The Only Way Is Essex

Please Save Me From TOWIE and This Horrible Essexism

Jan Shure | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jan Shure

Are there Essex Girls who have shrill estuary accents, bleach their hair several shades too light, turn their skin Jaffa colour with an excess of fake tan? Yup, of course there are. But there are identikit overprimped, underdressed females in every area of London. So why has Essex become a byword for bad taste?

'TOWIE' Recap: Mario Left Red (Wine) Faced

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Things turned really nasty between exes Lucy Mecklenburgh and Mario Falcone on Wednesday night's Marbs special of 'TOWIE'. Love cheat Mario was lef...

Wayne Lineker: 9 Facts In 90 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Wayne Lineker is the newest cast member to join TOWIE and he looks set to be one of the most controversial too. While he might have been best known...

For Britain's Conservatives the Only Way to Comeback is Essex

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

David Cameron does not have far to look for inspiration. The Ukip's surge and retrospectives of Margaret Thatcher remind us there is a populist tradition on the right of British politics that wins elections. And it is most ingrained on the right of the country.

Amy's Beach Break To Get Over Love Split

Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

There's nothing like getting away to sunny climes to nurse a broken heart, and that's exactly what Amy Childs has done. Amy Childs The former 'T...

PICTURE: Gary Lineker's Brother Makes Controversial 'TOWIE' Debut

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Wayne Lineker has made his 'TOWIE' debut - and he's already offending regular cast members. Gary's silver fox brother appeared for the first time o...

Rival Reality Stars Join Forces

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 29.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

They each star on rival reality series, but TOWIE's Mario Falcone, Made In Chelsea's Oliver Proudlock and Geordie Shore's Gary 'Gaz' Beadle all looked...

Amy In Love Split

Posted 28.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Amy Childs is nursing a broken heart after splitting from boyfriend David Peters. The former 'TOWIE' star and the model have gone their separate w...

And The Winner Of The Marbs Bikini Battle Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

As the 'TOWIE' cast hit Marbella, there was always going to be a bikini battle among the Essex gals, but Lucy Mecklenburgh has undoubtedly come out on...

Gary Lineker's Brother Joins 'TOWIE'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Gary Lineker's brother is set to join the cast of 'The Only Way Is Essex'. Wayne Lineker will star alongside the likes of Joey Essex, Gemma Collins...

'TOWIE' Hits Marbella

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Rumours he was about to quit 'TOWIE' over a pay dispute looked far from Joey Essex's mind as he filmed scenes for the show's return in Marbella with f...

Is It Time For 'Made In Brixton' To Rival This Lot?

PA | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Made In Chelsea' and 'The Only Way Is Essex' could face a new rival from planned new TV show 'Made In Brixton'. Youngsters from the gritty area of...

The Only Way Is... Cannes

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Normally we're 'well jel' when we see snaps of celebs sunning themselves on the beach, but these pics of Chloe Sims frolicking in the waves in Cannes ...

From Essex To Hollywood?

Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

When TOWIE's Lucy Mecklenburgh turned up at Cannes Film Festival, we admit we were guilty of thinking "who the hell invited her?". However, if repo...

Lucy Shows Mario Exactly What He's Missing

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

After her messy split from Mario Falcone, 'TOWIE' star Lucy Mecklenburgh has shown him exactly what his is missing during a heartbreak holiday to Spai...

TOWIE's Kirk In Naked Picture Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Kirk Norcross has been left red faced after pictures of him performing a sex act on Skype were leaked. The former 'TOWIE' star was caught with his ...

'Rihanna Said I Looked Like Barbie'

Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

It wasn't just a lot of skin TOWIE's Billie Faiers revealed when she stripped off for Nuts magazine. The Essex favourite spoke of a surprising enco...

TOWIE Stars Blamed For Trivialising Cosmetic Surgery

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The "booming" cosmetic surgery industry has become an "everyday product" because of programmes such as The Only Way Is Essex, health officials said. ...

Gemma's Reveals Miscarriage Heartbreak

Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

TOWIE's Gemma Collins has opened up about her secret heartbreak, after revealing she suffered a miscarriage last year. Speaking to The Mirror, the...

'TOWIE Should End'

PA | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Former 'The Only Way Is Essex' star Kirk Norcross, believes the reality TV programme has run its course and should come to an end. Kirk, who left t...

No Carbs Before Marbs!

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Looks like TOWIE's Frankie Essex is taking this whole 'no carbs before Marbs' thing pretty seriously. The reality star was pictured being put thro...

'TOWIE' Preview: Joey Pops The Question

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

This is the moment 'TOWIE' fans have been waiting months to see - Joey Essex down on bended knee and proposing to girlfriend Sam Faiers. He famous...

Amy Childs' Transformation Into A Katie Price Clone Is (Almost) Complete

The Huffington Post UK | Baggers | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

For a second there we almost forgot Amy Childs even existed but here she is flogging her latest wares at the Vitality Show in London's Earls Court. ...

'TOWIE' Star Quits On Danny Dyer's Advice

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The Only Way Is Essex' star Kirk Norcross has become the latest person to quit the faux-reality show. The most shocking thing about this news is ...

RIP Television

Tom Pyman | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Tom Pyman

Where has all this golden television gone? Where are the breaths of fresh air that made staying in worthwhile? The aforementioned statues of the small screen are not nearly as good as they once were; so much so I seldom bother tuning in.