Have you heard the latest about the stars?
Sarah signs up
Former Corrie star Sarah Lancashire, who played Raquel Watts, is the latest name billed on a massive project for BBC2. The actress will play MP Angela Howard in the eight-part thriller MotherFatherSon, which already has US movie star Richard Gere and Helen McCrory in its mega cast.
Danny to double
Best known as EastEnders’ Keanu Taylor, actor Danny Walters took to Twitter recently to announce an upcoming role playing the Beast/Prince in Beauty and the Beast! Catch him in the panto at Blackpool’s Grand Theatre over the Christmas season.
Walford to ward
A former member of the EastEnders cast is about to start her new turn in Casualty. Maddy Hill, aka Walford’s Nancy Carter, will play Ruby Sparks, a paramedic. Her first episode, on 21 July, will see Ruby struggle over her approach to the job.