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I Am Greta: Movie tells climate activist's 'coming of age' story

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 23:45:57 GMT

A new documentary follows the teenage climate change activist through her rise to fame.

Strictly Come Dancing: 12 things we learned from this year's celebs

Mon, 12 Oct 2020 00:07:57 GMT

Clara Amfo, Caroline Quentin, JJ Chalmers, Nicola Adams and Maisie Smith are among the contestants.

Niall Horan's Royal Albert Hall gig for his crew

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:01:12 GMT

The singer's Royal Albert Hall gig will raise money for crew who've lost money during the pandemic.

Jill Paton Walsh: Knowledge of Angels author dies at 83

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:06:07 GMT

She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1994 and was awarded a CBE for services to literature.

Manic Street Preachers help disabled singer Ali Hirsz pay for surgery

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 16:30:16 GMT

The band donated money to disabled singer Ali Hirsz, after Covid-19 left her out of work.

Parkour group marks 10 years on YouTube with 6.5m subscribers

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 23:37:27 GMT

The Sussex parkour group STORROR is celebrating a decade on YouTube and a job in a Hollywood film.

Meet Merck Mercuriadis, the man who has spent $1bn on old hits

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 00:18:03 GMT

The Church is among the investors in a company that has been snapping up the rights to classic songs.

Pop star Aryana Sayeed is fighting criticism against female performers in the country

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:26:40 GMT

The country’s biggest female pop star Aryana Sayeed is fighting taboos against women who want to sing.

Idris Elba: We can all help solve climate change

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 02:38:27 GMT

Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina tell BBC podcast there is "hope" for beating climate change.

Coronavirus: Man, 100, relives family holidays by painting

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 23:08:10 GMT

The WW2 veteran has been painting scenes from his old sketchbooks during the pandemic.

Xbox Series X: First hands-on with the next-gen console and games

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 14:13:40 GMT

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak is among the first to play games on the next-generation Xbox.

Victoria Wood biography explores her 'painful' childhood

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:08:06 GMT

The authorised account of the comedian's life reveals the troubled origins of her public genius.

How Gordon Haskell made Radio 2's most requested song

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:10:04 GMT

The singer and guitarist was narrowly beaten by Robbie Williams to Christmas number one.

Saturday Night Live: Adele 'excited' and 'terrified' to host

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 09:22:43 GMT

The singer is to guest host the coveted US comedy sketch show, Saturday Night Live, next week.

Paralympics 2012 opening ceremony dancer Dave Toole dies

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 12:50:00 GMT

Dave Toole's routine high above the Olympic Stadium has been described as "mighty and beautiful".

John Leslie trial: Ex-Blue Peter presenter cleared of sex assault

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 15:58:57 GMT

The former Blue Peter presenter was accused of grabbing a woman's breasts at a party.

Strictly Come Dancing: Covid-secure launch show seen by 8.6m viewers

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 09:31:28 GMT

The show revealed the celebrity and professional pairings, including the first same-sex pairing.

Ammonite: Who was the real Mary Anning?

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 23:23:04 GMT

In a romantic Victorian-era drama, Kate Winslet plays the role of fossilist Mary Anning. Who was she?

Roadkill reviews: Critics heap praise on Hugh Laurie's performance

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:21:50 GMT

TV critics largely enjoy David Hare's latest political drama but have a few misgivings.

The closed Edinburgh cinema costing £20,000 a month to run

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 00:25:02 GMT

BBC Scotland has a peek inside the Dominion to find out from the usually private family owners what it takes to operate an empty cinema.

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