Gavin and Stacey star James Corden is to be awarded an OBE for his services to entertainment and charity.
The comic, one of Comic Relief and Sport Relief's biggest celebrity backers, is also set to become the new host of CBSs the Late late Show in America.
And, after 60 years in showbusiness Joan Collins will be made a Dame. About time!
The soaps always pull a cracker at Christmas time so Richard Arnold gives us a glimpse as to what's in store.
There's drama as Andy and Katie prepare to tie the knot in Emmerdale, Callum causes trouble between Kylie and David in Coronation Street and in EastEnders the Carters spend their first Christmas in the Queen Vic.
The Pogues' Fairytale Of New York has unsurprisingly been named as the nation's favourite song of all time. But what other tracks made up the Top.5? Do you agree?
Helena Bonham Carter and Tim Burton have amicably split up after 13 years together.
The 56-year-old director and the 48-year-old actress have never married but have two children; Billy, 11, and daughter Nell, seven together.
Representatives for each of them say: "Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter separated amicably earlier this year and have continued to be friends and co-parent their children."
The couple met while filming The Planet Of The Apes in 2001 and have since worked together on a number of films.
They are well known for their unconventional relationship, living in separate houses joined by a communal room.
He's the dame with the fame - Christopher Biggins joins Good Morning Britain to talk about his latest role as Mrs Smee in the Southend Cliffs Pavilion production of Peter Pan - in which he co-stars with David Hasselhoff!
The Birds of a Feather girls are back and Richard Arnold has popped into Chigwell for a chat!
Joined by Pauline's real life son, Charlie Quirke, who plays Travis, who is actually Linda's character's son, and newcomer Samuel James who has replaced McBusted's Matt Willis as Garth Stubbs.
Sophie Ellis-Bextor is back in the ballroom along with other familiar faces as past contestants return to the dance floor for their chance to be crowned Christmas 2014 champions.
We chat to Sophie and take a look at what's in store for the Christmas special.