Satirical show to be revived

March 29, 2012

Satirical 1980s show Yes, Prime Minister will be revived with a new six-part season. The show's original writers, Jonathan Lynn and partner Antony Jay will script the new show, which will be based on their stage production from 2010. The series, to be aired on TV channel Gold, is to see ...

De Niro apologises for US first lady quip

March 22, 2012

Silver screen legend Robert De Niro has today apologised for the quip he made this week at a Democratic fundraiser that suggested that his native the US may not be ready to have "a white first lady". The two-time Oscar winner was introducing current First Lady Michelle Obama during an event ...

Bear Grylls given Discovery Channel boot

March 15, 2012

TV adventurer Bear Grylls, presenter of 'Man vs Wild', a popular survival show, has had his contract terminated by the Discovery Channel. A statement released by the US television giant said that, due to continuing contractual disputes with Bear Grylls, the Discovery Channel has decided to end all current productions with ...

Ziggy Stardust anniversary marked by plaque

March 8, 2012

David Bowie's alter-ego, Ziggy Stardust, is to be celebrated later this month with a plaque commemorating 40 years since the famous 1972 album that gave birth to his character was released. The plaque is to be placed on central London's Heddon Street, where the first photographs of Bowie as Ziggy were ...

Police launch huge Cambridgeshire burglary operation

March 1, 2012

Police in the county of Cambridgeshire have launched a vast operation to investigate more than 200 burglaries that have occurred across certain rural areas. Operation Twist detectives believe that the burglaries are linked and that the thieves aren't from the area but instead have travelled to the county so that they ...