Entries by Caroline Frost from 10/2012

X Factor: Cheryl Cole's Return To Show Boosts Ratings, But Viewer Numbers Still Well Down On Last Year

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

The return of former X Factor judge Cheryl Cole has given the series a ratings boost but viewer numbers remain well down on last year. Saturday nig...

X Factor: Final Contestant Rylan Clark Overwhelmed By Getting Through, But Suffering Death Threats Behind The Scenes

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

X Factor contestant Rylan Clark stunned viewers on Sunday evening with his emotional response to getting through to the final stage of the competition...

WATCH: Daniel Craig Goes Underwater As James Bond For Skyfall - See Behind The Scenes In Our Featurette

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Skyfall is about to drop into our public consciousness, and if you think James Bond operates alone, this behind-the-scenes featurette proves very much...

Paul Gambaccini Tells 'Daybreak': Sir Jimmy Used Charity Work To Hide Accusations Of Child Abuse From Public

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Broadcaster Paul Gambaccini has claimed Sir Jimmy Savile used his charity fundraising work as a lever to prevent his private life being exposed. He...

Jeremy Clarkson Gets More Complaints, This Time For Remarks About Japanese Car On 'Top Gear'

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson breached BBC guidelines by comparing a Japanese car to people with growths on their faces. A report by the the BBC Tr...

EXCLUSIVE FEATURETTE: Beasts Of The Southern Wild' Raises The Question: Is Eight Too Young For A Best Actress Oscar?

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Beats of the Southern Wild has been receiving stunned plaudits from audiences on both sides of the Atlantic, with some serious pre-Oscar rumblings for...

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: Is 'Modern Family' The Funniest Thing On Television?

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Modern Family is on a wave. The same-but-different sitcom, built around three generations of one family, has just won another clutch of Emmy statu...

EXCLUSIVE FEATURETTE: Can The Team Behind 'Little Miss Sunshine' Do It Again With 'Ruby Sparks'?

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

Can the makers of Little Miss Sunshine pull it off again? Six years after the breakout success of the deceptively light indie comedy, husband and ...

'Racing Dreams' Documentary: Marshall Curry Follows Three Youngsters In The All-Consuming World Of Go-Karting

Posted 10.01.2012 | UK Entertainment

You'd think the world of junior go-karting would be a bit... insular. Perhaps it is. But in the hands of documentary director Marshall Curry and h...

TV REVIEW: Gordon Ramsay, Mary Portas Try To Keep Order At 'Hotel GB'

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Hotel GB - the place where everyone does not know your name, necessarily, but you'll know theirs. The idea is a noble one - take 14 unemployed tra...

Homeland Series 2 Returns This Weekend - 5 Things We Can Tell You About The Return Of Nicholas Brody, Carrie Mathison

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Homeland's sweep of the Emmy Awards last week - including triumph for Damien Lewis and Claire Danes in the Best Leading Actor and Actress categories, ...

Cheryl Cole To Appear In 'Hangover 3'?

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Vogue cover girl Cheryl Cole could appear in the third film of popular comedy franchise, The Hangover. According to reports this morning, the singer l...

INTERVIEW: Elizabeth Olsen On Age Differences, Being Dumped By A Nice Boy And Defence Of 'Liberal Arts'

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Elizabeth Olsen agrees that being turned down by a nice man for the right reasons is infinitely worse than having your heart thrown away by a casual c...

Julian Clary Reflects On Celebrity Big Brother Victory, And His New UK Tour, 'Situation Vacant: Apply Within'

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

"I was always going to get on well with Julie - she's a camp old diva," remembers Julian Clary fondly of his time in the Celebrity Big Brother house. ...

INTERVIEW: Paul Haggis - On Turning Failure Into A Double Oscar Win, And Why Short Films Are At The Heart Of Creativity

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

What is Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis's secret to success? "I know how to fail very well for many years and years - trying to please everyone...

TV REVIEW: The Paradise - Are You Being Perved?

Posted 10.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

The Paradise drew a satisfying audience of more than five million to its debut episode last week, and it didn't drop any balls in this second episode,...

X Factor Contestant Rylan Clark, With Katie Price In A Previous Life As A Sky Living Model Wannabe

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Rylan Clark may not be as contorted in these shots as we're used to seeing him, but these pictures prove he's no stranger to the cameras. Long bef...

PSY Brings 'Gangnam Style' Home, With Free Concert In Seoul, Reveals He Was 'Urged To Have Facelift'

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

PSY, the rapper whose song Gangnam Style has taken the world by storm - currently number one in the UK, with more than 50 million views on YouTube, an...

STRICTLY COME DANCING: Will Jerry Hall Prove Judge Craig Revel Horwood Wrong?

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Strictly Come Dancing kicks off on Friday evening, and already it seems there are favourites, and non-favourites. Jerry Hall, Amazonian model turn...

James Bond Star Daniel Craig's Big Complaint, On The Eve Of 'Skyfall' Release

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Daniel Craig misses the days he could get drunk in a bar without fear of someone taking his picture, insisting it's impossible for celebrities to live...

David Blaine Back In Action With Three-Day Electric Currents - 'Electrified: One Million Volts Always On'

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Daredevil David Blaine is ready to shock people with a three-day, three-night stunt where he stands in the middle of a million volts of electric curre...

WEDNESDAY WALLOW: As ABBA Exhibition Goes Home To Sweden, We Ask - What's Your Favourite ABBA Song?

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

ABBA fans will be relieved to know that the exhibition dedicated to their stunning career, sounds and videos, which has travelled the world since its ...

Kim Cattrall, Ed Norton, Darryl Hannah, Thom Yorke, Richard Branson All Join Campaign For Justice For Maldives' Deposed President

Posted 10.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

Kim Cattrall, Thom Yorke, Minnie Driver and Ed Norton may not seem the most obvious bed-fellows, but they've joined forces this week over the same iss...

TV REVIEW: Exposure: The Other Side To Jimmy Savile - There's No Fixing This

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

When Jimmy Savile died, 4000 mourners packed the streets of Leeds to pay tribute to the showman. After 40 years in show business, he was a TV family f...

Baroness Guitarist John Baizley Recalls In Vivid Detail The Crash Of The Band's Tour Bus In Somerset

Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The guitarist of an American rock band whose tour bus plunged down a viaduct has described the incident in graphic detail, blaming a brake failure for...