Britain's Got Talent

Four highlights from Richard Holloway's TV career

During his four decades working in the television industry, Holloway has worked with some of the biggest and the best in the world of entertainment.

After leaving school at the age of 16, Holloway rose from stage assistant to be the man responsible for bringing shows such as The X Factor and All Star Family Fortunes to our screens.

Here are four of the best TV moments the entertainment guru had a hand in.

Seven TV stars who jumped ship

Jonathan Ross

After winning hearts as a judge on BBC One's The VoiceRita Ora has jumped ship to its competitor, X Factor. The ITV show has also poached famous BBC face – or rather voice – Nick Grimshaw, who hosts the prestigious Radio 1 Breakfast slot. While Grimmy will fulfill his judging duties alongside his BBC role, Ora's may come as a blow to BBC producers. But this isn't the first time stars have jumped ship. Here are a few of the most famous and most surprising moves.

1. Susanna Reid

Is the impressions show dead?

"How many impressionists do we see on TV these days? Hardly any... You find some on the cruise ships entertaining the 'blue rinse brigade.'" That is the damning view of Comedy Store founder Don Ward, who says he "can't stand" impressionists.

A decade ago, the impressions genre was in rude health. From political satire on Dead Ringers, to celebrity caricatures on Bo' Selecta!, there was an impressions show to suit almost every taste.