Backstage Podcast: Sir Kenneth Branagh, Rupert Grint, and a new Downton? | Ents & Arts News

Welcome to Backstage, the film and TV podcast from Sky News. This week, Claire Gregory and Stevie Wong are joined by Sky News arts and entertainment editor Amy Hitchcock. Subscribe to the Backstage podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker Sir Kenneth Branagh tells us about putting his own childhood into his new film, Belfast. We More...

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Britney Spears’ father spied on her using secret listening device, ex-FBI agent claims | Ents & Arts News

Britney Spears’ father spied on his daughter with a secret device in her bedroom during her conservatorship, a former FBI agent has alleged. Sherine Ebadi claims that Jamie Spears engaged in “unconscionable More...

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Cardi B offers to pay funeral costs of 17 people who died in New York City fire | Ents & Arts News

US rapper Cardi B has offered to pay the burial costs for all 17 people killed in a fire that ripped through a New York City high-rise. The blaze ripped through an apartment building in the Bronx where the Grammy More...

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Sir Kenneth Branagh on Belfast: Writer and director says ‘introspection’ of lockdown inspired movie which is tipped for success at BAFTAs and Oscars | Ents & Arts News

Sir Kenneth Branagh has said the “introspection” of lockdown helped him to write the film Belfast – his semi-autobiographical take on his childhood during The Troubles – giving him a More...

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David Baddiel announces death of his father, saying he will leave a ‘huge hole in my sky’ | Ents & Arts News

David Baddiel has paid tribute to his father after announcing he had died, saying he will leave a “huge hole in my sky”. The comedian revealed the news on Twitter, sharing an old family photo while More...

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Bono says he gets ’embarrassed’ listening to old U2 songs – ‘most make me cringe’ | Ents & Arts News

Bono has said he gets “embarrassed” listening to old U2 songs and dislikes the name of the Irish rock band. The band, which formed in 1976, consists of frontman Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
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BBC licence fee: What could alternative funding methods look like beyond 2027? | UK News

A review of the BBC’s funding model is to be carried out by the government. Speaking in the Commons on Monday, Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said it is time to ask the question whether “a mandatory More...

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Dancing On Ice: Happy Mondays star Bez tests positive for COVID-19 the day after making skating show debut | Ents & Arts News

Happy Mondays star Bez has tested positive for COVID-19, just 24 hours after making his Dancing On Ice debut. The Madchester groover said that he is “gutted” about having to miss training for his More...

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Hazel O’Connor: Punk singer placed in induced coma after bleed on the brain | Ents & Arts News

Actress and musician Hazel O’Connor, who rose to fame in the 1980s with hits such as Eighth Day and Will You? is recovering in hospital after suffering from a bleed on the brain. The star of the 1980 punk More...

By admin On Monday, January 17th, 2022
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JK Rowling: ‘No criminality’ in trans activists’ tweet, police say, that revealed Harry Potter author’s home address | Ents & Arts News

Police have said they will not be charging trans activists who posted a message on Twitter against JK Rowling. Inquiries were carried out after the Harry Potter author complained she had been the victim of “doxing” More...