(right), who played Ronnie Mitchell, is to appear in the new series of John Bishop: In Conversation with... The chat show returns to W for its third series on 14 September. Other guests include Dame Joan Collins, Jimmy Carr and Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain (also see page 10).
(left), who played Alfie Moon, is to release an album of modern country music. It follows a deal with East West Records – a subsidiary of Warner Music. ‘I’ve always been a huge fan of new country,’ says Shane, who hit the charts back in 2003 with a cover of the Wham! classic I’m Your Man to raise money for Children in Need.