The latest stories from the Entertainment & Arts section of the BBC News web site.
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Victoria Beckham is the latest celebrity to accept the ALS ice bucket challenge
The Scottish singer and champion of folk music Jean Redpath dies at the age of 77 in an Arizona hospice.
A man who claims he was sexually abused by director Bryan Singer seeks to have his legal action dismissed due to problems securing a legal team.
Doctor Who writer Stephen Moffat says he's not worried about the fans who watched the leaked episodes, as they will "watch them again".
A Miley Cyrus concert scheduled for the Dominican Republic has been banned over the "morals" in her performances.
Disabled artists in Leeds go up against Grayson Perry by staging their own exhibition in protest against the inaccessible venue for Perry's new show in the city.
Barack Obama has said he will not be taking part in the ice bucket challenge, a fundraising stunt which involves people drenching themselves with cold water.
London is the most expensive city in Europe for cultural activities, with Warsaw the cheapest, a survey suggests.
India blocks the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi, after complaints it glorifies her killers.
Gary Lineker on 50 years of Match of the Day
In this week's Meet the Author the BBC's Nick Higham meets Susan Greenfield, a baroness and one of Britain's most recognisable scientists.
Gerry Anderson, one of Northern Ireland's best known presenters, dies after a long illness.
The BBC "acted appropriately" in covering the police search of Sir Cliff Richard's home, the corporation's director general Tony Hall says.
Actor Hugh Bonneville joins Judi Dench and Benedict Cumberbatch in the cast of the BBC's adaptation of three Shakespeare history plays.
The nominees for this year's Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards, including James Acaster, Alex Horne and Sara Pascoe, are unveiled.
The 16-strong cast of popular South African soap opera Generations is sacked after a long-running dispute over pay and contracts.
Singer songwriter Anastacia tells BBC Breakfast about her post mastectomy experience and new album 'Resurrection'
Former criminal barrister Clive Anderson explains why lawyers are disliked.
Hollywood actress Emma Stone is to make her Broadway debut in the current revival of Cabaret, replacing Michelle Williams in the role of Sally Bowles.
A photographer has accused Justin Bieber of inflicting emotional distress over a row about a memory card.