NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland 26 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-43914566 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Stand-up comedian Russell Brand has cancelled a show in Aberdeen at short notice due to a "personal emergency".The comedian was set to perform his new show Re:Birth for … [Read more...] about Russell Brand cancels Aberdeen show
RUSSELL Brand is one of the most famous British comedians. He's known for his stand-up, acting and writing - but what else do you need to know about him... How old is Russell Brand? Russell Brand was born in Grays, Essex on June 4, 1975. The 42-year-old first rose to fame in 2000, when he performed a stand-up routine at Hackney Empire New Act Of The Year. Over the past 17 years, he has presented countless shows on British television, including Big Brother. He has also had acting credits in The Bill, Forgetting Sarah Marshall and St Trinian's. Who is Russell Brand's wife Laura Gallacher? His marriage to Katy Perry only lasted 14 months – but this didn't put Russell off getting hitched for a second time. The serial womaniser and former Bizarre Shagger of the Year popped the question to long-term girlfriend Laura Gallacher in June 2016. Gallacher is the daughter of golfer Bernard and sister of TV presenter Kirsty. In August, the pair tied the knot in an intimate service at … [Read more...] about How old is Russell Brand, who’s his wife Laura Gallacher, what’s his net worth and does he have children?
LAURA Gallacher was launched into the limelight after her relationship with Russell Brand hit the headlines. The mum of Russell's daughter Mabel also has some very famous family members, here's everything you need to know about her. Who is Laura Gallacher? Gallacher is the daughter of golfer Bernard and sister of TV presenter Kirsty. They grew up on the Wentworth Estate in Surrey, where they were lucky enough tie share a neighbourhood with the late legend Bruce Forsyth. The plush area has also been the home of Elton John and Cliff Richard. In the past, Laura has worked in the restaurant industry. She appeared to be employed at the Moral Fox restaurant, where she regularly tweeted updates. Gallacher also helped with the opening of Electric Diner, a posh restaurant for the Soho House Group. Entrepreneur Laura also has her own fashion brand, where she sells dungarees. On her official website, she writes: “The Joy Journal is about creativity, colour, individuality and fun. … [Read more...] about Who is Laura Gallacher? Russell Brand’s wife, mum to baby Mabel and sister of Kirsty Gallagher
Hands up anyone who’s seen The Blood on Satan’s Claw? No? Phew! It was a 1971 horror film in which I played a medieval toff (it was a bit of a stretch). They gave me a long wig that made me look like a cross between Lady Penelope and Russell Brand. The gist of the story was that our village was becoming infected by Evil. (Witchcraft was all the rage in the 1970s.) One by one cast members were found to have bits of the Devil growing about their person – a claw, a patch of matted hair, etc. Old Nick was reincarnating under our noses. We had eerie shots of crows circling, a maggoty eyeball in a field, and Patrick Wymark acting very slowly and looking moody in a cloak – his wig was obviously a cast-off from Coronation Street. When my turn came, I was supposed to wake in the night and see my left arm covered in fur and my fingers transformed into a hideous claw; I would reach for my handy bedside dagger to hack it off. It took forever in make-up to rig my … [Read more...] about The Archers’ Simon Williams: ‘In the wig I looked like a cross between Lady Penelope and Russell Brand’
Linda Robson was just 10 when she had her very first role. But now after turning 60 last month, she is celebrating another anniversary as well – a huge 50 years in showbiz. Born in Islington, North London, she was one of the original Anna Scher Theatre schoolkids. It was there she began a friendship that would change British comedy, when she became best friends with Pauline Quirke. Over the next five decades Linda appeared in top shows from Harry’s Game and Shine on Harvey Moon to I’m A Celebrity and Loose Women. Yet it was Birds of a Feather and her role as Tracey Stubbs that rocketed her to one of our national treasures. From getting naughty with Russell Brand to having a massage from Michael Buble, here Linda shares her favourite showbiz moments in her own words... Meeting my crushes I love Russell Brand. Pauline had worked with him and got him to send me a photo. I was on Jonathan Ross with him. He put my head on his lap and was rubbing my hair. I thought … [Read more...] about Linda Robson admits a saucy moment with Russell Brand was a career highlight