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Gavin and Stacey’s James Corden confirmed as new host for American talk show

Ruth Jones’ Gavin and Stacey co-creator, James Corden, has managed to bag the job of late night talkshow host in America. Corden, 36, will take over from Scottish presenter Craig Ferguson on the Late, Late Show on CBS. A relative unknown in America, Corden won a Tony Award in 2012 for his Broadway performance in One Man, Two Guvnors. View …

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X Factor 2014: Identical twins Kyle and Josh Brooks from Cardiff storm their audition

They’re the identical twins from Cardiff who are hoping to go all the way in this year’s X Factor. Viewers on Saturday night saw 15-year-olds Kyle and Josh Brooks progress through to the next round of the TV talent show after wowing the judges with a stunning version of Westlife’s Us Against The World. The pair, who are studying for …

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Strictly 2014: Take a sneak peak at tonight’s launch show as Brucie makes a special guest appearance

Thought you’d seen the last of Sir Bruce Forsyth on Strictly Come Dancing? Think again! The veteran entertainer is BACK on the launch show tonight in a surprise guest appearance. View gallery “ “ “ “ “ “ “ “ View gallery   Brucie, 86, makes a special cameo to hand over the presenting baton to new team Tess Daly …

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On the box: 21 top telly picks to watch this week

Saturday Kevin Bridges: Live at the Referendum BBC One, 10.20pm The pending referendum on Scottish independence is currently on the minds of millions, including four of the UK’s top comedians. The quartet is brought together by Glasgow’s Kevin Bridges for this tongue-in-cheek look at one of the hottest political potatoes of the year. Glasgow’s Theatre Royal is the venue for …

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Animal magic is brought to new theatre drama which unfolds on a sheep farm

For around four years, Louise Ann Wilson has been immersed in life on a sheep farm in Snowdonia. Come rain or shine, she’s been very much a part of the everyday chores encountered during a typical sheep-farming cycle – from sheep-shearing and lambing to the gathering of the animals from the hill tops. But Wilson isn’t a farmer. Instead she’s …

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Joan Rivers dead: American comedian dies ‘peacefully’ in New York aged 81

Joan Rivers has died in hospital in New York. The American comedian suffered a heart attack in a doctor’s surgery last Thursday and was admitted to the Mount Sinai Hospital. She was 81. Her daughter, Melissa, said: “It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my mother, Joan Rivers. “She passed peacefully at 1.17pm surrounded by family …

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Happy 10th birthday Wales Millennium Centre: New artistic director promises year of dazzling celebrations

Its distinctive slate and glass facade has dominated the Cardiff Bay landscape for a decade. In that time the Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) has not only become a top cultural venue, but has also doubled as an airport in Gavin and Stacey and even a hostile alien world in Doctor Who. But the centre is now set to return to …

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Have you got what it takes to be on MasterChef 2015?

If you’re an amateur cook who can handle the heat in the kitchen you could feature in the new series of MasterChef alongside judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace. The application process for the BBC show, which returns for its 11th season in 2015, has opened, but you’ll need to be quick as the closing date for entries is this …

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Treorchy musician’s charity single definitely has the X Factor

A Treorchy musician has raised more than £8,500 for cancer research by writing and releasing a song which features an X Factor contestant. Neil Fitzpatrick, 41, who is donating every single penny from the sales of the CD and digital download to Cancer Research UK, was inspired to write the song Apart after losing a number of people to the …

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Review: Cheers to Alex Polizzi -The Fixer

She’s the hotelier and business guru with the answer to everybody’s problems or so it would seem. Yep, Alex Polizzi has returned for a third series of saving Britain’s fledgling companies and bringing them back from the brink of collapse. The know-it-all (and I mean that in the nicest way) headed to Devon in the opening episode to help Hunter’s …

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