BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Will Gompertz reviews Charles II: Art & Power ?????

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 00:57:45 GMT

A show about Charles II, and the artistic legacy he left but is it a right-royal success?

Stormzy is BBC Music's artist of the year

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:08:16 GMT

The grime artist caps a huge year by taking home the main prize at the 2017 BBC Music Awards. 'I want to be like Bill Gates'

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:28:05 GMT

Why, the award-winning musician and front-man for the Black Eyed Peas is collaborating with coders.

A royal guide to the cast of Suits for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:08:09 GMT

Stewards at the 2018 Royal Wedding "are told to watch episodes of Suits" so they know who's who at Windsor Castle.

Max Clifford dies in hospital aged 74

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 15:29:16 GMT

Former celebrity publicist Max Clifford has died in hospital, aged 74, after collapsing in prison.

Paddington 2: The challenges of making the film

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:18:31 GMT

An exclusive look at the visual effects behind the film Paddington 2.

Little House on the Prairie: Still a haven for young fans

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:25:08 GMT

Fans of the famous books about the American farming family explain their continued appeal.

James Arthur: 'I've been a tortured soul'

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 01:37:03 GMT

The star says he pours his troubled past into music - and suggests he'd like to stop making ballads.

Johnny Hallyday: The story of a French rock phenomenon

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:56:17 GMT

Why Johnny Hallyday was France's biggest rock star, but virtually unknown in the rest of the world.

Guantanamo Bay: Should inmate artwork go on display?

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:09:18 GMT

Much of their artwork features the ocean, which despite being yards away, is hidden from view.

Has original music saved The X Factor?

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:50:00 GMT

The most recent series was praised for the number of contestants who performed their own material.

Borehamwood blockbuster

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:31:00 GMT

The British film artists and technicians who brought a galaxy far, far away to life.

The campaign for Calvin Harris to remix a Spice Girls classic

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 09:37:09 GMT

Calvin Harris said he would remix the Spice Girls song '2 become 1' when Australia legalised gay marriage

I'm A Celebrity 2017 winner revealed

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 22:53:48 GMT

The winner of the ITV show was crowned by Ant and Dec on Sunday evening.

Fashion models expose sexual harassment

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:37:21 GMT

Models who have been sexually harassed while working tell the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme their stories.

All aboard for Hollywood premiere

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 17:14:25 GMT

Cruise liner Queen Mary 2 hosted the premiere of The Greatest Showman, starring Hugh Jackman.

Brick Wonders: Norwich Lego exhibition showcases the world

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 01:02:24 GMT

The Lego models have been created at an exhibition in Norwich.

Dustin Hoffman faces new sex abuse allegation

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:34:50 GMT

Actor Kathryn Rossetter says she suffered an "abusive experience" during a Broadway play in 1984.

Singer Chris Rea collapses on stage

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:22:50 GMT

The 66-year-old singer-songwriter, whose hits include Driving Home for Christmas, is in hospital.

Ryan Reynolds 'to play Detective Pikachu in Pokemon film'

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:37:25 GMT

The Deadpool star will play Detective Pikachu in the live-action movie, according to reports.

Max Clifford: The publicist who became notorious

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:44:05 GMT

Publicist who became as famous as the celebrities he represented.

Meet musical innovator Shiva Feshareki

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 01:21:53 GMT

We speak to the 30 year-old who mixes electronic music and turntables has won the innovation award at the British Composer Awards.

Portugal's Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral has heart transplant

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:38:40 GMT

Salvador Sobral, who won this year's contest for Portugal, is doing well, surgeons in Lisbon say.

'Poker princess' Molly Bloom on her stranger-than-fiction life

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 00:35:31 GMT

The 'poker princess' whose life running high-stakes games has inspired a new film.

Tributes to Carrie Fisher at Last Jedi premiere

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:52:35 GMT

Stormtroopers, an AT-AT Walker and a panoply of droids brought the Star Wars universe to downtown LA.

Johnny Hallyday: Huge crowds gather to say farewell

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 12:01:29 GMT

Hundreds of leather-clad bikers follow the French singer's coffin down the Champs-Elysees.

Josh Homme kicks photographer in the face

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:10:45 GMT

The rock star says he is sorry for kicking the female photographer, who says he did it on purpose.

Apple 'to buy Shazam for $400m'

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 10:07:41 GMT

The music recognition app already makes most of its money by referring music buyers to Apple's iTunes.

Ed Sheeran set for Christmas number one

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 18:13:05 GMT

Ed Sheeran says he has a "cool trick" to boost his chances of getting the Christmas number one.

Saudi Arabia to allow cinemas to reopen from early 2018

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 10:47:12 GMT

The measure is part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 reform programme.

Kevin Spacey 'groped Norwegian king's son-in-law'

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 15:28:39 GMT

The King of Norway's former son-in-law accuses Spacey of groping him at a Nobel Peace Prize concert.

Liam Payne and Camila Cabello to host on Radio 1

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 13:08:43 GMT

They'll be joined by other pop stars and actors to host Radio 1's Superstar Playlist

The Miniaturist: From literary gold to sparkling TV

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 02:13:19 GMT

We talk to the stars of BBC One's dramatisation of Jessie Burton's 2014 bestseller.

Gwen Stefani wants an enduring Christmas hit like Mariah Carey

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 00:54:46 GMT

The pop star says it's the "ultimate dream" to have a song that gets played every Christmas.