Claudia Winkleman

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Jeremy Clarkson

Acclaimed Shakespeare stage productions to be shown on BBC

Other highlights of broadcaster’s culture programming for 2018 include reboot of Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation series<p>The Donmar Warehouse’s agenda-setting all-female Shakespeare trilogy and Andrew Scott’s acclaimed Hamlet are to be shown on the BBC.<p>Announcing its arts and culture programming for …

Julius Caesar

Holly Willoughby and Phil Schofield join Davina McCall as she celebrates single status with raucous night out to mark 50th birthday

Davina McCall celebrated her 50th birthday with a huge star-studded bash in London's exclusive Cafe De Paris last night - and left in the early hours …

Holly Willoughby

Male BBC presenters are vain and greedy, says Libby Purves

Radio 4 presenter calls on director general to do more to tackle inequality in newsroom pay<p>The veteran broadcaster Libby Purves has accused male BBC presenters of being “vain and greedy” and called on Tony Hall, the director general, to better address the issue of equal pay at the …

Feminism

Toby Young tweets: the controversial comments that led to his resignation

ES News Email<p>Toby Young has resigned from his position on the board of a new university regulator after a flood of criticism about his Twitter posts …

Ed Miliband

Inside the London Fashion Week Men's closing dinner at Berners Tavern

In celebration of another successful London Fashion Week Men's, <i>GQ</i> Editor Dylan Jones and Rita Ora invited illustrious guests from the worlds of …

London

GQ London Fashion Week Men's closing dinner at Berners Tavern

Any plans for a strict-healthy-eating-and-dry January were temporarily abandoned when <i>GQ</i> editor Dylan Jones and Rita Ora co-hosted a closing dinner …

Rita Ora

Men of Hollywood, spare us your ‘solidarity’ and actually speak up, for once in your over-privileged lives

A-list men tore up the sartorial rulebook and wore black tuxes to the Golden Globes to show their support for the women’s protest? Not enough, guys. Not enough<p><b>After the fuss over actors and actresses</b> <b>wearing black to the Golden Globes</b><b>, is protesting by fashion the most effective form of protest for</b> …

Award Shows

Theresa May was 'unimpressed' by Toby Young's sexist tweets but won't fire him as universities advisor

• <b>UK prime minister Theresa May has defended the government's controversial decision to appoint Toby Young, a journalist who has tweeted numerous sexist and inappropriate remarks about women, to a new universities regulator.</b>• <b><br>May told the BBC she was "unimpressed" by Young's comments but said he</b> …

U.S. Politics

Stephen Fry steps down as Bafta Film Awards host

<b>Stephen Fry is to step down as host of the Bafta Film Awards.</b><p>Fry, who has fronted the ceremony 12 times, said it was "only right to stand down and let others take the Baftas on to new heights and greater glories".<p>He added: "What fun it will be to watch Bafta 2018 without my heart hammering, mouth …

Awards

Stephen Fry steps down as host of Bafta film awards

Comedian calls cut on tenure in charge of annual ceremony after 12 shows of ‘glory, drama and occasional embarrassment’<p>Stephen Fry has announced he is stepping down as host of the Bafta film awards to let others have a go.<p>Fry said it was time to call it a day after two stints in charge in which he …

Culture

Stephen Fry Quits Baftas Presenting Job: 8 Women Who Could Replace Him As Host In 2018

Here are our top picks.<p>Guy Levy/BAFTA/REX/Shutterstock<p>With Stephen Fry bidding farewell to the Baftas after 12 years of presenting, attention has …

Stephen Fry

Strictly Come Dancing star Mollie King responds to fresh AJ Pritchard dating rumours

Strictly Come Dancing star Mollie King has addressed fresh claims she's dating AJ Pritchard [ITV]<p>The Saturdays singer and AJ have constantly hit back …

Mollie King

Labour demands Theresa May reverse Toby Young appointment due to his 'misogyny and homophobia'

Labour has demanded Theresa May reverse the appointment of Toby Young to the board of the new universities regulator because of what it said was a …

Brexit

Toby Young quotes on breasts, eugenics and working class people

Key quotes and tweets behind the backlash against the ex-journalist’s appointment to new university watchdog<p>Toby Young’s appointment to the board of the new university watchdog, the Office for Students, has sparked controversy since it was announced on 1 January. The free-schools advocate has …

Ed Miliband

Leftwingers want to topple me, says free school chief Toby Young

Ed Miliband

Department for Education defends Toby Young appointment

Criticism continues to grow over watchdog role for ex-journalist who appears to have deleted thousands of controversial tweets<p>The Department for Education (DfE) has defended the appointment of Toby Young to the government’s new higher education watchdog in the face of mounting concerns over his …

Education

Toby Young’s attitude to women under fire as he gets university watchdog role

ES News Email<p>Theresa May was today warned of a “Tory values failure” as one of her women ministers joined criticism of Toby Young, the writer …

Boris Johnson

The 3 dances from Strictly Come Dancing's Christmas special that spread festive cheer

The main series may now be over, but thankfully we still had the Christmas special to see 2017 out. And just like any other Christmas special, it was …

LGBTQ

Best of 2017

Young people will laugh incredulously when you tell them that once upon a time, there was only one television channel in Britain. Now we've lost …

TV

Shane Richie ‘would love’ to host Strictly – if Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman get fed up

<b>Shane Richie may have served up his last orders on the set of Eastenders – but he’s not ready to call time on his TV career.</b><p>The actor and presenter, …

EastEnders star to REPLACE Strictly Come Dancing's Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman?

Shane Richie has revealed he'd love to host Strictly Come Dancing [Wenn]<p>The actor is no stranger to TV presenting having fronted shows including …

Ruth Langsford

Claudia Winkleman stuns in Needle and Thread red dress on Christmas Special of Strictly Come Dancing

<b>Claudia Winkleman</b> switched up her fashion game on Christmas day, as she presented the star-studded <b>Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special</b>. Leaving …

Katie Derham is the winner of the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 Christmas Special

Katie and Brendan Cole raise the Strictly Silver Star trophy.<p>After a wonderful night of Christmassy music, sparkly outfits and more wonderful …

Craig Revel Horwood

BBC1 scoops six most popular shows on Christmas Day

Mrs Brown’s Boys gave the BBC the top rated show on a single channel on Christmas Day with 6.8 million viewers.<p>The Queen’s message attracted 7.8 …

News (Ireland)

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special review: pure dance razzle-dazzle, with a royal touch

The annual <b>Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special</b> (BBC One) came by royal appointment this year, as the show’s celebrities, professionals, judges and presenters descended on Buckingham Palace for a tea dance hosted by HRH Duchess of Cornwall.<p>As President of the National Osteoporosis Society, …

Celebrity News (UK)

'Strictly Come Dancing' Christmas Special 2017 Crowns Katie Derham Champion

'Strictly' really is now over for another year 😭<p>Katie Derham has been crowned the surprise winner of the ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Christmas special …

Celebrity News (UK)

Wrexham's Robbie Savage to dust off his dancing shoes for Christmas Day's Strictly Come Dancing

Six of the best-loved Strictly stars are returning to the dance floor for an all-star Christmas extravaganza special.<p>One of Wrexham’s most famous …

News (Wales)

15 reasons why you won’t want to miss the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special

Strictly 2017 might have crowned its champion – but the dust hasn’t settled on the dancefloor just yet.<p>Because the show’s heading back to screens on …

Celebrity News (UK)

The 8 things you might have missed this weekend

Bouncing back from a devastating defeat in the House of Commons, Theresa May insists she has silenced her critics by reaching an agreement settling the first round of Brexit negotiations.<p>A British diplomat has been found murdered in Beirut and six people were killed in a horrific car crash in …