Barnsley poet Ian McMillan has urged broadcasters to employ newsreaders who speak with a northern accent.
Friends star David Schwimmer is a huge fan of The Great British Bake Off.
Broadcasters are too obsessed with political trivia, the BBC’s former editorial director has said, while condemning the Government boycott of the Today programme.
The daughter of late Paddington bear creator Michael Bond has revealed fans leave little bears on his headstone.
Singer Dannii Minogue has said she had to “bow out” of the world of show business because it was “really crushing” her.
Writer Jack Thorne has said there is an “invisible prejudice” against disabled people in the TV industry.
Footballers’ Wives the musical is being prepared for the stage.
The writer behind a string of BBC adaptations of Agatha Christie novels has dismissed complaints that she strayed too far from the much-loved books.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Anton Du Beke has said he is overjoyed to be dancing with Emma Barton because she is younger than his average partner – and still has all her teeth.
Nick Knowles believes the UK is “a much better nation than we think”.
Orlando Bloom has said film success meant he was under a “giant magnifying glass” at a young age.
Journalist John Sergeant has said Gillian Anderson may not capture the essence of “attractive” Margaret Thatcher.
Sandra Oh has said Killing Eve steps outside the “white male psyche” of other shows.
Rob Lowe was left confused after being thrown into “the world of Brexit” in Lincolnshire.
Neil Gaiman has said he felt the presence of his late friend Sir Terry Pratchett while adapting their book Good Omens.
Al Murray has hit back at the suggestion that his Pub Landlord alter-ego denigrates the working class.
Keeley Hawes has said while it is nice to be recognised in public she is always “slightly horrified” when it is for her Line Of Duty role.
The partner of Alastair Campbell has said depression could change the personality of the former spin-doctor and make him cruel and manipulative.
Suranne Jones has said straight actors are singled out when playing LGBT roles.
Line Of Duty star Stephen Graham’s performance as undercover anti-corruption officer John Corbett was inspired by a near-fatal bar brawl in which he was almost hit by a car.
EastEnders veteran June Brown will not give up her wine, Guinness or cigarettes even as she approaches 93.
Countryfile presenter Tom Heap has said environmentalism has failed and saving the planet should not be a personal choice.
Joanna Lumley has said British holidaymakers should abandon sunbathing in favour of exploration when they are holidaying abroad.
Presenter David Olusoga has said he would “die in a ditch for the BBC” because television showed him a world beyond his own tough circumstances when he was a child.
Chris Packham has said his new programme on population growth poses some major questions for society.
Doctor Who star Tom Baker has recalled finding it difficult to work with an “anxious” Rowan Atkinson on an episode of Blackadder.
Greg James has called the “snowflake generation” a wonderful thing and claimed the press is trying to divide young people.
Actor and activist Peter Egan has criticised the Crufts dog show for using pets “as circus animals”.
Alastair Campbell has suggested that John Humphrys’ on-air manner and welcome of Brexiteers led to a drop in ratings for BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.
Martin Clunes has said comedy is simply meant to be “just funny” and not to adhere to fashion or a political context.