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Paul O’Grady to pilot new Saturday night show

Paul O’Grady to pilot new Saturday night show

Paul O’Grady is set to pilot a new Saturday night show. The ‘Paul O’Grady: For the Love of Dogs’ presenter is working on his own comedy entertainment show, ‘Paul O’Grady’s Saturday Night Line-Up’, which see celebrity guests tackle "intriguing questions" and "dilemmas". The producers explained: "Paul O’Grady’s R... »

Christopher Biggins: Turning 70 felt like the end of the world

Christopher Biggins: Turning 70 felt like the end of the world

Christopher Biggins admits it felt like the "end of the world" when he turned 70. The showbiz legend reached the milestone age last December and the thought of entering his eight decade filled him with dread at first, but he soon found the positive side of getting older. In an interview with the Daily Express newspaper, he said: "For half a day it felt like the end of the world. But... »

Paul O’Grady thinks Cilla Black would have been ‘proud’ of bisexual Blind Date

Paul O’Grady thinks Cilla Black would have been ‘proud’ of bisexual Blind Date

Paul O’Grady thinks Cilla Black would have "been proud" of the new bisexual episode of ‘Blind Date’. The 63-year-old comedian hosts the popular matchmaking show – which currently runs on Channel 5 – and is sure the late TV presenter would have been delighted by the latest twist on the show, which she hosted on ITV between 1985 and 2003. Paul is quoted by The... »

Cilla Black’s son sleeps where she died to be close to her

Cilla Black’s son sleeps where she died to be close to her

Cilla Black’s son sleeps where she died in order to feel close to her. The 72-year-old TV presenter tragically passed away in August 2015 after suffering a fall in her room at her home in Spain and son Robert, 48, who found her, says he now uses the bedroom as his own in order to be near her. He told the Sunday People: "I use her room now. I still refer to it as Mum’s Room but she... »

Benidorm cancelled after 10 series

Benidorm cancelled after 10 series

Benidorm’s creator has confirmed the end of the show. Derren Litten has revealed the sitcom – which stars Jake Canuso and told the goings-on of a mix of holidaymakers at an all-inclusive hotel in the Spanish seaside resort – has ended after a 10-series run, but he has urged fans to check out the programme’s stage show instead. He wrote on Twitter: "Yes folks it’s... »

Paul O’Grady slams BBC over Strictly Come Dancing

Paul O’Grady slams BBC over Strictly Come Dancing

Paul O’Grady has slammed the BBC for being too "scared" to have same-sex couples on ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. The 63-year-old presenter thinks the public broadcaster are concerned about a backlash if they moved away from traditional male-female pairings on the flagship programme. He told the Daily Mirror newspaper: "They’re scared because they’re public ... »

Paul O’Grady exorcising Cilla Black ghost

Paul O’Grady exorcising Cilla Black ghost

Paul O’Grady has been exorcising the ghost of Cilla Black after enrolling on a new course. The 62-year-old TV presenter has been trying to evict his late best friend’s spiritual entity following her death in 2015 aged 72, after he was visited by her from beyond the grave. He said: "I’ve been exorcising ghosts. I’ve actually been exorcising our Cilla." Following th... »

Paul O’Grady calls pal Dale Winton ‘Mr Showbiz’ in open letter

Paul O’Grady calls pal Dale Winton ‘Mr Showbiz’ in open letter

Paul O’Grady has paid tribute to "Mr Showbiz" Dale Winton in a heart-warming open letter as he reminisced on their party days, his famous tan and his sweet nature. The 62-year-old comedian – who found fame playing his comedic drag queen character Lily Savage – has recalled the fun times he and the ‘Supermarket Sweep’ presenter had with their late friend Cill... »

The Paul O’Grady Show won’t return

The Paul O’Grady Show won’t return

‘The Paul O’Grady Show’ will never make a return. Paul O’Grady – who picked up the Special Recognition prize at the National Television Awards this week for his work on ‘For the Love of Dogs’ – is adamant he’d never make another series of the popular chat show, which ran from 2004 until 2015, because he’s had "enough" of interro... »

Cilla Black’s ‘darkest fear’ was not having a great ‘quality of life’

Cilla Black’s ‘darkest fear’ was not having a great ‘quality of life’

The late Cilla Black’s "darkest fear" was not being able to enjoy a good quality of life. The English singer tragically passed away in August 2015 after suffering a fall at her home in Estepona, Spain, and though the ‘Blind Date’ host felt "incredibly young" at heart, when she started to battle with various ailments, such as arthritis and loss of hearing, the ... »

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