Broadway star Carol Channing has died at the age of 97 of natural causes. The actress and singer was best known for starring in the musicals Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Hello, Dolly! Channing also had significant Hollywood success, […]

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The Cranberries release new Dolores O’Riordan song on the anniversary of her death

Image copyright EPAImage caption O’Riordan’s unmistakable voice resonates through the new material Exactly 12 months after Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan’s death, her bandmates have opened up about their “painful year”. The group were speaking to BBC Radio 2 as they premiered All Over Now, a new song using vocals that O’Riordan recorded before she died. […]