BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Andrew WK offers to pay fan's speeding ticket

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:54:57 GMT

The singer offered to pay a speeding fine given to a fan who drove too fast while listening to his song.

Police Academy director Hugh Wilson dies

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:44:13 GMT

Hugh Wilson created sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati before directing the first film in the comedy series.

'Photogratherapy' relieves Kent woman's anxiety

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:08:26 GMT

Melissa Bird Ednie says her anxiety and depression completely disappear when she takes photos.

Liam Neeson bemoans sexual harassment ‘witch hunt’ in Hollywood

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 12:40:05 GMT

Actor Liam Neeson told RTE he felt there was a now witch hunt around sexual harassment in Hollywood.

Still Friends? The trouble with old sitcoms

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:31:29 GMT

As 90s sitcom Friends faces a backlash for alleged homophobia and sexism, we ask, was it ever thus?

Bristol Museum sold unauthorised Banksy angel prints

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:13:42 GMT

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery sold thousands of prints of the street artist's Angel Bust sculpture.

Rare first edition Harry Potter worth £40,000 stolen

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:51:37 GMT

A 1937 first edition of The Hobbit and a set of Winnie the Pooh first editions are also missing.

Bayeux Tapestry to be displayed in UK for the first time

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:00:31 GMT

President Macron is understood to have agreed to let it leave France for the first time in 950 years.

'Thomas Hardy bridge' collapses

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:59:42 GMT

It featured in one of his books and was considered the best preserved Elizabethan bridge in Dorset.

Oscar-tipped actor gives salary from Woody Allen film to charity

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:51:08 GMT

Call Me By Your Name's Timothee Chalamet says he doesn't want to profit from working with Woody Allen.

Maya Jama and celebrity guests join Radio 1 weekend line-up

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:56:05 GMT

Radio 1 announces changes to its weekend line-up, with celebrity guests including Mollie King from The Saturdays.

Sound of 2018: Sigrid shows us around her hometown

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:19:11 GMT

Sigrid has won the Sound of 2018 poll. She gives us a guided tour of her home town in Norway.

Dylan Farrow to address Woody Allen claim

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:11:59 GMT

Woody Allen's adopted daughter will appear on US TV this week to discuss her claim that he abused her.

Jessica Falkholt dies after car crash that kills family

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:44:11 GMT

Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt has died from injuries she suffered in a car crash three weeks ago.

The UK millionaire with Bollywood dreams

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 00:33:39 GMT

Jasbir Wouhra says he has loved singing ever since he was a four-year-old, growing up in India.

Jessica Falkholt: Home and Away actress has died, hospital says

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:51:56 GMT

Jessica Falkholt was injured in a Christmas crash which killed her parents, sister and another driver.

Doortraits: The Instagram obsession with doors

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:59:26 GMT

What does your door say about you?

Katy Perry in 'tough conversations' with her record label

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:38:54 GMT

Katy Perry's record label boss says they had "tough conversations" over the low sales of her new album.

The director who wouldn't be silenced at the Globes

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:25:18 GMT

"Lower the music, guys, one second."

Dolores O'Riordan and Asia's enduring love for The Cranberries

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:03:47 GMT

Dolores O'Riordan, who has died age 46, had a particular place in the hearts of Asian music fans.

Bataclan massacre film drama 'will be broadcast' in the future

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:24:31 GMT

The French TV drama is set amid the attack that left 90 dead at a Paris gig in 2015.

Will Gompertz reviews Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ?????

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:27:35 GMT

A powerful cry for justice with a searing performance from the Oscar-tipped Frances McDormand.

The verdict on The Guardian's new tabloid look

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:22:16 GMT

The newspaper ditches distinctive blue masthead as part of a cost-cutting format change.

How my mid-life sex life became a musical

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 01:05:41 GMT

The Toyboy Diaries tells the story of Wendy Salisbury's relationships with younger men.

The singer who won't sign a record deal

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:21:05 GMT

With a fearless attitude and sensual soul, Manchester vocalist IAMDDB is third on the BBC talent list.

She's here! Kim and Kanye's third baby arrives

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:43:15 GMT

The reality TV star and her musician husband thank the surrogate who gave them a "beautiful baby girl".

Benedict Cumberbatch becomes president of Lamda drama school

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:36:15 GMT

The Doctor Strange actor succeeds Timothy West at the drama school he graduated from in 2000.

Lily James's 'inner battle' on social media

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:45:31 GMT

"Instagram makes it look like everything's perfect, and that's rubbish."

What's in your head? Behind The Cranberries' biggest hit

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:04:21 GMT

How an IRA bombing led to The Cranberries' biggest hit and got them banned by the BBC.

Bond actress Rachel Grant accuses Steven Seagal of sexual assault

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 21:24:05 GMT

Rachel Grant claims she was assaulted by the actor in 2002, but Steven Seagal denies the allegation.

9 highlights from Celebrity Big Brother so far

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 01:38:15 GMT

May contain Ann Widdecombe.

Dolores O'Riordan: Voice of a rebel

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:01:53 GMT

Dolores O'Riordan, who has died at the age of 46, went from small town girl to one of the biggest music stars of the 90s.

Sound of 2018: Khalid comes fourth

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 10:20:02 GMT

The singer, who's come fourth in the BBC Sound of 2018, recalls a disastrous trip to the theme park.

Bafta Film Awards 2018: All the nominees

Tue, 09 Jan 2018 08:41:46 GMT

Find out who's in the running for this year's Baftas.

Jenny Joseph: 'I shall wear purple' poet dies

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:48:08 GMT

Joseph's poem Warning has twice been voted Britain's favourite poem.