BBC Breakfast – Downton Abbey Returns and why we love it so much

On Sunday I was on BBC Breakfast discussing the launch of the new series (series 5) of Downton Abbey. The ITV period drama has been a phenomenal success and watched in over 250 territories around the world. It regularly gets record audience figures both here in the UK and the USA, where the Americans just […]

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Inspiring Women talk at Forward Ladies (Manchester House) – Collette Walsh

Collette Walsh – Friday :11 July update: Despite being a chatterbox, like most people the idea of public speaking (without Power Point) fills me with dread. But on Friday, shortly after doing a slot on BBC Breakfast, I headed over to the sensational venue that is Manchester House (the restaurant that is the dream-child of […]

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BBC Breakfast chat on the EMMY nominations – Collette Walsh

Collette Walsh – BBC Breakfast – 11 July 2014. Busy old week with Friday including a chat on the famous red sofa at BBC Breakfast (BBC1). We were talking about the American EMMY award nominations and this year there is a wealth of British acting and TV/film writing talent up for several gongs. It’s great […]

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Dolly Parton… on a need to know basis: for the Daily Mirror

Dolly Parton: A fun profile piece I did today for Mirror Online where I am working on showbiz – phew talk about getting my fill of celeb news!! Dolly plays the Pyramid stage on Sunday at Glastonbury – here’s a little profile on the blonde bombshell… Click here for full story.

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Parklife Weekender 2014 – Manchester is Ready to Party – World Class Line-Up & Over 30 After-Parties

Excitment is mounting here in Manchester as over 40,000 music fans head to the city’s Heaton Park today for the start of the ‘Parklife Weekender’ festival. It’s not surprising there’s such a buzz in the air – the line-up is world class with US superstar rapper Snoop Dogg headlining tonight along with a host of […]

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Shades (and wellies) at the ready… Parklife Weekender 2014

Busy weekend ahead – a mad dash down to London very early tomorrow and a train home in time for one of the hottest festivals of the year – the Parklife Weekender. Very conveniently for me, the festival is located in Heaton Park (Manchester) which is just a stone’s throw away from my house … […]

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Paul O’Grady interview Sunday Mirror (archive) – Collette Walsh Mirror

Collette Walsh Mirror: Researching some new celeb dinner date pieces and stumbled across this interview in 2003 when I was freelancing at the Sunday Mirror M Celebs mag. I love Paul O’Grady – he’s also got GREAT taste in dinner guests and grub! Sunday Mirror February 2, 2003: Dream Dinner; for Paul O’Grady – Aka […]

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