• Om Puri 'relished being on set' – Director Gurinder Chadha

    Veteran Indian actor Om Puri, star of British hit East is East, has died aged 66, after suffering a heart attack. Film Director Gurinder Chadha, who is behind films...

    • Fewer foreigners visit Paris art galleries

      Image copyright AP Image caption Security was stepped up outside the Louvre after the attacks Paris’s most popular art galleries saw a decline in visits by foreign tourists in...

      • Backstage stories

        Broadway stage manager Artie Gaffin on life backstage, including Ian McKellen being sick. Source link

        • Richard Adams: The man who turned a story about rabbits into a best-seller

          Image copyright Rex Features Once upon a time there was a middle-aged civil servant who told his children a story about rabbits. The tale, designed to while away a...

          • Obituary: Carrie Fisher

            Image copyright Getty Images Carrie Fisher’s acting career was dominated by her role as Princess Leia Organa in the Star Wars franchise. It was a part that catapulted her...

            • Be hear now

              Image copyright AP / Reuters / Getty Image caption Some of pop’s biggest artists are launching an assault on the charts in 2017 After Craig David, All Saints and...

              • Art and dementia

                Media captionArtists with Alzheimer’s help research At her art therapy class in Leeds, Joyce Cope is carefully painting a tree. Despite living with dementia, her brushstrokes are measured and...

                • Final farewells

                  A look at some of the leading lights in the film industry who left us in 2016. Source link

                  • In their own words

                    Praise, blame, and red carpet rows: What Hollywood’s mothers and daughters say about each other. Source link

                    • Leading lights

                      The arts and media worlds have said goodbye to stars including Dame Zaha Hadid, Peter Maxwell Davies, Harper Lee and AA Gill, over the past year. Source link

EastEnders suicide crisis

In the latest episode of EastEnders, Lee Carter has been talked down from a suicide attempt by a stranger. Suicide claims a worrying number of lives, with men much...

Great gig in the sky

From David Bowie and Prince to Sir George Martin, 2016 robbed us of some of music’s most important names. Source link

'Obama liked my album'

Image copyright Island Records Image caption Jack Garratt’s debut album recently went silver, denoting 60,000 sales in the UK Jack Garratt topped the BBC’s Sound of 2016 list in...

Gone from our airwaves

A look back at some of the faces and voices from TV and radio we lost in 2016. Source link

Sound of 2017

Media captionSound Of 2017: Jorja Smith The sensitive, streetwise soul of 19-year-old singer Jorja Smith has earned her fourth place on the BBC Sound of 2017 list, which aims...

Janet Jackson, 50, gives birth to a boy, Eissa Al Mana

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singer Janet Jackson and her husband, Wissam al-Mana Singer Janet Jackson has at the age of 50 given birth to her first child,...

Vinyl sales 'at all time high'

Vinyl sales are the highest they’ve been in 25 years. More than 3.2 million records were sold last year. Source link

Syncing feeling

Image copyright AP Image caption Sting’s campaign for his Desert Rose single relied heavily on “sync licensing” It seems quaint to recall that bands used to be accused of...

Moonlight hailed as 'masterpiece' at New York Film Critics Circle awards

Image copyright David Bornfriend Image caption Moonlight is tipped as an Oscars frontrunner Moonlight was hailed as a “masterpiece” as it won three prizes at the New York Film...

Sound of 2017: Raye

Media captionRaye gives us a tour of her bedroom Pop singer Raye has come third in BBC Music’s Sound Of 2017 list, which aims to predict the most exciting...