BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC appoints Fran Unsworth as next head of news
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:47:23 GMT
Fran Unsworth is appointed the new BBC director of news, replacing James Harding, who leaves in 2018.
Oprah Winfrey to receive top Golden Globe honour
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:01:58 GMT
The US star will be presented with the Cecil B DeMille Award at the awards in January.
Bryn Terfel is the latest star to quit Tosca
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:41:56 GMT
The baritone pulls out of an ill-fated production, which has already lost all its other main stars.
Here are the Fox/Disney movie mashups you didn't know you needed
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:27:29 GMT
Disney's £39bn takeover of Fox opens up a world of possibilities for movie franchise crossovers.
Glenn Miller mystery: Notebook sheds light on death
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:51:57 GMT
Glenn Miller's plane vanished over the Channel without a trace in 1944.
V Festival: 'No police stationed' at 2017 event
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:45:47 GMT
No police were present inside V Festival in Essex this summer because of a dispute over money, the BBC understands.
Star power: Princes turn out for Star Wars premiere
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:39:29 GMT
William and Harry joined cast and crew of The Last Jedi at London's Royal Albert Hall.
Russell Simmons accused of sexual assault by more women
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:59:20 GMT
The Def Jam Records founder "categorically rejects" accusations of sexual assault and harassment.
Harry Potter gets a weird new chapter from a computer
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:41:10 GMT
Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash is the title of a new story created by computer wizards.
Dick Whittington panto jokes 'too smutty' for children
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:27:11 GMT
The star told rude jokes and invited the audience to chant 'Alice loves Dick', says an angry mum.
Disney-Fox: Five things it could mean
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:28:20 GMT
The BBC's Andrew Neil has five things the $52.4bn (£39bn) tie-up could mean.
Hull 2017: Highlights from the City of Culture
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:23:30 GMT
Everyone from superstars to schoolchildren have played their part in a triumphant year.
'Flat-chested' K-pop star responds to 'cruel' body comments
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:55:56 GMT
Online critics said she didn't look right for K-pop, but Amber Liu from girl group f(x) is fighting back.
BBC Breakfast presenters get singing lessons before performing in concert
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:12:20 GMT
The TV hosts have been put through their paces before performing live on stage.
Super Size Me star admits sexual misconduct
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:48:10 GMT
Super Size Me documentary maker Morgan Spurlock tells of paying to settle a harassment case.
How vocal problems nearly spelled the end for The Script
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:39:22 GMT
Frontman Danny O'Donoghue says he was "terrified" that his singing career had been cut short.
Star Wars: These aren't the spoilers you're looking for
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:43:35 GMT
Star Wars may be shown on the ISS, but Twitter says they may be surprised by a few things (no real spoilers).
Walt Disney buys Murdoch's Fox for $52bn
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:55:01 GMT
The deal ends Rupert Murdoch's more than half century of media empire building.
Hollywood awards choose all-female presenters
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:50:48 GMT
In a first for Tinseltown, the Screen Actors Guild Awards will only feature female presenters next year.
Why Pitch Perfect stands out in Hollywood
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:37:43 GMT
The Pitch Perfect movies may have been successful, but they also remain unique in the film industry.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has critics in raptures
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:02:13 GMT
The latest film in the sci-fi saga gets glowing reviews ahead of its European premiere in London.
Salma Hayek: Harvey Weinstein 'threatened to kill me'
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:12:27 GMT
The Hollywood mogul said sexual allegations made by the Mexican actress are "not accurate"
Grayson Perry to chair Summer Exhibition art show
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:13:46 GMT
The artist is co-ordinating 2018's Royal Academy contemporary art show, where anyone can submit an entry.
Why does no-one seem to wear a condom on TV?
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:01:58 GMT
Sex vlogger Hannah Witton asks why there isn't more safe sex on TV and whether it matters.
DanTDM: 2017's richest YouTuber on responsibility to young fans
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:56:41 GMT
DanTDM became successful by streaming videos of himself playing Pokemon and Minecraft.
Apprentice winner 'mortified' by cake labelling errors
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:53:08 GMT
Apprentice winner Alana Spencer talks about cake recall over labelling inaccuracies.