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From BBC - November 18, 2017

Lots has happened in the past week in the worlds of TV, film, art and comedy. Here are some of the biggest stories, in case they passed you by.

Cheers and applause greeted the record-breaking sale of a 500-year-old painting of Jesus believed to be by Leonardo da Vinci.

The painting, known as Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World), sold for $450m (341m) - considerably more than the 45 it fetched back in 1958.

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After weeks of speculation, ITV confirmed the line-up for this year's I am A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here ahead of its launch on Sunday.

The participation of UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's father Stanley was much remarked upon, possibly because he was one of the few names people had heard of.

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Jimmy Fallon returned to his regular desk at NBC's Tonight Show, having absented himself a week to mourn his beloved mother Gloria.

"Mom, I will never stop trying to make you laugh," he said at the end of an emotional tribute to the woman he said had always been his "best audience".

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Large-scale venue owners rejoiced this week at the news that comedian Peter Kay is to tour the UK again after an eight-year hiatus.

The Bolton-born star said he had missed performing in front of a live audience and "could not wait to get back up on stage" from April 2018.


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