BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

EastEnders special to air real stories of knife crime

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:11:11 GMT

The soap will broadcast stories as told by real-life relatives of knife crime, as part of its ongoing storyline.

XXXTentacion: Suspect arrested in rapper murder case

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:18:05 GMT

Dedrick Williams, 22, faces a first-degree murder charge over the controversial rapper's death.

The Rolling Stones: How Eel Pie Island shaped the band's career

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:47:27 GMT

How a hidden hotel at Eel Pie Island helped make a name for the Rolling Stones.

José Andrés: The TV chef who fed Puerto Rico

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:15:26 GMT

When Hurricane Maria struck, José Andrés's World Central Kitchen project fed more people in Puerto Rico than any other relief group.

Meet Kamille: The stockbroker who writes hits for Little Mix and Jess Glynne

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 00:05:13 GMT

Meet Camille Purcell - a former economist who's written some of pop music's biggest hits.

Travel and ticket warning for Ed Sheeran gigs

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:53:25 GMT

The first of four Principality Stadium gigs comes after some fans experienced long motorway delays.

Cambridge Museum of Zoology reopens after £4m facelift

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:01:32 GMT

Sir David Attenborough says the museum featuring Charles Darwin finds is "of the highest importance".

Love Island: Adam sparks warning from charity Women's Aid

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:58:36 GMT

Women's Aid says it wants viewers to recognise unhealthy behaviour in relationships.

Inside the Glasgow School of Art - Mackintosh's Masterpiece

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:58:02 GMT

Charles Rennie Mackintosh's most famous architectural creation has faced two devastating fires.

Janet Jackson says motherhood is 'the height of happiness'

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:39:59 GMT

The star reveals an "intense" battle with depression and says her one-year-old son changed her life.

Wimbledon tennis to be screened in 4K HDR by BBC

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:00:34 GMT

The World Cup 4K HDR trial is being extended to Wimbledon - Sky Q viewers will also benefit.

Ariana Grande fiance confirms engagement

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:19:02 GMT

SNL comedian Pete Davidson confirms his engagement to the singer, saying "it's lit".

'Home is made of many simple things'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:41:51 GMT

How ordinary things can make all the difference to people escaping persecution and danger.

Taking a stand against sexism and racism in the advertising industry

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 23:05:42 GMT

Magazine editor Sherry Collins is taking a stand after being confused for a prostitute at a media event.

XXXTentacion: The troubled talent of a volatile rap star

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:20:48 GMT

The controversial rapper has been shot dead in Florida at the age of 20.

Kelly Macdonald opens Edinburgh Film Festival with Puzzle

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:32:27 GMT

The 72nd Edinburgh International Film Festival opened with Puzzle, starring Kelly MacDonald.

Hereditary's musical composer explains what makes it so scary

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:02:51 GMT

Critics say Hereditary is one of the scariest horror films to be made. The composer of the soundtrack explains why.

Boy Erased author Garrard Conley on surviving 'gay conversion therapy'

Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:55:56 GMT

Garrard Conley's parents put him through "conversion therapy" - now he's dedicated a book to them.

Johnny Marr returns to save us from ourselves

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 01:00:48 GMT

Former Smiths guitarist is back from the future with a riff-tastic warning and a bid to "escape" from his own past.

Why you can't talk about John Oliver in China

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:54:09 GMT

China's biggest social media platform is cracking down on the British comedian.

Irrfan Khan: Bollywood actor flooded with support after cancer letter

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:56:01 GMT

Fans wish speedy recovery for Life of Pi star Irrfan Khan after he writes about his battle with cancer.

How colour cost Lenny Kravitz a major TV role

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 23:55:25 GMT

Lenny Kravitz says producers on Big Little Lies didn't want a black actor playing the villain.

Lady Leshurr 'tried to end it all' two years ago

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:42:57 GMT

The grime MC says she's telling fans because she's "not the only one" to experience such feelings.

Desmond Elliott Prize: King Lear retelling named winner

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:53:11 GMT

Her debut novel was rejected by publishers multiple times before winning the Desmond Elliott Prize.

Sir Paul McCartney: 'Retire from what?'

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 17:28:29 GMT

Sir Paul talks Elvis, gun control and heading back out on tour. But just don't mention retirement.

Sophie Gradon, former Love Island contestant, dies

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:29:31 GMT

The former Miss Great Britain appeared on the ITV2 dating show in 2016.