BBC Entertainment News

February 09, 2018

Jake Paul accused of sexual assault by Justine Paradise

The YouTuber has not yet commented on allegations from Paradise, a TikTok star.

Bridgerton: Netflix commissions third and fourth series

"We think audiences will continue to swoon for this show," the streaming giant says.

David Beckham joins Disney+ for grassroots football show

The former England and Manchester Utd star will mentor young players for the series Save Our Squad.

Edinburgh's International Festival to be outdoors with shorter shows

Three temporary pavilions will be erected in Edinburgh Park and the University of Edinburgh's Old College Quad.

MasterChef: Rescheduled final to air on Wednesday

The final of the BBC cooking show, delayed after Prince Philip's death, will air on Wednesday night.

The Simpsons: Hank Azaria apologises for voicing Indian character Apu

The actor says part of him feels he needs to apologise to 'every single Indian person'.

Cressida Cowell: Children's Laureate leads call for £100m primary school library fund

Cressida Cowell and other writers want yearly funding to aid primary school libraries post-pandemic.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West agree joint custody after divorce

US reality star Kim Kardashian married rapper Kanye West in 2014 but filed for divorce in February.

The Friends reunion has been filmed in Los Angeles: Here's what we know

The Friends cast reunited after almost 17 years last week. Here's all we know about the one-off show.

Will Smith's slavery film Emancipation pulls out of Georgia over voting laws

Smith says he's "compelled" to move filming elsewhere because of Georgia's "regressive" voting laws.

BBC 'receives 100,000 complaints' over Prince Philip coverage

Thousands of viewers contacted the BBC to say they felt the amount of coverage was excessive.

Love Island: Could Tinder find the show's first gay couple?

The ITV show has hooked up with the dating app to find this summer's hopeful singletons.

Vernon Kay on Game of Talents and why 'autocue ruined T4'

The TV presenter discusses his new ITV game show and why he really, really hates autocue.

Bafta Film Awards 2021: Red carpet in pictures

The biggest night in the British film calendar, the Bafta Awards, is taking place in London.

Prince Philip: Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies on playing the duke in The Crown

What was it like to take on the part of the Duke of Edinburgh in the award-winning Netflix series?

Obituary: DMX, the record-breaking rapper with bark and bite

He was one of America's most successful rap stars, but his life was plagued by personal problems.

Taylor Swift releases a 'perfect replica' of Fearless

The star re-records her breakout album in its entirety, after her master tapes were sold.

Another Round: How a film about a drinking experiment became a celebration of life

Another Round sees four men on an alcohol experiment and has become an Oscar-nominated success.

Another Round: Thomas Vinterberg on his Bafta winning film

The director dedicated the film to his daughter, Ida, who died four days into filming.

Saving the kelp forest that stars in My Octopus Teacher

The makers of the Bafta-winning documentary want to preserve the underwater ecosystem it features.

Bafta Film Awards 2021: Nomadland and Zhao scoop top awards

Chloé Zhao became the second woman in Bafta history to win best director, for her film Nomadland.

Sir Anthony Hopkins on finding out Bafta Best Actor win

Hearing his neighbours' cheers was how Sir Anthony Hopkins found out he'd won Best Actor.

Baftas 2021: The Mauritanian star Tahar Rahim on 'reassuring' nomination

Best actor nominee Tahar Rahim says it's "reassuring to know that you made the right choices".

Prince Philip: Joanna Lumley on duke's 'overlooked' kindness and 'eagle gaze'

Joanna Lumley shares her memories of attending dinners and events with Prince Philip.


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