BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

12/16/2017 01:54 PM
Heinz Wolff, Great Egg Race presenter and scientist, dies
The renowned scientist behind BBC Two's The Great Egg Race died on Friday, his family says.

12/16/2017 10:23 AM
Weinstein 'derailed my career' Sorvino says after Peter Jackson claim
Peter Jackson says he 'blacklisted' Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd on Harvey Weinstein's advice.

12/16/2017 08:04 AM
Iain Lee addresses I'm a Celeb bullying claims
The radio host says the term bullying is a "bit strong".

12/16/2017 07:45 AM
Royal Court U-turn over play axed amid harassment claims
The Royal Court will stage Rita, Sue and Bob Too following accusations of censorship.

12/15/2017 11:55 PM
Strictly Come Dancing: How the show has changed the lives of its finalists
The four remaining celebrities on what being on the BBC dancing show has meant to them.

12/15/2017 11:55 PM
Will Gompertz reviews Star Wars: The Last Jedi ★★★★☆
Is the Force still with the franchise?

12/15/2017 04:06 PM
US police review Russell Simmons rape claims
Police have opened an investigation after several women came forward with sexual misconduct claims.

12/15/2017 01:20 PM
Apprentice winner 'mortified' by cake labelling errors
Apprentice winner Alana Spencer talks about cake recall over labelling inaccuracies.

12/15/2017 12:48 PM
How the lightsaber was born
The fantasy weapon was made from the handle of a 1940s press camera.

12/15/2017 12:03 PM
Hugh Jackman's novelty top hat trick
The Australian actor performed the trick for the "6,000th" time and described how he'd be spending Christmas.

12/15/2017 11:01 AM
Oscars 2018: Palme d'Or winner The Square among foreign film hopefuls
Swedish art world satire The Square is one of nine titles in contention for the foreign film award.

12/15/2017 09:47 AM
BBC appoints Fran Unsworth as next head of news
Fran Unsworth is appointed the new BBC director of news, replacing James Harding, who leaves in 2018.

12/15/2017 01:26 AM
The choir that can never sing together
The Christmas song recorded by singers at risk of serious infection if they meet face-to-face.

12/15/2017 12:51 AM
Glenn Miller mystery: Notebook sheds light on death
Glenn Miller's plane vanished over the Channel without a trace in 1944.

12/15/2017 12:45 AM
V Festival: 'No police stationed' at 2017 event
No police were present inside V Festival in Essex this summer because of a dispute over money, the BBC understands.

12/15/2017 12:37 AM
Pitch Perfect: Hollywood's surprising success story
The movies may have been successful, but they also remain unique in the film industry.

12/14/2017 07:55 PM
Walt Disney buys Murdoch's Fox for $52bn
The deal ends Rupert Murdoch's more than half century of media empire building.

12/14/2017 07:28 PM
Disney-Fox: Five things it could mean
The BBC's Andrew Neil has five things the $52.4bn (£39bn) tie-up could mean.

12/14/2017 05:59 PM
Russell Simmons accused of sexual assault by more women
The Def Jam Records founder "categorically rejects" accusations of sexual assault and harassment.

12/14/2017 05:55 PM
'Flat-chested' K-pop star responds to 'cruel' body comments
Online critics said she didn't look right for K-pop, but Amber Liu from girl group f(x) is fighting back.

12/14/2017 05:27 PM
Here are the Fox/Disney movie mashups you didn't know you needed
Disney's £39bn takeover of 21st Century Fox opens up a world of possibilities for movie franchise crossovers.

12/14/2017 04:27 PM
Dick Whittington panto jokes 'too smutty' for children
The star told rude jokes and invited the audience to chant 'Alice loves Dick', says an angry mum.

12/14/2017 02:43 PM
Star Wars: These aren't the spoilers you're looking for
Star Wars may be shown on the ISS, but Twitter says they may be surprised by a few things (no real spoilers).

12/14/2017 01:13 PM
Grayson Perry to chair Summer Exhibition art show
The artist is co-ordinating 2018's Royal Academy contemporary art show, where anyone can submit an entry.

12/14/2017 12:50 PM
Hollywood awards choose all-female presenters
In a first for Tinseltown, the Screen Actors Guild Awards will only feature female presenters next year.

12/14/2017 11:01 AM
Oprah Winfrey to receive top Golden Globe honour
The US star will be presented with the Cecil B DeMille Award at the awards in January.

12/14/2017 10:41 AM
Harry Potter gets a weird new chapter from a computer
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.

12/14/2017 09:41 AM
Bryn Terfel is the latest star to quit Tosca
The baritone pulls out of an ill-fated production, which has already lost all its other main stars.

12/14/2017 08:48 AM
Super Size Me star admits sexual misconduct
Super Size Me documentary maker Morgan Spurlock tells of paying to settle a harassment case.

12/14/2017 05:12 AM
Salma Hayek: Harvey Weinstein 'threatened to kill me'
The Hollywood mogul said sexual allegations made by the Mexican actress are "not accurate"

12/14/2017 02:23 AM
Hull 2017: Highlights from the City of Culture
Everyone from superstars to schoolchildren have played their part in a triumphant year.

12/14/2017 12:39 AM
How vocal problems nearly spelled the end for The Script
Frontman Danny O'Donoghue says he was "terrified" that his singing career had been cut short.

12/13/2017 09:01 AM
Why does no-one seem to wear a condom on TV?
Sex vlogger Hannah Witton asks why there isn't more safe sex on TV and whether it matters.

12/12/2017 06:02 PM
Star Wars: The Last Jedi has critics in raptures
The latest film in the sci-fi saga gets glowing reviews ahead of its European premiere in London.