April 29, 2021 - 16:00 BST Emmy Griffiths Everything you need to know about the radio and electronics expert Mark Stuckey is one of the firm favourites on The Repair Shop , where he is the radio expert. During his time of the show, the expert has repaired a jukebox and a tape-to-tape recorder from the 1960s among many other items, always with huge sentimental value behind it. But how much do you know about the man himself? Find out more here... MORE: The Repair Shop star Will Kirk's followers spot surprising detail on Instagram post Mark runs a classic radio shop in Cromer, Norfolk. On the website, Mark opened up about his time on The Repair Shop, writing: "I have worked on the BBC series The Repair Shop for the last three series... I have been repairing/restoring many items of vintage and classic electronic equipment from radios, amplifiers, tape recorders, radiograms, etc to a jukebox plus many more for the show." Loading the player... WATCH: Will Kirk visibly emotional while discussing The Repair Shop Speaking about his interest in radio restoration, he wrote: "I would say people like myself have an interest in the past, perhaps because it seems they were better times, things were less complicated and hearing the sound coming from a radio loudspeaker. Perhaps the family were sitting around listening to the Clithero Kid, The Navy Lark on a Sunday lunchtime or late in the night or hearing from a 1930's radio that war in Europe has ended. MORE: The Repair Shop's Jay Blades opens up about past 'heartbreak' MORE: The Repair Shop’s Will Kirk set for Celebrity Masterchef - see the full line-up! "That's where I get the buzz, something from the past that I cannot only look at but have the same enjoyment as those original owners had, so many years ago." Mark has fixed some amazing things on the show According to the site, Mark also has a pet pooch, Molly, who … [Read more...] about The Repair Shop: Who is Mark Stuckey?
May 05, 2021 - 14:02 BST Laura Sutcliffe Amanda Holden looked incredible at Heart Radio wearing a pie-crust top by Damsel in a Dress which you can buy at John Lewis. The Britain's Got Talent star also wore a Marks & Spencer pink skirt. On Wednesday's, Amanda Holden wears pink! The stunning 50-year-old was pictured walking to the Heart Radio offices for her daily slot for the station and we just love her latest look. The mother-of-two decided to go super girly on us, rocking a dazzling pink pencil skirt from Marks & Spencer which cost just £19.50. She teamed it with a fabulous black and pink knitted jumper by Damsel in a Dress at John Lewis and a candy-floss colored pink coat. She also added a pair of pointed toe black high heels for good measure. Pink-tastic! READ: 19 best pie-crust-collar blouses & knits to add Princess Diana vibes to your wardrobe We have to say, the jumper interested us the most. It featured a striking colour block design and also was cut with a pie-crust neckline - the very same neckline that the late Princess Diana constantly wore. Loading the player... MORE: Amanda Holden struts in leather dress The 80s style is synonymous with the royal; in fact, many would say it was her trademark. MORE: Amanda Holden's wedding belongs in a movie: Photos & details Prince William and Harry's mother often wore hers with a skirt suit, midi skirt or pinstripe trousers . Now it's back in fashion - it gives any look a classy finish. Pretty in pink! Amanda looked amazing in her pink getup If you look closely, you may also notice Amanda's pink Louis Vuitton bag. Swish! Damsel in a Dress Averie Funnel Neck Top, £59, John Lewis SHOP NOW Belted Knee Length Pencil Skirt, £29.50, Marks & Spencer SHOP NOW The Britain's Got Talent star has a huge array of designer handbags and we are totally impressed … [Read more...] about Amanda Holden rocks Marks & Spencer skirt & Princess Diana’s most famous neckline
May 01, 2021 - 16:22 BST Hannah Hargrave Live with Kelly and Ryan host Kelly Ripa celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary with husband Mark Consuelos and shared never-before-seen photos Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos celebrated 25 years of marriage on Saturday and the Live with Kelly and Ryan host shared a selection of heartfelt photos of them as a tribute. Kelly couldn’t wait to tell her husband just how much she adores him and let her fans know too. MORE: Kelly Ripa shares epic family throwbacks for special day Taking to Instagram, she posted a series of throwback images and wrote: "Happy 25th Anniversary to the love of my life @instasuelos in the blink of an eye. Because when you know, you know. Thank you for all of the dreams you made reality. (wedding, 5,10,15,20........#25) #silver." Loading the player... WATCH: Kelly Ripa shares video montage for son's 18th birthday Her social media followers rushed to congratulate the couple and wrote: "Happy anniversary," and, "cutest couple ever". Mark also responded to his wife's message and adorably commented: "Thank you for saying yes," to which Kelly added: "Thank you for asking." MORE: Kelly Ripa shares stormy beach photo – makes swimsuit confession READ: Kelly Ripa makes revelation about daughter Lola – and it's so relatable! Kelly - who shares three children with Mark - has previously said it was love at first sight. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kelly Ripa (@kellyripa) Kelly shared sweet throwbacks from anniversary's gone by "I saw my husband in a photograph before I saw him, and I knew," Kelly said during an interview on SiriusXM's Radio Andy. "I wasn't looking to get married... but when I saw him, the photograph of him, I saw my entire future with him flash before - like I saw it. "And I don't believe in any of that, but now … [Read more...] about Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos celebrate incredible milestone with never-before-seen photos
April 03, 2021 - 08:02 BST Jenni McKnight Mark Wright opened up in a candid new interview about the effect his uncle's tragic death has had on his family Mark Wright has opened up in a candid new interview about the devastating effect his uncle's death has had on him and his family. The former TOWIE star heartbreakingly confessed that he will "never be the same again" following the death of Eddie, who passed away last month aged 66 after an eight-week battle with COVID-19 . MORE: Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan reveal NEW home – and it's a Hollywood dream "I am sat here one uncle less. He's the heart of our family. We're all heartbroken beyond belief. I'm trying to be there for many, many family members who are devastated, " the 34-year-old told The Sun . Loading the player... WATCH: Mark Wright and Michelle Keegan's epic love story Mark even admitted that he was left "struggling to cope" after five more family members contracted the deadly disease, all within days of each other despite "not mixing" together. As well as his uncle, both his parents - Mark. Snr, 64, and Carol, 60 – another uncle Georgie, 62, his grandmother Irene, 85, and his grandfather all tested positive. "I could have lost them all," Mark added, admitting that the thought of losing his dad left him "crying his eyes out": "I thought if I lose my dad, I’m never going to get over this." MORE: Michelle Keegan's sister-in-law is her absolute double in new photo READ: Michelle Keegan reveals why family have stopped asking for grandchildren Mark and his uncle Eddie At the time of Eddie's death, Mark shared the sad news on social media and dedicated a touching tribute to his uncle alongside a series of photos of them together. He penned: "Nowhere, never, ever will you find better. My uncle Eddie, you were 1 in a trillion. You taught me so much!! "Nearly everything I know … [Read more...] about Mark Wright reveals heartbreaking confession after devastating family loss
April 28, 2021 - 11:16 BST Hanna Fillingham Catherine Zeta-Jones looked incredible in lace in a rare family photo posted on Instagram to mark a special occasion. The picture sparked reaction from fans Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas have the most glamorous family! The celebrity couple wanted to wish Anne Douglas many happy returns on her birthday, and Michael shared a gorgeous never-before-seen photo of them together to mark the occasion. MORE: Catherine Zeta-Jones unveils glam transformation - fans react The photo was taken several years ago and featured the late Kirk Douglas , who sadly passed away in 2020. Loading the player... VIDEO: Catherine Zeta-Jones shares glimpse inside daughter Carys' bedroom Catherine looked incredible in a black lace dress as she posed alongside Michael and their children Carys, 18, and Dylan, 20, who all stood behind Kirk and Anne, who were seated. In the caption, Michael wrote: "Happy birthday Anne Douglas! We love you! Michael, Catherine, Carys and Dylan." MORE: Catherine Zeta-Jones wears surprise silk outfit to watch the Oscars READ: Catherine Zeta-Jones' daughter Carys looks breathtaking in beautiful beach snap Fans were quick to comment on the picture , with one writing: "Beautiful family," while another wrote: "Very lovely family!" A third added: "Many happy returns Anne!" View this post on Instagram A post shared by Michael Douglas (@michaelkirkdouglas) Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas with their family Anne was married to Kirk for 65 years until his death in February 2020, and is incredibly close to her stepson Michael. The Hollywood actor paid a heartfelt tribute to his late father on the first anniversary of his death, alongside a throwback picture of the pair together. LOOK: Catherine Zeta-Jones delights fans with exciting news … [Read more...] about Catherine Zeta-Jones stuns in lace in celebratory family photo with children and Michael Douglas
Last modified on Feb 27, 2019 15:22 GMT Laura Sutcliffe The Queen always carries a Launer London handbag and former TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh shared an Instagram snap of her holding the brand's gold 'Judi' bag that the Queen also has! So, we all know that the Queen is a style icon in her own right. Her Majesty regularly rocks the colour block trend, enjoys statement brooches, loves her a Burberry scarf and even wore the horsebit loafer look long before Gucci made them cool again. But we can't imagine that a reality-star-turned-fitness-entrepreneur would look to the royal for fashion inspiration - until now. We spied gorgeous former TOWIE star Lucy Mecklenburgh at Milan Fashion Week, rocking Launer London's Judi handbag in gold - the very same metallic number the Queen also has. Yes, really! The £1,170 arm candy has a super soft suede interior, iconic clasp lock and an extra-long shoulder strap. Each bag is extra-special because they are handcrafted and take almost 4-weeks to produce. So extra! Lucy looked incredible at Milan fashion week carrying her Launer London bag Almost a year ago in March 2018, the monarch surprised in a beautiful bold pink ball gown to celebrate the diamond jubilee of the Aga Khan, as she hosted a private dinner at Windsor Castle to mark the occasion. The Queen has also carried a gold bag by the brand Her floor-length frock was designed with with golden floral motifs which totally matched her metallic gold pointed court shoes and of course, the updated version of her beloved Launer handbag, which she usually rocks in traditional in black leather. £1,500, Launer London Launer London has been supplying the royal family with leather goods since 1968 and the brand holds a royal warrant. Lucy also wore a colour pop bag by the brand on her travels Even though the company is synonymous with the monarch, they have the most … [Read more...] about This TOWIE star and the Queen have the same handbag