News archive from 3 April 2011, page 3

Leomie Anderson, model | Q & A

Leomie Anderson, model | Q & A

You're at college in Clapham doing your A-levels. How do your fellow students react to you being on television in The Model Agency? I told my friends at college but the students in younger years come up to me and say, "You're the girl on TV"...

 

Kirstie Allsopp sends temperatures soaring on her new holiday show Vacation Vacation Vacation

★Location, Location, Location hosts Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer headed to Ibiza in new series, Vacation, Vacation, Vacation, checking out luxe and budget resorts. I know - however did they come up with the title? No matter. It was nice...

People, 00:09 in Showbiz
 
The innovator: Jamie Hutchinson

The innovator: Jamie Hutchinson

Our bees are on their knees. Colony Collapse Disorder has destroyed bee populations. For some species the loss is thought to be as high as 50%. The remaining bees each do the (considerable) work of two insects. Last year this contributed to a spate of...

 

Sky 1's The Runaway hit all the right spots

★White-knuckle fighting, cockney spivs, bolshy brass and gang fights - Sky 1"s The Runaway painted a perfect picture of the East End in the 60s. Great casting and a gripping yarn - Martina Cole"s brutal crime thriller had me...

People, 00:09 in Showbiz
 
This much I know: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

This much I know: Sir Robin Knox-Johnston

There's something about single-handed sailing. There is a satisfaction in doing it all yourself. Just being able to run your own life as you bloody well want. I quite like experimental cooking. When my wife was alive it was discouraged because it took...

 

Monroe, The Model Agency and Silk are this week's TV turn ons

Monroe (ITV1) - a Nesbitt of drama, this... The Model Agency (C4) - I was offered Italian Vogue once. Didn"t have enough euros... back-to-back re-runs of Thirtysomething (Sky Atlantic) - a complete day Hoover... Silk (BBC1) - as smooth as. Maxine...

People, 00:09 in Showbiz
 
Nigel Slater's fish dishes

Nigel Slater's fish dishes

I do love a fish pie with its flaky, undulating pastry crust or deep furrowed lid of mashed potatoes crisped in the oven. For an everyday fish pie, I take a shortcut with the crust using breadcrumbs and herbs blitzed in the food processor. That way I...

 
Once upon a life: Anthony Horowitz

Once upon a life: Anthony Horowitz

"When the doorbell rings at three in the morning, it's never good news." Scorpia Rising (Alex Rider) by Anthony Horowitz Buy it from the Guardian bookshop Search the Guardian bookshop Those are the words that quite literally changed my life....

 

Katie Price's new show Katie was really annoying - but I was still hooked!

★A TOUCHING moment on Katie (Sky Living) as Ms Price shared bath time with son Harvey. Matey was happy to be blowing bubbles and it sounded better than anything else during an hour of rows between Katie and Alex. I"ve had more fun...

People, 00:09 in Showbiz
 
Why is smoking back in fashion?

Why is smoking back in fashion?

Most people, even non-smokers, have their favourite smoking moments from films. Well, maybe not the most rabid anti-smokers, but those people probably don't even have a favourite film, unless it's something safely dire, like Beaches. There, I've...

 

EastEnders building up to a belter as Jack and Ronnie's troubles grow

The week passed like a kidney stone for Ronnie in Walford - and it proved all too much for Jack the lad: “Me and Ronnie, we"re fru.” You can hardly blame him. The last time a Branning came this close to the edge, they dived off the roof of The...

People, 00:10 in Showbiz
 

Daybreak's early starts are not sweet like honey

★Caught the final minutes of Daybreak in a fug this week. Hard to imagine I ever had my eyes open that early. My old GMTV sparring partner Kate Garraway was working her now trademark Dora The Explorer bob, spouting about Manuka honey. I used...

People, 00:10 in Showbiz
 

Observer killer Sudoku

Normal Sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within dotted lines add up to the figures in the corner. No number can be repeated within each shape formed by dotted lines. For a helping hand call our solutions line on 09068 338...

 
RANGERS BOSS RAPS SLACK DISPLAY

RANGERS BOSS RAPS SLACK DISPLAY

WALTER Smith refused to use Rangers’ off-field problems as an excuse for a sloppy 3-2 home defeat to Dundee United. The Ibrox boss laid the blame for what could prove to be the Gers’ most costly loss of the season on dodgy defending and an inability...

 

Don't trust DSI Cavendish in Waking The Dead

★I"m finding it hard to trust Waking The Dead"s DSI Sarah Cavendish. She has the look of a woman who"d carve up her colleagues faster than Dr Eve can carbon-date a corpse - who else is she going to meet in that bunker?

People, 00:10 in Showbiz
 


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