Prankster admits 'Putin call' to Elton

September 16, 2015 4:43 pm0 comments
Prankster admits 'Putin call' to Elton

Russian Elton John prankster admits ‘Putin call’ 16 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright EPA Image caption Sir Elton John expressed a wish to speak to Putin during a recent visit to Kiev A Russian prank caller has said he and a colleague tricked Sir Elton […]

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Middle class 'has choke-hold' on UK film

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Middle class 'has choke-hold' on UK film

TIFF: Middle class has a ‘cultural choke-hold’ on UK film By Genevieve Hassan Entertainment reporter in Toronto 16 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Michael Caton-Jones, Elaine Constantine and David Farr were part of a panel of six British directors at the […]

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CBeebies and CBBC to stay, says Hall

September 15, 2015 5:34 pm3 comments
CBeebies and CBBC to stay, says Hall

CBeebies and CBBC to stay, says Tony Hall 15 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image caption There was press speculation that the channels would move online The director general of the BBC says there are no plans to take its children’s channels off the air. Tony Hall […]

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Kidman praised for West End return

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Kidman praised for West End return

Nicole Kidman praised for West End return in DNA play 15 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kidman plays the British scientist Rosalind Franklin in Anna Ziegler’s play Actress Nicole Kidman has been hailed by critics as “luminous” and “compelling” in her […]

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Schwarzenegger is new Apprentice host

September 14, 2015 5:45 pm0 comments
Schwarzenegger is new Apprentice host

Schwarzenegger to replace Trump on Celebrity Apprentice 14 September 2015 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Reuters Image caption Arnold Schwarzenegger has returned to acting after his two terms as California governor The actor and former governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, has been named the new host of […]

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Miss America apologises to Williams

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Miss America apologises to Williams

Vanessa Williams gets apology from Miss America 14 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Reuters Image caption Williams was invited back to be head judge at this year’s Miss America pageant Organisers of the Miss America pageant have apologised to actress Vanessa Williams, 32 years after […]

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Redmayne: Trans film privilege to make

September 13, 2015 6:31 am0 comments
Redmayne: Trans film privilege to make

Eddie Redmayne: Trans film ‘privilege’ to make By Genevieve Hassan Entertainment reporter at Toronto Film Festival 13 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright TIFF Image caption Eddie Redmayne spent a year researching the role, speaking with members of the trans community about their experiences It was […]

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Sound of Music sing-along at Proms

September 11, 2015 7:10 pm0 comments
Sound of Music sing-along at Proms

Sound of Music sing-along at Last Night of the Proms 12 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image caption The Last Night of the Proms is broadcast on BBC One and BBC Radio 3 A sing-along to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the release of the Sound of […]

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Gyllenhaal film opens Toronto festival

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Gyllenhaal film opens Toronto festival

Toronto Film Festival 2015: Jake Gyllenhaal’s Demolition opens festival By Genevieve Hassan Entertainment reporter, in Toronto 11 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jake Gyllenhaal was in Toronto for the premiere of his new film Jake Gyllenhaal’s new film, Demolition, has opened the […]

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Brit trio in America's Got Talent final

September 10, 2015 8:01 am0 comments
Brit trio in America's Got Talent final

British trio of acts through to finals of America’s Got Talent 10 September 2015 From the section Entertainment & Arts Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Paul Zerdin with ‘Sam’ and Piff the Magic Dragon with ‘Mr Piffles’ Three British acts have advanced to the finals of America’s Got Talent, […]

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