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  • Following in the vein of Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, Victoria Beckham is in talks with Fox to produce her own Fashion Nightmares series. According to TV Squad, “The twist in this new show is that instead of going to individuals who can’t find their way out of their closet – or shouldn’t! – Posh would go to bad boutiques, horrible havens where fashion has been a figment of somebody’s warped imagination, and she’d show them the way to style, class, and wardrobe wonderland.”

  • One of Jamie Oliver‘s student chefs has been found dead in an apparent suicide.(Digital Spy)
  • An Independent 5-minute interview with comedian Rob Brydon. When asked what he’d do if he were a politician, Brydon says, “I would create a cleaner and more efficient public transport. At the moment, it is slow, filthy, and extortionate.” Is he talking about the London Underground? Has he stepped foot in a New York subway, which boasts an eternal aroma of fermented piss and foot funk?
  • Speaking of Brydon, NBC has acquired the rights to remake his BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey.(The Times)
  • The Daily Telegraph‘s Dominic Cavendish reviews French and Saunders‘ last hurrah, a live show in Manchester: “Much of the material reminds you not just that the pair are naturally funny but that they’re absolute mistresses of their craft.”
  • The X Factor-inspired drama Rock Rivals has debuted to disappointing ratings.(Digital Spy)
  • From punk to hunk: a former British kiddie star has gone from twinky teenager to brawny beefcake. Check out The Daily Mail‘s before-and-after photos.
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By Kevin Wicks
Kevin Wicks is the founding editor of Anglophenia.