Alison Steadman

Alison Steadman and Peter Davison lead LIFE cast

Alison Steadman and Peter Davison lead LIFE cast

Alison Steadman and Peter Davison will play a married couple in new drama series ‘LIFE’. The ‘Gavin & Stacey’ star and the former ‘Doctor Who’ actor are part of an ensemble cast that will also include Adrian Lester, Elaine Paige, Victoria Hamilton and Rachael Stirling in the upcoming BBC One six-part drama series, which will follow the stories of the residen... »

John Cleese doesn’t put up with winter

John Cleese doesn’t put up with winter

John Cleese says people should "get out" of England during the winter because those cold months are so bleak. The 79-year-old British actor escaped to the Caribbean for a couple of months to avoid the grey and miserable months in the UK and he admits his mood is always lifted when the sun is shining. Appearing on the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show on Monday morning (14.01.19), which was bein... »

Sheridan Smith’s new show Cleaning Up set for three series

Sheridan Smith’s new show Cleaning Up set for three series

Sheridan Smith’s new series ‘Cleaning Up’ is set to run for three series. The 37-year-old actress has been busy filming the upcoming ITV drama in which she plays Sam, a struggling mum-of-two who uses her job as a cleaner in the City to start insider trading to try and help her family. Bosses are expecting the programme to be popular with viewers as they have reportedly told cast ... »

Sue Johnston joins Hold the Sunset cast

Sue Johnston joins Hold the Sunset cast

Sue Johnston has joined the cast of ‘Hold the Sunset’. The popular BBC One comedy is set to return for a second series, after its first run ended with elderly couple Phil (John Cleese) and Edith (Alison Steadman) looking to move abroad, and now ‘Downton Abbey’ actress Sue, 74, is set to join the cast as the latter’s sister Joan. She said: "I’m thrilled to b... »

Sheridan Smith joins Jimmy McGovern drama

Sheridan Smith joins Jimmy McGovern drama

Sheridan Smith is to star in a Jimmy McGovern-written drama. The ‘Moorside’ actress has joined the cast of ‘Care’, a new 90-minute BBC One drama which will see her play Jenny, a mother-of two who relies heavily on her mother Mary (Alison Steadman) to help bring up her kids after her husband Dave departs. But Jenny and her sister Claire’s (Sinead Keenan) worlds turn up... »

Monty Python legend John Cleese is famous for Shrek now

Monty Python legend John Cleese is famous for Shrek now

John Cleese said he gets recognised now more for his role in ‘Shrek’ than his work with Monty Python. The 78-year-old star is one sixth of the comedy troupe – also made up of Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and the late Graham Chapman – responsible for creating classic TV series ‘Monty Python’s Flying Circus’ and three original films, ... »

Olly Murs, Nathan Sykes back charity campaign

Olly Murs, Nathan Sykes back charity campaign

Olly Murs, Nathan Sykes and Jason Isaacs are among a host of stars backing Daffodil Day. The famous faces have shared their memories of loved ones in honour of Marie Curie’s Great Daffodil Appeal, which encourages people to donate and wear the yellow flower on March 31. Olly said: "On the 31st March, I’ll be wearing my Marie Curie Daffodil and remembering my best friend, who lost ... »