Gemma Collins

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The Hills are alive to the artistic possibilities of reality TV

Nowadays television has become the space of the supercilious. Those who binge on the latest complex dramas in a gluttonous fury, gorging themselves on(...)

Can the TOWIE newcomers learn to be human in just nine years? The clock starts now

It’s the 24th season of TOWIE! Nine whole years of giant eyebrows, Bisto tans, “No Carbs Before Marbs”, dubious waxing practices, the travails of Ms G(...)

Participants of the sixth season of ‘Celebs Go Dating’  

There are three types of behaviour necessary to survive Celebs Go Dating. Those that ensure maximum Twitter commentary and a permanent place on the Si(...)

Celebs go Dating: It’s not exactly true love they are seeking but someone to bolster and enhance their brand

It’s a new season of Celebs Go Dating, a new opportunity for wannabe models and Instagram “influencers” to bag some air time on E4 and go on a date wi(...)

Margaret Wall Brady and Tony Rochford’s sister Gillian Wall, protest  outside the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court against his conviction. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A man who caused over half a million euro in damage and loss of earnings to the eFlow toll collection system on the M50 has been jailed for two and a (...)

The Only Way is Essex star  James Lock  may have had his ears pinned back but sadly there is no surgery available to fix what is going on between them.

It’s the 22nd (yes, you read that right) series of The Only Way Is Essex and what have our fave reem residents learned after eight long years of being(...)

‘Muggy’ Mike Thalassitis: Lacks any kind of charisma or even a vague personality beneath his shark-like veneers and Ken doll hair.  Photograph: Channel Four

Has there ever been a reality star as objectionable as “Muggy” Mike Thalassitis? The snarling Love Island lothario has sleazed back on to our screens (...)

Jack Maynard:  was whisked away due to some misguided unsavoury tweets he sent in 2011 and 2013

There are some events that are inevitable in every series of I’m a Celebrity. As with the Curse of Strictly or the Racists of Big Brother, you can dep(...)

Kim Kardashian suffered another post-Paris panic attack and things fail to improve when the paparazzi capture apparently unflattering photos of her bikini-clad body. Photograph: Evans Vestal Ward /NBCUniversal/One Voice: Somos Live!/Getty Images

This week, The Only Way is Essex (Towie, ITV) crew hit Dublin, and, much like when they take EastEnders characters out of the Square, some of its intr(...)

Grace Dyas is a theatremaker who has been involved in various Dublin Fringe productions, photographed during the rehersals for The Game, a play about prostitution. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“By volunteering for The Game you’re saying, I’m going to do something courageous because I think these women’s stories deserve to be heard and deserv(...)