BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Spotify to axe 1,500 workers to cut costs
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 10:25:01 GMT
The music-streaming company says it is making people redundant to "rightsize" the firm.
The Crown's Imelda Staunton on the 'shock' of playing the Queen when the Queen died
Sat, 02 Dec 2023 00:49:28 GMT
Imelda Staunton found out the monarch had died while filming the final series of the Netflix show.
Beyoncé: Meet the designer who made her sparkle on tour
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 22:44:37 GMT
Hundreds of hours go into Gaurav Gupta's designs for Beyoncé, Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion.
Are extreme temperatures threatening live music events?
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 06:43:49 GMT
The death of a fan at a Taylor Swift concert in Rio during throws up challenges for tour promoters.
Florence Pugh hit by thrown object during Dune: Part Two film promotion
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 13:11:12 GMT
Other celebrities that have been hit by objects thrown by fans include Harry Styles, Pink and Cardi B.
Nutcracker: Drew McOnie reimagines Christmas classic
Sat, 02 Dec 2023 07:01:18 GMT
Tchaikovsky’s classic Christmas ballet has been reimagined by Olivier Award-winner Drew McOnie.
BBC Sound of 2024: Tyla, Last Dinner Party and Kenya Grace tipped for success
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 00:00:03 GMT
Other rising music stars up for the prize include The Last Dinner Party, Elmiene and Ayra Starr.
Booker Prize: The moment Paul Lynch wins with Prophet Song
Sun, 26 Nov 2023 22:57:12 GMT
The dystopian novel depicting an Ireland slipping into totalitarianism wins the prestigious award for the author.
BBC licence fee £15 increase too high, culture secretary says
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 11:02:12 GMT
The culture secretary says an increase of £15 to the fee would add to cost of living pressures.
Watch: Taylor Swift walks carpet at Beyoncé film premiere
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 01:38:16 GMT
Fans screamed as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé arrived at the London premiere of Renaissance.
MacGowan: Fairytale of New York is our Bohemian Rhapsody
Thu, 30 Nov 2023 13:40:23 GMT
The Pogues frontman said the hit song made him depressed after Kirsty MacColl died.
Billie Eilish accuses Variety of 'outing' her in cover story
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 17:31:54 GMT
The singer sarcastically thanks US magazine Variety for "outing" her during a red carpet interview.
Pogues, Wham! and Mariah battle to be Christmas number one
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 19:07:02 GMT
Fairytale of New York has surged since the death of Pogues' frontman Shane MacGowan.
'Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals!' - Home Alone actor gets Hollywood Walk of Fame star
Sat, 02 Dec 2023 04:31:57 GMT
Macaulay Culkin unveils his Hollywood star and says the honour is meaningful to him as a father.
Kiss to become 'immortal' thanks to Abba's avatar technology
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 09:23:47 GMT
After playing their farewell concert, the rock stars announce they will continue as a virtual band.
American Fiction director says white audiences are too comfortable with black clichés
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 00:23:09 GMT
Satirical film American Fiction follows a black writer trying to make the literary world change its ways.
Doctor Who: It's the best job I've ever had says actress Catherine Tate
Sun, 26 Nov 2023 09:51:49 GMT
Actress Catherine Tate says she "still to this day" does not know why she was cast in the show.
CBeebies star returns to Wolverhampton for panto
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 13:32:52 GMT
Evie Pickerill is starring as the lead role in Snow White at Wolverhampton's Grand Theatre.
Bernard Cribbins: Doctor Who pays tribute to veteran actor
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 13:21:30 GMT
The veteran actor, who died in 2022 aged 93, reprised his role as Wilfred Mott one last time.
Ant and Dec plead 'no more politicians' in TV jungle
Sun, 03 Dec 2023 16:36:44 GMT
The call for a break comes as Nigel Farage appears Down Under this year - following Matt Hancock.
American Symphony: Jon Batiste on filming private anguish behind his musical success
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 01:51:28 GMT
American Symphony sees the musician win at the 2022 Grammys while his wife is treated for cancer.
Jason Manford angry at theatregoers leaving litter
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 18:02:42 GMT
"Unbelievable - you wouldn't treat your home like that," the comic says, at the litter-strewn floor.
Beyoncé tells fans (and Taylor Swift) to 'laugh and dance' at Renaissance premiere
Fri, 01 Dec 2023 01:22:27 GMT
The London premiere of Beyoncé's tour film included a special guest and a demand for dancing.
Rizz named word of the year 2023 by Oxford University Press
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 00:01:27 GMT
Slang word for charisma beat "Swiftie" and "situationship" in Oxford dictionary award.