The BBC has pledged to “keep the country entertained during these testing times” with a raft of programming including replacements for Glastonbury Festival and the Eurovision Song Contest.
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Dame Emma Thompson says her husband initially thought he would get together with Kate Winslet – but discovered he was wrong on a trip to Glastonbury.
Sir Patrick Stewart has said he was mortified when a waiter walked into his hotel room and spotted him watching old episodes of Star Trek.
Mel C says there are no plans for a Spice Girls overseas tour.
Dame Judi Dench says Idris Elba could be the next James Bond.
Ricky Gervais has said he tries to make his scathing awards ceremony roasts “a spectator sport”.
Kylie Minogue has said she was terrified during her performance at Glastonbury.
Olivia Colman says she has no memory of the night she scooped an Oscar.
Dame Julie Andrews has said she needed therapy following the success of Mary Poppins.
Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy have regained the right to make music as the Sugababes, releasing their first music together in six years.
Paul Rudd has revealed that he could have been fired on his first day on the set of Friends – after running over Jennifer Aniston’s broken toe with a Segway.
Sienna Miller has revealed she made her “young-looking” boyfriend kiss her in public while wearing prosthetic make-up that aged her, just to confuse onlookers.
Robert De Niro has described Donald Trump as a “weird twisted president who thinks he’s a gangster”.
Andrew Ridgeley has said he was never jealous of Wham! co-star George Michael’s success, but that he did envy his talent.
Stormzy has said Sir Paul McCartney kindly taught him how to use chords on a piano – without telling the Beatles star he is unable to play the instrument.
Spider-Man star Tom Holland has said he is finally able to go to the toilet easily in his superhero costume after several years in the role.
Madonna has said it would be “less challenging” for her children if they didn’t have her as a mother.
Paloma Faith has joked that she needed “alone time” after watching Andrew Scott’s sex scene in the hit comedy-drama Fleabag.
Andrew Scott said he was “sworn to secrecy” over his role in the new series of Black Mirror – but he could not resist telling his mother.
Michael Sheen has said that Victoria Beckham once mistook him for a “tramp” trying to abduct his own daughter.
Peter Crouch says he was lost for words when the Duke of Sussex asked him, “How did you bag Abbey Clancy?”
Graham Norton has described his famously scathing commentary during the Eurovision Song Contest as “unlike anything else I do” as he prepares for the grand final on Saturday.
Will Smith has said he was spurred on to make a bucket list after starting to feel trapped by his wealth and fame in middle age.
Jack Whitehall will host The Graham Norton Show when the regular presenter misses his first show in 20 years.
Anne Hathaway has said she only learned she would have to use a British accent in her new film a week before shooting.
Hollywood star Armie Hammer says his new role as a perfect husband has played havoc with his own marriage.
Hollywood star Jennifer Connelly has said that she did not grasp the gravity of acting with David Bowie when she starred opposite him aged 14.
Keira Knightley says she did not open her letter about being awarded an OBE because she thought it was a demand for tax.
Cheryl has said her new single is not about one particular person and that it “pokes fun at myself”.
Sir Ian McKellen has said that he and Dame Judi Dench once sneaked into the throne room in Buckingham Palace without anybody knowing they were there.