Arts & Entertainment

Poverty vital to telly

SOCIAL inequality is fundamental to televised light entertainment, according to experts.

BBC3 to be merged with CBeebies

BBC3 will be merged with CBeebies as the broadcaster puts all its toddler-based programmes under the same roof.

Curse of the ‘Oscars selfie’ begins as Meryl Streep eaten by bats

MERYL Streep has become the first person in the historic ‘Oscars selfie’ to fall victim to its curse.

Dolly Parton to play '9 to 5' chorus for an hour at Glastonbury

DOLLY Parton has been contracted to play just the bit of 9 to 5 that everyone knows for the duration of her Glastonbury set.  

Coldplay beg fans to end toxic co-dependency

COLDPLAY frontman Chris Martin has pleaded with fans to stop buying their music so they can stop making it.

Lloyd Webber unveils Edwina Currie musical

ANDREW Lloyd Webber has announced a musical about the affair between John Major and Edwina Currie.

Brits confirms core pop music value of respect for elders

POP music is all about respect for previous generations, it has been confirmed.

91% of TV adverts contain whistling

MOST television adverts have a whistling-based soundtrack or feature whistling characters, it has emerged.