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Benedetti aims for 'relatable' Edinburgh International Festival

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:27
Nicola Benedetti announces her first programme as director of the Edinburgh International Festival.

Friends star Matthew Perry to pull Keanu Reeves jibe from memoir

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 08:11
The star's book asked why Reeves "still walks among us" when others like River Phoenix had died.

Len Goodman: Ex-Strictly head judge dies at 78

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 07:58
Goodman was a favourite on the show from its launch in 2004 until his departure 2016.

Watch: Len Goodman's best bits on TV

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 07:25
TV judge Len Goodman was famed for his dancing knowledge and his one-liners.

Len Goodman obituary: From the East End to Strictly Come Dancing studio

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 05:47
The dance teacher shot to fame as a last-minute addition as head judge on Strictly Come Dancing.

Dale Meeks: Ant and Dec lead tributes to Emmerdale and Byker Grove star, who has died aged 48

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 04:28
Meeks, who starred in Emmerdale and Byker Grove, has died aged 48.

NBCUniversal boss Jeff Shell out after 'inappropriate relationship'

Mon, 04/24/2023 - 00:52
Jeff Shell has left the US media giant over an "inappropriate relationship" he had with a colleague.

Fifa no more? EA Sports rebrands its biggest game

Sun, 04/23/2023 - 21:18
Work has started on introducing the successor to the famous football game.

Aitch: Rapper does skydive in honour of sister Gracie

Sun, 04/23/2023 - 20:02
The rapper made the jump in honour of his little sister Gracie, 13, who has Down's syndrome.

Disneyland fire-breathing dragon engulfed by flames

Sun, 04/23/2023 - 19:01
A giant dragon in California's Disneyland Park is engulfed by fire during a show as visitors look on.

Proclaimers removed from King's coronation playlist

Sun, 04/23/2023 - 10:56
The BBC understands the move was made in response to complaints about the band's anti-royal views.

Stormzy's #Merky Book festival aims to inspire new generation

Sun, 04/23/2023 - 10:38
The event headlined by Wretch 32, John Agard and Malorie Blackman aimed to inspire a new generation of storytellers.

The unlikely (but welcome) return of Everything But The Girl

Sat, 04/22/2023 - 20:31
After 24 years, Tracey Thorn and Ben Watt are back. But even they weren't sure it was a good idea.

Aitch: Why Down's syndrome awareness is so important

Sat, 04/22/2023 - 08:53
The rapper's sister Gracie has Down's syndrome and he's raising awareness with a skydive.

Barry Humphries: A life in pictures

Sat, 04/22/2023 - 08:23
From outrageous Dame Edna Everage to revolting Les Patterson, Humphries always took centre stage.

Dame Edna's memorable moments in 80 seconds

Sat, 04/22/2023 - 08:22
A look back at some laughs from the comedian Barry Humphries as his outrageous alter ego Dame Edna Everage.

Barry Humphries: The satirist and comedian whose life was dominated by Dame Edna Everage

Sat, 04/22/2023 - 08:19
The talented actor, satirist and comedian whose life was dominated by his gaudy alter-ego.

Newcastle's Farrell Centre explores if we can grow houses from fungus

Fri, 04/21/2023 - 20:08
A structure grown from mycelium, the root network of fungus, is on display in Newcastle.

Watch: Final farewell to Paul O'Grady

Thu, 04/20/2023 - 12:28
Fans have lined the streets of Aldington in Kent for the funeral of the TV personality.

Mourners leave notes on street for K-pop star Moonbin

Thu, 04/20/2023 - 08:43
Moonbin's fans lit candles, left flowers and shared videos across social media, paying tribute to the artist.