BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Hollywood strikes: UK film industry workers hit by US dispute

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 16:07:41 GMT

Despite a tentative deal between writers and studios bosses, UK workers continue to suffer.

Taylor Swift attends Kansas City Chiefs game

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 20:59:47 GMT

Swift attended the game on invitation of Chiefs player Travis Kelce and watched it seated next to his mother.

Kylie Minogue on taking off on TikTok

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 12:27:07 GMT

Kylie Minogue says she was shocked to see her latest single, Padam Padam, go viral.

Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal: What you need to know

Mon, 17 Jul 2023 09:59:17 GMT

It's worth $69bn, could change video gaming forever and some don't want it to happen. Here's why.

Alan Bleasdale: 'The same people are suffering bad things again'

Sat, 16 Sep 2023 06:55:34 GMT

Writer Alan Bleasdale gives a rare interview about The Boys From The Blackstuff.

DanTDM: How YouTube star went from shy schoolboy to internet sensation

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:16:33 GMT

DanTDM on making a fortune, depression and monitoring children's use of the internet.

Russell Brand: Police receive further allegations against comedian

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 17:58:12 GMT

The Met will investigate claims of "non-recent" offences from London and elsewhere in the country.

Sophia Loren: Italian star has emergency surgery after fall

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 11:30:14 GMT

The 89-year-old Italian actress fell at her Swiss home and sustained "serious fractures".

Russell Brand: BBC should have thoroughly investigated in 2019, says Bectu

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 15:06:50 GMT

BBC should have investigated after managers were told Russell Brand exposed himself, union says.

Russell Brand makes first comments since sexual assault allegations

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 22:08:07 GMT

He says the week since the claims were reported has been "extraordinary and distressing".

How has Russell Brand made money from YouTube?

Tue, 19 Sep 2023 11:45:45 GMT

The BBC has also removed some shows featuring the comedian and actor from its streaming services.

Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas: How did an amicable split go so wrong?

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 04:41:00 GMT

Actress Sophie Turner is suing her estranged husband demanding their children be returned to England.

NME: The high-end magazines making a vinyl-style comeback

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 23:23:56 GMT

The once-mass market UK music bible NME returns as a premium product with scarcity as a selling point.

Hollywood writers in deal to end US studio strike

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 19:24:38 GMT

Screenwriters say a tentative deal to end a strike that halted film and TV production is "exceptional".

Usher to perform 2024 Super Bowl half-time show

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 08:42:49 GMT

The star, whose hits include Yeah! and Confessions, follows Rihanna in taking the coveted slot.

Russell Brand allegations: What is the star accused of?

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 06:45:06 GMT

The comedian and actor denies serious allegations about his behaviour over a period of seven years.

Fleur East joins cast of Coventry drama Phoenix Rise

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 08:59:50 GMT

The TV and radio host plays an inspirational music teacher in the show.

Henry Diltz: Rock's 'accidental photographer' wins lifetime achievement prize

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 01:30:58 GMT

Henry Diltz, who shot some of rock's most iconic images, will be honoured at Abbey Road on Thursday.

Strictly: Amy Dowden shaves head in cancer treatment

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 08:43:34 GMT

The Strictly Come Dancing star from Caerphilly says she feels "empowered and positive".

London Fashion Week: The British Muslim designer trying to be the future

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 08:22:17 GMT

Kazna Asker feels it's difficult to break into fashion without connections or financial backing.

Louise Redknapp pulls out of Eternal reunion over LGBTQ row

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 13:52:45 GMT

The singer drops out of a tour amid accusations that two bandmates refused to play Pride events.

Tom Hanks predicts first baby born on the Moon

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 23:55:20 GMT

The actor turns space explorer for his latest mission, which he discussed with BBC Radio 4.

Rupert Murdoch's succession drama reaches its finale

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 17:04:24 GMT

It seems the TV show's real-life inspirations have concluded their own succession drama.

Picasso’s twisted beauty – and the ‘trail of female carnage’ he left behind

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 00:17:20 GMT

Fifty years after his death, the artist's attitudes to women are highly problematic, but can we cancel him?

Russell Brand: How the comedian built his YouTube audience on half-truths

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 09:27:43 GMT

The comedian has spent recent years building an online presence, often getting millions of views.

French rapper MHD gets 12 years in jail for murder

Sun, 24 Sep 2023 00:43:51 GMT

MHD, a pioneer of "Afro trap" music, was tried for the gang murder of a young man in Paris in 2018.

Russell Brand accuser sparks debate about staggered age of consent

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 23:18:15 GMT

Claims against the star have led to discussions about the power dynamic between adults and teens in relationships.

Wigan Casino: Northern Soul finds a new crowd on nightclub's 50th anniversary

Fri, 22 Sep 2023 01:05:28 GMT

It's 50 years since Wigan Casino hosted the first of its legendary Northern Soul all-nighters.

Russell Brand: Woman says star exposed himself to her then laughed about it on Radio 2 show

Thu, 21 Sep 2023 21:28:09 GMT

The incident, which happened in Los Angeles in 2008, is the first time Brand has been heard publicly admitting sexual misconduct.

Vogue World: Inside the star-studded London fashion and music party

Fri, 15 Sep 2023 11:14:01 GMT

Stormzy, Kate Moss and Linda Evangelista were among the stars appearing at London's Vogue World.