BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Obituary: Sir Michael Gambon, star of The Singing Detective and Harry Potter

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 12:15:37 GMT

The actor played memorable roles on film and TV but always professed that his stage work was most important.


Russians queue up to see Barbie film despite sanctions

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 04:02:53 GMT

Moscow's culture ministry says Barbie is "not in line" with Russian values. Cinemagoers don't seem to mind.


Potter stars among tributes to Sir Michael Gambon

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 20:58:01 GMT

The actor, a four-time Bafta award winner, was best-known for playing Dumbledore in the hit film series.


Laurence Fox: The actor who became a political activist

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 15:39:41 GMT

Fox, who was suspended from GB News, is also famous for his acting career including ITV's Lewis.


John Hardie: Non-news presenters can engage with an issue

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 12:09:40 GMT

"I have recommended... quite clear guidance about where to not go," says BBC social media report author.


Blue star Lee Ryan given suspended jail term for BA cabin crew abuse

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 10:46:11 GMT

The Blue boyband member racially abused a cabin crew member while drunk on a BA flight to London.


Nicole Thea's husband Global Boga says he's saving lives in her name

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 10:04:12 GMT

Global Boga says hes "back and stronger" after launching a foundation in his late wife's name.


Fifa to EA Sports FC: Name change is big gamble for UK's best-selling game

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 01:18:01 GMT

The Fifa football video games are rebranded after a reported disagreement with the governing body.


Calvin Robinson suspended as GB News presenter

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 16:59:09 GMT

He is the third presenter on the channel to be stood down in days after sharing his support for Dan Wootton.


Lizzo asks judge to dismiss dancers' harassment allegations

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 11:04:51 GMT

The US singer has lodged her first legal response against harassment claims made by her ex-dancers.


Bonnie Tyler: Singing star joins us on the sofa for a Q&A

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 06:09:52 GMT

Singing legend Bonnie Tyler answers some of the big questions of the day.


Rina Sawayama: Therapy made me realise I was groomed at 17

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 23:32:51 GMT

The pop star shares, for the first time, the traumatic story behind her second album.


David Hockney: Ceramic cat gifted by hitchhiking art student to be sold

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 14:21:47 GMT

A couple welcomed in two soaking hitchhikers in 1955, with one turning out to be artist David Hockney.


Dame Joan Collins on how performing at 90 'isn't gruelling'

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 16:04:29 GMT

We chat to Dame Joan Collins ahead of her UK tour of her one woman show - Behind The Shoulder Pads.


Taylor Swift attends Kansas City Chiefs game

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 20:59:47 GMT

Swift was invited to the game by Chiefs player Travis Kelce and watched it seated next to his mother.


Tupac Shakur: Man charged over 1996 murder of rapper

Fri, 29 Sep 2023 19:25:38 GMT

A man is charged in connection with the 1996 murder of the rapper.


Sir Michael Gambon: A career in pictures

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 18:50:09 GMT

A look back at the work of the award-winning star of stage and screen


National Library of Wales is missing almost 1,200 items

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 05:31:33 GMT

They include Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood and documents on I'm A Celebrity's Gwrych Castle.


Tim Davie: We're being clear about new social media rules

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 12:49:51 GMT

The BBC's director general says the new social media guidance is "thoughtful".


Tom Hanks predicts first baby born on the Moon

Sat, 23 Sep 2023 23:55:20 GMT

The actor turns space explorer for his latest mission, which he discussed with BBC Radio 4.


Gary Lineker: New rules for BBC flagship presenters after social media row

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 14:09:55 GMT

The guidance has been issued following a review into BBC presenters' social media.


Idris Elba: Actors in video games like Phantom Liberty is 'sign of the times'

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 00:36:04 GMT

Idris Elba, who stars in Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, sees a future where films and games converge.


Anna Lapwood: The organist making a big noise from TikTok to the Royal Albert Hall

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 23:34:17 GMT

Anna Lapwood has become one of the world's most famous organists, with the help of social media.


Fortnite maker Epic Games cutting 16% of workforce

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 16:47:01 GMT

The company says it is shedding the staff because it's spending "way more" than it earns


Alison Hammond praised for 'joyous' Great British Bake Off presenting debut

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 11:34:44 GMT

The This Morning presenter joined Noel Fielding and co as the Channel 4 series returned on Tuesday.


My Dad Wrote a Porno enters podcasting Hall of Fame

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 21:27:03 GMT

The "most successful podcast in British history" is the first into the British Podcast Awards' Hall of Fame.