Adil Ray, Meera Syal, Romesh Ranganathan and Konnie Huq are among the celebrities urging people from ethnic minority communities to get the coronavirus vaccine.
The UK film and TV industry “must put its money and practices where its mouth is” to tackle systemic racism, an open letter signed by more than 4,000 producers, writers, directors and actors has said.
Amnesty International is set to host a week of online comedy events featuring stars including Eddie Izzard, Nish Kumar and Meera Syal.
Samantha Morton, Ruth Wilson and Meera Syal have celebrated “the sisterhood” at the Women in Film & TV Awards.
Claudia Winkelman has attended a star-studded event to honour the bravery and achievements of outstanding women “making a mark on history”.
Unforgotten star Sanjeev Bhaskar has said he likes to watch his series without wife Meera Syal because he feels uncomfortable seeing his mistakes on screen.
Meera Syal will be following in the footsteps of Miranda Hart and Craig Revel Horwood to play Miss Hannigan in the stage production of Annie.