NEWS: BBC ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: BBC ENTERTAINMENT & ARTS
BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 03, 2021

Queer Eye star Tan France welcomes first child via surrogate
The Queer Eye star reveals he and his husband Rob have become parents to their first son Ismail.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 03, 2021

DaBaby thankful for 'education' as more festivals drop him
The rapper has apologised again for his "misinformed" comments about HIV and AIDS.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 03, 2021

Coronavirus: Sir Van Morrison ends legal action over live music ban
The singer had challenged Covid-19 restrictions which prevented life music performances.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 03, 2021

Matt Damon says he has never personally used gay slur
The Hollywood star had been criticised for saying he had only recently "retired" the insult.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

Bennifer 2.0: How Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck got us talking again
How a viral photo of Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck exposed the internet's lust for nostalgia.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

Dizzee Rascal: Rapper charged with assaulting woman
The rapper, whose real name is Dylan Mills, is charged with assault after an incident in south London.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

Kathy Griffin reveals lung cancer diagnosis
Kathy Griffin is having half of her left lung removed, saying "doctors are very optimistic".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

Hay director Peter Florence quits as gross misconduct claim upheld
Peter Florence was suspended in October following an internal complaint against him.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out Here! to return to Wales in 2021
The 21st series of the hit ITV reality show is set to return to Gwrych Castle in November.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

Alice in Wonderland sequel £5 coin 'evokes childhood memories'
The coin artist says all generations will enjoy the Through the Looking Glass themed scene.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

Jay Pickett: US actor dies on set of western film
The star, described as "a true cowboy", died aged 60 of a suspected heart attack while on horseback.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 02, 2021

Matt Damon's daughter stopped him using a gay slur
The actor vowed to never use term again after his daughter explained to him why it was unacceptable.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 01, 2021

Annabel Williams: Behind the scenes secrets of a celebrity vocal coach
She has voice-trained Amy Winehouse, Jennifer Hudson and reckons she can help anyone to sing.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 01, 2021

EastEnders: 'I was ignorant about my schizophrenia'
Antonio Ferreira is using his personal experience to advise the soap on a storyline.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 01, 2021

Hollywood plans £700m film and TV studios in Hertfordshire
Developers say the site could contribute £300m a year to the local economy and create 4,500 jobs.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 01, 2021

DaBaby dropped by US music festival Lollapalooza
The Chicago festival is the latest to cut ties, after the rapper's derogatory comments about people with HIV.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Aug 01, 2021

Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation
The digital giant bans the channel from uploading new content for a week over misinformation breaches.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 31, 2021

The X Factor: What became of the star-making hit show?
How the show that once topped viewing figures, and created big stars appears to have run its course.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 31, 2021

Kris Wu: K-Pop star arrested on suspicion of rape
The Chinese-Canadian star denies allegations made online by several women in China.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 31, 2021

Billie Eilish opens up to Clara Amfo on internet trolls
Eilish tells Amfo of her frustration with internet criticism in a new documentary to be broadcast on Saturday.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Imelda Staunton pictured as Queen in Netflix's The Crown for first time
Staunton takes on the role played by Claire Foy and Olivia Colman for the drama's fifth series.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Dorset photographer shoots Star Wars Lego in cinematic style
A 34-year-old Dorset photographer is recreating cinematic sci-fi scenes using his Star Wars Lego kits.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

KT Tunstall on her show-halting hearing loss
The singer-songwriter has put her touring plans on hold over concerns she could become completely deaf.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Woman charged for disturbing Yellowstone mother grizzly
A woman faces wildlife endangerment charges for a close call with a mother grizzly in Yellowstone.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Amanda Knox claims Matt Damon film Stillwater profits from her life
The director of Stillwater said he was fascinated by Ms Knox's wrongful murder conviction in Italy.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Dave's new album has biggest opening week of 2021
We're All Alone In This Together notches up 74,000 sales in its first week on release.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Billie Eilish: Critics praise 'defiant' second album, Happier Than Ever
The teen megastar's second album, Happier Than Ever, gives an unflinching portrayal of global fame.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Australia to return 14 artworks of disputed provenance to India
The National Gallery says their repatriation will "close a very difficult chapter of our history".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Latitude festival-goers test positive for coronavirus
The 40,000 people a day Latitude festival is a Covid-19 restrictions test event for the government.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Club night drops NHS Covid pass requirement
It comes as the Lib Dems demand MPs debate their use in England amid concerns over discrimination.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 30, 2021

Proms conductor: 'We're going to play our hearts out'
Dalia Stasevska discusses the pressures of a pandemic Proms, and the return of Rule, Britannia!

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

The Strokes debut Is This It at 20: Nudes, booze and 9/11
How the New York City band's 2001 debut album heralded "a new spirit in guitar music".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

The Strokes Is This It at 20: Nudes, booze and 9/11
How the New York City band's 2001 debut album heralded "a new spirit in guitar music".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

The Strokes' Is This It at 20: Nudes, booze and 9/11
How the New York City band's 2001 debut album heralded "a new spirit in guitar music".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Rapper ENNY talks sexual consent in latest track
The rising south London rapper talks about art imitating life in her new single.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Nightclubs start asking for NHS Covid pass in England
It comes as the Lib Dems demand MPs debate their use in England amid concerns over discrimination.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming of Black Widow
The star says box office takings for Black Widow were hit when it was streamed at the same time.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

The Suicide Squad: Positive reviews for 'riotous' film
Critics largely embrace the film, with most saying it is "slicker and funnier" than the 2016 movie.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Johnny Ventura: Dominican merengue legend dies aged 81
The Dominican Republic singer, whose career spanned six decades, is seen as a Latin music legend.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall to leave in 2022
The star of the BBC sci-fi drama series will bow out with a trio of specials.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Older Kindles may lose internet connection, Amazon warns
Amazon tells customers older Kindles might lose their ability to connect online.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Rare Harry Potter book sells for £80k at Leyburn auction
The volume sold at auction in North Yorkshire for almost three times its estimated price.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Cambridge University: Stormzy and HSBC fund 30 black students
The grime musician is helping finance a further 30 students at the world-renowned university.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Knitting photo wins Wellcome Photography Prize
A gallery of some of the winning pictures from this year's Wellcome Photography Prize.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

X Factor: ITV has no plans for another series of the show
The fat lady may be singing for Simon Cowell's long-running but currently dormant TV talent show.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Marilyn Manson files to dismiss Esme Bianco's sex assault case
The rock star says claims by Game of Thrones actress Esme Bianco are part of a "coordinated attack".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Bob Odenkirk: Better Call Saul actor 'stable' after 'heart-related incident' during filming
The US actor is still in hospital after being rushed there from the set of Better Call Saul.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 29, 2021

Netflix US cast and crew must be vaccinated to work
The online streaming firm is the latest company to make Covid jabs mandatory for workers.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

H.E.R. on shedding her anonymity and conquering R&B
For years the singer stayed in the shadows but after Grammy and Oscar wins she's ready to be seen.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Arthur: Popular children's show to end after 25 years
US public broadcaster PBS confirmed the final episode will air in winter 2022.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Fake or Fortune?: 'Henry Moore sculpture' mystery solved by TV show
Experts give their verdict on a piece thought to be the work of the acclaimed artist.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Fake or Fortune?: Norfolk found 'Henry Moore sculpture' not by famed artist
A sculpture thought to be by Henry Moore was more likely made by a local artist, a BBC show reveals.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Dusty Hill: ZZ Top bassist dies aged 72
Dusty Hill played bass for the iconic US blues rock band for more than five decades.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Marble Arch Mound: 'I wouldn't pay £4 to walk up a hill'
The public reacts to London's newest tourist attraction, which is facing complaints of being incomplete.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Delia Smith buys Nick Chinnery's Norwich paintings series
Nick Chinnery, who only started painting in 2017, says it is "fantastic" to have sold his entire set.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Newlyn fishing paintings reveal 'phenomenal' lives of fishermen
Artist Henrietta Graham spent four-and-a-half years observing the fishing community.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Little Mix waxworks unveiled at Madame Tussauds
The exhibition includes a waxwork of Jesy Nelson, who left the group in December.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Lost Morecambe and Wise Show a 'huge discovery'
A tape of the BBC show was thought lost, but found by Eric Morecambe's son in the family attic.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Rapper DaBaby apologises for HIV comments as Boohoo drops him
And Boohoo has ended its clothing deal with the rapper as the latest critic of his onstage comments.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Rapper DaBaby apologises for HIV comments made at festival
The rapper has faced a backlash since making the false claims about people living with HIV.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Shamook: Star Wars effects company ILM hires Mandalorian deepfaker
The artist, who uses the online alias Shamook, has been recruited by Industrial Light and Magic.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

City of Culture: Low ticket sales see shows cut for weekend gig
Organisers blame the "pingdemic" and people's anxieties about returning to venues.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Bob Odenkirk: Better Call Saul star collapses on set of Breaking Bad spin-off
The US actor was reportedly rushed to hospital in Los Angeles after being taken ill in New Mexico.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

KT Tunstall scraps tour dates over hearing problems
The singer, who is deaf in her left ear, puts concerts on hold after her right ear develops problems.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Dua Lipa 'horrified' at DaBaby's HIV and gay comments
The rapper made false claims about the life expectancy of people with HIV at a US festival.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 28, 2021

Scottish boy plucked from obscurity stars in Indian film Mimi on Netflix
Three-year-old Jacob Smith of Aberdeen was plucked from obscurity on holiday and cast with Kriti Sanon in Mimi.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

Joey Jordison: Slipknot founding drummer dies aged 46
Jordison was a member of the mask-wearing heavy metal band and also performed with the likes of Metallica.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

Wu-Tang Clan album bought by Martin Shkreli sold by US government
The album was handed over as part of a $7.4m deal with a notorious former drug firm executive.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

Peter Kay: Comic announces charity return for cancer patient
The comic will host two live Q&As in October in aid of Laura Nuttall, who has brain cancer.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

Turner Prize returns to Tate Liverpool after 15 years
The renowned event will be held at the Tate Liverpool gallery in late 2022, it is announced.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

DaBaby's HIV and gay comments 'perpetuate discrimination'
The rapper made false claims about the life expectancy of people with HIV at a US festival.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

Booker Prize 2021: Former winner Kazuo Ishiguro leads longlist
The Japanese-born British novelist previously won the award in 1989 with The Remains Of The Day.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

Booker Prize 2021: Former winner Kazuo Ishiguro makes longlist
The Japanese-born British novelist previously won the award in 1989 with The Remains Of The Day.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 27, 2021

Britney Spears officially requests new conservator to replace her father
The star's new lawyer says her father's control of her career is "insane and depressing".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Archibald Prize: 100 years of Australia's top portrait honour
Over 100 years, the Archibald Prize has become better at reflecting Australian diversity.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

AKO Caine Prize: Meron Hadero named first Ethiopian winner
Judges praised Meron Hadero's short story The Street Sweep which ends in a "clever twist".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Noel Clarke: women make claims to police against the actor
Police confirm "a number of women" have come forward with more allegations against actor Noel Clarke

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Ronan Keating accepts phone hacking damages
The ex-Boyzone singer's lawyers told the High Court of the distress caused by newspapers stories.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Tramlines 2021: Musicians 'overwhelmed' as festival returns
Organisers say it was "incredible" to see people back with their friends, enjoying the music.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Standon Calling festival abandoned due to flooding
The music festival, which had a capacity of 15,000, was cancelled during its final day.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Standon Calling festival-goers make most of mud as heavy rain hits
Organisers of the festival call it off due to flooding and risk of lightning.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Pink offers to pay bikini bottoms fine for Norway women's handball team
The Norway women's side were last week fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms in a match.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 26, 2021

Dieter Brummer: Home and Away actor dies aged 45
Brummer famously played Shane Parrish - Melissa George's love interest on the TV soap in the 1990s.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 25, 2021

Afrobeats in Japan: British-Nigerian hip hop dancer teaching children how to dance
Yinka Oshiletu, a British-Nigerian hip hop dancer is bringing Afrobeats sounds to Japan's young dancers.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 25, 2021

Jackie Mason, rabbi turned comedian, dies aged 93
The famed US stand-up comedian and actor voiced Krusty the Clown's father in The Simpsons.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 24, 2021

R. Kelly accused of abusing teenage boy he met in McDonald's
The R&B star had sexual contact with a 17-year-old he met in McDonald's, prosecutors claim.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 24, 2021

From lockdown animations to Snoop Dogg music video
After his homemade animations went viral, Snoop Dogg asked Peter Quinn to direct his new video.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

Latitude festival: Magical, emotional... and a little bit frightening
Bands and fans describe the atmosphere at the UK's first full-capacity festival in the UK since 2019.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

Tramlines 2021: Fans 'making up' for missed years
The festival in Sheffield in the biggest in Europe since the lifting of most restrictions.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

KSI: YouTuber and rapper tops UK album chart
His star-studded LP, All Over The Place, went straight in at the summit on Friday.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

KSI: YouTuber and rapper tops UK albums chart
His star-studded LP, All Over The Place, went straight in at the summit on Friday.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

Critics split on Sixth Sense director's new thriller
Old, the new film from M Night Shyamalan, sees the characters start to age at rapid speed.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

Latitude Festival: 'It's so nice to get back into the festival vibe'
About 40,000 people are expected at this year's Latitude Festival, which was cancelled in 2020.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

Oscar Murillo: Turner Prize-winner fills old school hall with canvases
Oscar Murillo returns to his Hackney secondary school for the culmination of an eight-year project.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

John Simpson: Good Morning Britain hosts apologise after swearing
Veteran foreign correspondent let the rude word slip on the ITV show shortly before 0650 BST.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

13 Reasons Why star Tommy Dorfman comes out as transgender
The 29-year-old confirmed on Instagram her pronouns are now "she/her".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 23, 2021

Children in Need and Comic Relief to air from BBC Salford studios
The BBC's annual fundraising events will be broadcast from the city from 2021 onwards.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 22, 2021

Amy Winehouse: Could there be new music on the way?
Ten years after her death, Amy's parents say they want fans to hear CDs of her unreleased material.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 22, 2021

Eric Clapton refuses to play venues requiring vaccines for concertgoers
The UK recently announced that proof of vaccination will be required at venues and nightclubs.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jul 22, 2021

Gary Lineker to host new ITV gameshow, Sitting on a Fortune
The MOTD presenter will now also front Sitting on a Fortune, where contestants can win £100,000.

  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • Contact
  • As an Amazon Associate
    CEOExpress earns from
    qualifying purchases.

©1999-2021 CEOExpress Company LLC