BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Andrew Lloyd Webber says Covid vaccine refusers are 'selfish'

Mon, 17 May 2021 14:28:12 GMT

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber says people who refuse the Covid vaccine are selfish.

Princess Diana: BBC postpones Panorama film on interview with Martin Bashir

Sun, 16 May 2021 15:18:48 GMT

The investigative film has been delayed over a “significant duty of care issue”, the broadcaster says.

Eurovision 2021: Tusse - from child refugee to Swedish pop star

Fri, 14 May 2021 23:21:10 GMT

"It's a huge honour for me... It's like the biggest thank you I can give," says Sweden's act Tusse.

Brits 2021 winners: Dua Lipa, Little Mix, Taylor Swift win on a big night for female acts

Tue, 11 May 2021 22:43:41 GMT

Big winner Dua Lipa joined other stars including Little Mix and Arlo Parks for the in-person ceremony.

Theatres in England get ready to reopen, but fear a Covid plot twist

Fri, 14 May 2021 23:56:07 GMT

Which shows are opening from Monday, will audiences return - and could the comeback be short-lived?

How viral pianist with dementia is helping others

Thu, 13 May 2021 04:54:17 GMT

When Paul Harvey's piano playing went viral, it inspired a donation of £1 million to charity.

Eurovision 2021: How this year's acts are aiming for a Covid-safe contest

Sun, 16 May 2021 15:21:29 GMT

The acts of this year's Eurovision have been navigating a global pandemic to take part in Rotterdam.

I love being a mogul: The Hollywood stars going into business

Wed, 12 May 2021 23:14:26 GMT

With the pandemic shutting down Hollywood over the past year, actors have been starting companies.

Telling the tales of the northwest Highlands

Sun, 16 May 2021 23:04:53 GMT

New documentary explores what life is like for people in remote Scotland.

Covid: Tom Cruise signs shirts for football club on movie set

Sun, 16 May 2021 12:18:56 GMT

The Hollywood star made the gesture to help out a football club raising cash for the community.

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2021: WandaVision wins big

Mon, 17 May 2021 09:41:12 GMT

The Disney+ Marvel hit collected four awards including best show at the in-person Hollywood event.

Florence Pugh and Toby Sebastian team up on new single

Sat, 15 May 2021 10:00:43 GMT

Florence Pugh and Toby Sebastian are releasing their first song together.

Basketball Africa League: Coach is proud of US rapper J Cole's debut

Mon, 17 May 2021 11:52:50 GMT

Coach Alan Major says he is proud of US rapper J Cole as he makes his debut for Rwandan side Patriots in the Basketball Africa League.

Brit Awards 2021: The best outfits from the red carpet and ceremony

Wed, 12 May 2021 10:58:14 GMT

The stars were out in force at Tuesday night's event, serving up some seriously stylish looks.

Singer-songwriter Yola: From sofa hopping to Nashville

Thu, 13 May 2021 23:07:16 GMT

The singer-songwriter got stuck in Nashville, USA, during the pandemic.

Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral says contest is history for him

Sun, 16 May 2021 23:01:50 GMT

Eurovision's highest-scoring winner Salvador Sobral says he now has to go his own way and set new goals.

Ali G and Borat join Sacha Baron Cohen at MTV Movie & TV Awards

Mon, 17 May 2021 13:37:15 GMT

Sacha Baron Cohen and Scarlett Johansson delight audience members with their acceptance speeches.

St Vincent: 'Without music, I'd be dead'

Wed, 12 May 2021 23:16:09 GMT

Inspired by her father's release from prison, St Vincent says her new album feels like a lifeline.

City of Culture 2021: Street art transforms Coventry ahead of year in spotlight

Fri, 14 May 2021 05:33:11 GMT

Artists work to transform Coventry for its tenure as City of Culture 2021.

AT&T and Discovery to create new streaming giant

Mon, 17 May 2021 13:19:37 GMT

The deal will see Harry Potter-maker Warner Bros. and Discovery take on Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon.

Ruthie Henshall: Lack of visits 'took her down so quickly' in care home

Wed, 12 May 2021 21:15:03 GMT

The actress pays tribute to her mother Gloria, who died in a care home on Tuesday.

Martin Bashir: BBC religion editor leaves the corporation

Fri, 14 May 2021 19:30:22 GMT

The corporation said he was leaving his post due to ongoing health issues.

Films, exhibitions and more things you can now see

Sun, 16 May 2021 23:23:43 GMT

Indoor entertainment venues in many areas can now reopen, so what's on and how will they work?

'Really moving' to perform first post-lockdown comedy show

Mon, 17 May 2021 13:26:44 GMT

Comedian Barry Ferns put on a show as soon as lockdown rules were eased at one minute past midnight.

Brit Awards: Dua Lipa, Little Mix, Haim back on the red carpet

Tue, 11 May 2021 19:50:22 GMT

Dua Lipa, Little Mix and other music stars are at the ceremony, which is going ahead without social distancing.