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New film music scholarship awarded

Sun, 2014-10-26 20:08
The first John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition, named after the the James Bond composer, goes to budding composer Mitchell Tanner.

Authors vie for children's award

Sun, 2014-10-26 20:06
David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Debi Gliori are among the authors on this year's shortlist for the Red House Children's book prize.

Screen stars at Bafta Cymru awards

Sun, 2014-10-26 17:42
Stars of TV and film attend the Bafta Cymru awards at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.

Meghan Trainor holds on to top spot

Sun, 2014-10-26 16:16
Singer Meghan Trainor notches up this year's longest-running UK number one track after All About That Bass secures its fourth week at the top.

VIDEO: Conchita Wurst: 'I ignore the trolls'

Sun, 2014-10-26 11:01
Austrian Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst talks to comedian Kate Smurthwaite about dealing with Twitter trolls, cross-dressing and why she doesn't want to be seen as a role model.

Weinstein calls for new film credit

Sun, 2014-10-26 09:06
Harvey Weinstein has called for a change to producing credits, to distinguish between financial and creative input.

Trunchbull star to play Nick Clegg

Sun, 2014-10-26 07:10
West End star Bertie Carvel - best known for his role as Miss Trunchbull in the hit musical Matilda - will play Nick Clegg in a new Channel 4 drama.

Sheen's Under Milk Wood in New York

Sun, 2014-10-26 06:03
Hollywood's Michael Sheen premieres his production of Dylan Thomas's Under Milk Wood in New York on the eve of the centenary of the Welsh poet's birth.

VIDEO: Georgian delights in Royal costume store

Sat, 2014-10-25 19:44
A look at some of the Georgian pieces in the Royal Family's costume store.

VIDEO: Rooted music aims to plant trees

Sat, 2014-10-25 19:31
Voice of the campaign to save Madagascar's forests

Liam Gallagher confirms Beady Eye split

Sat, 2014-10-25 12:09
Liam Gallagher tweets that his band Beady Eye are no more.

Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies, aged 71

Sat, 2014-10-25 11:22
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, the bassist and singer with 1960s supergroup Cream, dies aged 71, his publicist confirms.

AUDIO: Is technology killing old loved books?

Sat, 2014-10-25 05:07
Josh Spero, author of Second Hand Stories and editor of Spear's Magazine, and the author Erica Wagner, a former literary editor of the Times mull the question of high tech and old books.

VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

Sat, 2014-10-25 04:56
The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

Picasso Museum sees grand reopening

Fri, 2014-10-24 19:21
Picasso Museum in Paris reopens after five years

VIDEO: Paris's Picasso museum reopens

Fri, 2014-10-24 19:13
Paris's world-renowned Picasso museum is reopening after being closed for five years.

Aaron Paul tweets Breaking Bad doll support

Fri, 2014-10-24 12:38
Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul tweets support for the toy store that was criticised for stocking dolls of the TV series' characters

Alvin Stardust album gets early release

Fri, 2014-10-24 09:13
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

Jason Manford set for The Producers

Fri, 2014-10-24 08:15
Comedian Jason Manford is to star in a new UK touring production of hit musical The Producers.

Lucas to host international Emmys

Fri, 2014-10-24 07:05
British comedian Matt Lucas will host the International Emmy Awards ceremony in New York in November.