The first thing that came out of my mouth when I caught up with Emmerdale stars Kelvin Fletcher (Andy) and Samantha Giles (Bernice) at LWT studios in London yesterday was much praise for the fake tan scene in Tuesday evening’s hour long episode. For those of you unfortunate enough to have missed the episode, […]

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  It was a case of the blind leading the blind. A soap writer who knows nothing about football, interviewing two Emmerdale actresses who were equally disinterested in the beautiful game. It didn’t help that the calls came whilst I was in Waitrose – at the till of course. Sod’s law. So there I am, […]

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  I’ve just read the sad news about Rik Mayall which made me think about the time I met him 12-years-ago for an interview that ran in What’s On TV. I was a little nervous about meeting Rik, but he turned out to be delightfully bonkers. Shame he didn’t live to see another World Cup. […]

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  I’ve been busy at soap towers this week, but sadly, all the interviews I’ve done are embargoed, so I can’t tell you much. I know it’s annoying. I’m sorry. I hate secrets myself, but it’s more than my job’s worth to break an embargo. I can tell you that I met a newcomer to […]

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