BBC Entertainment News

February 09, 2018

How did debut artist Olivia Rodgrigo break chart records?

The song came out of the blue to top the UK charts, breaking streaming records in the process.

WandaVision: Critics welcome 'delightful' Disney+ series

The first two episodes of the nine-part series from Disney+ were released on Friday.

Toby Young: Telegraph coronavirus column 'significantly misleading'

The Daily Telegraph must publish a correction over Covid claims, press regulator Ipso rules.

Lily Allen opens up about addiction to Adderall for weight loss

In a new interview, the singer discusses her addiction to prescription drug Adderall in 2014.

Sylvain Sylvain: New York Dolls guitarist dies aged 69

He helped kick-start punk and new wave, and was an influence on the Sex Pistols and Guns N' Roses.

Dustin Diamond diagnosed with cancer

The Saved by the Bell actor became ill last week and was taken to hospital.

EU blames UK after outcry over end to visa-free touring for musicians

Brussels points the finger at the British government for problems facing musicians and crews.

Finding Alice: How Keeley Hawes drama offers 'authentic' image of grief

The actress stars in Finding Alice about a woman left floundering after her partner's sudden death.

The Scottish postman behind 'Sea Shanty TikTok'

Nathan Evans's renditions of the ancient songs have racked up millions of views on the video-sharing app.

Steelers: How anti-gay row inspired rugby film

A new documentary shows the world's first gay rugby club challenging conventional perceptions.

Covid: Frank Turner livestream gigs for struggling venues return

Folk-punk singer Frank Turner and three venue owners talk about the fight to save their businesses.

How RuPaul's Drag Race UK faced Covid challenge

The queens of season two discuss coronavirus shutting production down, and how life changed for their drag.

Newsround presenter builds a studio in his shed

With more of us studying and working from home. Ricky has turned his garden shed into a Newsround studio! Take a look!

Why Bez wants people to 'get buzzin' in lockdown'

Joe Wicks inspired the nation to get moving during the first lockdown, but there's a new character on the fitness scene.

Sutton Hoo: 'I taught Ralph Fiennes Suffolk accent' for Netflix film

Charlie Haylock says he initially thought the request "was a scam".

Wonder Woman 1984: Actress Lilly Aspell reveals how a chance encounter led her to the role

Lilly Aspell got the Wonder Woman 1984 part despite never acting before and does all her own stunts.

Rap against Dictatorship: The rappers taking on Thailand's leaders

Thai group Rap Against Dictatorship is known for its outspoken comments against the military and monarchy,

Actress Dame Barbara Windsor is laid to rest in London

Flowers spelling Babs, The Dame and Saucy, could be seen as the funeral car arrived.


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