Charlotte Crosby poses with a cardboard cut out of her old self at a DVD signing

Dieting in public does not a career make

Our youngest columnist has been pondering job prospects this week, but is planning to steer clear of making a fitness DVD like Charlotte Crosby and the rest of the Geordie Shore lycra-wearers.

Al Pacino and Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain will be in a live conversation with Stephen Fry and broadcast by satellite from London

Stephen Fry's interview with Al Pacino and Jessica Chastain beams live to North East cinemas

Three cinemas will show a double screening of Salome and accompanying documentary Wilde Salome, followed by a Q&A

Comedian Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican joins David Cameron and Stephen Fry for WWI recording

Album features a host of famous names as well as relatives of Victoria Cross heroes, a hundred years on from the war

Actor and stand-up comedian Alan Davies

Alan Davies relishing his return to the stand up stage

Comedian Alan Davies is to embark on a new tour for 2014. Sam Wonfor hears from QI's resident jester and part-time Corbridge resident

Actress Miriam Margolyes is to perform at St George's Church, Jesmond

Actress Miriam Margolyes is star turn in Jesmond church fundraiser

Miriam Margolyes - Prof Sprout in the Harry Potter films - is to entertain in Tyneside to raise funds for St George’s church in Jesmond

Sunderland captain Lee Cattermole

Lee Cattermole hopes to avoid knee operation

SUNDERLAND will make one last attempt to spare Lee Cattermole from surgery.


Wenger expects to stay at Gunners

DO NOT REUSE PIC: A scene from the movie St Trinians

St Trinian's

Girls just want to have fun in Oliver Parker and Barnaby Thompson’s revival of the naughty hockey stick-wielding minxes, first immortalised in the cartoons of Ronald Searle.

Drawing on the funny side of life

On the day the first collection of his work is published, The Journal’s Levity cartoonist Nick Whitmore tells Jane Hall why being funny isn’t always a laugh a minute.

Catching the rhythm of the waves

MAGGI Hambling is rarely photographed without a fag in her hand – even though this once committed smoker will have been a non-smoker for three years on October 10.

Dear Caroline

Uour exclusive beauty and grooming tips from MAC cosmetics's senior make-up artists, Sunderland-born Caroline Donnelly.

Stephen Fry

Actor and comedian Stephen Fry was given a six-month driving ban yesterday after being caught speeding.

Bafta host steps down

Stephen Fry has stepped down as the host of the Bafta Film Awards after six years,.

Linekers to divorce

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Gary Lineker and his wife Michelle are to split after 20 years of marriage.


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