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Sean Hughes: Comic, actor and author dies aged 51

Sean Hughes: Comedian, actor and writer dies aged 51 Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Irish stand-up star and BBC quiz present panellist Sean Hughes has died aged 51. Richard Bucknall, his former agent and promoter, mentioned the “formidable” comedian died in hospital on Monday and could be remembered for his “very good wit”. Hughes was a crew captain on By no means Thoughts the Buzzcocks on BBC Two

Harvey Weinstein: Met police examine new intercourse assault claims

Harvey Weinstein: Met police investigate new sex assault claims UK police are investigating three additional sexual assault allegations in London involving Harvey Weinstein, the BBC understands. The Metropolitan Police says a second sufferer alleges she was assaulted in Westminster in 2010 and 2011 and in Camden in 2015. Officers are already trying into claims a girl was assaulted by Weinstein within the 1980s. The Hollywood movie producer has denied any

Jameela Jamil: How The Good Place star obtained so fortunate

Jameela Jamil: How The Good Place star got so lucky Jameela Jamil is in a very good place proper now. Effectively, she is – fairly actually – in The Good Place, the hit sitcom set within the afterlife that is simply reached the UK. Her main position as Tahani Al-Jamil within the present, additionally starring Cheers star Ted Danson and Frozen’s Kristen Bell, has seen her hailed for her comedian

Rose McGowan accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape

Rose McGowan accuses Harvey Weinstein of rape The scandal deluging Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has deepened after US actress Rose McGowan publicly accused him of raping her. In a sequence of tweets, McGowan additionally accused Amazon Studio chief Roy Value of getting ignored her when she made the allegation earlier. Amazon has put Value – himself accused on Thursday of sexually harassing a feminine producer – on go away of

Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations

Harvey Weinstein: US and UK police launch investigations US and UK police have launched investigations into sexual assault allegations in opposition to the movie producer Harvey Weinstein. The New York Police Division is wanting into an allegation relationship from 2004 and is reviewing whether or not there are any further complaints. London’s Met Police has acquired an allegation of sexual assault within the London space within the 1980s. Weinstein has

Ben Affleck apologises for 'groping' TV host

Ben Affleck apologises for 'groping' TV host Actor Ben Affleck has apologised after being criticised for groping an MTV presenter on air in 2003. The incident surfaced after he posted condemnation of Harvey Weinstein, who’s going through sexual assault allegations. One Twitter user remembered how Affleck “grabbed Hilarie Burton’s breasts on TRL as soon as” however “everybody forgot although”. Burton replied: “I did not overlook.” Affleck later wrote on Twitter:

Harvey Weinstein denies rape accusations

Harvey Weinstein denies rape accusations Movie producer Harvey Weinstein has denied raping three ladies after allegations had been made in US journal The New Yorker. It claims Weinstein pressured intercourse on the ladies, together with actress Asia Argento. As well as, actresses Mira Sorvino and Rosanna Arquette are additionally amongst those that say they had been sexually harassed by the producer. A spokeswoman for Weinstein mentioned: “Any allegations of non-consensual

Meryl Streep and Dame Judi Dench converse out about Harvey Weinstein

Meryl Streep and Dame Judi Dench speak out about Harvey Weinstein Meryl Streep has spoken out in opposition to producer Harvey Weinstein within the wake of the sexual harassment claims that noticed him being fired by his own company. In a press release first revealed by the Huffington Post, the star stated she was “appalled” by the “disgraceful” information. She went on to reward “the intrepid girls who raised their

How Mel Brooks' woman of dance made it in a person's world

How Mel Brooks' lady of dance made it in a man's world Even immediately it is uncommon to discover a feminine choreographer working on the highest stage in musical theatre. Susan Stroman says it is at all times been a male-dominated career, however one she loves nonetheless. Susan Stroman is in London to direct and choreograph a brand new model of Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein – and by now she’s

Might you courageous an 'immersive horror' present?

Could you brave an 'immersive horror' show? Earlier this month, horror film It (based mostly on the Stephen King novel) was launched in cinemas. It’s possible you’ll nicely have seen It. However certainly solely the bravest amongst you’ll’ve gone to the “immersive” screenings of the film. Such followers would’ve had the pleasure of a real-life Pennywise the Clown creeping around the auditorium in the course of the movie, leaping out