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ITV and Veg Power teaming up on new advertising initiative to get the nation eating veg

itv and Veg Power are joining forces to launch a major new national campaign to change the way people think and feel about vegetables, with the aim of inspiring us all to eat more veg. The Veg Power fund, supported by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall was set up to help tackle the huge rise in diet related illness across the uk by encouraging everyone in Britain to eat more veg. As part of the broadcaster’s Feel Good initiative itv will provide media space right across the itv channels including primetime entertainment family shows to engage the nation with this new advert. The campaign is being funded by a unique alliance of the UK’s major food retailers who are all lining up to support the campaign. Iceland, Lidl, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose will all be making donations into the Veg Power fund in order to finance this exciting and unique…

The Royal Variety Performance 2018

Actor and one of the UK’s best loved comics Greg Davies, is to host The Royal Variety Performance, in the presence of members of the Royal family. The event will come from the iconic London Palladium Theatre, which is hosting the event for the 42nd time. The show promises to be an unforgettable evening of the best UK and international musical performers, extraordinary theatre and brilliant comedy as well as a number of surprises along the away. Stars lined up to appear include one of the UK’s biggest bands, the multi-award-winning Take That, the West End cast of the phenomenal hit musical Hamilton, chart topper George Ezra, award winners Clean Bandit, West End cast of Tina – The Tina Turner Musical and the legendary Andrea Bocelli & his son Matteo. Also taking to the stage are, Britain’s Got Talent winner, comedian The Lost Voice Guy, a special performance from Rick…

Wes Nelson confirmed as twelfth Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant

Wes Nelson is the twelfth celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. Love Islands´Wes was announced live on BBC Radio One’s Maya Jama show. He joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan, Brian McFadden, Saira Khan, Ryan Sidebottom, Melody Thornton, Mark Little, Jane Danson, Saara Aalto and Didi Conn, and completes the 2019 line up. Wes will be getting his skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory, under the watchful eye of the skating legends Torvill and Dean, who head up the judging panel. Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show. Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show.…

Grease legend Didi Conn confirmed as eleventh Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant

Grease legend Didi Conn is the eleventh celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. Didi, most famous for her role as Frenchie in Grease, was announced via a  message on Lorraine. She joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan, Brian McFadden, Saira Khan, Ryan Sidebottom, Melody Thornton, Mark Little, Jane Danson and Saara Aalto in the line up. Didi will be getting her skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory, under the watchful eye of the skating legends Torvill and Dean, who head up the judging panel. Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show. Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to…

Saara Aalto confirmed as tenth Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant

Saara Aalto is the tenth celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. The X-Factor and Eurovision star was announced live on Heat Radio. She joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan, Brian McFadden, Saira Khan, Ryan Sidebottom, Melody Thornton, Mark Little and Jane Danson in the line up. Saara will be getting her skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory, under the watchful eye of the skating legends Torvill and Dean, who head up the judging panel. Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show. Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show. On joining the show, Saara said “I’m…

Coronation Street receives award from Queen’s representative for ‘Services to Humanity’

Coronation Street cast and crew gathered today to receive a unique and prestigious award. The Queen’s Representative and High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, Dr Robina Shah, presented the programme with a Certificate of Commendation in recognition of services to humanity through Coronation Street’s narrative of the lived experience of ordinary people living extraordinary lives.  Particularly around promoting issues of mental health. Dr Shah commented: “As the High Sheriff of this wonderful County I have chosen to commend Coronation Street for this award.  For almost 60 years, Coronation Street has served us well by creating and producing innovative story lines that powerfully reflect profound and often unspoken real life social issues that influence the dynamics of the society in which we live. “Through the lens of Coronation Street cameras, viewers have learnt about the impact on individuals and on families experiencing personal trauma, social exclusion, domestic violence, drug addiction, sexual, physical…

Jane Danson confirmed as ninth Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant

Jane Danson is the ninth celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. The Coronation Street actor was announced via a live link up on today’s Loose Women. She joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan, Brian McFadden, Saira Khan, Ryan Sidebottom, Melody Thornton and Mark Little in the line up. Jane will be getting her skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory, under the watchful eye of the skating legends Torvill and Dean, who head up the judging panel. Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show. Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show. On joining the show, Jane…

Mark Little confirmed as eighth Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant

Mark Little is the eighth celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. Mark was announced on today’s Build Series London. The former Neighbours star joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan, Brian McFadden, Saira Khan, Ryan Sidebottom and Melody Thornton in the line up. Mark will be getting his skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory, under the watchful eye of the skating legends Torvill and Dean, who head up the judging panel. Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show. Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show. On joining the show,  Mark said “How exciting this is! My…

Melody Thornton confirmed as seventh Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant

Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton is the seventh celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. Melody was announced via a message on today’s Good Morning Britain. She joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan, Brian McFadden, Saira Khan and Ryan Sidebottom in the line up. Melody will be getting her skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory, under the watchful eye of the skating legends Torvill and Dean, who head up the judging panel. Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show. Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby once again return to present the show. On joining the show,  Melody said “I guess the cat’s out…

Ryan Sidebottom confirmed as sixth Dancing on Ice 2019 contestant

Ryan Sidebottom is the sixth celebrity skater confirmed for a brand new series of Dancing on Ice 2019, which returns to ITV in the New Year. Ryan is a former England International cricketer who has also played for Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire, and who notched up more than 1,000 career wickets before retiring in 2017. Ryan was announced live on today’s Talksport Radio. He joins Gemma Collins, Richard Blackwood, James Jordan, Brian McFadden and Saira Khan in the line up. Ryan will be getting his skates and sequins on ready to compete alongside eleven other celebrities in the quest for glory, under the watchful eye of the skating legends Torvill and Dean, who head up the judging panel. Each week the twelve celebrities will skate live with their professional partners in a bid to impress both the panel and the viewers, who will ultimately decide who wins the show. Phillip Schofield…

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