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  • Kevin Spacey faces sexual harassment allegations from three new accusers

    01 November 2017 13:09 33

    Beal's claims come after Mexican actor Rob Cavazos took to Facebook to share his own "Kevin Spacey story", claiming the actor had a pattern of setting up career discussions with young male actors only for them to find a champagne picnic waiting for them when they arrived. The Facebook post has been translated from Spanish, and reads: "I myself had a couple

  • Miranda Hart ‘to smash glass ceiling’ as Royal Variety Performance host

    01 November 2017 00:07 55

    The comedian said she cannot wait to “smash a glass ceiling” with her new appointment. Also taking to the stage at the London Palladium in front of members of the Royal Family will be Seal, James Blunt, The Script, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe and West End leading ladies Beverley Knight, Cassidy Janson and Amber Riley, as well as Britain’s Got Talent winner

  • Find out who is dancing what in this weekend’s Strictly

    31 October 2017 18:53 52

    Debbie McGee tackles the tango while Ruth Langsford takes on the passionate paso doble. Alexandra Burke and partner Gorka Marquez will perform a cha cha to Marcia Hines’s I Got The Music In Me while fellow favourite Aston Merrygold and Janette Manrara will take on a Viennese waltz to Who’s Loving You by the Jackson 5. Meanwhile, there will be two takes

  • Irish language film longlisted for an Oscar for the first time

    31 October 2017 16:02 93

    Rocky Ros Muc, a documentary about Connemara boxer Sean Mannion, has become the first Irish language film ever to have been longlisted for an Oscar. The documentary charts the Irish boxer's journey from the quiet Gaeltacht village of Ros Muc in Galway to his boxing career in Boston. Speaking on RTÉ's News at One, the film's co-producer and director Michael

  • 8 words the media uses that nobody actually says in real life

    31 October 2017 11:06 28

    The word ’gong’ entered the English language via the 17th C. trade routes from Asia, where it denoted a disc-shaped metallic signaling device. (the more you know). Onomatopoeia played a role in the word becoming slang for awards, but let’s face it – you wouldn’t say you picked up a gong at your 5th Class Credit Union quiz, would you? Actually, pretty

  • The last person we expected is taking part in Celebrity Gogglebox

    31 October 2017 09:30 38

    A new Celebrity Gogglebox is on the way and all for a good cause. This time around, Liam Gallagher has surprisingly signed up for the show. Not only that, he's bringing his mum and son along too. Liam, Peggy and Gene will all sit around their TV and chat, or in Liam's case moan, about various shows. While Liam's brother Noel took part in Celebrity Gogglebox

  • International TV Academy revokes Kevin Spacey award amid harassment allegation

    31 October 2017 02:07 24

    The organisation said it will not honour the actor “in light of recent events”. The House of Cards actor had been due to be awarded with the 2017 International Emmy Founders Award in New York in November, but has now had the honour revoked. In a statement on its website, The International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences said: “The International

  • BBC blatantly uses news to plug its own shows, complain viewers

    30 October 2017 23:59 29

    The BBC has been accused of “blatant advertising” by stuffing its television news programmes with plugs for the corporation’s own shows. A recent episode of BBC Breakfast included features on Blue Planet II, Autumnwatch and Doctor Who, as well as mentions of Strictly Come Dancing and the new drama Gunpowder. Viewers also complained that a promotional

  • Zachary Quinto criticises Kevin Spacey over sexuality statement

    30 October 2017 22:24 29

    House Of Cards actor Spacey said in a Twitter post that he is living as a gay man. The House Of Cards star and former artistic director of London’s Old Vic announced that he is living “as a gay man” after actor Anthony Rapp accused him of an incident in 1986. Spacey, 58, said he does not remember the alleged incident, which allegedly happened when Rapp was 14 and Spacey

  • Kevin Spacey apologises after Rapp's 'sexual advance' claim

    30 October 2017 15:33 29

    Kevin Spacey has apologised to actor Anthony Rapp, who accused the Hollywood star of making a sexual advance on him at a 1986 party when he was only 14 years old. Spacey's announcement came after Rapp - best known for being part of the original cast of the hit Broadway musical Rent - made the accusation in an interview with Buzzfeed News. The House of Cards