BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Mel Brooks: Blazing Saddles would never be made today
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:10:27 GMT
The veteran funnyman tells the BBC he believes "comedy has to walk a thin line and take risks".
Wolf Alice: 'Our album is like hummus'
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:55:35 GMT
The indie band discuss tour riders, panic attacks and why Craig David should be prime minister.
The Stage Debut Awards: Meet theatre's hottest new stars
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:13:26 GMT
The star of Bat Out of Hell was one of the main winners at the first ever Stage Debut Awards.
Russell Brand: If I helped Jeremy Corbyn that's great
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:29:05 GMT
Comedian and actor Russell Brand on the rise of the Labour leader and why the UK voted for Brexit.
The Foos discuss their latest album, Donald Trump and Prince Harry
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:12:22 GMT
The Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl on how he'd feel about interviewing US President Donald Trump.
Picasso nudes to be reunited after 85 years
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:53:35 GMT
The paintings of the artist's younger lover have not been displayed together since 1932.
Strictly Come Dancing: Can you predict the winner?
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:53:31 GMT
Reality Check has looked at what statistics can tell you about who might win the Strictly glitter ball
Game of Thrones star's quest to open up film industry
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 04:46:45 GMT
Ellie Kendrick, who plays Meera Reed in Game of Thrones, says the film industry is "a closed shop".
The adventure that didn't quite go to plan
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:41:20 GMT
Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 900-mile journey through Vietnam with five other disabled people but quickly learned they were far from like-minded.
The transgender dancer telling her story
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:50:20 GMT
How transgender dancer Lucy Fizz is challenging society's view of the LGBT community.
William G Stewart, 15 to 1 host, dies aged 84
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:04:48 GMT
The former Butlins redcoat originally wanted Jonathan Ross to present the cult Channel 4 show.
Mexico earthquake: Salma Hayek pledges $100K to disaster relief
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:26:07 GMT
The actress calls for donations to help victims of Mexico's deadliest natural disaster since 1985.
How social media is making luxury fashion available to everyone
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:25:33 GMT
Gigi Hadid's collaboration with Tommy Hilfiger was among London Fashion Week shows using the new "see now, buy now" format.
Emma Stone 'started anxiety therapy aged seven'
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:27:38 GMT
The Oscar-winning actress talks about treatment for panic attacks and being an "anxious child".
Hillary Clinton memoir What Happened sells 300,000 copies
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:41:44 GMT
What Happened, which tells of the 2016 US election campaign, was released on 12 September.
Rihanna on diverse make-up range
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 03:24:29 GMT
We spoke with Rihanna about the response to her new beauty brand Fenty Beauty.
London Fashion Week: The highlights and talking points
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:54:52 GMT
As London Fashion Week nears its close, take a look at the stories behind the clothes.
Banksy Liverpool murals sold for £3.2m to Qatari buyer
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:42:16 GMT
One of the works, the Liverpool Rat mural, failed to sell at a London auction in 2014.
Netflix pulls Maya the Bee episode after obscenity complaint
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:33:36 GMT
The streaming giant removes one of its cartoons after a viewer claims it shows a drawing of a penis.
Ethiopian artists create art from animal bones and bags
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:30:13 GMT
Two artists in Ethiopia hope to protect the environment by turning rubbish into art.
Bernie Casey: NFL star and actor dies at 78
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:14:58 GMT
The NFL star turned actor, poet and painter appeared with Sir Sean Connery in Never Say Never Again.
Madonna on touring, politics and her sex book
Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:53:07 GMT
After inventing the modern stadium pop show, the singer says she's "exploring" smaller, low-key gigs.
Vikander, Tomb Raider and other poster fails
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:11:05 GMT
Alicia Vikander seems to be the victim of dodgy Photoshop in the poster for her new Tomb Raider film.
Why Benedict Cumberbatch is his worst critic
Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:51:18 GMT
The actor talks about trolls, Doctor Who and his latest role as a father whose daughter goes missing.
Sir David Attenborough on his hunt for the Kimodo Dragon
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:12:36 GMT
Sir David Attenborough spoke to the BBC about Zoo Quest, the environment and the planet's future.
'He was the man' - young artists on Basquiat
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:13:15 GMT
Young black artists celebrate Jean-Michel Basquiat's impact on art.
'Dark' version of Sabrina the Teenage Witch planned by television network The CW
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:04:38 GMT
A new "evil" version of Sabrina the Teenage Witch is being made by the CW Network.