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BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Why Succession creator Jesse Armstrong has sympathy for show's ‘caged beasts’
Fri, 26 May 2023 05:37:06 GMT
Writer Jesse Armstrong says his characters are "bad people" but "I don't enjoy seeing them suffer".
Truth is sacred, Hanks tells Harvard graduates
Fri, 26 May 2023 10:16:20 GMT
The two-time Oscar-winning actor is urging young people to "embrace liberty and freedom for all".
Abba's Benny and Bjorn rule out Eurovision reunion
Thu, 25 May 2023 07:52:42 GMT
The song contest will be hosted in their native Sweden next year, 50 years after they won with Waterloo.
Big Weekend: Sliime and Chowerman ready to 'rep’ South Asians in Dundee
Fri, 26 May 2023 07:04:39 GMT
From making music in bedroom wardrobes to the Big Weekend stage, the rappers want to empower fans through their songs.
Sam Smith cancels shows due to vocal cord injury and offers refunds
Thu, 25 May 2023 12:31:26 GMT
The star says doctors advised them to skip Birmingham and Glasgow after Manchester date cut short.
Roger Waters' Manchester gig should be banned, says MP
Fri, 26 May 2023 16:11:50 GMT
The Pink Floyd co-founder's "divisive actions" could fuel anti-Jewish hatred, says Christian Wakeford.
Celine Dion cancels all remaining shows over poor health
Fri, 26 May 2023 14:10:51 GMT
The singer revealed last year she had been diagnosed with Stiff-Person Syndrome, affecting her singing.
Phillip Schofield admits lying about relationship with younger ITV employee
Fri, 26 May 2023 20:47:56 GMT
The 61-year-old is leaving ITV with immediate effect as he apologises for misleading employers, his family and the public.
Martin Amis: Ian McEwan remembers 'tender, sweet, generous' author
Mon, 22 May 2023 09:48:37 GMT
McEwan pays tribute to his longtime friend and fellow author, following his death at the age of 73.
Tina Turner: 10 simply the best songs and the stories behind them
Wed, 24 May 2023 18:45:13 GMT
From her unhappy partnership with husband Ike to her 1980s comeback with a British synth pop group.
Phillip Schofield: The TV host will reappear somewhere, says PR expert
Sat, 20 May 2023 21:36:30 GMT
Phillip Schofield's departure from This Morning gives ITV an opportunity to "think about the programme".
Anatomy of a Fall: French thriller wins Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or prize
Sat, 27 May 2023 23:18:57 GMT
Filmmaker Justine Triet becomes the third female director ever to win the prestigious prize.
Phillip Schofield: ITV investigated rumours of relationship
Sat, 27 May 2023 12:42:58 GMT
Schofield quit ITV on Friday after admitting he'd had an affair with a younger male colleague and lied to cover it up.
Tina Turner: A life in pictures
Wed, 24 May 2023 19:06:16 GMT
A musician who defied the constraints of age, gender and race to become a rock legend.
The Cumbrian art restorers working on Banksy originals
Fri, 26 May 2023 05:28:36 GMT
A Carlisle art restoration company has been involved with the elusive artist's work for 10 years.
Tina Turner obituary: Pop legend who overcame abuse to become global star
Wed, 24 May 2023 18:38:08 GMT
Tina Turner was a legendary singer who survived her first husband's horrific abuse and became a global star.
How Tina Turner 'broke the silence' on domestic abuse
Thu, 25 May 2023 05:47:42 GMT
The singer's decision to reveal the details of her violent marriage still helps inspire other women.
Actors lose Romeo & Juliet nude scene lawsuit
Fri, 26 May 2023 16:31:52 GMT
Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey claimed they were coerced into filming a bedroom scene as minors.
Harry Styles: Colourful fans flock to Edinburgh to see concert
Fri, 26 May 2023 18:45:13 GMT
The singer is in Edinburgh to perform his show, Harry Styles: Love On Tour, at Murrayfield Stadium.
Hugh Grant gets court go-ahead to sue publisher of Sun
Fri, 26 May 2023 16:32:53 GMT
The High Court rules the actor can bring action over phone-tapping, but not for alleged voicemail hacking.
Dame Esther Rantzen says her lung cancer is in stage four
Fri, 26 May 2023 09:58:02 GMT
The TV presenter and Childline founder says she is on a new form of medication for the disease.
Succession: Brian Cox disagreed with final season plot twist
Thu, 25 May 2023 08:37:31 GMT
Scottish actor Brian Cox told the BBC that he did not agree with the way the final season went down.
Eurovision: Jumpers, drums and cushions among props and outfits to be auctioned
Fri, 26 May 2023 12:24:38 GMT
Bidders could get their hands on many of the props used at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.
Brian Cox says Succession twist happened 'too early' in series
Thu, 25 May 2023 00:17:09 GMT
The actor discusses a major plot twist from the latest season of the Emmy-winning HBO drama.
How Jords became the first UK rap act on Motown records
Fri, 26 May 2023 23:38:55 GMT
The Croydon-born musician says he "can't accept" he's keeping company with Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross.
Blade Runner 2099 series filming in Belfast delayed
Fri, 26 May 2023 17:55:46 GMT
The ongoing Hollywood writers strike is one factor behind the move, BBC News NI understands.
'Pay your writers!' Student chants interrupt Warner Bros CEO speech
Mon, 22 May 2023 08:46:52 GMT
Warner Bros CEO David Zaslav was speaking a graduation ceremony for students at Boston University.
Phillip Schofield: Holly Willoughby says she is hurt over affair lies
Sat, 27 May 2023 19:04:06 GMT
She says he lied to her when she "directly" asked him about rumours of a relationship.
Emotional Harrison Ford accepts Cannes award
Fri, 19 May 2023 08:54:12 GMT
The acting legend was in Cannes ahead of the premiere for the fifth instalment of Indiana Jones.