• 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

Ellen DeGeneres bans Kim Burrell after homophobic comments

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kim Burrell had been due to perform on Ellen DeGeneres’ show this week Ellen DeGeneres has said Kim Burrell will not appear on...

Singer Raye is on the Sound of 2017 shortlist.

Singer Raye is on the Sound of 2017 shortlist. She gives BBC News an insight into her life at home. Source link

Fawlty Towers named best British sitcom by comedians

Image caption Only 12 episodes of 1970s sitcom Fawlty Towers were made Fawlty Towers has been named the best British sitcom of all time in a survey of comedians...

Edinburgh to host T2 Trainspotting world premiere

Image copyright PA Image caption The cast and crew from the new film have been seen filming at various locations across Edinburgh and elsewhere in Scotland Ewan McGregor is...

Who's on The Jump?

Find out which famous faces will be competing on Channel 4’s 2017 winter sports contest. Source link

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominates UK box office

Image copyright Jonathan Olley Image caption Felicity Jones and Diego Luna star in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Rogue One: A Star Wars Story has topped the UK...

Carol Vorderman calls for knighthood for Dambuster veteran

Image caption George “Johnny” Johnson took part in the Dambuster raids when he was aged 22 Carol Vorderman has branded the omission of the last surviving Dambuster from the...

Bournemouth ABC cinema screens final movie

Image copyright Google Image caption The cinema kept its ABC name to distinguish it from another Odeon cinema on the same road. The final film has been shown in...

Sound of 2017: Nadia Rose

Media captionThe Sound of 2017: Nadia Rose Young UK rapper Nadia Rose has taken fifth place on the BBC’s Sound of 2017 list, which showcases emerging artists for the...

David Tennant's film about RD Laing to close Glasgow Film Festival

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption David Tennant plays RD Laing in Mad To Be Normal Scots actor David Tennant will bring the curtain down on this year’s Glasgow Film...