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Antony Cotton wins 'Let's Dance for Comic Relief'

Antony Cotton has won the final of Let's Dance for Comic Relief.

The Coronation Street actor beat theatre star Jodie Prenger to be crowned this year's winner of the BBC dance series.

Cotton received the most votes from the public after his tap dancing performance of 'Anything Goes'.

Judge Frank Skinner quipped after his performance: "It was right up my 42nd Street."

Skinner, Jo Brand and Greg Davies judged the final and gave unanimous praise to all the finalists.

Prenger came second with her performance of 1986 Cameo hit 'Word Up', in which the actress dressed as the funk group's frontman Larry Blackmon.

The other finalists were Tim Vine, The Soapstars, Katherine Ryan and Lee Nelson.

Cotton follows in the footsteps of previous winners Robert Webb, Rufus Hound, Charlie Baker and James Thornton and Rowland Rivron. Rivron won the 2012 series with his performance to Fatboy Slim's 'Weapon of Choice'.

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Paul Hollywood, Jessie Wallace for 'Let's Dance for Comic Relief'

Paul Hollywood and Jessie Wallace are competing in this year's Let's Dance for Comic Relief, host Alex Jones has revealed to Digital Spy.

The Great British Bake Off and EastEnders stars have been practicing for the fifth series of the BBC dance contest, which returns on February 16.

They join previously-announced contestants Tim Vine, Ricky Hatton, Nina Conti, Jon Culshaw and Natalie Cassidy.

Jones told us that she believes Hollywood will put on an "amazing" Let's Dance performance, adding: "He started practising ages ago.

"Jon Culshaw and Paul Hollywood are taking it incredibly serious. I think those two will probably be strong contenders."

Asked if Hollywood's Great British Bake Off co-star Mary Berry will make a cameo for his dance, Jones stated: "I hope so, that would be great, wouldn't it?

"I'd love to see the pair of them. They've become national treasures in the last year or so."

The One Show host,
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'Bake Off' star Paul Hollywood for 'Let's Dance for Comic Relief'

The Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood is competing in this year's Let's Dance for Comic Relief, host Alex Jones has revealed to Digital Spy.

The celebrity baker star has been practicing for the fifth series of the BBC dance contest, which returns on February 16.

He joins previously-announced contestants Tim Vine, Ricky Hatton, Nina Conti, Jon Culshaw and Natalie Cassidy.

Jones told us that she believes Hollywood will put on an "amazing" Let's Dance performance, adding: "He started practising ages ago.

"Jon Culshaw and Paul Hollywood are taking it incredibly serious. I think those two will probably be strong contenders."

Asked if Hollywood's Great British Bake Off co-star Mary Berry will make a cameo for his dance, Jones stated: "I hope so, that would be great, wouldn't it?

"I'd love to see the pair of them. They've become national treasures in the last year or so."

The One Show host,
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Katy Perry to perform on 'Let's Dance' final

Katy Perry to perform on 'Let's Dance' final
Katy Perry has been confirmed as the special guest performer on this weekend's Let's Dance for Sport Relief grand final. The Us singer will perform her new track 'Part of Me' on Saturday's (March 17) show. Steve Jones and Alex Jones host the talent programme, which will also feature a performance from Jls with their Sport Relief single 'Proud'. Eight celebrities will be dancing in the final, hoping to take over from James Thornton and Charlie Baker as the Let's Dance champions. The full list of finalists and performances are below: Terry Alderton - Tina Turner 'Proud Mary'

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TV Review: ‘Doctor Who: A Good Man Goes to War’

Doctor Who

Series 6, Episode 7: A Good Man Goes to War

Directed by Peter Hoar

Written by Steven Moffat

Starring Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston, Frances Barber, Charles Baker, Dan Johnston, Christian Chong, Joshua Hayes, Damian Kell, Neve McIntosh, Catrin Stewart, Richard Trinder, Annabel Cleare, Henry Wood, Dan Starkey, Simon Fisher, Danny Sapani, Hugh Bonneville, Oscar Lloyd, and Nicholas Briggs

BBC America

Air date: June 7, 2010

Doctor Who is certainly a show that often raises more questions than it answers and “A Good Man Goes to War” is a perfect example of this. Yet, when the series provides answers, it’s done in such a satisfying way that the various unanswered questions don’t matter. While “A Good Man Goes to War” poses many of these unanswered questions, there’s also a surprising amount of clarity. Before we dive into some of these queries, let’s take a
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Alan Carr, Mark Watson join Latitude bill

Alan Carr, Mark Watson join Latitude bill
Alan Carr and Mark Watson have been named amongst the latest additions to this year's Latitude festival bill. Organisers have also confirmed that Shooting Stars scorekeeper Angelos Epithemiou, Perrier Award winner David O'Doherty and Let's Dance for Comic Relief winner Charlie Baker will be a part of the festival's comedy programme. They join a stand-up bill which already includes Omid Djalili, RIchard Herring and former BBC 6Music DJ Jon Richardson. A special performance of Never Mind The Buzzcocks will also take (more)
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Additional 'Doctor Who' Casting Revealed

The sixth season of "Doctor Who" is only a couple of months away, and now casting reports are starting to surface. Stand-up comedian Charlie Baker has signed on to appear in an episode playing a character known only as "Fat Man." Joining him in the episode is Dan Johnston, who is being described as "Thin Man." Baker, who is probably better known for his comedy work, has also starred in an episode of "The It Crowd" as well as a panelist on "Never Mind The Buzzcocks." Meanwhile, Johnston has previously appeared in "The Bill" (a long-running police drama in the United Kingdom) and "After You've Gone." In the upcoming sixth season, The Doctor (Matt Smith), Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill) will not only be traveling the galaxy but also the United States. The opening ...
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Four more join 'Doctor Who' cast

Four more actors have announced their involvement in the next series of Doctor Who. The Doctor Who News Page reports that stand-up comedian Charlie Baker will appear in a forthcoming episode as 'Fat Man', according to his page at Debi Allen Associates. Baker previously starred in an episode of The It Crowd and has also featured as a panellist on Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Vic Murray Talent also lists Sold star Dan Johnston as playing 'Thin Man' in the episode. He has previously appeared in The Bill and a 2008 episode of BBC sitcom After You've Gone. (more)
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