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Nutini plans another album for 2014

Sun, 2014-04-13 20:37
Paolo Nutini tells how he wants to try and win people over again

VIDEO: Play on Japan's Singaporean legacy

Sun, 2014-04-13 19:49
Rising Sun, penned by Chinese entertainer Dick Lee, is about Japan's role in the Second World War.

Mormon triumphs at Olivier Awards

Sun, 2014-04-13 19:06
The Book of Mormon dominates the musical categories at the 2014 Olivier Awards, while political drama Chimerica is main winner with five prizes.

Olivier Awards: Abba duo to perform

Sun, 2014-04-13 14:33
Abba's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus are to perform on stage later at the finale of the Olivier Awards, the biggest event in the UK theatre calendar.

Singer Lopez honoured at gay awards

Sun, 2014-04-13 12:11
Singer Jennifer Lopez is honoured at an awards event celebrating the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community's presence in the media.

Adrian Mole musical 'will go ahead'

Sun, 2014-04-13 11:03
A musical version of Adrian Mole will go ahead despite the death of Sue Townsend, it is confirmed.

Terfel's Snowdon railway honour

Sun, 2014-04-13 07:24
Opera singer Bryn Terfel has a carriage on the Snowdon Mountain Railway named after him.

D-Day: BBC to mark 70th anniversary

Sun, 2014-04-13 07:22
The 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 is to be marked by a series of programmes on BBC TV and radio.

Chiwetel Ejiofor's post Oscars plans

Sat, 2014-04-12 19:01
Ejiofor vows not to leave low-budget projects behind

AUDIO: Remembering pioneer animator Batchelor

Sat, 2014-04-12 06:49
Vivien Halas tells Rebecca Jones about the life and work of her mother, the pioneering animator Joy Batchelor.

VIDEO: Easter Island's first music school

Sat, 2014-04-12 04:05
A music school has opened for the first time on one of the remotest islands on earth.

Top 10 Tips: Roger Deakins

Fri, 2014-04-11 20:01
James Bond cinematographer Roger Deakins

VIDEO: V&A exhibit celebrates Italian fashion

Fri, 2014-04-11 18:31
An exhibition celebrating Italian fashion over the past 70 years has opened at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.

VIDEO: Film Review - the week's new releases

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:52
Film critic Jason Solomons reviews the week's new film releases, including Irish black comedy Calvary, Mumbai romance The Lunchbox and Half Of A Yellow Sun - set in 1960s Nigeria.

VIDEO: Adrian Mole author Townsend dies

Fri, 2014-04-11 14:26
Novelist Sue Townsend, best known as the author of the highly-successful Adrian Mole series of books, has died.

Nirvana inducted to Hall of Fame

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:27
REM singer Michael Stipe inducts grunge group Nirvana to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, alongside the likes of Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

VIDEO: Nirvana become Rock and Roll royalty

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:03
Nirvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel are just some of the acts honoured as they are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Obituary: Sue Townsend

Fri, 2014-04-11 07:29
Author Sue Townsend remembered

War Horse musicians contest sacking

Fri, 2014-04-11 07:09
Five musicians take action against the National Theatre after being stripped of their roles in the West End production of War Horse.

Kylie Minogue quits The Voice

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:55
Pop star Kylie Minogue quits The Voice after one series, due to touring commitments.