On the ball Kyle Pascoe from Footballers’ Wives, Luke in Hollyoaks – you name it, Gary Lucy played your favourite noughties heartthrob (who was usually a footballer). But it feels…

Shining light So Solid Crew were a bunch 
of blokes and one lovely lady who ruled the UK garage 
and grime scene in the early noughties. Amid the likes of…

A big voice Joss Stone burst onto the 
music scene in 2003 with that powerful, soulful voice – and a cover of The White Stripes’ Fell In Love With A…

Nineties icon The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air was the ultimate nineties sitcom. We had a crush on Will, massive style envy when it came to Hillary – and we wanted…

Remember her? R&B star Christina Milian burst on to the music scene in the noughties with hits like 
AM To PM and Dip It Low (remember that video where she…

Sweet revenge What was it about 90s 
telly and gunge? If you were an adult on TV, you could barely move without getting covered in the slimy stuff – and slime…

Remember her? Gabrielle was a huge singer in the 90s and noughties. Born Louise Gabrielle Bobb in London in April 1970, she hit us 
with tunes like Dreams (1993), If…

Surprise, you’re famous Back in the days when WAGs ruled supreme, there was also the likes of Abi Titmuss. Abi was a nurse, an aspiring actress and the other half…

Inspirational If there’s one line that sums up the well-loved sitcom Miranda, it’s: ‘What have you done today, to make you feel proud?’ Miranda Hart used the 
lyrics from Heather…

Cult icons The coolest show when 
we were kids was totally Kenan & Kel. The Nickelodeon sitcom ran from 1996 to 2000 and was about two teenage best mates, played…

Golden boy  Neighbours has been home to some real teenage heart-throbs throughout the years, and none is less deserving of the title than hunky blonde Jesse Spencer, 36, who played…

Daytime TV queen Long before Jeremy Kyle ruled daytime TV, it was Trisha Goddard who we turned to for our fix of dysfunctional families and warring spouses. Trisha made it…

Noughties chick You couldn’t go anywhere in 2002 without hearing Vanessa Carlton’s A Thousand Miles playing. Remember that catchy piano solo at the start? It was stuck in our heads…

Back in the day Vintage Hollyoaks was a treat in the nineties and noughties – remember classic characters like Jambo Bolton and Scott Anderson? But our favourite double act were Max and…

Back in the day With Celebrity Big Brother back in full swing, we got to thinking – whatever happened to Kate Lawler? She was one of our favourite ‘normal’ Big…

Curtain call Curtains were a signature hairstyle of the noughties (and have recently enjoyed a comeback on the heads of TOWIE types such as Jake Hall and Lewis Bloor). But…

Breaking our hearts Remember Heartbreak High? Back in the late 90s we were obsessed with bad boy Drazic, played by New Zealand-born Callan Mulvey, and his romance with fellow high school pupil…

Reality TV regular Singing Scotsman Darius was seen crooning his heart out in the Noughties on shows such as Popstars and Pop Idol. But what came next for the silver-tongued…

A lot of bottle Sex And The City fans worldwide are still crying into their cosmos because they’re missing Jason Lewis. He was the eye candy of the SATC era, playing…

Girl of the moment   What with everything 90s being in fashion right now, Whigfield is pretty much our style icon of the moment (those plaits with a choker? Just perfection).…

Just too sexy We couldn’t move but for the bald-headed brothers and their curly-haired, guitar playing mate in their fishnet tops in the 90s… but what became of the men…

A bit of background They were one of the biggest bands of the 80s and Bros fans were delighted when brothers Matt and Luke Goss announced they’re reuniting for a…

Mixing business with pleasure Back in 1995 when Hillary Clinton’s husband Bill was US president, there was another woman in the headlines – Monica Lewinsky, a 22-year-old intern who was involved…

No messing with Margaret The Apprentice boardroom was nothing without snowy-haired, don’t-mess-with-me Margaret Mountford back in the day. Backing up Lord Sugar and dutifully spying on the hapless contestants of…