Smethwick-born actress Julie Walters has hit out at modern drama's failure to represent working class kids.Read the full story ›
West Bromwich Albion supporters are set to play a part in the latest Sylvester Stallone blockbuster after he made a surprise appearance during their game with Everton last night.
The 'Rocky' star appeared on the big screen and called on supporters at Goodison Park to act as extras, while he filmed a scene for his new spin off film "Creed".
He trains the grandson of Apollo Creed - the fighter with whom he clashed in the first two Rocky films.
Stallone, wearing an Everton shirt, introduced the film and asked the crowd to "go wild".
Jamie Anderson, son of Thunderbirds' creator Gerry Anderson, on his father's legacy, the much-loved series and Andercon.Read the full story ›
An actress hired to play a new character in Coronation Street has been fired after fans discovered she had lied about her age at audition.Read the full story ›
Paloma Faith has announced she will perform at a number of woodland locations this summer as part of Forest Live, the Forestry Commission’s outdoor concert series.
Paloma will play at the following locations across the Midlands:
- Friday 19 June: Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, Glos.
- Sunday 28 June: Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, near Mansfield, Notts.
- Friday 10 July: Cannock Chase Forest, near Rugeley, Staffs.
As Thunderbirds returns to our screens, here's some facts about the classic children's show which premiered in the Midlands on ATV in 1965.Read the full story ›
The annual convention for worldwide fans of the man who created cult hits such as Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlett, is going to be held in Leicester.
Andercon, in honour of Gerry Anderson MBE, will arrive in the city in June.
The classic children's show Thunderbirds are Go premiered in the Midlands on ATV in 1965.
This year is also the 50th anniversary of Thunderbirds.
Famous faces have helped a boyfriend deliver the ultimate romantic proposal to his girlfriend of 12 years.Read the full story ›
The Midlands is home to the UK's most festive street names, according to latest research.Read the full story ›
Billie Whitelaw, who starred in films including The Omen, has died aged 82.Read the full story ›