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BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Yes drummer Alan White dies aged 72

Thu, 26 May 2022 18:53:20 GMT

The prog-rock star died peacefully at home after a short illness, his bandmates have announced.


Moonage Daydream: David Bowie taught me how to live again, says film-maker

Thu, 26 May 2022 00:11:39 GMT

Moonage Daydream director Brett Morgen on how David Bowie helped him to recover from a heart attack.


Johnny Depp: Jury deliberations begin in Amber Heard defamation trial

Fri, 27 May 2022 19:21:23 GMT

The high profile celebrity defamation case comes to a close six weeks after it began.


Stranger Things season four ‘formulaic but fabulous’, critics say

Mon, 23 May 2022 14:55:14 GMT

Season four of the retro US sci-fi show has four-star reviews and maybe its "scariest monster yet".


Geetanjali Shree is first Indian winner of International Booker Prize

Fri, 27 May 2022 08:05:03 GMT

The prize's judges say Geetanjali Shree's Tomb of Sand is a "luminous novel of India and partition".


Actor Kevin Spacey facing sexual assault charges

Thu, 26 May 2022 16:34:31 GMT

He is to be charged with sexually assaulting three men in London and Gloucestershire.


Abba Voyage: The band's virtual concert needs to be seen to be believed

Thu, 26 May 2022 22:42:33 GMT

All four members appear in public for the first time in 14 years, as they launch their Voyage show.


Ewan McGregor: It was great to play Obi-Wan again

Fri, 27 May 2022 16:26:31 GMT

The actor is reprising his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new Disney+ series about the Star Wars character.


Stranger Things returns to Netflix for its penultimate series

Thu, 26 May 2022 23:03:31 GMT

The cast of Stranger Things on their 'take homes' from the hit show.


Abba: All four members of the Swedish band reunite ahead of Voyage concert

Thu, 26 May 2022 17:51:32 GMT

All four members of the Swedish band have reunited on the red carpet ahead of Voyage concert.


Radio 1's Adele Roberts on living with her stoma Audrey

Thu, 26 May 2022 15:13:51 GMT

The DJ underwent surgery for bowel cancer and wants to raise awareness of having a colostomy bag.


Ray Liotta: Scorsese and De Niro lead tributes to the late Goodfellas actor

Fri, 27 May 2022 10:47:12 GMT

Director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro express their sadness at death of Goodfellas actor.


Scott McKendry: Belfast poet shaped by working-class childhood

Fri, 27 May 2022 23:02:39 GMT

A Belfast poet is challenging perceptions that working-class communities are not interested in poetry.


Aryan Khan: Drug charges dropped against Shah Rukh Khan's son

Fri, 27 May 2022 09:08:43 GMT

The anti-drug agency cleared Aryan Khan in the case, saying "no drugs have been found" on him.


Senegal's Dakar Biennale: From red swimmers to floating teapots

Tue, 24 May 2022 23:12:34 GMT

One of Africa's largest modern art event returns to Senegal after a four-year hiatus.


BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend: Thousands expected for Coventry festival

Fri, 27 May 2022 09:40:43 GMT

Becky Hill, Ed Sheeran and Harry Styles are among the acts performing across the weekend.


BBC to move CBBC and BBC Four online

Thu, 26 May 2022 15:29:53 GMT

Director-general Tim Davie says the move is part of a raft of cost-saving measures.


Top Gun: Maverick - Critics praise 'thrilling' sequel

Thu, 12 May 2022 15:55:28 GMT

Tom Cruise returns as US Navy pilot Maverick in the highly-anticipated follow-up to 1986's Top Gun.


Depeche Mode: Pet Shop Boys lead tributes to late keyboardist Andy Fletcher

Fri, 27 May 2022 09:57:13 GMT

The synth-pop duo call the keyboardist, who died this week aged 60, "warm, friendly and funny".


Artists boycott British Art Show after Manchester gallery censorship row

Fri, 27 May 2022 01:05:54 GMT

An exhibition featuring the cream of current British artists opens with less than half taking part.


Kate Moss testifies that Depp did not push her down stairs

Wed, 25 May 2022 14:45:07 GMT

Model Kate Moss is asked in court about an incident from their relationship in the 1990s.


Harry Styles review: Singer uses power of positivity to delight Brixton Academy

Wed, 25 May 2022 08:18:04 GMT

The singer brings the power of positivity to his first UK gig for four years, Katie Razzall writes.


'Rare' Beatles' memorabilia sells for £11k at auction

Fri, 27 May 2022 15:30:41 GMT

A "unique" collection of unseen photographs of the Fab Four are sold at auction.


How Danny Boyle brought the Sex Pistols to life

Fri, 27 May 2022 23:36:58 GMT

The cast of Danny Boyle's TV series reveal how they turned themselves into the iconic 70s punk band.


Ewan McGregor on using Obi-Wan Kenobi memes

Wed, 25 May 2022 13:57:40 GMT

Hello there! The actor discusses the number of memes created about his Star Wars character.


Elvis biopic: Austin Butler praised, but mixed reviews for film

Thu, 26 May 2022 10:26:20 GMT

Actor Austin Butler is praised, but some critics say he is the "only thing that works" in the film.