BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

'Shred the Love' reveals Banksy stunt did not go to plan

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:48:38 GMT

Seconds after it sold for £1m at auction the piece began to shred itself but stopped half way through.

Harvey Weinstein accuser told to delete phone files

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:37:50 GMT

Prosecutors admit that one of the Hollywood producer's accusers was told to remove personal files.

Banksy: How Love is in the Bin's shredding did not go to plan

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:58:09 GMT

The artist confirms the canvas was supposed to shred in full, not just partially.

Sir Quentin Blake brings science pioneers to life

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:13:29 GMT

Amy Johnson is one of 20 renowned figures to feature in a new work from the much-loved illustrator.

Guy-Blache: The untold story of first female film director

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:14:21 GMT

Actor Jodie Foster talks about the work of Alice Guy-Blache, who made her first film in 1896.

Orange Is The New Black to end with series seven

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:55:59 GMT

Netflix has announced an end point for the comedy drama, which has run since 2013.

Oli Herbert, All That Remains guitarist, dies at 44

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:53:18 GMT

Oli Herbert, founding member of the US metal band, dies suddenly aged 44.

Wheelchair backflipping teen among BBC R1 award winners

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:51:54 GMT

Three teenagers win BBC Radio 1ís Teen Heroes of the year award for their dedication to their peers.

Taylor Wessing Prize: Alice Mann wins with portraits of drum majorettes

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:55:08 GMT

South African photographer Alice Mann is announced the winner of the Taylor Wessing Prize.

Sesame Street's Big Bird puppeteer retires

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:58:49 GMT

Puppeteer Caroll Spinney is flying the nest after a 50-year long career as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch.

Biffy Clyro's Simon: Guitars are 'an extension of my personality'

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:24:57 GMT

Biffy Clyro's Simon Neil has just won the first Fender Play award at the Q awards for guitar playing.

LM5: Why Little Mix's album title is a clever move

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:29:56 GMT

The name of the group's fifth album is dedicated to fans and capitalises on social media.

Peterloo Massacre movie's Manchester premiere

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:43:41 GMT

Director Mike Leigh sees modern-day parallels with the killing of protesters in 1819.

Michelle Heaton went through early menopause

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:44:57 GMT

Michelle Heaton went through early menopause aged 38 after a hysterectomy.

Ariana Grande takes social media break

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:16:20 GMT

The singer posts a cryptic message on Instagram Stories about "trying very hard to keep going".

The Conners' TV audience slumps by 43% minus Roseanne

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:28:25 GMT

The show, featuring the cast without the family matriarch, was watched by 10.5 million viewers.

'I regret promoting my botched butt lift'

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:23:22 GMT

Ex On The Beach's Natalee Harris tells Victoria Derbyshire it encouraged others to have the same procedure.

A brief history of Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's relationship

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:00:48 GMT

We're just as confused as you are.

How U2's technology is changing concerts for the better

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:01:31 GMT

The band's groundbreaking stage show is designed to ensure everyone has a front-row seat.

Sondheim's Company is a gender-swap hit

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:02:43 GMT

A reimagining of Sondheim's Company switches the sex of the lead and most of the cast.

Making a Murderer 2: 'It's the journey of the convicted'

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 00:29:44 GMT

The writers and directors of the Netflix series explain why they're continuing Steven Avery's story.

Islamic world's diverse art and culture at British Museum

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:47:10 GMT

The British Museum's new gallery will feature artefacts from the Islamic world.

Emma Bunton to host the US version of Bake Off

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:02:54 GMT

The Spice Girl will present The Great American Baking Show with Paul Hollywood as judge.

Jamie Lee Curtis: 'I've never had so much attention'

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:46:00 GMT

The 60-year-old actress explains why she's returning to Halloween (but don't call it a franchise).

Keira Knightley bans daughter from watching some Disney films

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:23:08 GMT

The actress told Ellen DeGeneres she bans Cinderella and The Little Mermaid due to their portrayal of women.

X Factor hopefuls 'sent back to economy' from business class

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:05:46 GMT

The final 24 contestants were seen in business class on a flight to LA - but then went back to economy.