BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Sidney Poitier was a ground-breaking black man - Bonnie Greer
Fri, 07 Jan 2022 18:45:52 GMT
Playwright Bonnie Greer pays tribute to the acting legend Sidney Poitier, who has died at the age of 94.
Nino Cerruti: Italian fashion great dies aged 91
Sat, 15 Jan 2022 20:51:34 GMT
The celebrated designer and businessman once said: "I have always dressed the same person, myself."
Bafta Film Awards: Can Rebel Wilson save the 2022 awards season?
Fri, 14 Jan 2022 14:26:17 GMT
The actress is due to host the Bafta Film Awards in February in an effort to boost viewing figures.
BBC TV should play national anthem at closedown says MP
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 15:04:35 GMT
The BBC should be “proud of our country” and bring back playing God Save the Queen at night, says Andrew Rosindell.
The AI software that could turn you in to a music star
Mon, 10 Jan 2022 00:03:28 GMT
Artificial intelligence is now smart enough to write tracks that earn streaming service royalties.
PinkPantheress wins BBC Sound Of 2022
Thu, 06 Jan 2022 00:00:00 GMT
PinkPantheress has been named as the winner of this year's BBC Sound Of poll.
The Voice: Dutch TV suspends show over sexual misconduct claims
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 14:30:06 GMT
The TV talent show's band leader Jeroen Rietbergen resigned on Saturday after allegations were made.
How the Tide Mill in Woodbridge was used to make techno music
Tue, 11 Jan 2022 06:13:34 GMT
A DJ made club music by recording the machinery used to produce flour.
BBC TV licence fee: What is it and why is it under threat?
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 18:08:24 GMT
The government has hinted that it may abolish the TV licence after 2027.
BBC licence fee to be frozen at £159 for two years, government confirms
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 18:39:53 GMT
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries outlined the settlement in the House of Commons on Monday.
Walking Dead star Lennie James: We need to talk about casting
Wed, 12 Jan 2022 00:35:50 GMT
James says more actors with lived experience of certain roles should be given more opportunities.
Golden Globes 2022: The winners and nominees
Mon, 10 Jan 2022 05:16:58 GMT
See the full list of winners from the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards.
Anne Frank betrayal suspect identified after 77 years
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 13:14:15 GMT
A new investigation identifies a suspect who may have told the Nazis about the Jewish diarist's hideout.
Theatres offer spark of hope after Covid challenges
Wed, 12 Jan 2022 06:22:09 GMT
Actors and directors speak of their joy at reuniting with audiences following the restrictions of the pandemic.
After Life: Third series is a hit with viewers, but less so with critics
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 12:14:20 GMT
The final season of the Ricky Gervais comedy is number one on Netflix despite mixed reviews.
In Case You Missed It: New year, new adventure for these penguins
Sat, 08 Jan 2022 08:49:14 GMT
Watch our round-up if you want to "snow" what stories you've missed this week...
Playtime: Is it time we took 'play' more seriously?
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 00:51:52 GMT
New BBC documentary Why We Play uncovers some surprising benefits of play for the grown-ups.
Peaky Blinders stage show to open at Birmingham theatre
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 18:00:17 GMT
The stage show is written and adapted by Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight.
PinkPantheress made hits from her bedroom - now she's won the BBC Sound Of 2022
Thu, 06 Jan 2022 00:00:03 GMT
PinkPantheress hit the charts from her bedroom. Now she's been named the UK's most promising new star.
How a colossal block of ice became an obsession
Sat, 15 Jan 2022 02:03:48 GMT
Artist Kevin Eason won't ever see his favourite iceberg up close, but he's come to know it so well.
Nigerian NFT artist Osinachi: The work created by using a word processor
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 00:46:05 GMT
Works by Nigerian Osinachi have made him one of Africa's leading digital and crypto-artists.
Nadine Dorries: BBC licence fee frozen for two years
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 17:08:52 GMT
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries announces a two-year freeze on the BBC licence fee.
JK Rowling tweet by trans activists 'not criminal'
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 11:16:09 GMT
The Harry Potter author told police that her Edinburgh address had been revealed in a photo on Twitter.
'He was like a lighthouse, warm and bright'
Wed, 12 Jan 2022 11:22:24 GMT
"I know people know he was good, but I don't think they know the depth of his goodness."
Remi Wolf is casually rewriting the rules of pop music
Sat, 15 Jan 2022 02:02:43 GMT
The former downhill skier and American Idol contestant is making some of pop's most exuberant songs.