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Last of the Summer Wine fans take show to Edinburgh Fringe

[ad_1] Image caption Andrew T Smith (left) and Bob Fischer spent seven years watching all 295 episodes of Last of the Summer Wine Two fans of the world's longest-running sitcom, Last of the Summer Wine, have turned their obsession into an Edinburgh Fringe Show.Andrew T Smith and Bob Fischer spent seven years watching all 295 episodes made between 1973 and 2010.The TV show, set in Holmfirth, followed the antics of
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Fans join search for Timmy Mallett’s missing bike

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mallett's bike was apparently stolen from outside a pub in Berkshire Social media users are rallying round Timmy Mallett to help find his missing bike.The TV personality recently celebrated completing a 2,000 mile charity ride across Europe in memory of his late brother.Mallett, 62, was drinking with friends when the bike was apparently taken from a pub in Berkshire.He tweeted: "I've cycled half
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Margot Robbie pictured as Sharon Tate in new Quentin Tarantino film

[ad_1] Image copyright @margotrobbie/Getty Images Image caption Margot Robbie posing as Sharon Tate, pictured right in 1967 Margot Robbie has shared the first photo of herself playing murdered actress and model Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino's new film.Robbie will portray Tate, who was killed by members of the notorious Manson Family while heavily pregnant in 1969, in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.Tate's sister initially criticised the film but has
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Pink cancels more shows after being admitted to hospital in Australia

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer was initially treated for dehydration before being diagnosed with gastric flu Pop star Pink has been forced to cancel a series of concerts in Australia after contracting a gastric virus.The US star initially postponed one date last week "with great frustration" but battled through a performance on Saturday night.She was subsequently admitted to hospital in Sydney twice, according to promoter Live
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How Pope Francis became a movie star

[ad_1] Image copyright Universal Image caption Wenders (left) spent four afternoons interviewing the Pope at the Vatican German director Wim Wenders tells the BBC why the chance to make a documentary with Pope Francis was a heaven-sent opportunity.Over the course of a 50-year career, Wim Wenders has worked with such international luminaries as Mel Gibson, Alicia Vikander and rock band U2.Yet the German film-maker witnessed global recognition on a whole
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Beyonce in Vogue: ‘I’ve been through hell and back’

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Beyonce says she's "been through hell and back" in Vogue's September issue.The 36-year-old singer has written about her body, pregnancy and other parts of her life for the magazine's most important issue of the year.She made headlines last week after it was revealed she'd have full control of the cover, including a self-authored essay, pictures and captions.This included recruiting 23-year-old Tyler Mitchell as the first
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Robert Redford says next film will be his last

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Hollywood veteran Robert Redford has said his next film will be the last movie in which he will act.Redford is known for roles in The Sting and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and won an Oscar as a director in 1981.He will star in The Old Man and The Gun, the true story of a criminal who escaped from jail in a kayak at
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BBC’s Panorama broke Ofcom rules by naming ‘anonymous’ teenager

[ad_1] Image copyright PA The BBC's Panorama broke broadcasting rules by mistakenly revealing the first name of a teenager who was meant to be anonymous, TV watchdog Ofcom has said.The 2016 episode included undercover footage of alleged abuse at a secure training centre in Kent.The BBC said the "genuine error" was a result of "extreme time pressures" when the show was brought forward by a week.But Ofcom ruled the 14-year-old
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Strictly Come Dancing won’t have same-sex couples

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Strictly Come Dancing has "no plans" to include same-sex couples on the show this year, the BBC has confirmed.A spokesman for the show said: "Strictly has chosen the longstanding ballroom dancing format of mixed-sex couples."The issue has previously divided opinion among former contestants.Last year, Judge Rinder said: "Would it be a big step forward for the LGBTQI community if there were same-sex couples on Strictly?
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Could Disney re-hire James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Zoe Saldana was among the cast members to voice support for James Gunn The stars were on board, the contracts had been signed, and the third Guardians of the Galaxy movie was scheduled to begin shooting in early 2019.But Disney's recent firing of director James Gunn has left the franchise somewhat up in the air.The 52-year-old was let go after some distasteful jokes
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DeLorean film set to premier at Venice Film Festival

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John DeLorean died in 2005, aged 80 A film about the controversial car manufacturer John DeLorean is to close the 2018 Venice Film Festival.'Driven' has been written by Bangor-based writer Colin Bateman and is directed by Nick Hamm.They previously worked together on 'The Journey', a drama about the relationship between Ian Paisley and Martin McGuinness.The festival, which takes place from 29 August until
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Chuckle Brothers’ older brothers pay tribute to Barry Chuckle

[ad_1] Image caption Barry Chuckle (left) with brother Paul in 1996 Before finding fame as a duo, The Chuckle Brothers started as a four-piece with two older brothers.Brian and Jimmy have been speaking about the death of Barry Chuckle, who was known for starring in TV shows like Chucklevision with fourth brother Paul. "He was a wonderful lad and a great comedian," Jimmy told BBC News. "It's been a wonderful
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Christopher Robin: Winnie the Pooh film denied release in China

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty/Laurie Sparham China's film authorities have denied a release to Disney's new Winnie the Pooh film, Christopher Robin, it's reported.No reason has been given for the decision, but it's believed to be part of a nationwide clampdown on references to the beloved children's character.Chinese authorities have been blocking images of Pooh on social media since last year, after the AA Milne bear became a symbol of political
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Diddy lived with the Amish and milked cows as a child

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Diddy is worth $826m, according to Forbes magazine These days, Diddy is a multi-hyphenate rap mogul, with a record label, fashion label, television network and alcohol business to his name.But he's revealed that one of the "greatest" times of his life was a summer spent living in an Amish community in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.During the two-month stay, he picked berries and learned to milk cows."It's
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Love Island: What we learned from the reunion show

[ad_1] Image copyright ITV There's no more "prang", "vibes", or "cutesies" coming from the "loyal" Love Island villa for another year.Series four of the reality TV show has come to an end - but fans were treated to a reunion show with their favourite islanders on ITV2 on Sunday. This year's winners Dani Dyer and Jack Fincham were joined by the show's other contestants - including Niall Aslam who quit
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‘To me, to you!’ What makes a great double act?

[ad_1] Image caption Chuckle Brother Barry Elliott passed away aged 73 on Sunday "To me, to you!" The Chuckle Brother's catchphrase is held dear by generations of children across the UK. Paul and Barry Elliott, two brothers from Rotherham, spent their working life as a double act. After Barry's death at 73, we asked lifelong fans and collaborators Dick and Dom what makes a great comedy double act, and why
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Singer Demi Lovato speaks out after suspected overdose

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Demi Lovato's fans say the singer's battles have helped them with their own struggles US pop singer Demi Lovato has issued her first statement after she was taken to hospital for a suspected drug overdose last month.In an Instagram post, Lovato, 25, said: "I have always been transparent about my journey with addiction"."This illness is not something that... fades with time. It is something