BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

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.


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