BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Harvey Weinstein timeline: How the scandal unfolded

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:45:33 GMT

Key developments in the saga surrounding the film producer.

Crimewatch is axed by the BBC after 33 years

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:58:46 GMT

But daytime sister programme Crimewatch Roadshow will continue, the corporation says.

Carrie Fisher sent a cow's tongue to a preying producer

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:17:17 GMT

The Star Wars actress gave a cow tongue in a Tiffany box to teach the Hollywood producer a lesson.

'Don't have nightmares': Crimewatch through the years

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:01:36 GMT

Looking back at Crimewatch as the BBC show is axed after 33 years.

Ex-Emmerdale star reveals 42nd Street wardrobe secrets

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:54:47 GMT

Backstage with the stars of 42nd Street

Daniel Antopolsky: The missing man of country

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:44:59 GMT

Daniel Antopolsky fled the country scene in the 1970s - but now he's been found on a French farm.

The big cases Crimewatch helped solve

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:11:31 GMT

After 33 years on our screens, the BBC programme helped solve numerous police investigations.

Stormzy and J Hus lead the Mobo Awards nominations

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:16:52 GMT

Jorja Smith, Stefflon Don and Mercury Prize winner Sampha are also up for awards.

Female friends for Thomas the Tank Engine

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:52:01 GMT

The 70-year-old children's franchise has been revamped for the latest TV series.

Mick Fleetwood on the early days of Fleetwood Mac and why he's a terrible drummer

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:02:55 GMT

The Fleetwood Mac star on the band's early days, and why he can't play the same rhythm twice.

Riverdale: Everything you need to know about Netflix's hit drama

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:04:38 GMT

As the second series starts this week, here's what you should know about Netflix's hit dark drama.

What did people make of the Liar finale?

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:24:44 GMT

Viewers divided over ending of ITV series. Was the punishment fitting for the crime?

Calls to cancel Katie Hopkins' appearance at Lewes Speakers Festival

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:23:45 GMT

Attempts are being made to get the controversial columnist withdrawn from Lewes Speakers Festival.

Tracey Emin helps Grenfell art auction raise 1.9m

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:41:09 GMT

Artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin donated works for surviving families.

French magazine accused of glorifying rock-star murderer

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:56:54 GMT

Les Inrockuptibles defends making Bertrand Cantat - who killed his girlfriend - its cover star.

Weinstein scandal: Game of Thrones actress 'felt powerless'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 22:22:44 GMT

Weinstein was "holding tightly to the back of my arm" after she rebuffed him, Lena Headey said.

Harvey Weinstein: Did everyone really know?

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:16:34 GMT

Lots of people have said the producer's alleged harassment and abuse was "an open secret". How open?

Solo: A Star Wars Story revealed as Han Solo movie title

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:55:32 GMT

The Star Wars spin off-film about the young Han Solo will be released in May 2018.

Mamma Mia 2: Cher returns to cinema with role in musical

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:42:12 GMT

The singer will return to the screen in the sequel to the Abba movie musical.

Man Booker Prize: George Saunders wins for Lincoln in the Bardo

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:38:24 GMT

The US author is awarded the 50,000 prize for his first full-length novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.

Hollywood women speak out on harassment

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:19:20 GMT

Actresses Margot Robbie and Lake Bell, alongside producer Kathleen Kennedy have spoken out.

Ed Sheeran's Shape of You was written in 90 minutes

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:32:35 GMT

Songwriter Steve Mac says working with Ed Sheeran on Shape of You was "extraordinary".

Reese Witherspoon says she was assaulted at 16

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:53:46 GMT

The Hollywood star says the incident was at the hands of an unnamed director.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie scoops UK Theatre Awards

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:07:48 GMT

Everybody's Talking About Jamie is about a teenage boy who wants to be a drag queen.

Ed Sheeran breaks arm in cycling accident

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:25:29 GMT

The pop star's tour dates could be in jeopardy after he has "a bit of a bicycle accident".

Mary J Blige: US still 'separated' on race

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:17:55 GMT

The singer says Obama's inauguration revealed the extent of racial divisions in her country.

Jameela Jamil: How The Good Place star got so lucky

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:45:58 GMT

The former T4 presenter on how she "blagged" a Hollywood role in sitcom The Good Place.

What Sean Hughes wanted to happen after his death

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:19:35 GMT

The comic, who died on Monday, wrote a poignant poem about his own death back in the 1990s.

The artist making 'new' Warhol paintings, 30 years after his death

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:47:24 GMT

Paul Stephenson has used exactly the same methods and materials - so can they be called Warhols?

'Tis the season to be... Sia!

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:04:01 GMT

Australian singer-songwriter Sia announces she's releasing a Christmas album.

Bjork elaborates on sexual assault claim

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:26:37 GMT

The star provides a detailed account of the harassment she says she experienced on a film set.

Booker Prize winner: 'We live in a strange time'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:15:48 GMT

US author George Saunders' acceptance speech is a message about love and "eliminating hatred".

Beck: My last album won Kanye over

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:57:27 GMT

Colors singer bears no Grammy grudges with rapper ahead of new album release.