BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Netflix film to open Toronto Film Festival
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:21:23 GMT
The Robert the Bruce Netflix drama, starring Chris Pine, will open the Toronto International Film Festival.
Beeching: Churches 'slammed' door on me for being gay
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:23:36 GMT
Until her 30s Vicky Beeching had never revealed publicly that she was gay.
Mood Kill: Real life mental health stories inspire new play
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:48:26 GMT
A writer's father opens up for the first time after she rewrote her show to encompass his mental health.
Handmaid's Tale: Was it right to take the series beyond the book?
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:07:47 GMT
How difficult is it to take a show like The Handmaid's Tale or Game of Thrones beyond the author's original creation?
Inside the Celebrity Big Brother 2018 house
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:48:34 GMT
We doubt anyone will feel claustrophobic in this year's plush pad.
How Perrie from Little Mix is helping me learn to love my freckles
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:39:02 GMT
The Little Mix star is praised for sharing a photo of her freckles and saying she wants to "embrace them".
Sir Cliff Richard privacy case: BBC will not go to Court of Appeal
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:09:20 GMT
It will seek advice over how the ruling on its coverage of a police raid affects future reporting.
Aretha Franklin's family is hopeful she'll 'pull through'
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:30:33 GMT
The singer's nephew says Franklin is 'sick' but resting at home surrounded by family.
Ariana Grande and James Corden re-enact Titanic
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:24:02 GMT
The Late Late Show skit features 13 songs in five minutes, and was completed in one take.
Tate Liverpool: The 'risky' gallery that revived a city
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:41:29 GMT
How the "risky" gallery became the driver for the economic regeneration of a city in the doldrums.
Victoria and Albert Museum tour of British identity
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:47:02 GMT
The director of the V&A Museum takes us on a tour of items which explore British identity.
Fortnite used by company for job interviews
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:09:10 GMT
An advertising agency is conducting job interviews in the video game Fortnite.
Morgana King: Godfather actress and Jazz singer dies aged 87
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:19:50 GMT
Grammy-nominated Morgana King played Marlon Brando's wife Carmela Corleone in the Godfather trilogy.
Kelly Macdonald's Merida threatens to 'break the internet'
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:00:47 GMT
A clip of Kelly Macdonald's Merida speaking in Scots in a new film trailer is turned into a meme.
Omagh bomb: Community Youth Choir 20 years on
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 05:56:03 GMT
A choir set up in the wake of the Omagh bomb prepares to mark the 20th anniversary of the atrocity.
A Bridge Too Far and five other films that left their inspirations fuming
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:16:42 GMT
A Bridge Too Far, The Social Network and other films that fell foul of the people who inspired them.
Madonna at 60: The Queen of Pop in seven charts
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:55:11 GMT
What can a look at the numbers tell us about Madonna and her career?
Sir Cliff Richard privacy case: 'Tough questions' for BBC over appeal decision
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:20:35 GMT
The corporation could now face scrutiny over how it managed the story and subsequent legal action.
Strictly Come Dancing: Graeme Swann joins line-up
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:43:04 GMT
The former England cricketer becomes the sixth celebrity contestant to be confirmed so far.
Lifeboat Horse 'swims' for Norfolk coast art trail
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:13:55 GMT
A sculpture that is revealed by an outgoing tide welcomes harbour visitors.
Caroline Hirons: 'With YouTube people feel like they know you'
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 00:07:09 GMT
The 49-year-old skincare expert says her existence on YouTube is all down to trust with her viewers.
Kanye West: I wasn't stumped by Kimmel's Trump question
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 03:16:33 GMT
The rapper responds after appearing lost for words when Jimmy Kimmel asked him about Donald Trump.
Star Trek saga casts new Spock actor Ethan Peck
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:49:11 GMT
How will Ethan Peck compare to Leonard Nimoy and other actors who've played the pointy-eared science officer?
Lewys Ball: Why I put my teenage life on YouTube
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:20:24 GMT
The 19-year-old influencer and media student explains how documenting his life online has helped him.
Why Brexit is getting laughs at the Edinburgh Fringe
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 04:31:27 GMT
The Edinburgh festival known for its comedy is finding plenty of humour in the political hot potato.
Singing farmer is a hit
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 23:02:44 GMT
One farmer keeps his spirits high by singing karaoke in his combine harvester.
Obituary: VS Naipaul
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 01:46:58 GMT
VS Naipaul was one of a select group of writers to win the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Booker Prize.