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9 items from 2014


Tears, quiffs and sweet, sweet moves: The very best of Ray Quinn

10 March 2014 7:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Ray Quinn was crowned the winner of the final ever series of ITV's Dancing on Ice with professional skating partner Maria Filippov last night (March 9).

The 25-year-old star beat Coronation Street's Hayley Tamaddon and her skating partner Dan Whiston to win the All-Stars trophy, while gymnast Beth Tweddle ranked in third place.

To commemorate Quinn's victory, Digital Spy celebrates the plucky star's career to date - from his award-winning role in Brookside to his second Dancing on Ice triumph.

Young Raymond

Ray Quinn, then known as Raymond, weeps with joy as he wins a British Soap Award for his role as traumatised teenager Anthony Murray in Channel 4 soap Brookside.

Ray's sweet style

Young Raymond later poses with his gong backstage. And his suit reminds us a bit of Tom Hanks in Big.

A moment like this

Ray Quinn larks around with Leona Lewis in London during a photoshoot for The X Factor. »

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Dancing on Ice All-Stars: All the pictures from the final

9 March 2014 3:22 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Dancing on Ice's nine-year run on ITV came to an end tonight (March 9) as the All-Star champion was crowned.

Ray Quinn and his partner Maria Filippov were announced as the winners of the final-ever series, beating Hayley Tamaddon and Dan Whiston into second place.

Beth Tweddle and her professional partner Lukasz Rozycki were eliminated earlier in the evening.

Meanwhile, the Ice Panel and presenters Phillip Schofield and Christine Bleakley also performed special routines to mark the end of the series.

Re-live the show with our live blog, and take a look at all the best pictures from the night below: »

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Dancing on Ice All-Stars: Ray Quinn wins final series

9 March 2014 1:59 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Ray Quinn has won Dancing on Ice All-Stars.

The actor and his partner Maria Filippov beat Coronation Street's Hayley Tamaddon and her partner Dan Whiston to be crowned the winners of the final ever series of the ITV ice skating competition.

Earlier in the evening, Beth Tweddle and her professional partner Lukasz Rozycki were announced as the couple finishing in third place.

All three finalists performed two routines in the first part of tonight's final, with Quinn topping the leaderboard with a maximum 80 points. Tammadon and Tweddle both scored 79.5 points.

Quinn and Tamaddon went on to perform the bolero in a bid to win the competition.

After being announced as winner, Quinn paid tribute to his partner Fillipov, saying: "Thank you so much for everything. This moment is for Maria."

He added: "I'm proper buzzing. I'm over the moon, I really am. Drinks are on me!"

Meanwhile, Tamaddon said »

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10 Things About... Dancing on Ice

7 March 2014 8:26 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

After nine eventful series, ITV's Dancing on Ice finally hangs up its skates this Sunday (March 9).

Since its launch on January 14, 2006, the show has given us some truly memorable comedic moments - with Todd Carty's stumble off the rink in series four certainly springing to mind.

As ITV prepares to broadcast the last televised Bolero performance from Olympian duo Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean and crown its final pair of winners, we present ten facts about Dancing on Ice in celebration of all things icy and sparkly.

1. Since 2006, Torvill and Dean have taught an incredible 111 different celebrities, comprising a total of 700 choreographed routines and a staggering 260 days on the ice. This all amounts to a grand total of 3,432 hours spent coaching. Somebody give them another medal!

2. Alongside all this training and coaching, the Olympic champions have also performed 90 different routines themselves for the show over the nine years.

3. Speaking of figures, »

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Daniel Whiston backs Beth Tweddle for Dancing on Ice win

7 March 2014 1:15 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Daniel Whiston would like Beth Tweddle to win 'Dancing on Ice' if he and Hayley Tamaddon don't. The professional skater - who won the eighth series with the Olympic gold medal winner last year - has claimed that if he is not fortunate enough to win the final of the all-stars series this weekend alongside skating partner Hayley Tamaddon, he would like to see Beth and her partner Lukasz Rozycki take the crown. He exclusively told Bang Showbiz: ''Hayley is a strong contender. Beth will always have a special place in my heart, I won the show with her last year. [But] »

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Daniel Whiston tips Torvill and Dean for reunion

7 February 2014 8:15 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Daniel Whiston would be ''surprised'' if Torvill and Dean don't reunite in future. The 'Dancing on Ice' mentors - full names Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean - announced this week they will end their decades-long partnership this year following the ninth and final series of the hit ITV show, and after marking the 30th anniversary of their famous bolero at the 1984 Winter Olympics. However, 'Dancing on Ice' pro skater Daniel - who has re-teamed with Hayley Tamaddon for the all-stars series - isn't convinced the legendary duo's split will be permanent. He told Bang Showbiz exclusively: ''It's a very personal decision on »

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Torvill and Dean preparing for split

6 February 2014 3:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Daniel Whiston would be ''surprised'' if Torvill and Dean don't reunite in future. The 'Dancing on Ice' mentors - full names Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean - announced this week they will end their decades-long partnership this year following the ninth and final series of the hit ITV show, and after marking the 30th anniversary of their famous bolero at the 1984 Winter Olympics. However, 'Dancing on Ice' pro skater Daniel - who has re-teamed with Hayley Tamaddon for the all-stars series - isn't convinced the legendary duo's split will be permanent. He told Bang Showbiz exclusively: ''It's a very personal decision on »

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Louis Smith, Amir Khan, Dan Whiston model new Bake Off aprons - pictures

14 January 2014 4:01 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, boxer Amir Khan and Dancing on Ice star Dan Whiston have all modelled a new range of aprons for Sport Relief.

The two designs, created by Emma Bridgewater, have been presented to the winner each night on BBC Two's The Great Sport Relief Bake Off.

Of being involved with Sport Relief, former Strictly Come Dancing champion Smith added: "I'm urging everyone to get down to HomeSense and Tk Maxx stores to purchase one of Emma Bridgewater's Sport Relief aprons.

"The campaign has received overwhelming support from well-known sports personalities across the country and is perfectly placed to get the nation joining in the fun and games.

"I am extremely proud to be involved and hope with your help Sport Relief 2014 receives the support it deserves".

Other sports stars modelling the collection are Olympic Judo athlete Ashley McKenzie, Paralympic table tennis player Will Bayley, Sky Sports News presenter Kirsty Gallacher, »

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Dancing on Ice: The All-Stars on injuries, headbangers and farting

3 January 2014 4:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

We're excited about Dancing on Ice returning on Sunday, but it's a little bittersweet given that this will be the final series. Still, the show is definitely going out with a bang with an All-Star cast - including six winners.

We caught up with all the stars at the show's launch this week - with the exception of Joe Pasquale, who genuinely had to rush off to panto - so read on to find out how training is going, what Jorgie really thinks of being paired with Sylvain, and whose secret weapon is... farting?

Suzanne Shaw

Original series and position: Winner in series three (2008)

Professional partner: Matt Evers

"Oh, wouldn't it be lovely to replicate my perfect score? Whether I will or not, I don't know. I've been away in Bristol for quite a while so I haven't seen anyone compete or skate, so I don't know what level I'm at. »

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