Vicky McClure admits she has been told she won’t make it in Hollywood – despite her TV success here. The Line of Duty star revealed she was informed she was not the right “category” to make it over the pond. “I’m not going to do a pilot season in America. I’ve stood in too many queues,” the 35-year-old actress said of the way many Brits begin their careers in the US. Vicky said she has auditioned for “every series” of BBC drama Peaky Blinders but has never landed a role – and missed out on the 2015 film Suffragette. She told Red Magazine: “When Suffragette came up I thought it could be a game-changer for me, but it wasn’t to be. Although work is regular, it doesn’t always go my way.” Vicky, who will reprise her role as DS Kate Fleming in the forthcoming Line of Duty, revealed the episodes will shock. The Jed Mercurio police drama also features Martin Compston, Adrian Dunbar and … [Read more...] about Line of Duty’s Vicky McClure says she’ll ‘never be a Hollywood star’
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27 Feb From the section Welsh Rugby Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/47387509 Read more about sharing. Six Nations: Scotland v WalesVenue: Murrayfield, Edinburgh Date: Saturday, 9 March Kick-off: 14:15 GMTCoverage: Live on BBC One, S4C, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app, plus live text commentary.In the fifth of his Six Nations columns, Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes talks about the momentous win over England, cauliflower ears and celebrating with a Hollywood actor.The win over England was unbelievable, an amazing experience, just great to be a part of it. You realised in the first half just how many English there were there, when they were doing all their singing and I think our fans matched them. But then in that second half, the Welsh fans … [Read more...] about Hadleigh Parkes column: Beating England and meeting Hollywood stars
HOLLYOAKS is the biggest British soap when it comes to producing Hollywood stars — with 12 cast members including Ricky Whittle and Rachel Shenton breaking the US. Many superstars star on soaps, and it's been discovered that UK actors have the best chance of making it big if they start on the Channel 4 show. Last year, ex-soapstars Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton picked up the Oscar for best live action short film last year with The Silent Child. Rachel wrote the screenplay and starred in the short, while her fiancé Chris directed it. And since his character Calvin Valentine was killed off in 2010, Ricky Whittle has appeared in various series on American telly, such as Single Ladies and Mistresses. James Corden even had a guest role in Hollyoaks back in 2000, long before he became a household name in America. Piers Morgan reveals Hollyoaks offered him a part as Tamara Wall's love interest at the NTAs Other stars who have been catapulted into fame after starting … [Read more...] about Hollyoaks is the biggest British soap when it comes to producing Hollywood stars with 12 cast including Ricky Whittle and Rachel Shenton breaking the US
Lifestyle / Entertainment / Film by Press Association 26/12/2018, 4:32 am FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter The entertainment world lost many famous faces in 2018, including singer Aretha Franklin, TV presenter Dale Winton and Hollywood actor Burt Reynolds. Here are some of the stars we have said goodbye to over the last 12 months. – Dale Winton Winton was found dead at a house in north London, which he had moved into just weeks earlier, on April 18. His agent later said the much-loved Supermarket Sweep star was found to have died aged 62 from natural causes. Winton became a household name with game shows such as Supermarket Sweep, Touch The Truck and the National Lottery game show In It To Win It. – Dolores O’Riordan Irish singer O’Riordan died on January 15 at the age of 46. It was later determined the Cranberries frontwoman had drowned in a London hotel room bath after drinking alcohol. A … [Read more...] about Celebrity deaths: Aretha Franklin and Dale Winton among stars lost in 2018
LISA Armstrong has got what it takes to make it in Tinseltown, according to an expert. By Chloe Stewart, Exclusive/Published 21st December 2018 She has gained huge notoriety this year, following her split from Ant McPartlin in January.The Strictly Come Dancing makeup artist, who now boasts a whopping 142K Twitter followers, has been met with a flurry of supportive messages from her new-found fanbase over the past few months, following the breakdown of her marriage.While Ant, 42, has started a new relationship with the estranged spouse's former PA Anne-Marie Corbett, Lisa has been throwing herself into work, spending time with friends.She spent the majority of her summer in Los Angeles with her former Deuces band member Craig Young – the pair watched American football games and socialised with friends. Related Articles Simon Cowell 'reaches out to Lisa Armstrong after brutal BGT axe' Coleen Rooney shows off killer pins in thigh-grazing miniskirt Denise Welch shatters … [Read more...] about Ant McPartlin’s ex Lisa Armstrong to become Hollywood’s next big thing?