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The British government's official voice for older people, Joan Bakewell, alleges the BBC routinely cuts ties with female news presenters after they turn 50. The Sunday Times of London reported the ageism czar for the British government met with BBC director-general Mark Thompson this weekend to discuss the broadcaster's lack of older female TV news stars. It's like they have all somehow died off, Bakewell, 76, said.
Pop star Alesha Dixon will be a judge on Strictly Come Dancing when the British TV competition series starts its seventh season this fall, the BBC said. Dixon, 30, won the 2007 edition of the popular dance-off. She is to replace outgoing judge Arlene Phillips, who is set to assume the duties of Strictly
By Steve Pratt Victoria Hamilton-Barrit chats to Steve Pratt about landing the starring role in Flashdance ? The Musical and reveals what it?s like to work with Arlene Phillips, who invited her to audition TOUGH-talking choreographer Arlene Phillips speaks highly of singer, dancer and actress Victoria Hamilton-Barritt.
By ZOE STRICTLY Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwoodis thinking about sleeping in a coffin to get him in the mood for his latest project - a ballet version of David Bowie's 80s vampire movie, The Hunger.
By Laura May FORMER EastEnder Phil Daniels last night became the first celebrity to sashay out of the competition in BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. Daniels and his partner Flavia Cacace were voted off the reality dance show after their performance of a waltz.
By LAURA MAY FORMER EastEnder Phil Daniels has become the first celebrity to sashay out of the competition in BBC's Strictly Come Dancing. Daniels and his partner Flavia Cacace were voted off the reality dance show after their performance of a waltz.
By Rick Fulton STRICTLY Come Dancing have announced the line-up for this year's celebrity dance off. The sixth series of the popular BBC One series, hosted by Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly, begins again next month, and there will16 contestants in the mix - two more than last year.
This stage version of the '80s hit movie, receiving its world premiere performances here in Plymouth, isn't going to win any Nobel prizes for literature. Books for musicals never do. But it serves the music, and that's what's important.
By SU CARROLL The curtain goes up tomorrow on the world premiere of Flashdance - The Musical, the stage version of the hit Eighties film.
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