Paul Ritter dead: Friday Night Dinner’s Simon Bird pays tribute to late co-star

‘I’ll always aspire to be like him’: Friday Night Dinner star Simon Bird pays tribute to late co-star Paul Ritter after his death from a brain tumour aged 54 By Roxy Simons and Niomi Harris For Mailonline Published: 16:56 BST, 8 April 2021 | Updated: 19:43 BST, 8 April 2021 Simon Bird has paid tribute … Read more

Tamsin Greig pays tribute to her ‘courageous’ late Friday Night Dinner co-star Paul Ritter

Tamsin Greig has paid a heartfelt tribute to her Friday Night Dinner co-star Paul Ritter, following his death from a brain tumour on Monday, aged 54.  The actress, 56, who played his on screen wife in the Channel 4 sitcom, praised his ‘enormous courage and effort’ for filming in a drama alongside her just weeks … Read more

Paul Ritter dead at 54: Harry Potter, James Bond and Friday Night Dinner actor had brain tumour

Friday Night Dinner and Chernobyl actor Paul Ritter has credits for 77 TV series, films or shorts over the past 30 years. Among them are Harry Potter and James Bond films, along with TV series such as The Bill and Cold Feet. Here is Ritter’s full filmography from 1992 to the present year: · 1992-1996: … Read more

Actor Paul Ritter dead at 55: Harry Potter, James Bond and Friday Night Dinner star dies of brain…

Actor Paul Ritter dead at 55: Friday Night Dinner, Harry Potter and James Bond star dies of brain tumour while surrounded by family at home Paul Ritter, 55, had been suffering from a brain tumour, his agent revealed He died on Monday night at his home, with his wife and sons by his side Mr … Read more

Moment police shut down Good Friday service at Polish church in London for breaching Covid rules

Moment police shut down Good Friday service at Polish church in south London for breaching Covid rules as worshippers are threatened with £200 fines Officers shut down the religious ceremony in Balham High Street at around 5pm  Worshippers were told the gathering was ‘unlawful’ and threatened £200 fines Guidance states communal worship is legal as … Read more

Pope Francis leads Easter prayers in the Vatican as world celebrates Good Friday

Pope Francis led prayers to celebrate Easter as thousands of pilgrims packed Jerusalem to mark Good Friday after Covid restrictions were eased following the success of Israel’s vaccine roll-out. In Latin America, penitents from Mexico and Guatemala to Paraguay carried tree branches covered with thorns and large crosses in Passion Plays reenacting the crucifixion of … Read more

It’s a VERY Good Friday for someone! UK ticket holder wins £122 MILLION EuroMillions jackpot 

A UK ticket-holder has won Friday’s £122 million EuroMillions jackpot, according to the National Lottery. The lucky player matched all five Euromillions numbers as well as the two Lucky Star numbers. Players are being urged to check their tickets in order to claim the prize of £122,550,350.80 Camelot’s Andy Carter, Senior Winners’ adviser at The … Read more

It’s a VERY Good Friday for someone! UK ticket holder wins £122 MILLION EuroMillions jackpot 

Here are the ten previous UK winners of the EuroMillions draw so far 1. In July 2011, Colin and Chris Weir became Europe’s biggest lottery winners when they scooped more than £161million. The couple, who have been married for 30 years, said they were ‘not scared’ of the wealth because they were going to have … Read more

Easter UK: Drunken revellers kick off four-day with a VERY Good Friday

Drunken revellers tonight kicked off the four-day Easter weekend as police were forced to break up crowds in Cardiff, Exmouth and Plymouth.  Police sent revellers packing tonight after fights broke out when around 40 people gathered for a party on a beach in Devon despite the ongoing rule of six. Footage taken by a walker … Read more

Christians around the world mark Good Friday as Filipinos flout Covid rules to whip themselves

Christians around the world today celebrated Good Friday in the countries where it is still legal to congregate for worship. Jerusalem’s holy sites, where tens of thousands of pilgrims were barred from attending last Easter, were reopened, although remaining travel restrictions meant numbers were limited. In Australia, which has had very few coronavirus cases, worshippers … Read more