Trisha survives cancer and conquers the states

Chat show host and breast cancer survivor Trisha Goddard joins Lorraine to talk about why her battle with depression was worse than cancer and how she's managed to make it in the cut throat world of American talk shows.

Trisha survived two operations, six months of chemotherapy and five weeks of radiotherapy and was given the all clear from cancer in 2009. In 2012 NBC announced the launch of a new Trisha, she also appears on the American talk programme Maury as a consultant and a guest host.

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Paterson Joseph is one of The Leftovers

Famous for his roles in Casualty, Green Wing, and Hollywood blockbuster The Beach, British actor Paterson Joseph joins Lorraine today to reveal all on his new drama The Leftovers.

The show takes place three years after a global rapture known as the “sudden departure” which caused the unexplained disappearance of 2% of the world’s population.

Set in New York City, Paterson stars alongside Justin Theroux and Christopher Eccleston, the show airs on Sky Atlantic at 9pm tonight.

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What's it like being Cilla Black's mother?

People know Cilla Black as the queen of light entertainment, this is pre all of that.

– Melanie Hill, on new ITV three part drama Cilla

Actress Melanie Hill joins Lorraine to talk about her latest role, as Cilla Black's mother in the new ITV drama Cilla.

The three part series also stars actress Sheridan Smith as Cilla and tells the story of Cilla in her early days and her rise to fame, Cilla begins tonight at 9pm on ITV.

Good Morning Britain's Charlotte Hawkins chats to Sheridan Smith

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What's on this weekend, Dan?

Dan Wootton is back with his usual Friday rundown of the entertainment available to us over the weekend.

We'll be tuning in to the Celebrity Big Brother final and of course, The X Factor as auditions move to the arena. Dan also tells us more about Sunday Night at the Palladium, which is back with Stephen Mulhern and will include performances by Bryan Adams, Little Mix, Alan Davies and Alfie Boe.

And If you fancy a film you can see The Wizard of Oz in 3D, prid or A Most Wanted Man and in the world of music we have new offerings from Enrique Iglesias and The Script!

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