BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Jo Brand to face no action over acid joke, police say
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:02:32 GMT
The comedian had come under fire for making a remark about throwing battery acid at politicians.
Catch 22: How George Clooney was lured back to TV
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 00:09:14 GMT
The actor directs, produces and stars in a new adaptation of Joseph Heller's Catch 22.
When They See Us: Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from college post
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 12:29:25 GMT
Elizabeth Lederer "decided not to seek reappointment as a lecturer" at Columbia Law School.
Harry Potter star Bonnie Wright joins kids' plastic toy push
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 00:00:33 GMT
Actress Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley, meets children who are upcycling their toys.
'Grime Gran': Margaret Keefe, 80, plugged into music scene
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 23:12:59 GMT
Margaret Keefe's grandson and grime artist Risky Roadz toasts their partnership with online videos.
Krept and Konan: 'Banning drill makes things worse'
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:06:12 GMT
Rap duo Krept and Konan say outlawing drill music can push performers back to a life of crime.
Maren Morris: Country music has a problem with sexuality
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:52:03 GMT
Why can't country music people be "confident and sexy and sexual" like those in pop, asks singer.
Free TV licences cannot be saved with cuts to salaries, says BBC
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 15:24:49 GMT
The BBC says salary cuts would not plug the gap needed to fund free TV licences for the over-75s.
Fake festivals: Why more music fans are tuning in
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 03:01:01 GMT
Ticket sales for tribute act events such as Glastonbudget and The Big Fake Festival are on the rise.
Keanu Reeves and Cyberpunk 2077: Gaming doesn't need legitimising
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:27:35 GMT
The actor talks to Radio 1 Newsbeat at E3 about his starring role in the game Cyberpunk 2077.
Mental health: Media industry probes 'uncomfortable truth'
Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:11:55 GMT
The Looking Glass study has been launched by the Film and Television Charity.
Italian film director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 19:40:43 GMT
He directed stars including Elizabeth Taylor and opera greats such as Maria Callas.
Spice Girls: Geri apologises for quitting in 1998
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 01:17:42 GMT
Ginger Spice says she regrets leaving the band at the height of their fame, as their reunion tour ends.
Cuba Gooding Jr charged over nightclub 'grope'
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:09:57 GMT
The US actor pleads not guilty to forcible touching after being accused of grabbing a woman's breast.
Does Toy Story 4 fly or flop?
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 09:36:50 GMT
"The fourth movie wraps up the saga beautifully."
The UK's biggest girl band hits revealed
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:23:32 GMT
The Spice Girls, Little Mix and TLC are among the UK's best-sellers, says the Official Charts.
500 Words: Chicken tale tops pecking order at writing competition
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:40:47 GMT
The judges felt Why Did the Chicken... was so finger lickin' good they made its author the winner.
Beyonce stunt double: 'I want to shoot for England'
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:48:58 GMT
Amanda Foster, who has also been in Rogue One and Harry Potter, hopes to shoot for England.
The Chase: Paul Sinha reveals Parkinson's diagnosis
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 14:46:57 GMT
"I will fight this with every breath I have," says the comedian after revealing he has the illness.
Flintoff and McGuinness on the 'pressure' of Top Gear
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 14:28:38 GMT
Paddy McGuinness and Freddie Flintoff on screen tests and being subtitled.
The Romsey young carers using rock music as respite
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:57:43 GMT
The music 'school of rock' is giving young carers a break from their daily routines.
How Drax Project turned one lost wallet into 57m streams
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 23:48:42 GMT
Four former buskers reveal the inspiration for their breakout pop hit.