INTERVIEW: Jessie J

March 31st, 2012 by Dean Piper

Jessie J is the stand out star of the BBC’s new Saturday night show The Voice, so it came as no surprise when Simon Cowell said this week he wanted to “snap-up” the star for X Factor following her success. But Jessie, 24, says she wouldn’t ever consider a move to a permanent role on [...]

Coldplay are the latest act working with Calvin Harris

March 31st, 2012 by Dean Piper

Let’s be honest – Coldplay’s Chris Martin (above with me) is hardly known as being at the epicentre of dance and club music. But all that’s about the change, as I can reveal Chris and his band Coldplay have drafted in producer-of-the-moment Calvin Harris to produce a new sideline project which they hope will give [...]

Kate Winslet’s Titanic verdict: “I never want to watch myself in 3D again.”

March 31st, 2012 by Dean Piper

Above: Kate then and now at the premiere’s of the infamous movie! Kate Winslet doesn’t exactly sound like watching herself on the screen in 3D fifteen years after making Titanic was a very easy experience. She revealed this week: “I never want to watch myself in 3D again….ever!! “It was so so very strange watching [...]

Reasons to be cheerful…..

March 31st, 2012 by Dean Piper

Florence and the Machine (above in McQueen at the Brits) have produced a blinder with their next release – an MTV Unplugged album. Re-workings of most of their biggest hits. The album comes out next week and is essential if you’re a fan. Her vocals have never sounded better. Marina and the Diamonds have a [...]

Matt Smith and Doctor Who could be coming to a movie screen near you!

March 31st, 2012 by Dean Piper

Matt Smith may soon be coming to a big screen near you if Doctor Who writer Stephen Moffat has anything to do with it. 
He revealed there could be a film coming to cinema screens soon. Stephen said: “We might do a film at some point and that would be really exciting. There would be [...]

INTERVIEW: Florence Welch

March 10th, 2012 by Dean Piper

You must be thrilled to be on tour….and selling out Alexandra palace for three nights in a row! It’s really nice to start touring and it feels like I’ve done the promotional tour for Ceremonials and spoken to a lot of people. What’s nice about this tour is we’ve got strings and a choir and [...]

Sadie Frost heads back to the West End

March 10th, 2012 by Dean Piper

Having a million work projects on the go – including appearing in Zoe Lewis’ new play Touched….Like A Virgin – means Sadie Frost has has to put her love-life on ice.  “I don’t have any time for it. I’m quite happy with my dogs, the kids and my sister!” she told me at the 3rd [...]

REVIEW: Madonna’s new album MDNA

March 7th, 2012 by Dean Piper

OK, let’s talk about Madonna and her twelfth studio album, MDNA. Admittedly with all that she’s been up to of late, her directorial debut W.E. and that amazing Superbowl performance, I was a very worried Madonna fan. Would she be able to deliver the goods on this latest record? Especially with her eagerly awaited reunion [...]