I still have imaginary friends, says writer David Walliams

Writer and comedian David Walliams confessed he still has imaginary friends as he told how he finds inspiration for his children’s books.

BB8 in The Last Jedi (Lucasfilm/Disney/PA)

The Last Jedi praised as ‘best ever’ Star Wars film

The Last Jedi has been hailed as the best Star Wars film ever, while critics and fans have praised Adam Driver’s star-making performance as Kylo Ren.

Theresa May

Gag about Theresa May voted best modern Christmas cracker joke

A gag about Prime Minister Theresa May has won a national competition to write the best modern Christmas cracker joke.

Danny Boyle (Ian West/PA)

Danny Boyle and Banksy stage ‘alternative nativity’

Film-maker Danny Boyle and graffiti artist Banksy have made an “alternative nativity” for BBC Two.

Robert Smith of The Cure (Yui Mok/PA)

The Cure to celebrate 40th anniversary with Hyde Park show

The Cure will celebrate their 40th anniversary with a headline performance in London’s Hyde Park next summer.

Harry and William have cameo roles as stormtroopers (Neil Hall/PA)

William and Harry set to join showbiz royalty for Star Wars premiere

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry are set to join a host of famous faces for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Tuesday.

Keith Chegwin has died aged 60 (Ian West/PA)

BBC accidentally airs man making insensitive comment about Keith Chegwin’s death

Television viewers were outraged after the BBC accidentally broadcast a man making an insensitive comment about the death of Keith Chegwin.

Catherine Tyldesley's character gets dressed up to help out in the grotto (Matt Crossick/PA)

Catherine Tyldesley dresses as ‘bondagey reindeer’ for Corrie

Catherine Tyldesley has told how she had to keep her body hidden from view when she FaceTimed her son while dressed as a “bondagey reindeer” for scenes in Coronation Street.

Chris Gascoyne said he 'struggled with it a bit but in a good way' (Ian West/PA)

Chris Gascoyne: Corrie plot is darkest I’ve ever had

Coronation Street’s Chris Gascoyne has said he struggled with the dark scenes after his character Peter Barlow finds out Billy Mayhew was involved in his sister’s death.

Christopher Plummer re-shot the scenes in the film

Golden Globes: Plummer cites ‘miraculous feat’ of replacing Spacey at 11th hour

Golden Globe-nominated actor Christopher Plummer has praised the “miraculous feat” of his last-minute replacement of Kevin Spacey, who was sacked after being accused of sexual assault.

Many stars have paid tribute to Keith Chegwin (Ian West/PA)

Ricky Gervais and Chris Evans pay tribute to Keith Chegwin after his death

Comedian Ricky Gervais has paid tribute to Keith Chegwin after his death at the age of 60.

Maya Hawke said she gets lots of advice from her parents Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke (Ian West/PA)

Maya Hawke: My parents have given me lots of advice

Debut actress Maya Hawke has paid tribute to parents Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke for their support following her first major TV role in Little Women.

Sally Hawkins was nominated for best actress in a drama movie

Golden Globes nominations: Sally Hawkins leads way with The Shape Of Water

The Shape Of Water netted the most nominations for the 75th Golden Globes, with star Sally Hawkins leading the way for British talent.

James Blunt (Isabel Infantes/PA)

James Blunt: I pretended I’d played church organ at royal wedding

James Blunt has confessed he tricked people into thinking he had played the church organ at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Dawn French

We should arm women against sexual harassment, says Dawn French

Actress and comedian Dawn French has called on the acting industry to teach women how to respond to sexual advances.

Gary Oldman walked the red carpet in London at the premiere of Darkest Hour (Ian West/PA)

Gary Oldman’s Churchill gets seal of approval from ex-prime minister’s family

Gary Oldman has told of his pride after Winston Churchill’s great-grandson addressed him as “great-grandpapa” following his portrayal of the former prime minister.

Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special

Make phrase ‘dad dancing’ illegal, says ex-Strictly star Jeremy Vine

Former Strictly Come Dancing hopeful Jeremy Vine has called for a ban on the expression “dad dancing” as it discourages men from hitting the dance floor.

Ann Mitchell plays Cora Cross (Ian West/PA)

EastEnders fans thrilled as old favourite returns to Albert Square

EastEnders fans had an early Christmas present when Cora Cross returned to Albert Square.

Sarah Parish was praised for her performance (Ian West/PA)

Crime drama Bancroft marred by mumbling, say viewers

Sarah Parish’s new crime drama Bancroft has come under fire from viewers who claimed the first episode was plagued by mumbling and poor sound quality.

Daniel Kaluuya stars in Get Out

Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya praises Golden Globe nomination ‘against odds’

Daniel Kaluuya has said he is in disbelief after receiving a debut Golden Globe nomination “against innumerable odds” for his role in Get Out.

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