Booker Prize: Novelist and bookshop employee Fiona Mozley on shortlist

Booker Prize: Novelist and bookshop worker Fiona Mozley on shortlist Media playback is unsupported in your gadget A 29-year-old author who works part-time at a bookshop in York has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for her debut novel. Fiona Mozley, the second-youngest creator to be up for the celebrated literary prize, wrote Elmet whereas commuting between London and York. Emily Fridlund, one other debut novelist, can be up

JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX

JJ Abrams to direct Star Wars: Episode IX JJ Abrams, who launched the brand new period of Star Wars movies with The Drive Awakens in 2015, is returning to the collection as director and co-writer of Star Wars: Episode IX. “With The Drive Awakens, JJ delivered all the things we may have probably hoped for,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy mentioned. “I’m so excited that he’s coming again to shut out

Strictly choose predicts same-sex on subsequent yr's present

Strictly judge predicts same-sex couples on next year's show Strictly Come Dancing choose Craig Revel Horwood has predicted there’ll “most likely” be same-sex dancing on the present subsequent yr. Previous to the launch present Susan Calman faced criticism for collaborating of their absence, and the BBC issued a press release saying they’d “no plans” to introduce them. However Revel Horwood stated he’s hopeful. “On the planet of competitors there are

Manchester Area: Peter Kay delivers defiant message at reopening live performance

Manchester Arena: Peter Kay delivers defiant message at reopening concert Comic Peter Kay has delivered a message of defiance at Manchester Area’s reopening live performance, declaring “we won’t let terrorists win”. Kay appeared on the We Are Manchester present on Saturday alongside different native heroes together with Noel Gallagher. Greater than 14,000 followers have been there, 4 months after a bomb killed 22 folks. “The victims won’t ever ever be

Strictly Come Dancing: Susan Calman 'offended' by dance accomplice row

Strictly Come Dancing: Susan Calman 'offended' by dance partner row Susan Calman has strongly defended her resolution as an overtly homosexual girl to bop with a male skilled dancer on Strictly Come Dancing. The Scottish comic and author has confronted criticism on social media for participating within the present – as a result of it doesn’t have same-sex dancing . Calman mentioned the criticism had offended her, including: “Nobody can

Chilly Ft solid reveal Manchester bombing led to sombre return to filming

Cold Feet cast reveal Manchester bombing led to sombre return to filming The Chilly Ft solid have revealed how their return to filming had a sombre begin after the Manchester Area bombing, the place 22 individuals had been killed after Ariana Grande’s live performance. “It was horrible. Simply horrible,” stated John Thomson, who performs Pete. “I could not wait to get residence to my women that night time, as we

Sir Quentin Blake illustrates Roald Dahl's ultimate ebook, 26 years on

Sir Quentin Blake illustrates Roald Dahl's final book, 26 years on Roald Dahl’s ultimate youngsters’s ebook has been illustrated by his longtime collaborator Sir Quentin Blake, 26 years after it was first printed. Billy and the Minpins was initially printed as The Minpins in 1991, shortly after Dahl’s loss of life, with illustrations by Patrick Benson. An up to date model has now come out with new photos by Sir

Physician Foster: What did individuals take into consideration her return?

Doctor Foster: What did people think about her return? WARNING: This story accommodates spoilers. Physician Foster is again on our screens, two years for the reason that first collection – and followers and critics alike appear comfortable to have her again. It was the most-watched tv programme on Tuesday night time, beating Channel four’s Nice British Bake Off. Suranne Jones reprises her position as Gemma Foster, which earned her a

Meghan Markle: 'Prince Harry and I are in love'

Meghan Markle: 'Prince Harry and I are in love' Actress Meghan Markle has spoken about her love for Prince Harry in public for the primary time, saying: “Personally, I really like a fantastic love story.” The star of US drama Fits instructed Vanity Fair the pair are having fun with “particular” time collectively. “We’re two people who find themselves actually blissful and in love,” the 36-year-old mentioned. Markle revealed she

X Issue has lowest launch scores since present started

X Factor has lowest launch ratings since show began The X Issue returned with a mean viewers of six million viewers on Saturday evening – the bottom launch present scores for the reason that present started in 2004. Final yr’s first episode had a mean of 6.eight million viewers. It was nonetheless essentially the most watched present of the evening with a 32% viewers share. Numbers are additionally prone to