BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Lion King: Petition calls on Disney to drop 'hakuna matata' trademark
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:29:13 GMT
Thousands have signed a petition against Disney registering Swahili phrase "hakuna matata".
Rapper Lil Pump criticised for racist gesture
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:00:52 GMT
US rapper Lil Pump has been called 'racist' against Chinese people in an upcoming song.
The unexpected history of Christmas carols
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:17:32 GMT
Everyone knows Silent Night, but contemporary carols are still being written. We meet the composers.
Salisbury looks to pantomime after nerve agent attack
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:22:04 GMT
Nine months after a nerve agent attack in Salisbury, a pantomime is bringing festive cheer to the city's Playhouse.
Katie Price charged with drink-driving
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 06:45:48 GMT
The former glamour model and TV star will appear in front of magistrates in January.
The millionaire make-up mogul behind Huda Beauty
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:19:24 GMT
The 35-year-old quit her job in finance and went on to build one of the world's biggest make-up brands.
Fresh Prince star sues Fortnite creators over Carlton dance
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:10:11 GMT
Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, says the game copied his moves.
John Boyega on to play a rabbit in the new Watership Down film.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:34:04 GMT
John Boyega is one of the stars of the new Watership Down film, he talks about the challenges of appearing as an animation.
Birmingham wheelchair dance club FreeWheelin helps new bride
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 04:06:00 GMT
Kirsty Capella enjoys her first wedding dance thanks to a wheelchair club.
Robyn: 'I didn't want to be a role model'
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:26:06 GMT
The Swedish pop star on her return to music, defying expectations and the healing power of dancing.
Lady Gaga and A Star is Born snubbed by London critics
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 13:55:28 GMT
There'll be no love for the singer's A Star is Born remake at the London Critics' Circle film awards.
Harry Redknapp giving jam roly polys to homeless
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:56:34 GMT
The I'm a Celebrity winner regularly raved about his favourite pudding while in the jungle.
Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:47:12 GMT
From animated YouTubers to computer-generated Instagram models, new meaning is being given to the term 'manufactured personality'.
Rose McGowan: Life after #MeToo
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 17:50:16 GMT
The actor and activist describes how life has changed since the Weinstein allegations.
Sorry, but LadBaby won't be Christmas number one
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:58:47 GMT
Its aims are laudable, but charity single We Built This City On Sausage Rolls won't top the chart.
Shazam reveals 2018's most-searched songs
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:14:20 GMT
A lot of people wanted to know the name of the song that goes: "I do it solo." (It's called Solo.)
The emotions that make a film a hit... or a miss
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:25:26 GMT
AI can reveal which types of films will score the most nominations.
Moira Stuart to join Classic FM
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 13:48:50 GMT
The newsreader has been at the BBC for over 40 years as a presenter and broadcaster.
YouTuber's glitter bomb tricks parcel thieves
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 12:27:53 GMT
A former Nasa engineer spent six months building a disguised glitter bomb to surprise thieves stealing parcels from his doorstep.
James Arthur's accountant pleads guilty to fraud
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:42:28 GMT
Mark Livermore, who worked for singer James Arthur, has admitted taking the money.
Making a Murderer detective sues Netflix for defamation
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:50:42 GMT
A former detective alleges the show suggests he planted evidence to frame Steven Avery.
Is a female lead now key to box office success?
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:06:44 GMT
Women-centric films outperform, a study says, but is historically sexist Hollywood really changing?
Ibeyi: The French-Cuban twins who sing in Yoruba
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 14:15:24 GMT
Ibeyi is a band made up of two French-Cuban sisters, who often sing in the West African language Yoruba.
EastEnders: Lofty and Mary return confirmed
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:03:08 GMT
Tom Watt and Linda Davidson will return to Albert Square in the New Year to attend a funeral.
Former CBS boss Les Moonves denied $120m exit pay
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 06:45:04 GMT
US broadcaster refuses Les Moonves' severance deal following claims of sexual misconduct.
Baddiel & Skinner perform Three Lions
Sun, 16 Dec 2018 20:29:50 GMT
Watch as The Lightning Seeds, David Baddiel and Frank Skinner reunite to perform a special rendition of Three Lions at Sports Personality of the Year at the Genting Arena in Birmingham.
Strictly Come Dancing finalists discuss their ups, downs and future plans
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 01:22:36 GMT
Ashley, Faye, Joe and Stacey look back on the past 14 weeks and ahead to Saturday's Strictly final.
'My sleepless nights over Sandra Bullock's blindfold'
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:20:13 GMT
The actress insisted on doing treacherous scenes wearing a blindfold for thriller Bird Box.