BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
The special flavour of rock’n’roll Beijing
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 22:25:07 GMT
The indie bands of the Chinese capital, Beijing, have their own raw, distinctive sound, says the BBC's Stephen McDonell.
'Struggling' Love Island star took her own life
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:03:18 GMT
Former beauty queen Sophie Gradon was found dead by her boyfriend who killed himself days later.
Avengers Endgame: The Marvel Cinematic Universe explained
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 23:50:20 GMT
Want to watch Avengers: Endgame but have no clue what's happening in the MCU? We're here to help.
Lil Dicky's all-star environmental music video goes viral
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:27:48 GMT
An all-star animated video featuring the voices of Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande is a viral hit.
Jung lovers: BTS delve into psychology on their album, Map Of The Soul
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 00:03:41 GMT
The Swiss psychologist's theories of ego, persona and the psyche underpin the band's latest lyrics.
The baby as big as a double-decker bus
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:30:06 GMT
The massive mechanical puppet is the centrepiece of show in Halifax about a mother's fight for her child.
Arinze Stanley: 'Patience is the key to my art'
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:32:52 GMT
Nigerian Arinze Stanley Egbengwu creates hyper-realistic pictures that look like photographs.
George Alagiah's 'guilt' over disabled toilet use
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:47:52 GMT
The BBC newsreader tells of his guilt at using the toilets with an "invisible disability".
Mya-Lecia Naylor: CBBC star dies suddenly, aged 16
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:23:12 GMT
The actress appeared in BBC shows Millie Inbetween and Almost Never.
Beyonce drops live album with Netflix film
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:52:25 GMT
Critics heap praise on the star's new project - which chronicles her 2018 Coachella performance.
'Make-up lets me be whoever I want to be'
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 23:30:00 GMT
Instagram influencer Tiffany Hunt uses her body as a canvas to become anything from a butterfly to a skull.
Daily Express cartoonist gets a musical
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 08:56:58 GMT
The stage show combines much-loved Carl Giles characters with 1980s pop anthems.
Adele splits from husband Simon Konecki
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 03:42:14 GMT
The best-selling UK artist and mother of one got married in 2016, after five years of dating.
Stormzy was 'right' to cancel Snowbombing gig say Big Joanie
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 23:58:49 GMT
Big Joanie on music making "a positive change" and why punk is not just for white, middle class straight men.
Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00:14 GMT
The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read.
Spider named after The Very Hungry Caterpillar author Eric Carle
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:16:11 GMT
Uroballus carlei, named after Eric Carle, was "previously unknown to science", a spider expert says.
Game of Thrones: What did people make of its return?
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:22:55 GMT
A spoiler-free round-up of how the first episode of the final series was received.
Chloë Grace Moretz: 'No age limit' for learning acceptance
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 00:52:36 GMT
US actress Chloë Grace Moretz on LGBT education and the 'underlying darker tone' of her film career.
Viewpoint: Beyonce’s Homecoming celebrates black culture and education
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 17:39:44 GMT
The singer's new documentary nods to Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison and others, writes Barrett Pitner.
BTS: 'We failed and tried again'
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:01:07 GMT
Arguably the world's biggest boy band, BTS open up about their "struggles and tears".
Joseph Bertony: The spy who helped mastermind the Sydney Opera House
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:56:55 GMT
Joseph Bertony, whose 30,000 hand-written sums made the building's iconic sails possible, has died.
Game of Thrones: The breakout stars of HBO's hit series
Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:40:05 GMT
What next for the show's sizeable cast, and will the stars be able to shake off their characters?
BTS become first Korean artists to top UK chart
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:00:07 GMT
The South Korean boyband land their first UK number one album with Map of the Soul.
Here are the films playing at Cannes this year
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:07:21 GMT
The British film director will launch his new film Sorry We Missed You at the film festival.
Dame Emma Thompson: 'If I could fly cleanly, I would'
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:04:24 GMT
Actress Dame Emma Thompson defends her decision to fly to London from the US to attend a climate change protest.
David Attenborough climate change TV show a 'call to arms'
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:27:29 GMT
The BBC's Climate Change - The Facts, presented by Sir David Attenborough, is praised by TV critics.
Jack Cole: The 'scary' dancer who made Marilyn sparkle
Wed, 10 Apr 2019 23:14:07 GMT
Jack Cole was the "exciting" and "scary" choreographer who helped some of Hollywood's greatest stars.
Time is up for 'same old' comedy shows
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 23:59:45 GMT
Social media changed many aspects of modern life, but how has it impacted traditional stand-up comedy?
Naomi Campbell hit by fashion racism in Asian country
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:24:10 GMT
The British supermodel says she was told a photo campaign would not be used because of the "colour of [her] skin".
T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh dies after shooting
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:22:40 GMT
Police confirm that the death of Bradley Welsh in Edinburgh's west end is being treated as murder.
Notre-Dame fire: How gamers are getting 'inside' the cathedral
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:26:14 GMT
Players return to a 2014 video game to visit a digital version of the cathedral, untouched by fire.
Radio 1's Big Weekend: Mark Ronson joins extra dance music night
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 05:53:22 GMT
The DJ joins the line-up for an extra night of dance music at the festival in Middlesbrough.
Little Mix's Perrie: Terrifying anxiety made me feel 'so alone'
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 06:31:39 GMT
The Little Mix star says spending time on social media left her feeling "trapped and claustrophobic".
'A lot of people think influencers are obnoxious'
Sun, 21 Apr 2019 23:43:46 GMT
You don't have to be Kylie Jenner to make a living from social media posts.
Lewis Capaldi wants to help anxious fans at his shows
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 11:44:57 GMT
Each ticket for his upcoming arena tour includes a 50p charge to assist with stress-related issues.
Rylan joins the Strictly Come Dancing family
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:59:13 GMT
Presenter Clark-Neal will join Zoe Ball on the Strictly Come Dancing spin-off show