At 1/1 William Hill predict that David James will finally get the Strictly boot this weekend, although there has been money for Emma Weymouth at 7/2. Meanwhile Kelvin Fletcher continues to impress and he is now 10/11 to be crowned Strictly champion in December.
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Celebrity X Factor has already thrown up a couple of surprises, the biggest of which is Jenny Ryan who has been slashed from 33/1 into 10/1. Meanwhile Max & Harvey are the new 11/4 favourites with Meghan Mckenna 4/1 and Try Star 6/1.
Emily Eavis has reportedly come out and said that two bands that will not be playing Glastonbury this year are Fleetwood Mac and Led Zeppelin although bookies, William Hill are not convinced this is the case.
The first episode of the final series gave little away and William Hill can report money for both Bran and Sansa Stark. Bran Stark was backed in from 11/10 to 4/7, whilst Sansa Stark was cut from 4/1 to 3/1.
William Hill are accepting bets on who will rule the Seven Kingdoms at the end of the final episode of Game Of Thrones and as it stands Bran Stark is the 4/5 favourite. That said, the shock gamble has been on Petyr Baelish (LittleFinger) who despite being killed off in the last series has been backed in from 50/1 to 8/1 to finish as the eventual ruler of the Seven Kingdoms.
Olivia Colman defied the odds by winning the Best Actress Oscar, but William Hill customers were cheering across the country after taking the bookies for over £10,000. William Hill are now offering 6/1 that Olivia Colman is made a Dame before the end of the year.
Richard Madden Well Backed For Bond William Hill have cut the price of Richard Madden being named as the next Bond from 6/1 to 4/1. “Winning a Golden Globe is a massive deal for Richard Madden as the only thing against him was perhaps a lack of gravitas, which he clearly now has,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. Next James Bond: 6/4 Tom Hiddleston, 7/4 James Norton, 4/1 Richard Madden, 5/1 Idris Elba, 6/1 Tom Hardy, 12/1 Cillian Murphy, 20/1 Aidan Turner, 20/1 Henry Cavill, 33/1 Bar
A Star is Born had a very disappointing night at the Golden Globes and as a result has drifted out to 5/2 to win the Best Picture Oscar. Rami Malek is now the 5/6 favourite to win the best Actor Oscar, with Bradley Cooper 11/4 and Lady Gaga is out to 7/2 to win Best Actress. “The Globes did not show much love for A Star Is Born and as a result the film and its stars are drifting in the Oscars betting,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. Best Picture Oscar: 6/4 Roma, 5/2 A Star Is Born, 3/1 Bohemian Rhapsody, 4/1 Green Book, 14/1 The favourite, 16/1 If Beale Street Could Talk, 20/1 Black Panther Best Actor: 5/6 Rami Malek (Bohemian Rhapsody), 11/8 Christian Bale (Vice), 11/4 Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), 10/1 Viggo Mortensen (Green Book), 12/1 Ryan Gosling (First Man), 14/1 Robert Redford (The Old Man and The Gun) Best Actress: 4/5 Glenn Close (The Wife), 2/1 Olivia Colman (The Favourite), 7/2 Lady Gaga (A Star Is Born), 10/1 Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins), 12/ 1 Melissa McCarthy (can You Ever Forgive Me?), 16/1 Rosamund Pike (A Private War) Best Director: 1/4 Alfonso Cuaron (Roma), 5/1 Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born), 8/1 Damien Chazelle (First Man), 12/1 Spike Lee (BlacKkKlansman), 14/1 Josie Rourke (Mary Queen Of Scots)
With Holly Willoughby confirmed as a presenter for this year’s I’m A Celebrity, William Hill are offering 25/1 that her partner in crime Phillip Schofield is a contestant. Nick Knowles is Evens to be taking part, with Brendan Cole (6/4) an obvious choice after being dumped by Strictly. Danny Dyer is a 5/1 shot with Nigel Farage an interesting 33/1 outsider.