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BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Cliff Richard: BBC bosses 'should carry the can'

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:17:32 GMT

"If heads roll then maybe it's because it was deserved," the singer says after winning privacy case against the BBC.


'Netflix effect' poses challenge to British TV

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:38:37 GMT

Video streaming services now have more subscribers than traditional pay TV services in the UK.


6 Things we learned from the Emmy nominations

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 11:37:27 GMT

The most diverse Emmy's nominations yet - with side orders of snubs and surprises.


Song of the summer: The Killers, Alt-J and Wolf Alice decide

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:36:03 GMT

Latitude headliners honour the UK heat wave by naming their hottest hit of 2018 so far.


Mamma Mia stars attend London premiere

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:59:50 GMT

Meryl Streep and Cher reveal why they wanted to be in the new Mamma Mia film.


Kermit The Frog: 'I try to lead a clean life'

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 23:46:06 GMT

The Muppets' front-frog talks about how he's avoided the pitfalls of drink and drugs.


Nelson Mandela's cellmate reads a poem in honour of his friend

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 20:24:37 GMT

Nelson Mandela's cellmate Andrew Mlangeni reads a poem in honour of his friend.


Is Dwayne Johnson's disabled role in Skyscraper 'offensive'?

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:48:52 GMT

BBC News speaks to disabled actors as the Hollywood representation debate widens.


YolanDa Brown reveals how she discovered 'Posh Reggae'

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 01:31:39 GMT

British saxophonist YolanDa Brown on how she created a new genre of music.


Suicide Club: What if burgers and beer were illegal?

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 08:11:43 GMT

Rachel Heng's novel Suicide Club deals with a society where wellness is the key to living forever.


7 shows that helped make Netflix so popular

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:17:55 GMT

We revisit the shows that made us put down the TV guide and pick up our laptops.


Rose gold: The fashion trend that just won't go away

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 23:07:42 GMT

Rose gold clothes, shoes, furniture, cars, weddings - why is this colour still so popular?


Tanyalee Davis 'humiliated' on train over disabled space

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:56:27 GMT

A comedian was asked to move her mobility scooter out of a disabled space on a train.


Black Panther is getting a comic book spin-off

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:57:17 GMT

Award-winning novelist Nnedi Okorafor will write the new series about Black Panther's sister, Shuri.


2018 Riba Stirling shortlist in pictures

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:39:10 GMT

Six buildings have been selected for the shortlist of this year's prestigious Riba Stirling award.


How David Bowie inspired a Fantasia stage show

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:31:00 GMT

A West End musical version of Disney's Fantasia film has surprising inspirations.


Dr Bumbum: Brazil plastic surgeon on run after patient dies

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:30:20 GMT

The celebrity plastic surgeon vanished after a woman died following buttock enhancement injections.


The Incredibles 2: Holly Hunter on the 'rush' of seeing a female hero

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:07:37 GMT

Holly Hunter, who is the voice of Elastigirl, on how the sequel reverses traditional gender roles.


Love Island: Does the show have a race, age and body diversity problem?

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:28:30 GMT

Some fans have criticised the show for not choosing contestants with a range of ages, body types and ethnicities.


Bohemian Rhapsody: 5 ways the Queen trailer rocked

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:09:13 GMT

The biopic touches upon the band's rise to fame as well as Freddie Mercury's sexuality and battle with Aids.


Sir Cliff v BBC

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:22:43 GMT

The singer wins BBC privacy case at High Court but how did it get to this.


Jeff Goldblum statue marks 25 years of Jurassic Park

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:43:04 GMT

The artwork has been commissioned to mark the 25th anniversary of the film Jurassic Park.


First black Miss Universe GB on her historic win

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:56:15 GMT

Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers is the first black woman to be chosen as Miss Universe Great Britain since the pageant began.


ITN introduces Rooney rule to reduce BAME pay gap

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:11:17 GMT

The news organisation announces rule for one minority candidate to be interviewed for every future role.


How a compilation series slayed the music industry

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:18:28 GMT

The full, untold story of Now That's What I Call Music - by the people who made it.


Doctor Who trailer: 5 things we learned from World Cup teaser

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:31:32 GMT

A runny egg, miracle pizza and a copy of The Beano feature in a 40-second advert for the next series.


Kurt Cobain's Northern Irish roots sparked exhibition

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:25:20 GMT

How a chance meeting with the late Nirvana singer's sister led to a "world first" Irish exhibition.


'How we made Now That's What I Call Music 100'

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:33:08 GMT

We go behind the scenes of Now 100 to find out why Dua Lipa made the tracklisting but Drake didn't...


The Sheffield estate where the garage has become an art gallery

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:08:50 GMT

A once-notorious housing estate in Sheffield is getting an art gallery - in its old garage block.