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What's on in Northern Ireland, Feb 19-25: From Flash Harry to Katherine Ryan

This week across Northern Ireland sees fantastic music, comedy and theatre on offer - take a look through our list of top attractions over the next seven days.

Frank Lampard's annoying toilet roll habit - how Chelsea legend winds up Christine

YOU won't catch telly's Christine Lampard running marathons or going bungee-jumping as she approaches 40.

Ben Nicky added to CHSq line up in Belfast

Ben Nicky has been added to the growing list of headliners at Custom House Square in Belfast this summer.

Emmerdale’s Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden hold surprise wedding

Emmerdale stars Charley Webb and Matthew Wolfenden tied the knot after tricking their guests by inviting them to a birthday party.

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Leona Lewis swaps X Factor for The Voice UK with guest mentoring role

Former X Factor winner Leona Lewis will trade talent shows with a guest role on rival programme The Voice UK.


Air date for ITV’s postponed Hatton Garden drama revealed

ITV’s postponed Hatton Garden drama will be aired in May, it was revealed in court, following the death of one of the heist’s masterminds Terry Perkins.


Oh darling! Joanna Lumley’s Baftas turn notches up over four million viewers

Joanna Lumley’s debut hosting the film Baftas notched up more than four million viewers – up on last year.


New John Cleese sitcom Hold The Sunset is ratings success

John Cleese’s first sitcom since Fawlty Towers, Hold The Sunset, has been the most successful comedy launch on BBC One in more than three years.


Ofcom probes Robert Peston’s ITV show after Miriam Margolyes swore on air

Ofcom is investigating TV show Peston On Sunday after actress Miriam Margolyes swore live on air.

Sir David Attenborough to present new animal series Dynasty

Sir David Attenborough is to present a new five-part landmark series following the lives of different animals, which will air on BBC One later this year.

The Proclaimers announce Belfast Ulster Hall date

The Proclaimers will perform at the Ulster Hall in Belfast later this year, it has been announced.


George Ezra to headline CHSq gig in Belfast this summer

Singer/songwriter George Ezra will headline a gig at Custom House Square in Belfast this summer.


Lily James sparks engagement speculation with diamond ring

Lily James sparked speculation that she is engaged to boyfriend Matt Smith – by wearing a diamond ring at the Baftas.


Morrissey calls for end to Ireland’s ‘stale’ fur industry

Morrissey has written to Irish agriculture minister Michael Creed calling for a ban on fur farming.


Three Billboards, Gary Oldman score success at the Bafta awards

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the biggest success at the Bafta Film Awards with five wins, while Gary Oldman was the only British star to take an acting award.

Who won what? Bafta winners in full

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the biggest winner of the night at the Bafta film awards, while hotly-tipped Darkest Hour star Gary Oldman won the leading actor prize.

In pictures: The winners from the Bafta movie awards

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was the big winner at the Bafta movie awards at the Royal Albert Hall. Here’s a look at who took home the big prizes from the glittering ceremony.


Three Billboards’ Sam Rockwell dedicates supporting actor Bafta to Alan Rickman

Sam Rockwell dedicated his supporting actor award to the late Alan Rickman as he accepted the Bafta gong.

Sunday, Feb 18

In pictures: Ready for your close-up? All the glamour of the Baftas red carpet

One of the biggest nights in showbusiness is under way at the Royal Albert Hall in London as stars of the big screen arrive on the red carpet for the EE British Academy Film Awards.

Jamie Dornan to star in IRA action thriller Borderland

Jamie Dornan is set to star in IRA action thriller Borderland in his next project.

Britain’s biggest female stars unite to ‘stamp out’ harassment across society

Around 200 of Britain’s leading female entertainment stars are demanding the eradication of sexual harassment from all sectors of society ahead of Sunday night’s Bafta Film Awards.

Saturday, Feb 17

Christine Lampard: 'I believe in ghosts... I don't need to have it confirmed'

There's no denying watching celebrities partake in reality TV makes for great entertainment, but add to the mix ghostly goings-on and you've got yourself a winning formula. Enter Celebrity Haunted Mansion: the bigger and badder successor…

Friday, Feb 16

The Killers announce huge open-air gig in Dublin with Franz Ferdinand

The Killers will perform a huge open-air concert in Dublin later this year with special guests Franz Ferdinand.

Aniston and Theroux announce split to ‘reduce further speculation’

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux said they were announcing their split after less than three years of marriage in order to cease speculation over their relationship.

Thursday, Feb 15

Ed Sheeran will keep Irish date despite Royal Wedding rumours

Ed Sheeran will keep his scheduled date in Dublin later this year, despite reports he has been asked to perform at the Royal Wedding on the same day.

Robert Campbell, the man from Tyrone who helped to win the American West

I've been making television programmes and documentary films for 40 years, but I don't think I've ever come across a tale with so many twists and turns as the story of Robert Campbell from the Glenelly Valley in Tyrone.

Wednesday, Feb 14

'Like wringing out a soggy sponge' - Nadine Coyle's accent baffles Twitter... again

Nadine's Coyle distinctive twang has once again confused television viewers, prompting many to take to Twitter to voice their frustration.

Exclusive: Van Morrison performs new track Keep Me Singing in concert

Van Morrison's intimate 2016 In Concert performance at the BBC Radio Theatre sees the iconic star perform a selection of hits from his extensive back catalogue.