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Millionaire cough scandal: 'The most British crime of all time'

Millionaire cough scandal: 'The most British crime of all time'

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James Graham's latest play, Quiz, tells the story of what the playwright describes as the "most British crime of all time" - the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire coughing scandal of 2001.Charles Ingram, a former British Army major, was accused of cheating his way to the jackpot on the ITV show by conspiring with his wife, Diana, and another contestant, who would apparently cough when the correct answer was mentioned.Ingram maintained his innocence throughout his court trial. Now, West End audiences are (literally) being asked to decide for themselves whether or not he was guilty - by voting via a keypad at the end of both the first and second half."I think quizzes and game shows are fascinating, they're a very British obsession and I love that," Graham tells BBC News."But I think the story ab...
Eric Nam releases 'Honestly' EP, music video

Eric Nam releases 'Honestly' EP, music video

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April 11 (UPI) -- Korean-American singer Eric Nam returned with new music Wednesday.The 29-year-old K-pop star released the EP Honestly and a sun-soaked music video for the title track, "Honestly..."The "Honestly..." video shows Nam singing and dancing in a number of scenic locations, including a mansion and desert road. He ends the video by watching his love float away in a hot-air balloon."My album HONESTLY is out now," the star announced on Twitter.[embedded content]Nam, who was born and raised in Atlanta, Ga., and is now based in Seoul, will promote his new music on an upcoming North American tour. He shared plans for the summer venture on Twitter in March."I'm coming to a city near you with new music!" the singer wrote.Honestly is Nam's first EP to debut since Interview in 2016. He is...
Britain's Got Talent: Dec to host live shows alone

Britain's Got Talent: Dec to host live shows alone

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Declan Donnelly will host the Britain's Got Talent live shows without Ant McPartlin, ITV has confirmed.The broadcaster said Dec will host the live shows without his long-term co-presenter "while Ant steps down from his TV commitments for now".Mr McPartlin was charged with a drink-driving offence last month following a three-vehicle collision in London.He will still feature in the audition episodes of the upcoming series, as they were filmed in January.Britain's Got Talent will return for its 12th series this Saturday. In recent years, the talent show's live semi-finals and final have been screened nightly across one week, usually at the end of May, with the audition shows broadcast in the weeks running up to it.In a statement released on Tuesday, ITV said: "We send Ant all our love. And we...
Danniella Westbrook 'arrested in Essex this afternoon' in fresh blow for CBB star

Danniella Westbrook 'arrested in Essex this afternoon' in fresh blow for CBB star

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GETTYLEGAL TROUBLE: Danniella Westbrook has been questioned by policeThe troubled Celebrity Big Brother star was allegedly driven to Hatfield station this afternoon after being arrested on suspicion of "malicious communications and witness intimidation", reports say. A spokesman for Hertfordshire Constabulary said: "A 44-year-old woman who was wanted in relation to allegations of malicious communications and witness intimidation was arrested by officers from Hertfordshire Constabulary at a location in Essex at 2.05pm this afternoon.**X FACTOR STAR IN NAKED PIC LEAK**"She has been taken to Hatfield police station for questioning."It is not clear if she is still in police custody. She was reportedly seen in the back of a police car earlier today.A rep for Danniella Westbrook has been co...
Buckingham leaves Fleetwood Mac… again

Buckingham leaves Fleetwood Mac… again

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Fleetwood Mac have announced that Lindsey Buckingham has left the group for a second time.In a statement, the band said the singer and guitarist would not be joining them on their next tour.It said: "Lindsey Buckingham will not be performing with the band on this tour. The band wishes Lindsey all the best."He will be replaced by former Crowded House singer Neil Finn and Tom Petty's guitarist, Mike Campbell.Fleetwood Mac co-founder Mick Fleetwood said: "Fleetwood Mac has always been about an amazing collection of songs that are performed with a unique blend of talents."We jammed with Mike and Neil and the chemistry really worked and let the band realise that this is the right combination to go forward with in Fleetwood Mac style."We know we have something new, yet it's got the unmistakable ...