Friday, January 21, 2022

JP Saxe: How writing about the apocalypse changed my life

JP Saxe's career changed with the release of If The World Was Ending - and so did his love life. Source link

George Osborne: Former chancellor named British Museum chairman

The former chancellor said he was "absolutely thrilled" to be joining the institution. Source link

Anton Du Beke to join Strictly judges for new series

Bruno Tonioli is unable to be a judge as he cannot fly over from the US due to Covid restrictions. Source link

BBC receives 6,417 complaints for broadcasting Christian Eriksen collapse

The corporation apologises after the Denmark player was seen falling to the ground. Source link

Andrew Lloyd Webber takes legal action against the government over delays to live events

Craig Hassall, CEO of the Royal Albert Hall, added: "The chronic uncertainty and endless indecisiveness from government, and pilot events with no published...

How vinyl records are trying to go green

With sales up, some labels and artists are trying to make vinyl more environmentally friendly. Source link

Harrison Ford injures shoulder on Indiana Jones 5 film set

The 78-year-old actor injures his shoulder while rehearsing a fight scene in the UK. Source link

AI helps restore Rembrandt’s Night Watch masterpiece

"The Night Watch as it is displayed in the Rijksmuseum is etched into our collective memory. Thanks to this reconstruction, we can now...

Actor Michael B Jordan to rename J'Ouvert rum after Nicki Minaj criticism

The actor's J'Ouvert liquor sparked criticism from Nicki Minaj over its ties to Caribbean history. Source link

Royal Academy apologises to artist Jess de Wahls in transphobia row

The arts institution says it "had no right to judge her views" after removing her work from its shop. Source link

UK stars call on government to act over post-Brexit touring

Artists such as Radiohead and Biffy Clyro back a campaign asking for a financial support package. Source link

Festivals face devastating consequences without insurance scheme, MPs warn

MPs on the Public Accounts Committee call on the government to provide cancellation insurance. Source link

Trust in news has grown in the UK during pandemic, research shows

Appetite for reliable reporting has increased but trust still below pre-Brexit levels, report says. Source link

How Brexit could hit British drama exports

This month, EU diplomats were invited to discuss whether the "privileges" the UK continues to enjoy were appropriate. They were given a briefing...

Download Festival: Wedding celebration for couple at rock event

Jamie and Lauren McAloon first met at the rock and metal event in 2008. Source link

Channel 4 executives warn of privatisation risks

The government is currently considering whether to take the broadcaster out of public hands. Source link

Billie Eilish sorry for mouthing anti-Asian slur in resurfaced video

The singer said she's "appalled" by a clip which has been shared recently on TikTok. Source link

UK's tallest ceramic sculpture to be erected in Cornwall

Earth Goddess, by the artist Sandy Brown, is designed to celebrate being a woman. Source link

Love Island 2021: ITV announces cast with first disabled contestant

ITV’s biggest reality show returns for a seventh series with a brand-new cast of singletons. Source link

Teachers’ The Greatest Showman student TikTok dance goes viral

A group of teachers dancing to a song from the hit musical The Greatest Showman has been watched more than 900,000 times in...

James Michael Tyler: Friends' Gunther reveals cancer diagnosis

James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on the show, says he has stage four prostate cancer. Source link

Jess de Wahls: Artist wants apology from Royal Academy over transphobia row

The artist's merchandise was removed from the Royal Academy shop following transphobia allegations. Source link

Kevin Hart on cheating and Oscars row: I didn't realise impact of mistakes

The comedian's been speaking to Will Smith reflecting on the family impact of his "public debacles". Source link

Kendal Calling 2021: Festival cancelled for second year

Promoters say a lack of government guidance made planning the four-day event "a complete unknown". Source link

Tankers and Transit vans sculpted into steel forests

Dan Rawlings has transformed a petrol lorry into a woodland sculpture with an environmental message. Source link

Thelma & Louise stars recall male backlash to film 30 years on

"I'm thinking, hot dog, let's sit back and wait for all this magic change to happen. We're still waiting. It really did not...

Factory Records: Exhibition explores ‘vitally important’ early years

The exhibition at the city's Science and Industry Museum looks at the early years of the label, from its formation out of the...

Download Pilot Festival: Rock and metal event returns post-Covid

Rock and metal fans are dusting off their devil horns for the first Download Festival in two years. Source link

TV reunions: Why we’re rarely ‘on a break’ from our favourite shows

Elsewhere, original Fresh Prince episodes made a popular return to BBC iPlayer alongside the reunion special, while shows like Midsomer Murders and Only...

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World won by Gihoon Kim

The competition has launched the careers of some big names in opera including Sir Bryn Terfel. Source link

Mosh pits and no masks at Download Festival pilot

It may be a smaller crowd of 10,000 people instead of the usual 100,000, but the Download Festival is taking place this weekend.The...

Jamie King loses damages bid over Dunkirk role after son's death

Jamie King claimed he missed out on a role in the film Dunkirk due to PTSD after his son's death. Source link

Timothy Spall: 'I was crying, swearing and chucking paint'

He's played Lowry and Turner, and now the actor explains how he came to be holding his own art show. Source link

Yes Sir, I Can Boogie: Why disco hit is now Scotland's unofficial anthem

The 1970s disco classic has become the country's unofficial anthem ahead of the match with England. Source link

Download: 'Weird to get back to normality' for festival goers

Enter Shikari, and festival ticket holders talk about this weekend's 10,000 people event. Source link

Latitude Festival 2021: Organiser 'very certain' it will go ahead

Bastille, Bombay Bicycle Club, Wolf Alice and The Chemical Brothers are due to headline the event. Source link

Rock fans return to scaled-back Download Festival pilot

Mosh pits, without face-masks or social distancing, will be allowed this weekend at a race track in Leicestershire.The Download festival, which had been...

Eurovision winners Måneskin enter UK top 10

The Italian glam-rockers are the first Eurovision victors to have a top 10 hit for almost a decade. Source link

Andrew Lloyd Webber rejects PM’s offer for Cinderella to be Covid pilot

He continued: "It has become clear that, while sporting events like Wimbledon had obviously been working with the government for some time on...

Sotheby's delays auction to allow campaign to save literary treasures

Campaigners are trying to raise £15m to buy a "lost library" including rare Emily Bronte poems. Source link

Foo Fighters to release disco album as the Dee Gees

Dave Grohl's band rename themselves the Dee Gees and cover five 1970s hits by the Gibb brothers. Source link

Scarlett Johansson criticises sexualisation of Black Widow

Scarlett Johansson says her character was treated like "a possession or a thing" in Iron Man 2. Source link

Notting Hill Carnival: Fiesta off the streets for second year

The risk of cancellation amid the extended Covid restrictions is too great, organisers decided. Source link

Hilary Mantel repeats Walter Scott Prize success

"With consummate technical skill married to the keenest ear for dialogue and the sharpest eye for rich and telling detail, Hilary Mantel resettles...

Covid-19: Great hopes and worries for summer of live music

The industry faces a further delay with the summer ahead still posing challenges. Source link

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In The Heights: What to know about the Lin-Manuel Miranda film

"I'm grateful that this movie was shot in Washington Heights," he adds. "We felt the vibrations of the community, we felt the people,...

Music fans still holding tickets to thousands of postponed shows

The latest four-week delay to unlocking restrictions has pushed an additional 5,000 gigs into doubt. Source link

David Bowie painting bought for $5 expected to fetch thousands

A painting by musician David Bowie found at a Canadian dump is set to be auctioned for thousands. Source link

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