Blackpool ballroom puts the soul into Strictly as latest celebrity leaves the show

Paralympic gold medalist Jonnie Peacock's race to the Strictly Come Dancing final has come to a halt, under the shimmering lights of Blackpool Tower.
Jonnie Peacock and Oti Mabuse at the Tower Ballroom

Strictly comes home to let Blackpool entertain you!

If ever there could ever have been any doubt about Blackpool's place at the heart of Strictly Come Dancing - this year's opening number sent a clear message.
The cast of Love, Lies and Records, including Ashley Jensen (second right)

Love, Lies and Records - Love, lies and too much more

My kids used to like a book called The Busy World of Richard Scarry, in which animals dressed as humans scurried about, going to work or enjoying their leisure time, all being terribly busy and pressed for time.

Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic

Listen up: Grayson Perry turns continuity announcer

Transvestite potter Grayson Perry is taking control of Channel 4's continuity mic to mark International Men's Day.

Cillian Murphy.

TV Interviews AND TRAILER: Peaky Blinders Series Four Overview

With series four kicking off just a few days ago we look closer at the 1920s Brummie gangster drama. Marcus Butler and Georgia Humphreys are our guides to what’s happened and what lies ahead

The Big Sick.

TV Choice: What to download or stream this week

The best being beamed to your telly, tablet, laptop or phone...
Howards End

TV Choice: Five of the best shows this week

What's worth watching from the schedules?
Ant & Dec present I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!

TV Highlights: I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! and Armchair Detectives

I’m A Celebrity...Get Me out of Here! ITV, from Sunday, 9pm


WATCH: Banned Royal Mail TV ad 'too scary' to be aired during Corrie

A Royal Mail ad intended to raise awareness of the threat of identity theft has been banned for being too scary.

I'm A Celebrity 2017 line-up confirmed

The official line-up for this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! has been confirmed by ITV.

The Saturdays singer Mollie King and AJ Pritchard

Strictly stars making a song and dance of Tower trip

The musical numbers for Saturday's Blackpool bonanza of Strictly Come Dancing have been confirmed.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe on their recent visit to Blackpool

Top tenors get Together Again for Strictly at Tower

It’ll be back to Blackpool once more for local lad Alfie Boe, as he and Michael Ball head to the Tower Ballroom to feature in the weekend’s Strictly Come Dancing filming.

Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing

Anthea Turner trolled for hilarious Twitter blunder

Anthea Turner faced some serious teasing after she tweeted a request to cancel an order - but forgot to include the name of the company.

Lancashires Grace Davies is impressing in the X-Factor live shows

X-Factor finalists are coming to Preston this Christmas

The final six acts have all been booked to visit the city’s Switch nightclub in the buildup to Christmas and New Year.

The ad caused an uproar on social media

No swear bear: Paddington M&S Christmas ad in the clear

A social media furore around the suggestion that the Marks & Spencer Christmas ad features a villain swearing at Paddington bear has been definitively resolved.


VIDEO: TV's The One Show Children in Need challenge arrives in Morecambe

A noisy crowd braved the winter chill to give intrepid visitors to Morecambe a rousing welcome on live prime time TV.

Dan sweeps Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl off her feet in DOI reveal

Dan sweeps Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl off her feet in DOI reveal

Blackpool’s Dancing On Ice skating star Dan Whiston has swept his new celebrity partner off her feet.
Blue Planet II

Blue Planet II continues to grow in viewers for series high

The latest episode of Blue Planet II has been the most successful of the series so far.

GBBO is looking for new contestants

Applications for The Great British Bake Off 2018 are now open

Who’s the best baker you know?

Strictly at the Tower Ballroom

Stars set to shine in Blackpool's glittering Tower Ballroom

As the dancing celebrities and their professional partners prepare for their trip to Blackpool - we check out their reactions to winning through to this week's contest.
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