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Blind Date

Graham Skidmore, The Voice Of Blind Date, Has Died At The Age Of 90

The ‘voice of Blind Date’, Graham Skidmore, has died at the age of 90.The voiceover star, who was affectionately known as ‘our Graham’ on the Cilla Black-fronted ITV dating show, died on December 27, with the news just being announced.Graham also provided the voiceover on Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer’s show Vic & Bob’s Shooting Stars, from 1993 to 2002.Graham Skidmore pictured at the funeral of Cilla Black in 2015.The […]

today27 June 2022

Courteney Cox

Courteney Cox Talks ‘Emotional’ Friends Reunion: ‘You Name It, We’d Gone Through It’

Courteney CoxCourteney Cox has ruled out ever teaming up with her Friends castmates for another reunion.Last year, the six-piece appeared together in a one-off special in which they looked back at the hit 90s sitcom and shared memories of making it.Speaking to Faith Hill for Variety, Courteney explained that aside from one dinner, the reunion marked the first time all six actors had been together in over 20 years.“I’m really […]

today18 June 2022 2

Emma Thompson

Matilda Trailer Offers First Look At Emma Thompson As Miss Trunchbull

The first trailer for the new film adaptation of Matilda has been unveiled – showing Emma Thompson’s take on Miss Trunchbull in all her terrifying glory.In the new teaser, released on Tuesday afternoon, the Oscar-winning star is seen in action as the iconic headmistress character for the first time.Over the course of the minute-long clip, the domineering and abusive Trunchbull is heard warning the titular heroine that “criminals like you […]

today15 June 2022


Guy Pearce Reveals His Secret Nod To Pal Kate Winslet In Neighbours’ Final Episodes

Guy Pearce and Kate Winslet in 2012Guy Pearce has revealed he slotted in a secret nod to his friend Kate Winslet during his return to Neighbours. The Hollywood star found fame on the Australian soap playing Mike Young between 1986 and 1989. It was recently announced Guy had reprised his role for the forthcoming finale, after the soap was axed after 37 years on air in March.When news reached his friend Kate, […]

today11 June 2022 7


Jennifer Aniston Reveals Why A-List Guest Stars On Friends Were Always ‘Terrified’

After filming 236 episodes of Friends, Jennifer Aniston got very used to what was required from her during her ten year tenure on the show.But the actor has revealed that the A-list film stars who put in guest appearances on the hit US sitcom, which included her ex-husband Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Ben Stiller and Bruce Willis, were left  ”terrified” by the experience.In a new interview between Jen and fellow […]

today10 June 2022 1


Jennifer Aniston Admits Friends Reunion Was ‘Creepy’ And ‘Heavy’, But ‘Wouldn’t Change’ Any Of It

Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston has insisted she “wouldn’t change” any of last year’s Friends reunion, despite finding parts of the experience “creepy” and “heavier” than expected.Since coming together with her five co-stars for a one-off special in 2021, Jen has spoken out about how she found the emotional side of the filming process more difficult than anticipated.In a new interview with Sebastian Stan for Variety’s Actors On Actors series, the Rachel […]

today9 June 2022


Kate Bush To Battle For Her First Number One In Over 40 Years After Stranger Things Resurgence

Kate Bush and Sadie SinkThe Kate Bush classic Running Up That Hill is currently enjoying a huge resurgence thanks to its prominent placing in the new season of Stranger Things – and the song could well be about to reach further new heights.Since the hit Netflix show’s return just over a week ago, Running Up That Hill has seen a leap in both downloads and streams, which has catapulted it […]

today6 June 2022


Kate Bush Makes Rare Public Statement As Stranger Things Gives Her Song ‘New Lease Of Life’

Kate Bush pictured in 2014Kate Bush has shared a glowing message about the new season of Stranger Things, which makes heavy use of her track Running Up That Hill.The first “chapter” of Stranger Things’ fourth season debuted on Netflix last week, with multiple episodes featuring Running Up That Hill in key scenes.Due to its prominent place in the sci-fi drama, the song has made a return to the UK singles […]

today5 June 2022 3


Kate Bush’s Running Up That Hill Returns To The UK Charts Thanks To Stranger Things

Sadie Sink as Max in Stranger ThingsOne of Kate Bush’s signature tunes made a return to the UK top 10 this week, after receiving pride of place in the latest series of Stranger Things.The first half of the hit Netflix sci-fi drama’s fourth season debuted last week, with the pop icon’s hit Running Up That Hill being featured prominently in multiple scenes throughout the new episodes.Due to the popularity of […]

today4 June 2022 1