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Author Michael Rosen ‘poorly but stable’ say family

Former Children’s Laureate Michael Rosen is “very poorly at the moment” and spent a night in intensive care, his family have said. The statement on Twitter said he was ...

Arts go interactive during coronavirus lockdown

As Britain begins its second week under strict conditions restricting movements and gatherings, arts organisations are getting creative in their attempts to interact with patrons. The ...

Alan Merrill: I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll songwriter dies of coronavirus

The co-writer and original singer of I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus. His daughter Laura shared the news, saying the 69-year-old ...

BBC stations join forces for nationwide singalong

Five BBC radio stations will join up later this week for a broadcast aimed at getting the whole nation singing during the coronavirus lockdown. The Great British Singalong will see ...

Coronavirus: The Archers to reflect global outbreak in May

The BBC has revealed that its long-running BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers will have its first coronavirus-related storyline in early May. Recording is typically done weeks in advance ...

Coronavirus: YouTube stars urge fans to stay at home

More than 100 YouTube stars have recorded a video message urging their fans to “stay home” during the coronavirus outbreak. The video is introduced by entertainer JJ Olatunji, ...

Introducing the soaring melodies of Azure Ryder

Just before Christmas 2018, Azure Ryder climbed into a vintage propeller plane and took hold of the controls as she soared over the ridges and passes of the Californian mountains. “Holy ...

8 new TV shows for life on lockdown

In light of our current predicament, UK broadcasters have been hastily coming up with ideas for new TV shows to make life indoors a bit more bearable. After some lengthy Zoom brainstorms, ...

Little Mix star Perrie Edwards talks new music, panic attacks and knitting

If anyone can lift us out of the gloom, it’s Little Mix. Britain’s most successful girl band are breaking through the fug of self-isolation with a turbo-charged new single ...

Rapper Bugzy Malone reportedly injured in road accident

It’s been widely reported Bugzy Malone was “seriously injured” in a road accident last night in Bury. Greater Manchester Police told Radio 1 Newsbeat they were called ...