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BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 22, 2022

More and more musicians are releasing their own music: Here's why
Musicians retaining ownership of their master recordings can get 100% of streaming royalties.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 22, 2022

NDAs misused in casting - actors and agents warn
Big US streamers are becoming too sensitive about the secrecy of their projects, industry figures say.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 22, 2022

Fans sue Universal Pictures over film without Ana de Armas
The comedy Yesterday has the actress in the trailer, but not the movie itself - to the anger of fans.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 22, 2022

Gorleston Banksy: Artwork covered up over girl's death to be moved
The street artist produced the piece while unaware a little girl had died in an accident nearby in 2018.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 22, 2022

Dennis Skinner play to chart life of 'Beast of Bolsover'
The Palace of Varieties is based on the life and times of Labour MP Dennis Skinner.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 22, 2022

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in Los Angeles car crash
The actor's spokesman confirmed that he was driving the SUV involved in the crash.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Connecting people through music
The World Harmony Orchestra has been providing musical comfort for those who may be lonely throughout the pandemic.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Five slices of Meat Loaf: Iconic moments on the BBC
He'd do anything for fun... Watch our highlights from Meat Loaf's many BBC appearances over the decades.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Meat Loaf: What exactly is it that the singer would not do for love?
How I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) became one of rock's biggest urban myths.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Meat Loaf: Stars pay tribute to 'one-off' Bat Out Of Hell singer
The Bat Out Of Hell singer is remembered by musicians including Cher, Brian May and Bonnie Tyler.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

US comic Louie Anderson dies aged 68
The stand-up comedian appeared in films including Coming to America and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Love Island contestants called out over social media ads
Anna Vakili, Belle Hassan and Francesca Allen are named and shamed by the advertising watchdog.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Call of Duty to stay on Playstation
Microsoft's big new deal had raised questions over the future of the shooter video game franchise.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

In pictures: Meat Loaf's life on and off stage
The singer, who has died at 74, brushed shoulders with royalty and stars of music, stage and screen.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Watch: Music legend Meat Loaf chats to BBC HARDtalk
The Bat Out Of Hell singer Meat Loaf spoke to the BBC in 2016.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Meat Loaf: Bat Out Of Hell singer dies at 74
The US rock star's Bat Out Of Hell album is one of the best-selling of all time.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Meat Loaf: The music legend's life in video
Remembering Bat Out of Hell star Meat Loaf who has died at the age of 74.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 21, 2022

Obituary: Meat Loaf
The singer who popularised a melodramatic bombastic style of rock music.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Elza Soares: Tributes as Brazilian samba legend dies aged 91
Her career spanned six decades and she used her music to campaign against racism.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Sally J Morgan wins Portico Prize for novel inspired by a brush with killers
Sally J Morgan wins the Portico Prize for a book inspired by her encounter with Fred and Rose West.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Tearful Adele postpones entire Las Vegas residency
"My show ain't ready," the star tells fans, one night before her concert series was due to begin.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Netflix faces rocky road after pandemic wins
The firm's membership growth slowed significantly last year after surging at the beginning of the pandemic.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Paris Fashion Week: Louis Vuitton shows Virgil Abloh's last collection
The French fashion house pays tribute to its late artistic director during Paris Fashion Week.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Love Island contestant Sharon Gaffka leads anti drink-spiking campaign
Ms Gaffka is being backed by her MP and received hundreds of messages after saying she was spiked.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Tracey Emin requests No 10 take down her neon artwork
The artist gave her neon sign to the government but says the "current situation is shameful".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Tracey Emin: Artist requests No10 take down her neon artwork
The artist gave her neon sign to the government but says the "current situation is shameful".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

After Life 3: How TikTok took a Ricky Gervais fan to Netflix
Cole Anderson-James was cast by his comedy hero after impersonating him on social media.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

M&S loans rarely-exhibited paintings to Leeds gallery
The paintings, including work by Monet and Lowry, are loaned by retailer M&S to a Leeds gallery.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

Hazel O'Connor 'expected to recover' from brain bleed
The singer was found collapsed on the floor of her home in France, her brother says.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

After Life benches inspired by Ricky Gervais show installed
The benches were installed at the Arboretum and Highfields Park in Nottingham.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

In pictures: Glasgow goes Gotham for Batgirl filming
The city has been transformed into the dark DC Comics universe as wintry scenes are filmed around Trongate.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 20, 2022

The Electric: Oldest working cinema in the UK reopens
The Electric in Birmingham, which began showing films in 1909, has new management.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

South Georgia: The museum at the end of the world reopens for business
On a British island at the edge of the Antarctic is one of the most remote tourist spots in the world.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Royal Shakespeare Company: Director saddened by racist reaction to cast
The Royal Shakespeare Company's new production of Much Ado About Nothing has two black lead actors.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Hana Horka: Czech singer dies after catching Covid intentionally
Hana Horka's son tells the BBC his mother was unvaccinated but wanted to acquire immunity.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Culture is key to levelling up the North, MPs say
There's "a clear and strategic case for investment in culture in the north" of England, a report says.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Gaspard Ulliel: Moon Knight actor dies aged 37 after ski accident
Gaspard Ulliel, who features in the upcoming Marvel TV series, died after an accident on the Alps.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Children's show Fraggle Rock returns after 33 years
Classic children's show Fraggle Rock has been revived for Apple TV , 33 years after the last series was made.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Bilsdale transmitter: New temporary mast to be switched on in February
About 2,500 homes, mostly along the County Durham coast, may be affected by next month's switchover.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Paramore announce first live show in four years
The group are set to headline the When We Were Young Festival in Las Vegas in October.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Bono: U2's name and songs make me cringe
The band's frontman says he gets "embarrassed" by his voice, and also isn't fond of their name.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Andre Leon Talley: Former Vogue creative director dies aged 73
Andre Leon Talley was credited with getting more black models into the fashion industry.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 19, 2022

Britney Spears issues cease and desist letter to sister Jamie Lynn over book
The singer accuses Jamie Lynn Spears of promoting "false or fantastical grievances" in her new book.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

Microsoft plans to buy Activision Blizzard for nearly $70bn
It's the biggest deal in gaming history, bringing some of the world's most popular titles to Game Pass.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

Microsoft plans to buy Call of Duty company Activision Blizzard for nearly $70bn
It's the biggest deal in gaming history, bringing some of the world's most popular titles to Game Pass.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

The Apprentice contestant Shama Amin leaves show on health grounds
Bradford nursery owner Shama Amin will tell competitors the show has been "physically demanding".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

Joss Whedon: Buffy and Justice League director denies misconduct claims
The Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Justice League director has been accused of bad behaviour on set.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

Licence fee freeze will hit programmes, BBC director general says
The new TV licence deal will 'affect our frontline output', the BBC director general reveals.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

Licence fee freeze will cost BBC £285m and hit programmes - director general
The new TV licence deal will result in a £285m funding gap, according to the BBC director general.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

'Ed Sheeran and Stormzy portraits kept me busy in lockdown'
A tattoo apprentice says he finds creating the artwork "really addictive".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 18, 2022

Covid-19: The theatre understudies stepping up to save the show
As Covid-19 ravages theatres, cast and crew are filling major roles to ensure productions go ahead.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

Cate Blanchett: I dressed up as my daughter's teacher in lockdown
The actress discusses her new film Nightmare Alley and the unlikely role she took on during lockdown.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

Hazel O'Connor: Singer admitted to hospital following bleed on brain
The singer is taken to hospital following a "serious medical event" at her home in France.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

Peaky Blinders stage show to open in Birmingham
The stage show is written and adapted by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

Peaky Blinders stage show to open at Birmingham theatre
The stage show is written and adapted by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

BBC licence fee to be frozen at £159 for two years, government confirms
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries outlined the settlement in the House of Commons on Monday.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

Nadine Dorries: BBC licence fee frozen for two years
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries announces a two-year freeze on the BBC licence fee.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

The Voice: Dutch TV suspends show over sexual misconduct claims
The TV talent show's band leader Jeroen Rietbergen resigned on Saturday after allegations were made.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

BBC TV licence fee: What is it and why is it under threat?
The government has hinted that it may abolish the TV licence after 2027.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

After Life: Third series is a hit with viewers, but less so with critics
The final season of the Ricky Gervais comedy is number one on Netflix despite mixed reviews.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

JK Rowling tweet by trans activists 'not criminal'
The Harry Potter author told police that her Edinburgh address had been revealed in a photo on Twitter.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 17, 2022

Anne Frank betrayal suspect identified after 77 years
A new investigation identifies a suspect who may have told the Nazis about the Jewish diarist's hideout.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 16, 2022

Nadine Dorries: BBC licence fee announcement will be the last
The culture secretary says it is time to discuss new ways to fund and sell "great British content".

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 15, 2022

Nino Cerruti: Italian fashion great dies aged 91
The celebrated designer and businessman once said: "I have always dressed the same person, myself."

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

How a colossal block of ice became an obsession
Artist Kevin Eason won't ever see his favourite iceberg up close, but he's come to know it so well.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Remi Wolf is casually rewriting the rules of pop music
The former downhill skier and American Idol contestant is making some of pop's most exuberant songs.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Rust shooting: Alec Baldwin turns phone over to investigators
Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot while filming the movie Rust, starring Mr Baldwin.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

YouTube rich list: MrBeast was the highest-paid star of 2021
Between them, the 10 highest-paid YouTubers raked in $300m last year.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Bafta Film Awards: Can Rebel Wilson save the 2022 awards season?
The actress is due to host the Bafta Film Awards in February in an effort to boost viewing figures.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Britney Spears and sister Jamie Lynn's rift grows with social media feud
Britney Spears and her younger sister Jamie Lynn argue on social media over their past relationship.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Nirvana baby refiles lawsuit over Nevermind album cover
Spencer Elden files an amended complaint, again accusing the band of distributing child pornography.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Letitia Wright back on Black Panther II set after accident
Actress Letitia Wright broke her shoulder and suffered concussion when a stunt went wrong in August.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Kanye West named as suspect in LA battery offence
The rapper is being investigated after an incident was reported outside a club.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Fingers Crossed: Lauren Spencer-Smith on her TikTok mega hit
Lauren Spencer-Smith is shooting up the charts with her TikTok-powered single Fingers Crossed.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Film tells how Jurassic Park premiere saved town's cinema
A town's fight to save its theatre is turned into a film with Samantha Morton and Jonathan Pryce.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 14, 2022

Save the Cinema: Film shows fight for Carmarthen's Lyric theatre
A town's fight to save its theatre is turned into a film with Samantha Morton and Jonathan Pryce.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

Former child prodigy Ruth Slenczynska will release a new album at the age of 97
Pianist Ruth Slenczynska was called one of the greatest prodigies since Mozart when she was six.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

South Korea: The celebrity tattooist criminalised for his art
Doy is one of South Korea's most famous tattoo artists, but also a criminal for doing his job.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

BBC TV should play national anthem at closedown says MP
The BBC should be "proud of our country" and bring back playing God Save the Queen at night, says Andrew Rosindell.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

Coachella 2022: Kanye West, Billie Eilish and Harry Styles to headline
Kanye West, Billie Eilish and Harry Styles will headline the Californian festival.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

Kylie Jenner becomes first woman with 300 million Instagram followers
Ariana Grande, previously the app's most popular woman, is now tied in second place with Selena Gomez.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

Covid: Folk music legends Carthy family appeal for pandemic help
Eliza Carthy says her family - known throughout folk music circles - is struggling amid the pandemic.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

Rust: Armourer on Alec Baldwin film sues prop supplier over ammunition supply
Hannah Gutierrez-Reed seeks unspecified damages from ammunition supplier Seth Kenney and his company.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 13, 2022

Wooden Roman figure found at Twyford during HS2 dig
Experts say a waterlogged ditch helped preserve the "extremely rare" item over the centuries.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Playtime: Is it time we took 'play' more seriously?
New BBC documentary Why We Play uncovers some surprising benefits of play for the grown-ups.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Nigerian NFT artist Osinachi: The work created by using a word processor
Works by Nigerian Osinachi have made him one of Africa's leading digital and crypto-artists.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Ronnie Spector: Be My Baby singer of The Ronettes dies at 78
The rock and roll super star was the lead singer of the 1960 pioneering all-girl group the Ronettes.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Man damages BBC headquarters statue with hammer
There has been a campaign to remove the controversial statue which adorns Broadcasting House.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Will Smith boosts Oscar hopes with Screen Actors Guild nomination
The actor is nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award for playing Venus and Serena Williams' father.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Designer Sir Paul Smith joins special Royal order
Sir Paul joins the Order of the Companions of Honour in recognition of his work in British fashion.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Fact-checkers label YouTube a 'major conduit of online disinformation'
Open letter to social media giant calls for action against accounts promoting fake news.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Novak Djokovic: Newsreaders caught in expletive-laden rant
A leaked video shows Australian journalists giving candid opinions on the tennis star's visa saga.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

'He was like a lighthouse, warm and bright'
"I know people know he was good, but I don't think they know the depth of his goodness."

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 12, 2022

Theatres offer spark of hope after Covid challenges
Actors and directors speak of their joy at reuniting with audiences following the restrictions of the pandemic.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 11, 2022

Siddharth: Indian actor apologises to Saina Nehwal for sexist tweet
The actor's tweet drew outrage for allegedly using a sexual slur, a charge he denied.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 11, 2022

Walking Dead star Lennie James: We need to talk about casting
James says more actors with lived experience of certain roles should be given more opportunities.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 11, 2022

Lennie James: Walking Dead star demands debate over gay and disability roles
Star says more actors with lived experience of certain roles should be given more opportunities.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 11, 2022

Prince Charles commissions Holocaust survivor portraits
Seven survivors of the Holocaust are recorded in paintings to go on show at Buckingham Palace.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 11, 2022

BBC boss says personal error to blame for Alan Dershowitz interview
Director-general Tim Davie says a lack of "due diligence" was to blame when Alan Dershowitz was booked.

BBC Entertainment & Arts
Jan 11, 2022

EastEnders starts filming on troubled new £87m Albert Square set
The BBC soap has been criticised for going way over budget and schedule.

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