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Turner Prize 2023 to be awarded at Towner Eastbourne

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 22:49
The art gallery says the awards event will be the centrepiece of its centenary celebrations.

Netflix plans real-life Squid Game reality TV show with $4.56m prize

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 22:46
It will see 456 contestants compete in a series of challenges inspired by the dystopian drama.

Digital News Report: Depressing stories turning more people off

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 22:12
Almost four in 10 say they often or sometimes avoid the news, new research suggests.

BTS announce break to grow and pursue solo projects

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 19:56
The K-pop group tell fans their goal is to grow as individuals and pursue solo projects.

Kate Bush heading to number one after chart rule reset

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 08:04
Running Up That Hill was previously subject to a rule that penalises older songs on streaming sites.

Lightyear: Toy Story spin-off film divides critics

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 08:02
The Guardian said the film was "a treat", but the Telegraph gave it one star and called it "half-baked".

Seinfeld actor Philip Baker Hall dies aged 90

Tue, 06/14/2022 - 07:16
The character actor was lauded for his guest role as librarian Mr Bookman in the 90s sitcom.

Chris McGlade: How I forgave my dad's killer - and made it funny

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 21:15
Stand-up comic Chris McGlade on turning his father's 2011 murder into a comedy show.

Injured crowd surfer, 67, meets The Killers frontman

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 13:57
The Killers' frontman leapt off stage to see if crowd-surfing Doug James who fell at a gig was OK.

Hilary Devey had charisma and ability, says Theo Paphitis

Sun, 06/12/2022 - 16:25
Former Dragon Theo Paphitis pays tribute to his co-star Hilary Devey, who has died aged 65.

Hopwood DePree: From Hollywood to restoring Downton Shabby

Sat, 06/11/2022 - 20:36
Film producer Hopwood DePree swapped LA for Rochdale to save his family's ancient ancestral home.

Sherwood - the Nottinghamshire strike that divided a town

Sat, 06/11/2022 - 20:36
A BBC One crime drama examines how murder ignites the deep divides in a former mining community.

Florence 'DJ Cuppy' Otedola opens up about student life at Oxford University

Sat, 06/11/2022 - 04:55
We chat to Florence 'DJ Cuppy' Otedola, daughter of billionaire Femi Otedola, about life at Oxford University.

Emma Thompson and Daryl McCormack star in Good Luck To You, Leo Grande

Fri, 06/10/2022 - 20:11
Dame Emma Thompson on her 'brave' sexy new role in new film Good Luck To You, Leo Grande.

My Name Is Leon: Sir Lenny Henry brings moving adoption story to screen

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 23:43
The actor and comedian on why he wanted to make a TV version of Kit de Waal's novel My Name Is Leon.

Anna Chojnicka: Bruising bananas to create elaborate works of art

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 20:01
Anna Chojnicka bruises the skin of bananas to create intricate artworks before eating her creations.

Ms Marvel: Critics praise Disney's 'joyful' first Muslim superhero story

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 09:45
Disney+ series Ms Marvel, which stars Iman Vellani, is said to have made "pop culture history".

Samrat Prithviraj: Why did a Bollywood film on a popular Hindu king fail?

Thu, 06/09/2022 - 00:13
A much-hyped film on the 12th Century Indian king Prithviraj Chauhan has tanked at the box office. Why?

Tove Styrke is sick of the streaming song formula

Tue, 06/07/2022 - 20:47
The Swedish star explains why she's rejected the slick, corporate Spotify sound to follow her gut.

Shakespeare North Playhouse: £30m replica theatre reveals opening plans

Wed, 03/23/2022 - 22:38
The £30m Shakespeare North Playhouse, in Prescot, Merseyside, reveals its opening plans.