Commons committee approves Richard Sharp as BBC chairman

Appointment of former Goldman Sachs banker Richard Sharp as the next chairman of the BBC is approved by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee The former Goldman Sachs banker faced questions from committee on Thursday Committee chairman Julian Knight said Mr Sharp ‘impressed’ the MPs Mr Sharp was chosen by the Government as its … Read more Commons committee approves Richard Sharp as BBC chairman

BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty is accused of interrupting Charlie Stayt live on air

‘I was just put in my place to let him speak’: Moment BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty shares awkward moment with Charlie Stayt after he accused her of interrupting him live on air The pair were on the morning programme today talking about building igloos     Charlie attempts to tell a story of the difficulty of … Read more BBC Breakfast host Naga Munchetty is accused of interrupting Charlie Stayt live on air

How Holby City filmed kiss scene under Covid rules is revealed

Two stars of Holby City have revealed how they filmed a kissing scene under Covid restrictions – by using a sheet of perspex and an actress’ real-life husband. Fans were left puzzled after seeing Jac, played by Rosie Marcel, and Kian, played by Ramin Karimloo, sharing an intimate moment on the sofa in an episode … Read more How Holby City filmed kiss scene under Covid rules is revealed

BBC had too many Remainers and not enough Brexiteers on Question Time, Richard Sharp tells MPs

The BBC often had too many Remainers and not enough Brexiteers on Question Time, the broadcaster’s incoming chairman told MPs today.  Richard Sharp, who has been chosen by the Government as its preferred candidate for the post, said the ‘breadth of the coverage’ on Brexit was largely ‘incredibly balanced’. However, he admitted he thought there … Read more BBC had too many Remainers and not enough Brexiteers on Question Time, Richard Sharp tells MPs

Inquest into ‘unexplained’ death of Nicolas Lyndhurst’s son Archie, 19, ‘is cancelled’ 

The inquest into the ‘unexplained’ death of teenage actor Archie Lyndhurst has been abandoned. A coroner has dropped the investigation into the tragedy, according to reports, after the star was found dead at his family home in west London on September 22 after a short illness. The teenager, who had been acting since the age … Read more Inquest into ‘unexplained’ death of Nicolas Lyndhurst’s son Archie, 19, ‘is cancelled’ 

‘I’m obsessed with make-up!’ Maya Jama replaces Stacey Dooley as the host of BBC Three’s Glow Up

‘I’m obsessed with make-up!’ Maya Jama replaces Stacey Dooley as the host of BBC Three’s Glow Up By Andrew Bullock For Mailonline Published: 10:13 GMT, 14 January 2021 | Updated: 13:49 GMT, 14 January 2021 Maya Jama has been announced as the host of BBC Three’s Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make Up Star. The show … Read more ‘I’m obsessed with make-up!’ Maya Jama replaces Stacey Dooley as the host of BBC Three’s Glow Up

Melissa Suffield admits she ‘detests’ her post-baby body some days

Former EastEnders actress Melissa Suffield has frankly talked about her post-baby figure – and how she is torn over her feelings about it. The actress, who played Lucy Beale in the BBC soap, welcomed her son River 10 months ago. Writing in Grazia magazine, the actress, 28, penned: ‘Some days, I absolutely detest the body … Read more Melissa Suffield admits she ‘detests’ her post-baby body some days

The Royle Family is latest BBC show slapped with ‘woke’ discriminatory language warning

The Royle Family is the latest BBC show to be given a warning for discriminatory language due to Jim Royle’s ‘nancy boy’ slur.  The third episode of the second series, which first aired on 7 Oct 1999, sees Ricky Tomlinson’s disagreeable character watching an episode of Changing Rooms, during which he calls Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen a ‘nancy boy’.  Following similar … Read more The Royle Family is latest BBC show slapped with ‘woke’ discriminatory language warning

Home workout tips that REALLY work

With gyms closed once again, millions of Brits are relying on home workouts to stay fit over lockdown. But what’s the best way to get the most out of your exercise?  That’s the question presenter Mehreen Baig attempts to answer in BBC documentary The Truth About… Getting Fit At Home, which airs tonight.  Mehreen speaks to … Read more Home workout tips that REALLY work