Latest Entertainment News

Lupita Nyong’o: Colourism is the daughter of racism

Lupita Nyong’o has said she was the “victim of colourism” as a child, when she “wished to have skin that was different”. The Oscar-winning actor told ...

What are hip-hop’s greatest songs? If you don’t know, now you know…

The Notorious BIG’s Juicy has been named the greatest hip-hop song of all time in a poll for BBC Music. A rags-to-riches tale loosely based on his own childhood (“birthdays ...

Inside Soap Awards: Hollyoaks scoops top prize

Hollyoaks was the big winner at the Inside Soap Awards, taking home the best soap award for the first time. Stephanie Davis, who plays Sinead in the Channel 4 soap, was named best ...

Paul McCartney’s psychedelic Wings tour bus rediscovered

Almost 50 years ago, Sir Paul McCartney and his band Wings decided to decorate an open-top bus in psychedelic colours to take them on tour across Europe. He converted the double-decker ...

Phoebe Waller-Bridge lampoons Love Island on Saturday Night Live debut

Phoebe Waller-Bridge hosted Saturday Night Live in the US for the first time this weekend and took the opportunity to take a swipe at Love Island. The Fleabag star appeared as “Bella ...

The Prodigy star Keith Flint’s piercing, bed and awards up for auction

Possessions belonging to The Prodigy star Keith Flint, including gold discs, awards, his custom-made bed and a nose piercing, are to be auctioned to settle liabilities following his ...

Ginger Baker: Legendary Cream drummer dies aged 80

Ginger Baker, one of the most innovative and influential drummers in rock music, has died at the age of 80. A co-founder of Cream, he also played with Blind Faith, Hawkwind and Fela ...

Did the boy who swore at Five Star really apologise? A needlessly long investigation

Here’s something I’ve learned over the last two weeks: a lot of people really want to be Eliot Fletcher. A stupidly large number. Too many people, in fact, want to be ...

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda recalls childhood tragedy

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has spoken about how the death of his childhood best friend has shaped his plays and his outlook on life. The actor, writer and composer told BBC ...

Pop star Sia reveals battle with chronic pain disorder

Australian pop star Sia has revealed that she suffers from a neurological disease that gives her chronic pain. In a tweet, the singer-songwriter said she had Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome ...