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The inside scoop: a giant serving of the UK’s best summer arts and entertainment

The inside scoop: a giant serving of the UK’s best summer arts and entertainment

Art National TreasuresTwelve museums across the UK, closing dates varyTurner’s The Fighting Temeraire visits Tyneside, Artemisia Gentileschi shows at the Ikon in Birmingham and Caravaggio goes to Belfast in this epic tour of paintings from the National Gallery. The revered London museum has collected art for the nation since 1824 and this celebration sees its masterpieces more...

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Strictly Come Dancing celebrates 20 years of dance magic on the BBC with brand new anniversary show

Strictly Come Dancing celebrates 20 years of dance magic on the BBC with brand new anniversary show

Strictly Come Dancing, the iconic BBC Entertainment series and one of the UK’s most cherished programmes, is gearing up to celebrate two decades of glitz, glamour and memorable moves with a special episode coming to BBC One and BBC iPlayer later this year. Made by BBC Studios Entertainment Productions, an unmissable one-off programme has been...

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King Charles: First official portrait since coronation is unveiled, painted by Jonathan Yeo

King Charles: First official portrait since coronation is unveiled, painted by Jonathan Yeo

14 May 2024 By Katie Razzall,Culture and media editor Jonathan Yeo Studio Yeo says the butterfly by the King’s shoulder symbolises “the beauty of nature and highlights the [King’s] environmental causes” The first official painted portrait of King Charles III since his coronation has been unveiled at Buckingham Palace. The vast oil on canvas shows...

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Roger Corman: The Little Shop of Horrors cult B-movie director dies aged 98

Roger Corman: The Little Shop of Horrors cult B-movie director dies aged 98

In the late 60s he set up his own production company, New World Pictures. As well as continuing to make budget movies, he also began handling films made by distinguished foreign film-makers, including Francois Truffaut, Ingmar Bergman and Federico Fellini and introducing them to an American audience. He sold New World Pictures in the 1980s...

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Chaotic build-up to Eurovision as thousands protest

Chaotic build-up to Eurovision as thousands protest

11 May 2024 By Mark Savage, Music correspondent, BBC News Reuters Eden Golan, who will represent Israel at the contest, is confined to her hotel room when she is not on stage The Eurovision Song Contest has seen a chaotic build-up towards Saturday’s grand final. The Dutch entry has been disqualified, another has withdrawn from rehearsals and...

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Why is Britain’s Got Talent not on TV tonight?

Why is Britain’s Got Talent not on TV tonight?

The 17th series of the ITV reality competition series premiered in April with a weekend double bill and subsequent episodes have aired each Saturday night. This year’s judges are Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and former Strictly Come Dancing judge Bruno Tonioli, who has taken over from David Walliams following his exit from the...

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Britain’s Got Talent 2024 | Release date, judges and news

Britain’s Got Talent 2024 | Release date, judges and news

As ever, there are a whole host of acts vying to make it to the grand finale and secure their spot at the Royal Variety Performance – and they aren’t only competing for a spot, as the winner will also take home a whopping £250,000! Over the course of the show’s history, winners have included...

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King Charles too busy to see son Prince Harry during UK trip

King Charles too busy to see son Prince Harry during UK trip

Prince Harry will not be seeing his father King Charles during his current visit to Britain as the monarch will be too busy, Harry’s spokesperson said on Tuesday. Harry, 39, has returned to Britain to attend a number of events to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Invictus Games, the international sporting event that he founded for military...

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Eurovision fans rage Olly Alexander should be ‘axed’ after Union Jack remark

Eurovision fans rage Olly Alexander should be ‘axed’ after Union Jack remark

Eurovision‘s Olly Alexander has branded the Union Jack flag “divisive” and “nationalistic”, sparking a furious backlash from fans of the annual contest. Ahead of today’s semi-final performance in Malmo, Sweden, the 33-year-old actor claimed to be “ambivalent” about what the flag represented – and Twitter exploded. “We have a weirdo representing us in Eurovision who...