BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Lily Allen discloses sexual assault by record industry executive

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:01:03 GMT

The singer says the music industry is "rife with sexual abuse” as she details her own experiences.

TV host Denis Norden dies aged 96

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 02:47:33 GMT

Norden had a long career as a writer and was the host of ITV's It'll Be Alright on the Night.

Huutajat Choir: Performers on the power in shouting

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:23:48 GMT

It is a choir with a difference that sees power in shouting.

Alfred Enoch replaces Jodie Whittaker in BBC drama

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:37:56 GMT

Harry Potter actor Alfred Enoch will take over from Jodie Whittaker in the new series of Trust Me.

Victoria Beckham makes London Fashion Week debut

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 16:40:36 GMT

A decade after launching her label, the fashion designer shows her SS19 collection on home ground.

Captain Marvel: Why Brie Larson's Carol Danvers is a Marvel game-changer

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:28:45 GMT

What we learned from the first trailer for Brie Larson's debut as Carol Danvers.

Emmy Awards 2018: The 8 best moments (and 1 that didn't happen)

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:08:47 GMT

A marriage proposal, a living legend and some Game of Thrones revelations from George RR Martin.

Councils overturn A Northern Soul documentary's 15 age rating

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:21:58 GMT

Eight local authorities downgrade the rating for the documentary A Northern Soul from a 15 to a 12A.

Stranger Things star officiates fan wedding in costume

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:25:17 GMT

David Harbour, who plays Jim Hopper in the Netflix series, got ordained for a fan's wedding.

Duchess of Sussex launches cookbook for Grenfell

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:56:19 GMT

The duchess has written the foreword to a recipe book supporting families affected by the fire.

Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff to buy Time magazine

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 04:08:35 GMT

Marc Benioff becomes the latest tech entrepreneur to buy a media title with the $190m purchase.

‘Why I filmed a man take his final breath'

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 23:45:53 GMT

Documentary maker Steven Eastwood says he filmed four terminally ill people to explore the reality of death.

MNEK: I want people to know it's OK to be black and gay

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:50:34 GMT

The singer says helping people "figure out their stuff" is more important than a billion streams.

Bodyguard: David Budd gives out his number, viewers try to call it

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:32:09 GMT

It's not a direct line to Richard Madden's character, it's actually one of 20,000 numbers used by TV producers.

Obituary: Denis Norden

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 02:18:40 GMT

Denis Norden wrote some of radio and TV's funniest scripts in a 60-year partnership with Frank Muir.

Sesame Workshop says Bert and Ernie are 'best friends' and not gay

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:17:41 GMT

A writer says he sees the puppet pair as a gay couple, but Sesame Workshop calls them "best friends".

Lyndsey Scott says models can also be coders

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:49:28 GMT

Former Victoria's Secret model Lyndsey Scott points out that programmers come in all shapes and sizes.

Mercury Prize 2018: Nominees reveal the last thing they changed on their albums

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:08:29 GMT

Lily Allen, Jorja Smith and Noel Gallagher tell us the last thing they changed on their albums.

The 80s teen classic about teenage sex and suicide that's been given a modern makeover.

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:38:00 GMT

The 80s teen classic about teenage sex and suicide that's been given a modern makeover.

Carrie Underwood reveals she had three miscarriages in two years

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 09:06:00 GMT

The country star says she has had three miscarriages in the last two years.

London Fashion Week: Why Alexa Chung has 'imposter syndrome'

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:00:18 GMT

The former TV presenter and model discusses her first London Fashion Week collection.

Emmy Awards 2018 red carpet fashion - in pictures

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:49:51 GMT

Take a look at the stars - and, just as importantly, what they're wearing.

Why black chat shows are thriving out of the mainstream

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 08:09:37 GMT

Mainstream media may struggle with diversity but black creators are making their own entertainment.

BBC thriller Killing Eve gets thumbs up from critics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:54:05 GMT

The BBC spy thriller, written by Fleabag's Phoebe Waller-Bridge, is already a huge hit in the US.

Emmy Awards 2018: Thandie Newton and Claire Foy among British winners

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:34:23 GMT

Thandie Newton, Charlie Brooker and Claire Foy are among the winners at the 70th annual Primetime Emmys.

Tony Hall on taking on media giants Amazon and Netflix

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:45:35 GMT

British TV will be under threat if UK media rules don't change, according to BBC chief Tony Hall.

Poem-roaring lion unveiled in Trafalgar Square

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:36:54 GMT

Passersby can type in words on a screen to prompt the lion to generate and recite a poem.

The Joker: Joaquin Phoenix and the many faces of Gotham's most wanted

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:08:14 GMT

The first photos of Joaquin Phoenix from a new origin story are being shared online.

Emmy Awards 2018: The ceremony's winners in full

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 04:16:55 GMT

From RuPaul to Jeff Daniels and John Oliver.

Toronto Film Festival: Keira Knightley criticises period drama 'negativity'

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:52:16 GMT

Costume dramas are not considered serious because they often focus on women, the actress claims.

Nottingham make-up artist's surreal work is Instagram hit

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 23:23:48 GMT

Romanie Jade-Tulloch's mind-bending artworks can take five hours to create.

Green Book wins influential Toronto festival award

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:51:37 GMT

The film took the People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Festival, an indicator for future prizes.

Big Brother's Ellis Hillon removed over offensive tweets

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 09:52:25 GMT

Ellis Hillon is told to leave following an investigation into claims she posted offensive tweets.

Steve McQueen begins Year 3 school photo project

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:30:39 GMT

Year 3 pupils from London's 2,410 primary schools will be specially photographed for the Tate Britain project.

Grime star Ghetts on female black identity

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 17:52:19 GMT

Discrimination from within the black community for being too black, or not black enough is the focus of rapper Ghetts’ latest work.

Just A Minute the Swedish way - but still no deviation

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 00:30:27 GMT

Its language, music, question style and sound effects are different but fans of the classic Radio 4 quiz show can still enjoy its Scandinavian cousin.

Burberry's Riccardo Tisci shows off first collection at LFW

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:02:33 GMT

The Italian designer's first collection was sleek and sophisticated at London Fashion Week.

'It's Prince, thinking aloud on the piano'

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 23:26:55 GMT

Two years after Prince's death, an intimate rehearsal tape is being released from his vault.

London Fashion Week 2018: Robots take over the runway

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:28:38 GMT

A catwalk show at London Fashion Week has divided opinions about the future of fashion.

London Fashion Week: Representation is 'still a problem'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:51:09 GMT

Strides have been made towards diversity on London's catwalks but is it enough?

Toronto Film Festival: Breakfast Club recreated in starry script reading

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:10:25 GMT

John Hughes' 1980s teen classic receives a live script reading at the Toronto Film Festival.

Robert Redford swansong gets Toronto ovation

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:24:28 GMT

Oscar glory possibly beckons for what the Hollywood veteran says is his final acting venture.