Boy gets new 'inedible' bedroom: Six-year-old with rare condition that means he craves solid objectsZach Tahir, from Salford, suffers from the rare condition PicaIt causes him to crave inedible objects, including stones, paper and moss /07/22/article-0-142754A2000005DC-937_634x464.jpg” width=”634″ height=”464″ alt=”Members of the Coronation Street cast have now got behind the campaign to raise money for Zach” class=”blkBorder” /> Members of the Coronation Street cast got behind the campaign to raise money for Zach Soap stars Kym Marsh, left, and Kate Ford, right, lent their support to the campaign to raise awareness and fun a new safe-proof room for the five-year-old Actor John Henshaw also supported the efforts to help build an extension for the child Some of the loose plaster in Zach's bedroom which the youngster has been eating Those included in supporting Zach's fund are members of the cast of ITV soap Coronation Street and comedian John Bishop.
Arthritis It's no laughing matter, says comedian Ella Kenion whose agonising condition, triggered by food poisoning – almost ended her showbiz dream Actress Ella Kenion got rheumatic disease Reiter’s syndrom aged 18The pain in her joints nearly kept her from following her dream of acting<br> <p> | <strong>UPDATED:</strong> 00:54 GMT, 25 November 2012 </p> <br> <img src="http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/11/24/article-2237870-16315539000005DC-911_306x708.jpg" width="306" height="708" alt="Light touch: Ella's recent weight loss has helped with her joint problems" class="blkBorder" /> <p class="imageCaption">Light touch: Ella's recent weight loss has helped with her joint problems</p> <p>From playing the world’s laziest cleaner, Mrs Cakeworthy, in The Green Green Grass to a long-suffering teacher in The Catherine Tate Show, Ella Kenion has never been shy about taking on unglamorous roles.
“My dead sister paid for Progressive to defend driver who killed her”: Brother”s outrage at insurance company”s efforts to avoid paying claim. A brother has called out at an insurance company after it paid for lawyers to defend the negligent driver who killed his sister to avoid paying out on her policy in full.
Campaigns like this don't save lives – they just clog my surgery with people scared witless | UPDATED: 10:47 GMT, 5 June 2012 Comedian Ricky Gervais is one of several celebrities fronting a new government campaign to raise awareness about lung cancer.
Who says dads can”t dance Hilarious video of father and daughter”s surprise Bat Mitzvah boogie
How I learned to love the She Wolf: Simpson's actor Harry Shearer reveals the secrets of coping with 'his wife's severe depression' | UPDATED: 11:22 GMT, 29 April 2012 Some of the world’s most famous comics have harboured a melancholic streak, from Peter Sellers to Tony Hancock.
A live stand-up comedy show audience is the closest real life gets to the Internet mentality. Maybe it’s the booze. Maybe the atmosphere puts off an “act however you want without repercussions” vibe. But whatever the reason, every show ends up with some socially inept, attention-starved audience member talking back to the comic and fucking it all up for everyone else. I hate hecklers. I can’t imagine being the type of person who sits in the dark while a professional with a microphone is trying to perform and immediately thinks, “You know what this situation needs? My annoying fucking voice.”