Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies

Chard & Ilminster News: Cream guitarist Jack Bruce has died aged 71

5:05pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, has died of liver disease aged 71.

Comic Brand 'wants Bo-Jo's job'

Chard & Ilminster News: Comedian Russell Brand is reportedly considering a bid to become the next London mayor

12:16am Sunday 26th October 2014

Comedian Russell Brand has refused to comment on suggestions he could mount a bid to become Mayor of London.

Gallagher announces Beady Eye split

Chard & Ilminster News: Liam Gallagher and his band Beady Eye have split up

9:40pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Rock star Liam Gallagher has announced that his Beady Eye project has split up.

Mills favourite to leave Strictly

Chard & Ilminster News: Joanne Clifton and Scott Mills failed to impress the judges (BBC/PA)

9:01pm Saturday 25th October 2014

Scott Mills was told he could be the "love child" of Ann Widdecombe and John Sergeant - and is the favourite to be the next dancer booted off Strictly Come Dancing.

Dad's Army film set images revealed

Chard & Ilminster News: Captain Mainwaring (Toby Jones) and Rose Winters (Catherine Zeta-Jones) in Dad's Army (Universal Pictures/PA)

4:11pm Saturday 25th October 2014

The first official photos from the set of the big-screen version of Second World War sitcom Dad's Army have been released as the all-star cast began filming in Yorkshire.

Walsh: Law And Order locked me in

Chard & Ilminster News: Bradley Walsh hosts new game show Keep It In The Family (ITV)

6:58am Saturday 25th October 2014

Bradley Walsh has said he left Law And Order: UK to get more variety in his work.

Steve Carell: I laugh off bad days

Chard & Ilminster News: Steve Carell has learned to laugh off bad days

6:58am Saturday 25th October 2014

Steve Carell has admitted he can relate to his new film Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - but he has learned to laugh off those kind of days.

Franklin: I have a fear of flying

Chard & Ilminster News: Aretha Franklin will head to the UK once she conquers her flying phobia

6:58am Saturday 25th October 2014

Aretha Franklin has promised she will return to the UK, once she gets over her fear of flying.

Nesbitt gripped by new Missing show

Chard & Ilminster News: James Nesbitt plays a man whose son disappears in The Missing

6:58am Saturday 25th October 2014

James Nesbitt has said his new series The Missing has reminded him of why he wanted to be an actor.

Radcliffe confesses filthy humour

Chard & Ilminster News: Daniel Radcliffe kept Juno Temple entertained with his jokes on the set of Horns

6:58am Saturday 25th October 2014

Daniel Radcliffe may be most famous as innocent wide-eye wizard Harry Potter - but he has admitted to having a filthy sense of humour.

Sam: My web troll child snatch fear

Chard & Ilminster News: X Factor winner Sam Bailey says an internet troll made her fear for her children's safety

4:55am Saturday 25th October 2014

X Factor winner Sam Bailey has revealed how a run-in with a web "troll" on social media led to her being contacted by social services.

Pitt grilled on Funny Or Die show

Chard & Ilminster News: Brad Pitt showed off his sense of humour on Funny Or Die

9:37am Friday 24th October 2014

Brad Pitt got a bit hot under the collar as he was teased about both of his famous wives on Zach Galifianakis' mock talk show.

McConaughey scoops thriller award

Chard & Ilminster News: Matthew McConaughey was given the accolade for his role in the acclaimed series True Detective

10:05pm Friday 24th October 2014

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey has picked up another award to add to his burgeoning trophy collection - scooping best actor at the Crime Thriller Awards.

Stars line up for BBC Music Awards

Chard & Ilminster News: One Direction are lined up for the BBC Music Awards

9:50am Friday 24th October 2014

One Direction, Coldplay and Ed Sheeran are among the chart stars who have signed up for the first BBC Music Awards.

Mills: Cheryl gave me Strictly tips

Chard & Ilminster News: Scott Mills will be dancing the Charleston this weekend

1:02pm Friday 24th October 2014

Scott Mills has revealed he has found unlikely support from Cheryl Fernandez-Versini as he prepares for his next performance on Strictly Come Dancing.

Stryder, Chuckle Bros song is a hit

Chard & Ilminster News: Tinchy Stryder has teamed up with the Chuckle Brothers for his new single

12:53pm Friday 24th October 2014

Tinchy Stryder's collaboration with the Chuckle Brothers has become an internet sensation, notching up over 550,000 hits in 24 hours.

Post-wedding dinner for Clooneys

Chard & Ilminster News: George Clooney will apparently celebrate his wedding at a dinner party in the UK

9:37am Friday 24th October 2014

George Clooney and his new wife Amal are rumoured to be celebrating their marriage at yet another party this weekend.

Jagger: Teen Elvis film in works

Chard & Ilminster News: Musician and producer Sir Mick Jagger is making a film about Elvis Presley as a teenager

9:37am Friday 24th October 2014

Sir Mick Jagger has revealed he is developing a film about the young Elvis Presley.

Kidman hails 'extraordinary' Urban

Chard & Ilminster News: Nicole Kidman has praised husband Keith Urban for his support since the death of her father

1:57pm Friday 24th October 2014

Nicole Kidman has revealed her debt to her "extraordinary" husband Keith Urban after he helped her cope with the death of her father.

Hoff gets no hassle on Halloween

Chard & Ilminster News: David Hasselhoff likes to dress as himself for Halloween

12:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

David Hasselhoff has revealed he dresses up as himself for Halloween - and no one realises it's really him.

Lindsay Lohan talks prison to Ross

Chard & Ilminster News: Lindsay Lohan has spoken about her time in jail

10:10am Friday 24th October 2014

Lindsay Lohan has opened up about her time in prison on The Jonathan Ross Show.

Lauren's X Factor odds slashed

Chard & Ilminster News: Lauren Platt's chances of winning The X Factor have improved (Syco/Thames TV)

12:32pm Friday 24th October 2014

Lauren Platt is closing in on Andrea Faustini as the favourite to win The X Factor.

Double Cumberbatch on Norton show

Chard & Ilminster News: Benedict Cumberbatch met his Madame Tussaud's wax model during filming for The Graham Norton Show

10:37am Friday 24th October 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has come face-to-face with his eerily lifelike waxwork on The Graham Norton Show.

Hathaway's brush with hypothermia

Chard & Ilminster News: Anne Hathaway nearly got hypothermia when her Interstellar spacesuit let in freezing water

9:54am Friday 24th October 2014

Anne Hathaway has revealed how she almost suffered hypothermia shooting in icy waters for Interstellar.

Get an electrifying look in blue this Christmas

1:07pm Friday 24th October 2014

IT'S getting towards the end of October which means we're inching further forward into party season.

Johnny Depp as the Big Bad Wolf

Chard & Ilminster News: Johnny Depp as The Big Bad Wolf in Into The Woods (Entertainment Weekly)

1:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Johnny Depp's interpretation of The Big Bad Wolf for the much-hyped musical Into The Woods has been unveiled.

X Factor singers at Mobo Awards

Chard & Ilminster News: Andrea Faustini is the early favourite to win The X Factor this year

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

The X Factor contestants got a taste of the red carpet lifestyle as they mingled with music stars at the Mobo Awards.

Long-lost Cleese show tapes found

Chard & Ilminster News: John Cleese starred in At Last The 1948 Show

9:58am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Two long-lost episodes of a TV series regarded as a forerunner of Monty Python will be shown again after they turned up in the collection of the late Sir David Frost.

Eddie Redmayne is style superhero

Chard & Ilminster News: Eddie Redmayne saved Felicity Jones' dress from destruction at The Theory Of Everything premiere in New York (Rex)

1:04pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Eddie Redmayne has saved co-star Felicity Jones from a major wardrobe malfunction at the New York premiere of their film The Theory Of Everything.

Knightley to make Broadway debut

Chard & Ilminster News: Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year in Therese Raquin

4:50pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine.

Pitt: Moustache not fashion choice

Chard & Ilminster News: Brad Pitt showed off his moustache at the BFI London Film Festival

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Brad Pitt has revealed his new moustache is for his role in By The Sea.

Schofield's 24hr broadcast marathon

Chard & Ilminster News: Phillip Schofield is to broadcast for 24 hours in aid of Text Santa

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Phillip Schofield is planning a 24-hour TV presenting marathon to raise money for charity.

Alvin Stardust dies at age of 72

Chard & Ilminster News: Alvin Stardust has died aged 72

11:32am Thursday 23rd October 2014

Alvin Stardust died this morning aged 72 after a short illness, his manager said.

1D stars monkey around with DeVito

Chard & Ilminster News: One Direction's Louis Tomlinson hangs out with Danny DeVito and a chimp

2:36pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

One Direction stars Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson have been monkeying around on the set of their new video - with Hollywood star Danny DeVito.

Madeley complains about rape threat

Chard & Ilminster News: Judy Finnigan and Richard Madeley are taking action after online threats were made against daughter Chloe

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan have confirmed they have made a formal complaint to the police after online rape threats were made against their daughter Chloe.

2m watch Lynda's last interview

Chard & Ilminster News: Lynda Bellingham gave her final TV interview on Loose Women

12:44pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Around two million people watched the late Lynda Bellingham's final interview on Loose Women - doubling the show's usual audience.

Beckham and Williams back Unicef

Chard & Ilminster News: David Beckham has posed for Unicef's campaign to protect children from violence

12:02am Friday 24th October 2014

David Beckham and Robbie Williams are no strangers to the camera but this time they are posing for a good cause - to highlight a campaign to protect children.

Brand 'open' to US 9/11 conspiracy

Chard & Ilminster News: Comedian Russell Brand says he cannot rule out the conspiracy theory that America's government was behind the 9/11 attacks

12:56am Friday 24th October 2014

Comedian Russell Brand has said he is "open-minded" about the idea that the US government was behind the 9/11 attacks as he made a second appearance on BBC2's flagship Newsnight progamme.

People don't know me now: Zellweger

Chard & Ilminster News: Renee Zellweger became a trending topic on Twitter, with many fans claiming the actress had become unrecognisable (AP)

7:49pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Renee Zellweger has said she looks different because she is "living a different, happy, more fulfilling life".

Soulful Sam is big Mobo winner

Chard & Ilminster News: Sam Smith collected four prizes at the Mobo Awards 2014

9:01pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Chart-topping soul singer Sam Smith has dedicated his triumph to his parents after celebrating being the big winner at the Mobo Awards.

Matthew McConaughey: Why I married

Chard & Ilminster News: Matthew McConaughey is married to Camila Alves

10:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Matthew McConaughey has revealed what made him finally walk down the aisle.

DJ Read 'so sorry' for Ukip Calypso

Chard & Ilminster News: Mike Read said he was sorry if his Ukip Calypso had caused offence

10:39am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Former Radio 1 DJ Mike Read has apologised for "unintentionally causing offence" with his Ukip Calypso, sung with a mock Caribbean accent, adding that he has asked his record company to withdraw the song from sale.

Woodley not worried by nude scenes

Chard & Ilminster News: Shailene Woodley didn't mind going nude in White Bird In A Blizzard

1:33pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Shailene Woodley has insisted she wasn't bothered about baring all in her new film White Bird In A Blizzard.

Swift: I've faced death threats

Chard & Ilminster News: Taylor Swift needs her security team to make her feel safe

10:28am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Taylor Swift has opened up about the darker side of being a pop star.

Fired Apprentice 'would have quit'

Chard & Ilminster News: Lindsay Booth has been fired from The Apprentice

10:09pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Fired Apprentice candidate Lindsay Booth has confessed that since leaving the show she does not work as hard because she wants to "have a life".

Streep, Grant for Florence film

Chard & Ilminster News: Meryl Streep will play opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins in a film

10:49am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant are teaming up for a biopic about opera singer Florence Foster Jenkins.

Wilko Johnson 'cured' of cancer

Chard & Ilminster News: Wilko Johnson performing on stage at Koko in Camden, north London.

6:51pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Guitarist Wilko Johnson said he has been "cured" of cancer a couple of years after being told he had only months to live.

Perry's Rylan pic a money spinner

Chard & Ilminster News: The Earl of Essex by Grayson Perry is a portrait of Rylan Clark

2:04pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Rylan Clark, the X Factor contestant turned presenter, has become an artworld moneyspinner - with reproductions of his portrait by Grayson Perry priced at up to £5,000 each.

Shows were extraordinary, says Bush

Chard & Ilminster News: Kate Bush has remained tight-lipped about plans for more concerts

10:34am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Kate Bush has described her comeback gigs as "one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life", but stayed tight-lipped about any possible plans for more concerts.

S Club 7 reunite for BBC appeal

Chard & Ilminster News: S Club 7 are to reunite for Children In Need

10:31am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

S Club 7 are to reunite in full for the first time in more than a decade to take part in this year's BBC Children In Need appeal.






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