Emma Raducanu: ‘My parents can take care of £1.8m prize money’ from US Open title win

Emma Raducanu has said she will let her parents take care of the £1.8million in prize money that she earned from her stunning US Open title win last week.The 18-year-old arrived back at home in Bromley on Thursday, five days after her historic victory in New York.Raducanu spent Friday morning doing the rounds of breakfast TV and radio, telling BBC Breakfast: “I think it’s gradually sinking in a bit more. Last night I re-watched the final and tried to relive a couple of the moments and remember how it felt.“When I was watching it, it almost feels like that’s not...
Picture for Emma Raducanu: ‘My parents can take care of £1.8m prize money’ from US Open title win

Fred and Rose West: Reopened review – Sheds fresh light on the serial killer couple

Look out of your window, and what do you see? Maybe a busy high street, or perhaps an adventure playground, or you might be lucky enough to have gently undulating fields and hedgerows stretching far out into the horizon. According to ITV’s Fred and Rose: Reopened, though, there’s also a good chance that there’s one of Fred and Rose West’s victims beneath whatever it is you’re looking at. You might even be standing on top of the remains right now. Who knows?Certainly not Sir Trevor McDonald and his fellow scratch murder squad, who took it upon themselves to, literally, dig...
Picture for Fred and Rose West: Reopened review – Sheds fresh light on the serial killer couple

TV tonight: How the grunge icons achieved Nirvana in the UK

To celebrate Nevermind’s 30th birthday, this charming film explores the relationship between Nirvana and Britain. “The UK responded to Nirvana long before America,” says Dave Grohl, and it does seem that, from impromptu gigs in biker bars to swearing all over late-night telly, the band found these isles more welcoming than most places. The doc hears from booking agents, journalists and fans the band took under their wing as it tracks Nirvana’s rise and, tragically, fall. Phil Harrison.
Picture for TV tonight: How the grunge icons achieved Nirvana in the UK

Coronation Street Sair Khan Hints At Possible Comeback For Alya And Ryan

Amid the unsure situation between “Coronation Street’s” Alya Nazir and Ryan Connor, actress Sair Khan has hinted at a possible comeback of their on-screen romance. Months ago, Ryan (Ryan Prescott) destroyed his relationship with his girlfriend, Alya (Sair Khan), with evil Daisy Midgeley’s (Charlotte Jordan) manipulation when they spent a drunken night together at the Rovers Return.

Warming Trends: Shakespeare, Dogs and Climate Change on British TV; Less Crowded Hiking Trails; and Toilet Paper Flunks Out

“Climate change” was mentioned once for every 22 times the word “dog” was spoken on British television stations, according to a new analysis—about as often as the word “furlough,” and a little less often than the word “Shakespeare.”. The analysis, from Albert, an environmental organization that advises the TV industry,...

Coronation Street: Jennie McAlpine Teases Holiday Season

Star Jennie McAlpine, who plays Fiz Stape, has given hints about her Corrie scripts this coming Christmas season and described it as “juicy.”. The Corrie star appeared on Tuesday’s “Loose Women” together with her on-screen ex-partner Alan Halsall, who plays Tyrone Dobbs in the ITV soap, documented by the Mirror.

Ayr Gold Cup: Bielsa storms to victory as favourite Great Ambassador pipped

A brave ride from Kevin Stott enabled Bielsa to secure big-race honours in the Ayr Gold Cup. The majority of the field split into two groups but the Kevin Ryan-trained Bielsa (15-2) ploughed a lone furrow against the stand-side rail. Favourite Great Ambassador careered clear on the far side inside...

Who are the pairings on Strictly Come Dancing 2021?

This year’s new crop of celebrity hopefuls have been paired up with their professional partners for Strictly Come Dancing. Among the pairings this year is former Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite, who has been partnered with Johannes Radebe, making them the first all-male partnership on the BBC One series.

Nadine Dorries to Lead DCMS

Nadine Dorries has been appointed as the new culture secretary for the British government, taking over from Oliver Dowden. The change of leadership comes as part of the prime minister’s far-reaching cabinet reshuffle, which took place on September 15th. As leader of the DCMS, Dorries will now be overseeing the government review of the 2005 Gambling Act.

Judi Love: Who is the Strictly Come Dancing 2021 contestant and what is she famous for?

Comedian Judi Love is one of the celebrity contestants taking to the dance floor for this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing, but who actually is she?Love is best known for being a panellist on ITV’s Loose Women, which she joined in 2020. She’s rapidly become a fan-favourite, recognised for her quick wit and proclivity for outrageous gags.Love has been in the entertainment industry for far longer, though, starting out as a stand-up comedian and social media personality on Facebook.The 41-year-old was born in Hackney, London, and discovered stand-up while studying for a degree in Community Arts and Social...

Nazanin swoops late for Firth of Clyde prize

Hollie Doyle and Nazanin claimed a last-gasp victory in the Virgin Bet Firth of Clyde Fillies’ Stakes at Ayr. A field of 14 juvenile fillies went to post for the Group Three contest, with the Archie Watson-trained Nazanin a 16-1 shot after finishing a well-beaten eighth in last month’s Lowther Stakes at York.

Emmerdale's Alexander Lincoln reveals Jamie's reaction to Gabby's wedding plan

Emmerdale spoilers follow. Emmerdale's Jamie Tate (Alexander Lincoln) has had a rough time of it recently with the revelation that he'd poisoned his mum Kim (Claire King) and his breakup with Dawn after Kim scared her off with threats of losing custody of her son Lucas. Now, he finds himself in an even stickier situation as his one night fling with Gabby Thomas (Rosie Bentham) has led to some unforeseen dilemmas.