BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Spider-Man: What fans want to see in Marvel's eight-year plan
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:44:07 GMT
Radio 1 Newsbeat talks with Spider-Man fans on the franchise's future
Sir David Hare: Society shifting women's role in film and theatre
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 02:16:15 GMT
The director says he's been going on about women's lives for 45 years and only now people are listening.
Ralph Fiennes: 'I'd like to see a black actor in a Bond-like persona'
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 22:19:30 GMT
The actor, who has played 'M' in James Bond films since 2012, spoke to Newsnight about diversity and political correctness.
Olivia Jade Giannulli and sister in spotlight amid college bribery probe
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:30:00 GMT
Lori Loughlin's daughters are not charged, but what will happen to their college places is unclear.
Sewing couture for Norwich puppet 'diva' Clementine
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 00:43:43 GMT
Puppeteer Mark Mander explains the challenges of creating miniature couture for a very special lady.
Dick Dale: 'King of Surf Rock' guitarist dies aged 81
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 10:56:40 GMT
Tributes pour in for the "King of Surf Rock", whose music featured in the classic film Pulp Fiction.
Mike Thalassitis: Tributes paid to Love Island star
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 13:42:08 GMT
Mike Thalassitis, 26, was found dead in a park in north London on Saturday.
Sam Smith comes out as non-binary: 'I'm not male or female'
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:00:36 GMT
The singer says realising he doesn't identify as either gender has improved his body confidence.
David Lammy responds to Comic Relief donation drop
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:10:25 GMT
David Lammy MP had criticised the charity telethon for promoting the idea of "white saviours".
What did Americans think of the British acts at the South By Southwest festival?
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:13:34 GMT
The BBC brought a bunch of up-and-coming musicians to Texas. So what did the locals think?
Watch the UK's largest bronze sculpture arrive in Devon
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:42:39 GMT
The latest addition to Plymouth's Theatre Royal is a 10-tonne bronze statue of an actor "breathing life into words".
Bradford rappers speak of their 'universal language'
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:30:00 GMT
Five rappers from Bradford discuss their passion, friendships and how their city has changed in recent years.
Paris Jackson: 'Not my role' to defend dad Michael over abuse allegations
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:47:19 GMT
The 20-year-old backs her family's efforts to clear Michael's name - but tells fans to "chill out".
The Killers and The Cure to headline Glastonbury
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 08:00:01 GMT
Janet Jackson, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus and Tame Impala are also announced for the festival.
Comic Relief: Bodyguard and Four Weddings reunion help raise £63m
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 15:33:39 GMT
Keeley Hawes also reprised her Bodyguard role in a Red Nose Day surprise.
'Making history' as female rappers
Sat, 16 Mar 2019 00:16:33 GMT
Behind the scenes of a UK hip-hop tour featuring an all-female line-up of musicians, rappers and DJs.
Lesbian storyline defended by film director Francis Lee
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 11:50:00 GMT
Francis Lee's Ammonite, about pioneering fossil collector Mary Anning, stars Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.
Jussie Smollett: Timeline of the actor's alleged attack and arrest
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 12:49:39 GMT
The Empire actor is charged with filing a false police report after claiming he'd been attacked.
Viral cat videos and the man who watches thousands of them
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 00:20:24 GMT
Will Braden runs CatVideoFest - a project that raises thousands of dollars for animal shelters.
James Gunn: Disney rehires sacked Guardians of the Galaxy director
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 20:41:44 GMT
Gunn was fired from the Guardians of the Galaxy series in July 2018 over old offensive tweets.
Getting inside the head of the man who was Frank Sidebottom
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 03:33:21 GMT
For the first time a new documentary tells the full story of Chris Sievey, the man behind the mask.
Coronation Street: Underworld's roof collapse and other soap disasters
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 12:40:30 GMT
Critics speak out on which soap is the most dangerous, ahead of Corrie's latest disaster plotline.
Simon Mayo: There's a gap in the radio market
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 01:30:05 GMT
The presenter is hoping Scala Radio can carve out its own audience despite two existing classical stations.
The school where pupils learn to DJ
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 00:41:54 GMT
Pupils at a school for children with special needs are being helped with their communication skills.
Mike Thalassitis death: 'Love Island has got to open its eyes to this'
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 05:18:15 GMT
Ex-Towie star Mario Falcone says reality TV producers have to provide more aftercare to contestants.
How Emeli Sande rediscovered the joy of melody (and lost her quiff)
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:03:14 GMT
The star has been studying Disney musicals to get away from the dominant influence of hip-hop.
Crime author AA Dhand: Life and death on Bradford's 'forgotten' streets
Thu, 14 Mar 2019 02:28:10 GMT
Bradford writer AA Dhand is the first British Asian author to write a crime novel series.
Afghanistan's first all-female orchestra Zohra visits the UK
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:36:32 GMT
The ensemble's existence would have been unthinkable under the rule of the Taliban.
Why Pakistan's Bollywood ban may backfire
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:07:18 GMT
Recent aerial hostilities between India and Pakistan have also taken a hit on Bollywood.
Strictly's Oti on juggling jobs and Misbehaving
Sun, 17 Mar 2019 05:43:02 GMT
The Strictly star discusses choreographing her first stage musical and her TV presenting debut.