David Walliams

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Keanu and co: how celebrities became bestselling novelists
From Richard Osman and Millie Bobby Brown to the upcoming book by Keanu Reeves, celebrity novels are everywhere. What’s behind the boom? And how do non-famous writers feel about it?

John Self

13, Jan, 2024 @9:00 AM

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David Walliams settles with Britain’s Got Talent production company over leaked comments
Comedian was suing Fremantle in privacy case after his derogatory and sexually explicit remarks about contestants were leaked

Tom Ambrose

27, Nov, 2023 @7:07 PM

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I loathe Little Britain, but it shouldn’t be censored – let it fade away for being unfunny | Barbara Ellen
Its relentless fat jokes and female grotesques were dated even when they were first broadcast

Barbara Ellen

05, Nov, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Britain’s Got Talent company ‘knew of David Walliams’s derogatory remarks when it offered him £1m deal’
Court papers say FremantleMedia was aware of explicit comments about two contestants when it offered comedian new contract

Alexandra Topping

19, Oct, 2023 @2:12 PM

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David Walliams files case against Britain’s Got Talent production company
Case follows Walliams’ exit as BGT judge after transcript surfaced of him making offensive off-air comments about contestants

Mabel Banfield-Nwachi

26, Sep, 2023 @7:01 PM

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Julia Donaldson ends James Patterson’s reign as UK libraries’ most borrowed author
Data shows that Patterson’s 14-year run as readers’ overall favourite has given way to the Gruffalo author

Sarah Shaffi

22, Feb, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Bruno Tonioli to replace David Walliams as Britain’s Got Talent judge
Former Strictly Come Dancing favourite joins ITV talent show panel after Walliams recorded making sexually explicit remarks

Tom Ambrose

24, Jan, 2023 @7:15 PM

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Bad grandmas are the new pop culture icons – and about time too | Sally Feldman
The feminists who demanded equal rights 50 years ago are revelling in another liberation, from the tired ‘old woman’ trope, says writer Sally Feldman

Sally Feldman

15, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Steer clear of ‘mediocre writing’ by celebrities for Christmas, authors plead
Books by TV personalities and other high-profile figures will top bestseller lists, but critics say professionals lose out

David Barnett

11, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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David Walliams expected to quit as Britain’s Got Talent judge
Reports suggest comedian is to step down, though BGT spokesperson says no decision made after apology for ‘disrespectful comments’

Jamie Grierson and Jim Waterson

25, Nov, 2022 @5:30 PM

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David Walliams recorded making derogatory remarks about BGT contestants
Exclusive: Britain’s Got Talent judge made sexually explicit comments about participant, leak shows

Rachael Healy and Sirin Kale

10, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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TV tonight: she’s dead but doesn’t know it – a whodunnit with a supernatural twist
A woman tries to solve her own murder in a new thriller. Plus: it’s the last in the series for Grayson’s amateur artists. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Jack Seale, Ali Catterall, Phil Harrison and Simon Wardell

22, Apr, 2022 @5:20 AM

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