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Peter Kay: the comedian is to take part in six Dance for Life charity shows in April and May. Photograph: Jim Dyson/Getty

The comedian Peter Kay is to return to the stage three years after cancelling all of his projects because of “unforeseen family circumstances”. The 46(...)

Fiona Shaw who won best supporting actress at the TV Baftas for her role in Killing Eve. Photograph:   Matt Crossick/PA

The BBC’s spythriller Killing Eve has triumphed at the TV Baftas, picking up three awards including a first Bafta for Irish actor Fiona Shaw, with its(...)

Kate Allinson (left) and Kay Featherstone whose debut cookbook has broken records. Photographs: Mike English

A book of diet recipes written by two British chefs, Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson, has become the fastest selling non-fiction book since records(...)

Peter Kay: Lancashire comedian has the old country on his mother’s side

The concept of “county lines” has been making a comeback in Britain recently, but not in a way that would please nostalgists. Far from marking a renew(...)

Nuala Geraghty: “We have had over 1,000 calls in the last four months from families pleading for a dog. We have had to say no as our waiting list is closed. We need the Government to support autism assistance dogs as a vital service to children in crisis.”

In 2010, Nuala Geraghty set up the charity, Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland (AADI), to provide highly-trained dogs to children who need their assistanc(...)

Nobody’s fool:  Anthony Hopkins. Photograph: Ed Miller

King Lear Monday, BBC Two, 9.30pm A mad king rules over a totalitarian military dictatorship in England, and pretty soon everything descends into chao(...)

Peter Kay has cancelled his upcoming live arena tour. Photograph: Getty Images

Peter Kay’s first live stand-up tour in eight years has been cancelled due to “unforeseen family circumstances”, the comedian has said. The hotly ant(...)

Chris Donohoe booked two tickets to see Peter Kay in Dublin in 2019 through Viagogo. It ended up costing him almost €700. File photograph: Jim Dyson/Getty Images

Three readers contacted us with unconnected stories about trying to buy tickets for three separate events and, while on the surface all three stories (...)

Ticketmaster set aside free tickets to a benefit concert fronted by Ariana Grande for 14,200 people who were at the singer’s Manchester Arena gig. Photograph; Chad Batka/The New York Times

More than 10,000 “opportunists and touts” tried to get free tickets for this weekend’s One Love Manchester concert, even though they were intended for(...)

Andy Woodward, middle, celebrates with his Bury team-mates after a goal against Brentford in March 1997. Photograph: Matt Risby/Action Images

In some ways it should not come as a shock, given the horrific stories that have already poured forth from the media, showbusiness and music industrie(...)

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