Carrie Fisher: Calls for her to get a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Star Trek actor William Shatner has joined Star Wars’ Mark Hamill in calling for the late Carrie Fisher to be given a Hollywood Walk of Fame star. The actress – famed for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise – died in 2016. Anyone can nominate a star for the Walk of Fame, which costs $ 40,000 (£31,300). The Hollywood More...

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By SLPundit On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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A Northern Soul director Sean McAllister defies film censors over 15 rating

A director is defying film censors by letting under-15s watch his documentary for free in protest at its 15 rating. Sean McAllister is angry that the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has made A Northern More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Why Brexit is getting laughs at the Edinburgh Fringe

Britain’s departure from the EU is a hard topic to get away from, even at the Edinburgh Fringe. But has anyone in Edinburgh found anything new and, more importantly, anything funny to say about it? Kieran More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Adele's support for friend's postpartum psychosis recovery

Adele has posted a message of support for her best friend who’s recovering from postpartum psychosis. Laura Dockrill gave birth to a baby boy who is Adele’s godson, in February this year. She’s More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Ewan McGregor latest star to read CBeebies Bedtime Story

Ewan McGregor is the latest star to read a CBeebies Bedtime Story. The actor will read Patricia Hegarty’s Everybody’s Welcome, illustrated by Greg Abbott, to be broadcast on Friday. It follows a string More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Handmaid's Tale: was it right to take the series beyond the book?

*** Spoiler alert: this article contains some content about the plot points from The Handmaid’s Tale. *** The second series of the Handmaid’s Tale came to an end on Sunday night. Writing in iNews, More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Strictly Come Dancing: Katie Piper announced as first contestant

Media playback is unsupported on your device The first contestant to be announced for this year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing is Katie Piper. The television presenter appeared on BBC Breakfast, More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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Nicholson painting bought for £165k is 'fake'

A painting bought for £165,000 has been deemed to be nearly worthless by the leading authority on the artist. The still life of a glass jug and pears was thought to be the work of British artist Sir William More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Kanye West: I wasn't stumped by Kimmel's Trump question

Kanye West has denied being stumped when asked on TV about his support for President Donald Trump – saying he didn’t have time to reply. The normally chatty rapper seemed lost for words when TV host More...

By SLPundit On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Lewys Ball: Why I put my teenage life on YouTube

Media playback is unsupported on your device YouTube stars and fans are gathering in London for Summer in the City, the UK’s largest and longest-running online video festival. We meet the More...