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The classic 90’s quiz show Supermarket Sweep is making a comeback! Rylan Clark-Neal will be taking the reins as the new host – and Jennie McAlpine will be taking over the tannoy! Jennie said: “I am so giddy to be a part of the new Supermarket Sweep team! The original show was an absolute favourite in our house, and with Rylan at the helm I know this is going to be such fun!” Supermarket Sweep

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Claire King is shortlisted for the prestigious Villain of the Year Award at the British Soap Awards 2019 After her explosive return to Emmerdale for a week last year it was announced that Claire King would be making a permanent return as Kim Tate. In a statement at the time, producer Jane Hudson said: “Although Kim’s initial return was fleeting, she caused such mischief and chaos that we simply couldn’t resist bringing her back. “Kim

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Carol Harrison has been announced as the final star to be cast in the all-female world premiere preview of The Thunder Girls. Carol will be playing the leading role of Chrissie Martin, former lead singer of The Thunder Girls, who at the height of the band’s success, ditched the others to pursue a solo career, taking their manager, Rick, her bandmate’s boyfriend with her.  Chrissie would trample on anyone to get to the top and

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Carol Harrison signs to Urban Associates and Urban Collective for representation. Carol Harrison is one of the UK's most highly respected actresses. For seven years she played the incorrigible Gloria in the popular series Brushstrokes, and also starred opposite Ray Winstone as sassy Loretta in the comedy series Get Back in which Kate Winslet played her daughter. Carol is probably best known as the exciting, fiery and passionate Louise Raymond in EastEnders. The storyline between

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Coleen Nolan takes on the role of Anita, a former pop star who has been in hiding for over thirty years since an international tabloid scandal left her humiliated and tired of the fame game.  Anita’s grudges over the injustice of her downfall have been left to fester for decades and she has a major axe to grind.  When she returns for the reunion dinner showdown from hell, her former band mates will find she

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Urban Associates announces a triple co-signing with Urban Collective and Candid Publicity of multi-platinum singer-songwriter and actor Luke Goss, as his UK agents. Goss exploded onto the international music scene in the 1980s, as part of BRIT award-winning pop group BROS. With 13 hit singles under their belt, including the hugely popular “When Will I Be Famous?” and three bestselling albums, they went on to become the youngest performers to sell out a headline show

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Direct Line is launching the Living Your Best Life with Saira Khan podcast, hosted by Saira Khan and Life Coach Stuart Holliday. The six-part podcast will feature celebrity guests and help tackle issues such as what stops us from achieving our goals, and what do we value most when it comes to keeping our lives on track. The podcast will be available from 14th March 2019 on iTunes and Spotify. Saira will delve into the

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After her explosive return to Emmerdale for a week last year it was announced that Claire King would be making a permanent return as Kim Tate. In a statement at the time, producer Jane Hudson said: “Although Kim's initial return was fleeting, she caused such mischief and chaos that we simply couldn't resist bringing her back. "Kim Tate is just getting warmed up for an explosive 2019 which will see her hell-bent on getting exactly

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ITV’s Loose Women are heading out of the studio and taking their set and their straight talking opinions with them on the road. Live from Birmingham’s NEC Friday May 17th 2019, for one night only it’s LOOSE WOMEN LATE - the ultimate girls' night out. Buckle up as you join the ladies live, late and unleashed.  Coleen Nolan and Saira Khan take centre stage along side fellow loose ladies; with lively chat, surprises, secrets and

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Beverley Callard to star in the world premiere of Melanie Blake’s ‘The Thunder Girls’ The Lowry has announced that Beverley Callard will star in the world premiere of  Melanie Blake‘s debut play ‘The Thunder Girls’ which will have it’s preview run at The Lowry in Manchester from 24th to 28th September 2019. Adapted by Melanie Blake from her debut novel of the same name (which will be published by Pan Macmillan in July), The Thunder Girls is a true celebration of women, with all four members of the cast, as

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Coleen Nolan will once again be heading the new line-up of ladies announced for the All New Monty Ladies' Night 2019: Who Bares Wins on ITV. A fresh set of stars will learn whole new super-sized routines from scratch, before revealing all to the nation to demonstrate the importance of shedding body inhibitions and making checks in intimate areas to prevent cancer. Following the Ladies show’s recent Broadcast Award for Best Popular Factual Programme of 2018, this time

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Beverley Callard will star as The Narrator in The Rocky Horror Show at the Manchester Opera House from Wednesday January 9th to Saturday January 26th 2019. Beverley said: “Wow! I’m really looking forward to joining the Rocky Horror family, I’ve been time warping for years as you all know.  And I can’t wait to be back on stage at my favourite theatre, the Manchester Opera House. Get ready all you Rocky Horror fans, let's make

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Claire King stars in the new British thriller King of Crime. When Marcus King (Mark Wingett), Britain’s most notorious cybercriminal, finds himself at the mercy of some extremists, he knows it’s time to settle some old scores, play one of the biggest scams of his life, and defeat the terrorists. It’s just a question of whether he can manoeuvre his footsoldiers, protect his wife (Claire King), and decipher some double-crossing before he’s safe in the

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Saira Khan is the latest celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. Saira was announced live on Loose Women on Tuesday 2nd October. She joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan and Brian McFadden already announced in the line up. Saira will be getting her skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory,

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Emmerdale’s original bad girl is back... Kim Tate is back and she wants revenge. It’s been almost 20 years since iconic super bitch Kim left the Emmerdale village in a dramatic exit which saw her escape in a helicopter after attempting to kill her stepson, Chris Tate. In all her glory, Kim is set to make an explosive surprise comeback in a week of high drama at a Home Farm masquerade ball airing this October.

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Coleen has joined a host of stars to record a Band Aid-style single to celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday. Alongside Coleen, Blue, The Saturdays’ Una Healy and Girls Aloud’s Kimberley Walsh were among the celebs at London’s Abbey Road Studios. Joining them were Myleene Klass, Beverley Knight, Tony Hadley, Elbow’s Guy Garvey, Marina and the Diamonds and JLS’s Aston Merrygold. Members of South London’s Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir then helped them to record the

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We are delighted to welcome Lorraine into the Urban fold. Singer, presenter and actress Lorraine Pearson is best known as the heart of the Brit award winning multimillion record selling British family super group Five Star. Between 1985 and 1988, Five Star had four Top 20 albums and 15 Top 40 singles in the UK, including the Top 10 hits "System Addict" (1986), "Can't Wait Another Minute" (1986), "Find the Time" (1986), "Rain or Shine"

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Linda's autobiography From My Heart is number 10 in the Sunday Times hardback top 10 bestsellers this week. In From My Heart, Linda writes honestly about growing up in her big Irish family and finding fame with her sisters in The Nolans and reveals the shocking family secrets and feuds that threatened to tear them apart. She also describes her original battle with breast cancer and how the death of her husband left her deeply

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Linda Nolan's autobiography, From My Heart, has been released. 'While I don't have any choice in how long I have to live, I do have a choice in how I spend the time I have. And I've chosen not to spend it constantly stressing about cancer. I've chosen to enjoy the little things. I've chosen to laugh. And I've chosen to look back on my life and thank God for it.' In March 2017, Linda

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Coleen Nolan announces she’s stripping for a female The Real Full Monty: 'I’m actually shaking!' It's been more than 20 years since the classic original Full Monty movie took the world by storm, but now it's set to get another update thanks to Coleen Nolan and Dancing on Ice's Ashley Banjo. Coleen presenting and Ashley returning to choreograph, he launched The Real Full Monty last year in order to raise awareness for mens cancer. Ashley

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On Friday 19 January 2018, Jennie McAlpine will be starting to appear on ITV's Lorraine programme in a new weekly cookery show. Jennie will be sharing some of her favourite recipes on the show. They will be easy to follow, no fuss, with some of Jennie's home comfort foods and winter

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Celebrity line-up confirmed for new ITV series -100 Years Younger in 21 days The celebrity line-up for new ITV documentary series ‘100 Years Younger in 21 days’ has been unveiled and includes our client Claire King. Eight well-loved and well-worn celebrities are taking part in a bold and unique experiment, to find out if we really can stop the aging process and turn back time. We see if they can lose 100 years between them,

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We are pleased to announce that Laila Morse will be returning to Albert Square! It has been announced that Big Mo, and the other members of the Slater family, are returning to EastEnders. Laila played Big Mo from 2000 to 2016, and will now be returning to her popular role. Mo’s return with be in early

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Amanda was the final celebrity to enter the famous house when this year's all-women version of the show was

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Jennie became the 8th contestant eliminated from the I'm A Celebrity jungle on Saturday night, narrowly missing out on a place in Sunday night's final. Jennie was thrilled and emotional to be reunited with her husband Chris and son Albert after three weeks in the jungle having not previously left her son for more than four nights in his whole

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Corrie favourite, Jennie McAlpine will have already faced her biggest trial by the time she enters the Jungle – leaving behind her son, Albert. “I had to really think about this because the biggest thing is leaving my little boy,” she explains. "Even the thought of it beforehand made me shudder. It’s going to be his birthday whilst I am in the Jungle.” Having lost her dad earlier this year, Jennie says he had a

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Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Waring has confirmed that she'll be taking part in the new series of Dancing on Ice and is about to embark on training ready for the show to kick off in the New Year. "I’m super excited to be selected for the show... I’m very nervous, it’s just so much to take on but I think I'm up for the challenge," she reveals. The star is the 12th and final celeb to

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Claire King to help raise awareness of the free NHS flu vaccination for Carers. Show how much you Care, protect yourself from flu this winter Boots UK encourages Carers to get their free NHS flu vaccination   With an estimated 1 in 8 people caring for elderly, disabled or seriously ill family and friends around the UK,1 it’s clear Carers play a critical role in society. That’s why Boots UK is encouraging eligible Carers to

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Claire King to appear on 'In Therapy' on Channel 5, in which she undergoes intensive sessions with one of the UK’s leading therapists, Mandy Saligari. The new series of the Channel 5 show will see a string of famous faces undergoing therapy as they give viewers an unprecedented insight into some of their deepest and darkest emotions. Claire captivated audiences of millions in her role as femme fatale Kim Tate in Emmerdale. In the mid-1990s,

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Congratulations to Saira Khan for being Highly Commended in the Journalist of the Year category at the Diversity in Media Awards

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Coleen and Shane Nolan to star in this year's Bradford Alhambra pantomime Cinderella for Qdos Entertainment. Bradford Alhambra has announced that this year’s pantomime audiences will be ‘in the mood for dancing’ as local and much-loved funny man Billy Pearce, Celebrity Big Brother winner Coleen Nolan and stage star Shane Nolan will star in this year’s spectacular family pantomime Cinderella from 16 December 2017. As a member of much-loved girl group The Nolans, Coleen’s music

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Helen is an actress and comedian, best known for her role in the comedy series Absolutely Fabulous. In the show, she played dippy Catriona, an employee at Patsy's magazine. She most recently appeared in Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie that took $37 million in box offices. Helen has also dipped her toes into the dazzling world of theatre, starring in The Vagina Monologues and Calendar Girls. She recently returned to the world of television, appearing in

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Saira Khan is shortlisted for the Journalist of the Year Award at the Diversity in Media Awards 2017 To vote for Saira please click

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Mark Heyes will be covering fashion for ITV Racing. Aintree, Epsom, Ascot, Goodwood and York - he'll be there at all the major horse racing events throughout the summer on

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Amanda Barrie - The Real Marigold Hotel Amanda Barrie stars in The Real Marigold Hotel Inspired by the blockbuster film, the series documents the authentic experience of eight characters in their golden years as they head to India on an experimental adventure to see if they would consider retiring to the other side of the world. The new four part series will see the group travel thousands of miles from home and this time land

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Amanda Barrie is to feature in Baby Boomers' Guide To Growing Old: People used to think that hitting 65 years old and retiring meant that life was over and it was time to join the blue rinse brigade. However, old age is changing. Nowadays, pensioners are living longer and aren’t going quietly. This year on More 4, The Baby Boomers’ Guide to Growing Old explores the world of Britain’s over-65s through the eyes of 13

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We are delighted to welcome Laila into the Urban fold. Laila is best know for playing the role of Mo Harris (Big Mo) in Eastenders from 2000 to 2016 and won BIFA's Most Promising Newcomer at the age of 51 for her role in the BAFTA award winning film, Nil By Mouth. Laila is a fantastic character actress and her down to earth nature has made her a firm favourite with viewers. In a time

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Coronation Street's Jennie McAlpine has joined the agency and we are thrilled to have her onboard. Jennie is known and loved by millions of viewers for her award winning portrayal of Corrie's Fizz

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Claire King has renewed her contract as Street favourite Erica Holroyd - Claire will continue to cause chaos on those famous  cobbles well into

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Gaynor Faye has signed another contract to keep her on those famous dales as feisty femme fatale Megan Sharma. Gaynor has now been on ITV's multi award winning show Emmerdale over 4 years and her 5th year looks set to be her most explosive

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Saira Khan has joined the Sunday Mirror permanently after her guest columns in their sister paper, the Sunday People were such a hit. She's now a regular fixture every Sunday with her unique mix of humour and her hard hitting take on latest stories from around the globe - go

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Our Coleen scooped the crown in this years much talked about Celebrity Big Brother - and with a whopping 33% of the vote going her way - its yet more proof she's still the nations favourite girl next

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Praised by viewers and critics alike Caroline, Caitylyn Jenner, Janet Mock and Laverne Cox trended worldwide and broke audience figures for a HBO documentary when The Translist aired on Dec

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Comedian, Absolutely Fabulous actress and award winning writer Helen Lederer joins Urban Associates and Urban Collective for exclusive representation. Melanie Blake at Urban comments, 'We are delighted to welcome Helen into the Urban fold, she is a fabulously witty, intelligent and talented character actress with many strings to her bow and we look forward to setting up new targets for her to take aim at in 2017.' Helen joins other actresses on the Urban roster

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HBO has released their trailer for new film The Trans List, starring Caroline Cossey, Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox. The film, which airs on HBO on December 5, sees filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders profile 11 prominent transgender individuals as part of his larger portrait series spanning different races, sexuality and genders. The Trans List takes an intimate look at its diverse array of transgender subjects, exploring their lives pre and post transition and allowing them to

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Supermodel, actress, author and trans activist Carolina 'Tula' Cossey has signed to Urban Associates for exclusive UK representation. The signing marks her first UK representation in 25 years. Caroline was the first transgender model to appear on the cover of Playboy and also covered Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Harper's Bazaar. After a twenty year break from the spotlight, she is now starring in HBO's The Trans List alongside Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox. Additionally the film

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Jennie McAlpine signs to Urban Associates and Urban Collective for exclusive representation. Jennie is best known for playing the much-loved character of Fiz in Coronation Street, a role that she has played since 2001. Aside from acting, mum of one Jennie runs a successful restaurant and is well respected in the food industry. Melanie Blake at Urban comments, 'We are delighted to welcome Jennie into the Urban fold, her talent, warmth and humour have made

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Saira and Martin returned with a ratings busting opening live show to celebrate the new series of the ITV primetime Martin Lewis Money show - with over 4 million viewers enjoying the show proving the series is more popular than

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Loose Women presenter and columnist Saira Khan has entered the famous doors of the Celebrity Big Brother house.... Saira entered the house to cheers as she told host Emma she was looking forward to the challenge and was ready to take on whatever they could throw at her.. “I think when people hear my name they think loud, gobby, and in your face,” She said in her VT. She added that she will not walk away from

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Loose Women and The Martin Lewis Money show presenter, Saira Khan, has signed to Urban Associates for exclusive representation. We are delighted to welcome Saira into the Urban fold. As well as being in demand as a broadcaster and writer she is also a well respected and successful business woman with many strings to her bow and a very exciting future ahead of her. 'We are thrilled to be working with her on the next exciting

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Congratulations to our lovely Loose Ladies ... Their hit ITV series will now air for an extra 26 episodes during July and August rather than take its traditional summer break ..meaning the show will have no summer break for the first time in over a decade. The decision by ITV to keep the show on air over the summer is down to a surge in ratings which have seen regular average audiences of over one million, up

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We're delighted to announce Coronation Street, Bad Girls and Carry On actress Amanda Barrie has joined us for exclusive representation. We are thrilled to welcome Amanda into the Urban fold, she is a fantastic actress with a rich and varied career and we are thrilled to be part of her next exciting chapter... watch this

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Our lovely Loose Ladies Coleen, Nadia, Kaye, Andrea and Sherrie have had a interview each in the Daily Mirror this week talking all things Loose as the ladies gear up for the NTA's - will they win ... watch this

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The Loose Ladies are nominated for the National TV Award and they really want to win so give them your

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Kaye Adams helps launch Fetch Pet Dinners campaign.   According to a survey conducted by Fetch, the online pet store from Ocado, one in three Brits (35 per cent) admit to feeding their pets scraps directly from the dinner table, putting their health at risk.   Even though over half the nation (53 per cent) believe that nutrition and good quality ingredients play a vital part in their pet food choices, they are filling their

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Andrea has joined forces with British Heart Foundation (BHF) Furniture & Electrical stores and donated a bed to her local store. She’s encouraging all of us to do the same and have a clear-out, donating any unwanted items to their local BHF Furniture & Electrical store. As well as donating a bed, Andrea has picked out some of her favourite pieces donated to BHF Furniture & Electrical stores, including an art-deco wardrobe, a vintage-style chest

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Claire King has joined Coronation Street on a permanent basis as cougar Erica Holroyd. It has now been revealed her return will not be fleeting, as she’s been made a regular cast member. A show insider said: “Claire has been absolutely brilliant and the bosses have been very

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Give A Pet A Home, hosted by Amanda Holden has recruited a team of celebrity animal lovers who will leave the glitz and glamour behind as they devote their time, with the support of the RSPCA to finding a new home for the mistreated and abandoned creatures who arrive at Newbrook Farm Animal Centre in Birmingham.   The celebrity volunteers taking part are: Loose Woman Coleen Nolan, comedian Julian Clary, singer and TV presenter Peter

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Claire Richards will be competing in the live final of Get Your Act Together this Sunday 22nd February, from 7pm on ITV. Vote for Claire who is the only woman in the final! Get Your Act Together has seen some of our best-loved stars join forces with some of the world’s most talented variety acts to put on unique performances over the last 5 weeks. Hosted by Stephen Mulhern we will see the 5 finalists

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Nadia Sawalha has returned to Loose Women after her stint in the Celebrity Big Brother house. Watch Loose Women at 12.30 weekdays on

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To save Nadia from eviction from the Celebrity Big Brother house call: 6 44 24 12 (Mobile) 090 20 44 24 12 (Landline) Or vote via the

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Nadia Sawalha has entered the Celebrity Big Brother House! Are you nervous? The only thing I’m nervous about is actually going in because you look such a prat going up those stairs. So what made you say yes? I’m a daytime TV presenter, I’ve got a brilliant family, a lovely husband, beautiful children and a lovely job. The other thing is that it’s going to be huge fun. It’ll be a test but all my

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Loose Women returns to our television screens for the first half of 2015. Nadia Sawalha, Andrea McLean, Kaye Adams, and Coleen Nolan can be seen weekdays from 12.30 on

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Marisota’s Spring Summer 2015 collection combines catwalk-style with it’s newest Shapeology concepts offering all the season’s most coveted looks in flattering styles for every body shape. Seasonal trends include 70’s inspired floaty tops, nautical maxi dresses, pretty floral print trousers combined with oriental kimono blouses. Mark Heyes comments: “We had such fun working on this season’s AVA range. I am really proud of the navy sleeveless long-line jacket, which I think is an item all

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Coronation Street bosses have decided to extend Claire King’s storyline. The former Emmerdale and Bad Girls actress recently filmed a guest stint with the ITV soap, but show producers are already making plans for her character to return. As announced in September, Claire will be seen on Coronation Street in the run-up to Christmas as newcomer Erica, who will be a love interest for Nick Tilsley. Erica is an old friend of Liz McDonald, who

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Claire Richards will be taking part in ITV’s brand new entertainment series, Get Your Act Together, which will see some of our best-loved stars join forces with some of the world’s most talented variety acts to put on a unique performance. Each week, host Stephen Mulhern will be joined by five different celebrities who battle it out to learn jaw dropping talents, from contortion to fire dancing, ventriloquism to acrobatics, juggling to plate spinning. Under

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A new collection of easy and delicious family recipes from the bestselling author of Greedy Girl’s Diet. Nadia knows how challenging it can be to get good food on the table in the midst of school runs, husband- wrangling, dog walking and a busy day job – and now she’s coming to your rescue with this inspiring new book. She shares over 100 of her favourite recipes, all tested on her own family and guaranteed

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Claire King is coming to the cobbles. Corrie’s Nick Tilsley is in for a treat this Christmas when a sexy newcomer to the street sets her sights on him. Barmaid Erica, played by Bad Girls and Emmerdale actress Claire King, arrives in Weatherfield in December to catch up with her mate Liz McDonald. The pair met in Spain when Erica landed a job at Liz’s bar, so when she arrives back in England Erica seeks

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The Loose Women came back to ITV screens this week with a brand new look and new panellists! Our lovely Nadia Sawalha, Andrea McLean, Coleen Nolan and Kaye Adams and the rest of the ladies can be seen weekdays from

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Iconic Emmerdale super-bitch Claire King has made her way into this year’s Celebrity Big Brother

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Our Andrea McLean was amazing on the first show of BBC1’s Tumble. If you missed her fantastic performance you can watch it here! Andrea’s

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Andrea McLean has been announced as one of 10 celebrities who will take part in BBC One’s new Saturday night entertainment show, Tumble. Andrea McLean says: “I’m so excited about taking part in the show! I’ve never tried gymnastics before but I love fitness so hopefully I can hold my own with the others and stay the distance. I’m also thrilled to be part of the first ever series of this new brand-new show…. I’m

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Check out Kaye’s fabulous feature in S

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Nadia Sawalha will be joining the cast of Benidorm for series 7. Details of her character and storyline will follow in due course. Benidorm is a Tiger Aspect production for ITV created by Derren Litten. It has received two National Television Awards and nominations at the British Comedy Awards and

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Andrea McLean is fronting the new Kellogg’s All-Bran 5 Day Challenge. The campaign aims to encourage viewers to sign up to the Challenge and establish the brand as an authoritative but approachable voice on digestive health among the female audience. The series of TV spots, which are positioned as an extension of the programme and presented in a similar ‘chatty’ style format, will see host Andrea McLean discuss the positive emotional changes these three ‘real’

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Our lovely ladies Nadia and Kaye on the cover of TV Times this week, interview inside talking all things Loose

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Following on from the success of Marisota’s launch of Shapeology last year, the retailer brand announced it’s first ever high street retail presence with a series of pop up stores which launched in London on the 13th of March 2014 and toured to Glasgow, Manchester and Bristol. Marisota’s Shapeology concept is an evolution in fashion design and offers women of all shapes and sizes the chance to wear fashionable pieces which will enhance their figures

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Coleen Nolan’s No Regrets heads straight to the top spot of the Sunday Times Bestsellers List. Wonderfully warm and moving, and brilliantly funny and honest, No Regrets will take you from laughter to tears and back again as you share in Coleen’s very personal journey. Buy your copy

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Claire Richards joins the panel of Loose Women! Loose Women is one of the most popular daytime TV programmes. Loose Women has been winning over the hearts of the British public for the past 15 years. It averages 1.2 million viewers daily and has been nominated for and won numerous awards. Visit the Official Loose Women

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As a member of the Nolan sisters, Coleen Nolan was born into the spotlight and has stayed there ever since. She has now become one of the nation’s favourite TV presenters and is used to newspapers and magazines claiming to have the inside story of her private life. In No RegretsColeen finally reveals the truth of what really happened during the last few rollercoaster years, truly the worst of her life. Whilst it’s certainly been

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In Greedy Girl’s Diet, Nadia Sawalha proved that healthy food doesn’t have to be dull and that you can still have treats without overindulging. Now Nadia’s back, with a host of family-friendly, healthy and nutritious recipes (including her famous desserts!) that can be prepared and on the table in no time. Greedy Girl’s Diet: Second Helpings is full of delicious, diet-friendly dishes, with one chapter specialising in ten-minute meals, another for half-hour dinners – perfect

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This November, ITV’s Lorraine will be getting viewers ready to slip into their Christmas frocks as the party season approaches with The Hungry Girls Little Black Dress Diet. Joined by Nadia Sawalha and fitness professional Jane Wake, The Hungry Girls Little Black Dress Diet will be giving viewers hints and tips for healthy, tasty meals and fun fitness exercises that will never take longer than 30 minutes!   Combining elements that can work for all,

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Kaye Adams, Nadia Sawalha are set to present new live entertainment show for Sunday mornings on ITV. TV Presenter and author, Nadia Sawalha and journalist and presenter Kaye Adams will present new show Sunday Scoop – a topical mix of the week’s news with great food and debate thrown in. The co-hosts will be joined by a third male host every week with TV Presenter, musician and reality star, Peter Andre, joining them for five

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TV presenter, Nadia Sawalha set to join the panel of ITV’s Loose Women. Nadia will return as a panellist and join the regular Loose Women presenting team. Nadia will begin tomorrow – Thursday 10th October. Nadia said: “Having been one of the original Loose Women I’m thrilled to be invited back after a decade away. My time on the show has always held such special memories for me so I can’t wait to rejoin the

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TV Presenter, Coleen Nolan and Journalist and Presenter, Kaye Adams are set to join the panel of ITV’s Loose Women. Both women will join the regular Loose Women presenting team from October. Kaye will share the role of anchor with Carol Vorderman and Andrea McLean. Coleen will return as a panellist. Coleen said: “After two and half years away, now feels like the right time to ‘come home’ to Loose Women. I’m ready to embrace

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“I’ve always had a passion for fashion. Whether it’s shopping for a shoot, styling celebs, or checking out the new trends at fashion week. My favourite part of the job though has always been dressing women of every age, shape and size and showing them how incredible they can look. When Marisota asked me to design a range for them I jumped at the chance. It allowed me to create a collection of flattering fashions

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Claire Richards has been announced as a new Brand Ambassador for Fashion World. Claire says “Sometimes I just despair when I have to get new clothes, as I can never find what I want on the high street. Fashion World has totally changed my attitude to buying fashion and has revolutionized my wardrobe! Finally I can find clothes which look great, are suitable for all occasions and come in my size!” Check out Claire’s exclusive

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Nadia Sawalha has lost and kept off 3 and a half stone, by simply throwing away the diet books. Instead she shaved off the hidden calories, all without anyone noticing. A little less oil here, a different cut of meat there; brown rice instead of white, more herbs, spices and colour; and a dessert every day! The result is The Greedy Girl’s Diet, which is packed with more than 100 delicious recipes, and Nadia’s invaluable

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Loose Woman and home expert Andrea McLean has joined the Daily Mirror as their new home columnist; you can find Andrea’s columns every Saturday with all of her top tips on how to make your home look

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With a wave of her magic wand, queen of daytime TV Coleen Nolan will be bringing Christmas Magic to the Liverpool Empire Theatre as The Fairy Godmother this Christmas. Coleen said “The Liverpool Empire is one of the best and most prestigious venues in the country and I can’t wait to play the Fairy Godmother there. First Family Entertainment is renowned for their incredibly lavish productions and Cinderella will be the perfect way to celebrate

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Andrea McLean will be starring as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella at The Harlequin Theatre in Redhill this

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Coleen was the last woman standing in Celebrity Big Brother although Julian Clary gave her a run for her money in the make up

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A candid and ultimately inspirational memoir from the much-loved Steps star. Claire Richards, young, fit and with a figure to die for, reached out dizzying heights of fame in the hit band Steps when she was only twenty. When she left, and Steps split shortly after, the pop world was shocked by the news. Now, writing with incredible honesty, Claire tells her story, from her teenage music career to her big break with Steps. She

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Online retailer Marisota has collaborated with Coleen to launch an exclusive fashion collection designed for real women for AW12. The collection has been developed closely with Coleen who feels strongly that all women should be able to buy clothes which make them feel stylish and that fit and flatter their figures. Finding the perfect outfit for a special occasion can be particularly difficult, so the range has an eveningwear focus to take the stress out

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In a new and exclusive series to Home, Nadia and kitchen designer Kerr Drummond are on a mission to turn the nation’s drab kitchens into dream living eating spaces to prove there is a solution to suit all pockets and lifestyles. Each episode of Kitchen SOS will see Nadia and Kerr using CCTV style fixed cameras to interrogate the problems that need addressing, they will be able to use their respective culinary and design know-how

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Nadia will be fronting a brand new food magazine show, guaranteed to start the weekend in style. In each show, food loving home cook Nadia and top chef Mark Sargeant wake up the nation with a mouth-watering line up of food. Each show is packed full of flavour, fantastic recipes, and illuminating consumer content, to show the viewer how to get the very best out of their weekly food shop and cook quick, simple and

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Claire will be fronting Lorraine’s Cake Club, a search for Britain’s best cake, with the winning cake recipe being announced at the end of April on ITV1’s Lorraine. Launching on the 19th of March, Claire will be asking Lorraine viewers to send in those cake recipes that mean the most of

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She’s survived more than many of us can imagine and now she’s finally ready to tell her true story… it’s not easy being a good girl. Loose Women’s Andrea McLean is much loved for her bubbly, warm personality. But her life has seen its share of heartache, as well as love and happiness and now she’s ready to tell the her story including one ‘Confession’ that will send shock waves around the world… She takes

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Andrea McLean has announced she will be gracing the QVC screens with her very own exclusive range of Diamonique jewellery. The range is very simple, elegant and full of sparkle. Tune in for Andrea’s first shows on Wednesday the 7th of December at 1pm and 6pm. Check out Andrea’s jewellery range

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The Real Woman’s Little Black Dress Diet is a fusion of food, fashion and fitness, bringing together Lorraine’s expert team to get viewers ready for the Christmas party season. Food expert Nadia Sawalha, Lorraine Stylist Mark Heyes and fitness professional Jane Wake join forces to bring all the tips and tricks to feel fabulous in any outfit during the festive season. With interactive food and fitness plans and the latest looks from the high street

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Steps are back at the top of the UK album charts ten years after they split up, with album sales topping 100,000! Steps will make their much anticipated live comeback next Spring with a series of UK arena tour dates set for April 2012. Hailed as the ABBA of the 90s, Steps formed in May 1997 with Claire Richards, Lee Latchford-Evans, Lisa Scott-Lee, Faye Tozer, and Ian “H” Watkins entertaining millions of fans across the

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There will be a new force to be reckoned with at Home Farm this winter as Gaynor Faye prepares to take the Emmerdale village by storm as Megan Macey, Declan’s (Jason Merrells) half sister. Gaynor says “I’m incredibly excited to be joining Emmerdale and being a Yorkshire lass myself, filming in Leeds, my home town is the icing on the cake! The women on Emmerdale are strong and feisty and right up my street so

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Andrea McLean supports Asda’s Tickled Pink campaign 2011. The Andrea McLean dress is available from George stores nationwide for £18 with a £2 donation to Tickled Pink which supports Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Campaign. To celebrate 15 years of Tickled Pink, Asda has launched an exclusive range of products including its limited edition celebrity designed dress collection as well as t-shirts and homeware. All products are available nationwide during October with a percentage

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Claire Richards will explore her tendency towards yoyo dieting, in a new Sky Living show titled Claire Richards: Slave to Food. The Popstar To Operastar contestant has always struggled with her weight and has done various magazine shoots over the years showing off her new slimmer body, but her new shape doesn’t ever seem to last for long. She is now trying to understand why she has such an unhealthy attitude to food, and after

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