Judge Rinder lays down the law in new book

These are authentic cases, the rulings are real and final

– Judge Rinder

Since the first series aired on ITV last year, Judge Rinder has become known for his flamboyant turn of phrase, biting quips and no-nonsense handling of small-claims quarrels involving everything from flea-ridden dogs to undesirable mobility scooters.

Now on its third series, the outspoken barrister has turned his talents to writing - Robert Rinder is here to talk 'Rinder's Rules', his new book to help ordinary people with their everyday legal dilemmas.

John Goodman in festive family film

I've always had a little bit of a crush on Diane Keaton

– John Goodman

John Goodman is one of America's best-loved character actors and a household name.

For almost a decade, from 1988 until 1997, he was the blue-collar husband and father in the hugely popular sitcom Roseanne. And since then his credits have stretched from Stephen Poliakoff dramas to big-budget studio blockbusters.

John has played cavemen and monarchs, presidents and monsters and many of his movies have been Oscar winners.

Now, this acting legend is starring as head of the household, 'Sam Cooper' in festive family movie 'Christmas with the Coopers', starring alongside the wonderful Diane Keaton.

Roll up, roll up for La Soiree

Roll up, roll up... the circus is back in town!

Winners of Best Entertainment at this year's Olivier Awards, La Soiree has returned for a festive anniversary run at the Spiegeltent on the Southbank Centre, London, putting on a racy, grown-up alternative to the traditional Christmas panto.

An irresistible global theatrical phenomenon, La Soiree has seen more than 75 artists take their place on the iconic red stage across five continents, with over 150 acts.

Back in London for a festive run, La Soiree lured Ruth and Eamonn into their magical tent to check out their sizzling circus skills...

Surprise... it's Peter Andre!

Karen has loved Peter Andre since the days of his eight-pack. There's even a collage of family photos in her living room with a photo of her and Peter slap bang in the middle! So who better to surprise Karen with in her own home than than man himself...

Ronan and Storm's Emeralds and Ivy Ball

It has been a busy year for Ronan Keating and new wife Storm - as well as tying the knot and jetting off on their honeymoon, the couple are set to host the 10th annual Emeralds and Ivy Ball, set up by Ronan in aid of Cancer Research UK and The Marie Keating Trust.

In addition to all of this Ronan has been busy in the studio recording his new album. The couple join us now to talk about the past year and what's to come for the new Mr and Mrs Keating.

Ben Haenow's winning year

Reigning X Factor champion Ben Haenow has just released his self-titled debut album.

He's here today to talk to us about his new music and upcoming tour, what it was like to work with Kelly Clarkson, and what he thinks of this year's X Factor contenders.

What are the nation's favourite Christmas songs?

A new poll released today reveals that Mr Blobby is the nation's most hated Christmas song, whilst the Pogues and Kirsty McColl's Fairytale of New York is our favourite.

But what other songs make the hot and not lists? Tony Blackburn is here to spin the decks throughout the show, playing your favourite Christmas songs.