BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Ellen Page on Juno's lasting influence

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:10:54 GMT

Ten years on from its release, the 2007 comedy appears to have had an impact beyond the box office.

Stormzy will be at judges' houses to help out on X Factor

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:51:19 GMT

Stormzy will help Nicole Scherzinger choose which singers to take to the live shows in X Factor.

Royal Ballet performance reopens Hull New Theatre

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:03:06 GMT

The Royal Ballet's director- Hull-born Kevin O'Hare - choreographed the performance for the opening.

Rolling Stone magazine up for sale

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:42:00 GMT

The 50 year-old publication, famed for covering music and popular culture, is to be sold as publishing industry struggles.

Wire star Clarke Peters calls for more opportunities

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 23:32:38 GMT

Clarke Peters says the best way to stop losing actors to Hollywood is to give them reasons to stay.

Five Guys Named Moe taps into town

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 08:47:25 GMT

Olivier Award-winning Five Guys Named Moe is back in London after more than 25 years.

Banksy: New murals pop up in central London

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:09:35 GMT

The works mark the opening of an exhibition by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Kingsman sequel The Golden Circle gets mixed reviews

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:55:39 GMT

The follow-up, starring Halle Berry, has prompted strong opinions from film critics.

The Emmys in two minutes

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:16:49 GMT

Two female-led series dominate America's biggest TV awards night.

Toronto Film Festival: Three Billboards wins top prize

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:18:39 GMT

The festival's top prize is seen as a significant boost to a film's chances in awards season.

Facial scans to identify bad Elvises at Porthcawl festival

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:02:59 GMT

Police will use facial recognition technology to seek out known troublemakers at the Elvis Festival.

Kano - musician, actor, chip expert?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:03:29 GMT

Kano reveals a penchant for chips and pizza in Four Things You Don't Know About Me.

Madonna on touring, politics and her sex book

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:53:07 GMT

After inventing the modern stadium pop show, the singer says she's "exploring" smaller, low-key gigs.

13 September: Spandau Ballet auditioning new singers

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 08:04:01 GMT

The band prepare for life without Tony Hadley plus more in Music News LIVE.

Reese Withersoon and Nicole Kidman rule the Emmys

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:05:21 GMT

Reese Witherspoon says "it's been an incredible year for women on television" at this year's awards.

How Hull became Britain's hotbed of ballet talent

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 05:47:34 GMT

Hull has produced some of Britain's top ballet dancers - and one school has trained many of them.

Elisabeth Moss had a secret message 'to the patriarchy' in her Emmys outfit

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:05:56 GMT

The Handmaid's Tale actress had a hidden message "to the patriarchy" on her shoes.

In pictures: Fashion at the Emmys

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 07:59:31 GMT

We check out the best-dressed stars at this year's Emmy TV Awards.

Nadiya Hussain opens up about her panic disorder 'monster'

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:24:33 GMT

The Bake Off winner talks candidly about how her "life revolves around not falling apart".

Cult actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:54:19 GMT

The Kentucky-born star had more than 100 film credits, including Alien and Cool Hand Luke.

French and Saunders reunite for Christmas special

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:35:59 GMT

The sketches will include a spoof of Emmy-winning drama, The Handmaid's Tale.

Why Benedict Cumberbatch is his worst critic

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:51:18 GMT

The actor talks about trolls, Doctor Who and his latest role as a father whose daughter goes missing.

The Stage Debut Awards: Meet theatre's hottest new stars

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:13:26 GMT

The star of Bat Out of Hell was one of the main winners at the first ever Stage Debut Awards.

Narcos location scout shot dead in central Mexico

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 10:06:31 GMT

The veteran scout was searching for new locations for the crime drama in central Mexico.

London Fashion Week: The highlights and talking points

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:54:52 GMT

As London Fashion Week nears a close, take a look at the stories behind the clothes.

Sofi Tukker: Who are the band on the iPhone X advert?

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 20:13:15 GMT

Art-pop band Sofi Tukker feature on the advert for the new iPhone X - but who are they?

Niall Horan: 'One Direction's first gig was a disaster'

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 01:16:45 GMT

The star says the band's first ever show was "a disaster", and reveals details of his solo album.

Noma Dumezweni on Cursed Child's next steps

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:06:37 GMT

The actress discusses how the show might grow ahead of its Broadway transfer next year.

Hip-hop takes centre stage in China

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 23:29:27 GMT

An internet reality show puts hip-hop music in the national spotlight for the first time in China.

Bollywood superstar on meeting his British fans

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 23:28:46 GMT

The Bollywood superstar is performing on tour in the UK for the first time in 12 years.

Linkin Park announce Chester Bennington tribute concert

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:53:34 GMT

The band will be joined by guest artists to remember their late singer Chester Bennington.

Dragon's Cressida Cowell reveals a new world of magic

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:36:28 GMT

How To Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell tours the South Downs which inspired her new book series.

Pearl Mackie: From Doctor Who to Harold Pinter

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 12:28:32 GMT

The actress discusses joining Pinter's classic play The Birthday Party after leaving Doctor Who.

Kevin Hart: I was being blackmailed over 'sexually suggestive' video

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:37:46 GMT

The comedian apologises to his pregnant wife and his children after claiming after making a "bad error of judgement".

Strictly Come Dancing: Judge Rinder rejects same-sex dance pairings

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:11:27 GMT

Judge Rinder says choosing a dance partner based on sexual orientation is "thoroughly absurd".

David Tennant's demon meets Michael Sheen's angel

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:28:16 GMT

See the first photo of David Tennant as a demon and Michael Sheen as an angel in Good Omens.

Harry Dean Stanton describes his audition for Alien

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 09:27:28 GMT

Harry Dean Stanton, who has died at the age of 91, reveals what he told director Ridley Scott during his audition for Alien.

Toronto Film Festival: Is there a snobbery about zombie movies?

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:52:10 GMT

Ellen Page thriller The Cured premieres in Toronto, but such films are often dismissed by critics.