Express accountant who became a pop star – and made us all smile…

FIFTY years ago this year, Steve Harley founded one of Britain's top 1970s glam rock bands-Cockney Rebel. With iconic hits such as Judy Teen, Mr Soft and mega-selling Make Me Smile , he stormed the pop charts.

Steam Deck release date: When does Nintendo Switch rival launch?

Valve has confirmed THE Steam Deck release date, and here's what we know so far regarding the launch of the potential Nintendo Switch rival.

GTA 5 Online Weekly update adds new Vehicle and more on PS4 and Xbox

THIS Week's GTA 5 Online update does more than just add new discounts and rewards, with Rockstar Games offering new options and features to those willing to splash the cash.

Games with Gold February 2022 includes free Xbox Series X download

GAMES with Gold February 2022 includes one free game with special Xbox Series X upgrades and plenty of mystery gameplay for everyone else.

The incredible tale of the teenager who survived the horrific experiments of Nazi doctor

IT WAS a freezing December morning in 1944, when an SS guard carrying a clipboard strode into Alina Barsiak's block at Auschwitz concentration camp, ordered her to stand and announced that she was about to have an injection.

Nintendo Switch could drop to record low price for Tesco Clubcard holders

THE Nintendo Switch price could be about to drop to a record low this week - if you've got a Tesco Clubcard in your wallet.

Spider-Man star throws doubt on franchise return as he says he 'doesn't know'

SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY Home has skyrocketed to become the sixth highest-grossing film of all time. Sony Pictures producer Amy Pascal has ensured they are getting ready to make a new "movie with Tom Holland" but nothing has been officially confirmed. Now Holland is throwing doubt he'll return saying "I don't know" when asked about another instalment.

The Beatles final rooftop performance's audio beautifully remastered for release this week

THE BEATLES: Get Back took fans back in time with 8 hours of glorious Fab Four footage and now the audio of the band's final live performance on the rooftop of Apple Corps HQ has been remastered for streaming release on Friday, alongside a whole host of other tributes celebrating John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

Dolly Parton opens up about 'insuring' her famous body parts

DOLLY PARTON has cleared up the story that her most famous assets are insured for a staggering amount of money worth more than a quarter of a million dollars each.

JK Rowling: University course slaps trigger warning on first Harry Potter book and more

HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE has been issued a content warning by the University of Chester. Its Department of English said that the nature of the theories applied to the book, alongside Phillip Pullman's Northern Lights and Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games, can lead to "difficult conversations" about race, gender and sexuality. It comes after JK Rowling came under fire for her viewpoints surrounding transgenderism.

Harry Potter star heckled when naked on stage: 'My Grandma stood up to defend me’

A HARRY POTTER star has shared how his grandmother confronted a heckler making fun of the size of his privates during a nude theatre performance, adding "she was protecting me!"

’So much blood, it was hell’: Was that Siegfried and Roy tiger attack actually murder?

SIEGFRIED AND ROY were the kings of Las Vegas until a shocking tiger attack left one fighting for his life in a pool of blood. A new report reveals cover-ups and a sinister murder investigation: "There was so, so much blood. I was thinking to myself, ‘He's gone, he's not going to make it, man.' This was hell, this was f***ing hell on Earth."

Theatres are 'on the brink' in cash crisis following surge of Covid-related cancellations

BRITAIN'S theatre industry is on a cliff edge after a devastating festive season that saw low ticket sales for shows and pantomimes.

Folk REVIEW: Edgily enchanting and beautifully played production

PLAYWRIGHT Nell Leyshon has been consistent in chronicling the lives of social outliers, particularly in rural areas. Without condescension, she animates her characters with authority and authenticity, having herself grown up in West Somerset.

Marriage of Figaro REVIEW: An unexpectedly fresh revival of one of the greatest operas

FIRST seen in 2006, David McVicar's glorious production of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro has established itself through numerous revivals as a real gem in the repertoire of the Royal Opera House.

David Suchet Poirot and More review: A charming treat for fans

DAVID SUCHET: POIROT AND MORE REVIEW. The beloved British actor takes to the stage to share stories and insights from his glittering career - Including the secrets behind that moustache, walk and voice.

Nabucco REVIEW: A great Biblical tale made glorious by brilliant performances

Our theatres have been through a terribly torrid time these past two Covid-ridden years with enforced closures and cancellations causing havoc to long-established plans. Now, quite apart from the threat of another lockdown, increased pandemic transmission rates have caused absences among both performers and staff putting both rehearsal and performance schedules under great strain.

Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour: Fans can FINALLY see the AJ and Kai dance they missed

STRICTLY COME DANCING fans finally have the chance to see how AJ Odudu and Kai Widdrington would have performed in the BBC One show's final. Next year's Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour has announced dates and tickets, and exciting AJ and Kai news.

ENB Nutcracker review: Lavish and lovely

ENB NUTCRACKER REVIEW: The English National Ballet's annual Christmas treat at London's Coliseum is lavish and lovely, with an exquisite star turn from prima ballerina Erina Takahashi.

The Book of Dust: LA Belle Sauvage REVIEW: Philip Pullman's dark fantasy on stage

MORE puppets scamper around the stage in Nicholas Hytner's production of Philip Pullman's dark fantasy, adapted by Bryony Lavery with her customary expertise.