Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms

January 15, 2018 9:06 am0 comments
Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms

Ahh, Friends. The US sitcom that took over the world. Millennials may look back fondly to the heady days of the ultimate 20-something Manhattan lifestyle enjoyed by our favourite flatmates – Monica, Ross, Chandler, Joey, Rachel and Phoebe. But nearly a quarter of a century – yikes! – since the […]

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Wendy Salisbury: My mid-life sex life is now a musical

January 14, 2018 9:34 pm0 comments
Wendy Salisbury: My mid-life sex life is now a musical

“There are moments when I disapprove of what I’ve done,” admits Wendy Salisbury, reflecting on the rehearsals for a new musical based on her middle-aged romantic liaisons with a string of (much) younger men. “Which obviously I shouldn’t – I should own it and be proud of it.” Although she’s […]

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Mark Wahlberg donates reshoot fee to Time's Up defence fund

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Mark Wahlberg donates reshoot fee to Time's Up defence fund

Actor Mark Wahlberg has donated $ 1.5m (£1m) to the Time’s Up legal defence fund. The move comes after it emerged that he was paid the sum to reshoot scenes for the film All The Money in the World. Wahlberg’s co-star Michelle Williams was reportedly paid only $ 80 a […]

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Dua Lipa leads the Brits nominations

January 13, 2018 9:51 pm0 comments
Dua Lipa leads the Brits nominations

Dua Lipa leads the charge at this year’s Brit Awards with five nominations, including best album. The singer, whose hit single New Rules was one of the breakout hits of last year, is also up for best female, best video, best single and British breakthrough artist. She narrowly beat Ed […]

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Liam Neeson says Hollywood experiencing 'bit of a witch hunt'

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Liam Neeson says Hollywood experiencing 'bit of a witch hunt'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Ballymena-born actor Liam Neeson has said the Hollywood sexual harassment scandal has sparked “a bit of a witch hunt”. Since early October, some of the biggest names in arts and entertainment have been caught up in the scandal. Neeson, 65, was asked about […]

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Bella Emberg: Tributes as 'huge comedy talent' dies

January 12, 2018 10:20 pm0 comments
Bella Emberg: Tributes as 'huge comedy talent' dies

Tributes have been paid to the “huge comedy talent” Bella Emberg, who has died, aged 80. The British actress will be remembered for her character Blunder Woman, the comic sidekick of hapless superhero Cooperman in the 1980s television programme The Russ Abbot Show. She was “a woman of immense warmth […]

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