Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Victoria Pendleton booted off as viewers find her emotional outbursts "beyond annoying"

Cry me a river: Victoria Pendleton booted off Strictly as viewers find her emotional outbursts 'beyond annoying' | UPDATED: 21:21 GMT, 25 November 2012 The tears have sprung thick and fast since she joined Strictly Come Dancing. But despite another display of raw emotion, Victoria Pendleton could not save herself from elimination on Sunday night.

Brendan Cole"s heavily pregnant wife Zoe shows off her bump in a flowing maxi

'One last nice, non-mummy day out': Brendan Cole's heavily pregnant wife Zoe shows off her bump in a flowing maxi PUBLISHED: 20:59 GMT, 21 November 2012 | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 21 November 2012 Over the past three months, Brendan Cole has been spending most of his time transforming Victoria Pendleton into a dancing queen. But on Wednesday night, the New Zealander took time out of rehearsals to be with his real-life leading lady – his heavily pregnant wife Zoe Hobbs

Victoria Pendleton won"t be happy! Brendan Cole is prepared to miss Strictly Come Dancing final if his wife goes into labour

Victoria Pendleton won't be happy! Brendan Cole is prepared to miss Strictly final if his wife goes into labour | UPDATED: 19:29 GMT, 26 October 2012 Victoria Pendleton's Strictly Come Dancing partner Brendan Cole has hinted of a potential obstacle if the Olympic cyclist manages to dance her way into the final.

Strictly Come Dancing: Lisa Riley is proof you can be chunky and funky

Finally! Proof you can be chunky and funky: As Lisa Riley stuns Strictly, a fellow plus-size dancing queen gives three cha-cha cheers BY ANNA MAY MANGAN PUBLISHED: 00:37 GMT, 9 October 2012 | UPDATED: 00:38 GMT, 9 October 2012 Giving us a lift: Lisa Riley (left) and Robin Windsor (right) perform on Strictly Come Dancing When Lisa Riley went off like a firework on Saturday night’s Strictly, she proved to the nation not just that big hips can move, but that fat women can be elegant — and sexy.

Victoria Pendleton: In tears training for Strictly Come Dancing

Inside the box: Strictly stressed Victoria Pendleton in tears over Strictly Come Dancing | UPDATED: 00:20 GMT, 28 September 2012 Her determination saw her win two Olympic gold medals during a glittering cycling career. But it seems Victoria Pendleton has met her match in Strictly Come Dancing’s equally ambitious professional Brendan Cole.

Strictly Come Dancing"s Victoria Pendleton: "My feet are already killing me"

'My feet are already killing me': Victoria Pendleton on why Strictly's a pain for cyclists | UPDATED: 07:35 GMT, 25 September 2012 Enlarge From pedals to pirouettes: Victoria Pendleton is still finding her feet on the dancefloor The glamorous costumes, the dashing dance partner and the rhythm of the beat haven’t been too hard to get used to. But no one told Victoria Pendleton about the toll on her feet.

Emmy Awards 2012: How Downton Abbey maid Joanne Froggatt wowed Hollywood

From dowdy to dazzling: How Downton Abbey maid Joanne Froggatt wowed Hollywood over Emmys weekend | UPDATED: 14:02 GMT, 24 September 2012 As head housemaid Anna Bates in Downton Abbey, we're used to see Joanne Froggatt in dowdy dresses and pinafores without a scrap of make-up. But out of her plain costume, the 32-year-old actress can really turn on the glamour

Strictly Come Dancing 2012: Fern Britton was a dance star 30 years ago

Strictly speaking, Fern was a dance star 30 years ago | UPDATED: 08:05 GMT, 18 September 2012 The best dancers start young. So Fern Britton certainly has an advantage as she prepares for her next appearance on Strictly Come Dancing. In a spangly silver leotard, legwarmers and gold belt, 25-year-old Fern was strutting her stuff all the way back in 1982 on the BBC regional show That’s Rich.

Julia Stiles brightens up Off Broadway in sheer orange blouse

Sheer style: Julia Stiles brightens up Off Broadway in see-through orange blouse | UPDATED: 07:10 GMT, 28 August 2012 Julia Stiles may have been keeping a low profile of late but the actor made a grand return to the spotlight on Monday night.