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Deayton to host holiday game show
TV presenter Angus Deayton is to host an ITV1 game show called Bognor or Bust, where contestants compete to win a dream holiday.

Contestants will choose two celebrities to help them answer topical questions - the loser will be sent to Bognor Regis.

Actor James Dreyfus, who appeared in Hell's Kitchen which Deayton also hosted, will take part in the first show on 2 September.

Deayton admitted he had never been to Bognor Regis in West Sussex.

Firth in Edinburgh for film debut

Actor Colin Firth made his first trip to the Scottish capital on Friday, for the UK premiere of his new film Trauma at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

"I'm ashamed to admit, it is the first trip to Edinburgh in my life."

"I have spent the last 20 years feeling like I have missed a party, so it is making up for a lot," said Firth, 43.

Firth, who plays a man who wakes up from a coma and discovers his wife has been killed in a car crash, stars opposite American Beauty's Mena Suvari.

Spider-Man 2 set for DVD release

Spider-Man 2 will be released on DVD and video on 30 November, with 10 hours of additional footage.

The hit comic blockbuster, starring Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst, has raked in more than $700 (385m) across the world since it opened in July.

The two-disc DVD will include a 12-part 'making of' documentary and a behind-the-scenes look at the climactic fight sequence between Spider-Man and Doc Ock.

DVD sales generate annual sales of more than $16 billion for film studios.

Ramones plan 30th anniversary gig

The remaining members of the Ramones are to hold a 30th anniversary concert in Hollywood.

The line-up features the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Dickies, with CJ and Marky Ramone joined by guests including Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam.

The concert, will raise money for the Lymphoma Research Foundation and the Cedars Sinai Prostate Cancer Center.

Singer Joey Ramone died of lymphatic cancer in 2001. Guitarist Johnny is being treated for prostrate cancer.

Krauss set for bluegrass awards

Alison Krauss and Union Station, and the Del McCoury Band lead the nominees for the International Bluegrass Music Awards in the US.

The awards are in their 15th year and will be held on 7 October in Louisville, Kentucky.

Alison Krauss and Union Station have nine nominations, and the Del McCoury Band have 12 nominations.

Krauss is best known for her work on the soundtrack to the Coen Brothers' film O Brother Where Art Thou?

DJ Stern to star in own cartoon

Controversial US radio DJ Howard Stern is to feature in his own adult-orientated cartoon.

The 13-part animated series on Spike TV will be called Howard Stern: The High School Years.

Stern will serve as executive producer of the show, based on growing up on New York's Long Island.

It is not yet known whether he will provide the voice for his character in the show, which is due to start in the summer of 2005.


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