Clarkson hopes to ‘seem on BBC on a regular basis’

Picture copyright PA Picture caption Clarkson stated he did not assume the BBC ought to need to reveal expertise salaries Former High Gear host Jeremy Clarkson, whose new Amazon present launches later this month, says he nonetheless hopes to “seem on the BBC on a regular basis”. Clarkson left the BBC’s widespread High Gear present below a cloud in 2015 after punching producer Oisin Tymon. He stated: “I used to

Obituary: Jimmy Younger

For greater than six a long time, Jimmy Younger was a key determine in British broadcasting. The one-time crooner, who had a string of hit singles within the 1950s, went on to turn out to be certainly one of radio’s greatest cherished presenters. Throughout his profession, a veritable who’s who of royalty, politicians and celebrities subjected themselves to his mild but probing model of interview. His acrimonious departure from the

Strictly Come Dancing: Christmas particular line-up revealed

Picture copyright Man Levy/BBC Picture caption Odoom was the primary contestant voted off this yr Melvin Odoom is returning to the Strictly dance ground, weeks after leaving the BBC One present. The DJ, the primary contestant to be voted out of this yr’s collection, will participate within the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Particular alongside 5 different former contestants. The Christmas Day broadcast would be the closing time Len Goodman will

John Oliver now regrets urging Donald Trump to run

John Oliver has been one of the outspoken voices towards Donald Trump this election, however he admitted he made an enormous mistake up to now in regards to the presidential candidate. “It’s frankly arduous to consider that there was a time when folks thought Trump candidacy can be humorous,” Oliver stated Sunday in the course of the opening of his HBO present “Final Week Tonight.” “However there was such a

Pieter Bruegel the Youthful portray present in Holburne Museum retailer

Picture copyright Holburne Museum/Dominic Brown Picture caption Marriage ceremony Dance within the Open Air was painted within the early 17th Century A portray discovered within the shops of the Holburne Museum in Tub has been recognized as being by Flemish artist Pieter Bruegel the Youthful. The portray, titled Marriage ceremony Dance within the Open Air, was noticed by Jennifer Scott when she took over because the Holburne’s director in 2014.

Nice British Bake Off closing was the UK’s most watched TV present since 2012

Picture caption Candice Brown gained the final collection of Bake Off to be seen on BBC One The ultimate of this yr’s Nice British Bake Off was essentially the most watched TV programme within the UK since 2012, confirmed scores figures present. A complete of 15.9 million individuals saw Candice Brown win the contest on BBC One in October – 850,000 greater than noticed Nadiya Hussain win final yr’s closing.

India stuntmen feared useless after reservoir soar goes flawed

Picture copyright Kashif Masood Picture caption The 2 stuntmen jumped into the water from a helicopter with out life jackets Two stuntmen are feared useless after leaping right into a reservoir as a part of a movie shoot close to Bangalore in southern India. Anil Verma and Raghav Uday jumped out of a helicopter into the water throughout filming for a Kannada language movie. Senior police official Seemant Kumar Singh

Physician Unusual tops US field workplace

Picture copyright AP Picture caption Benedict Cumberbatch performs Physician Unusual within the Marvel Studios movie Physician Unusual has topped the US field workplace with $85m (£68.4m), beating Trolls which took $45.6m (£36.6m). Benedict Cumberbatch’s debut because the neurosurgeon turned sorcerer was additionally Marvel’s 14th movie to open at primary, taking $325.4m (£261m) globally. Different Marvel hits embrace The Avengers, Iron Man and Guardians of the Galaxy. RealD, which creates the

Arcade Fireplace introduced as IoW headliners

Picture copyright Getty Pictures Picture caption The four-day competition at Seaclose Park, Newport will run from Eight-11 June Arcade Fireplace have been revealed because the Saturday evening headliner for the Isle of Wight Competition subsequent yr. The Canadian indie band is the primary act introduced for the competition, which was under threat of being cancelled. The band had been really helpful to the occasion’s organisers by music legend David Bowie.

Stars kick off film awards season at Hollywood Movie Awards

Picture copyright AP Picture caption Mel Gibson’s new movie Hacksaw Ridge was launched final week Mel Gibson, Natalie Portman and Tom Hanks are among the many stars who have been honoured on the Hollywood Movie Awards. Gibson gained greatest director for World Conflict II drama Hacksaw Ridge, an indication he has been accepted by the business a decade after an notorious anti-Semitic rant. Portman gained greatest actress for Jackie, by