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Charlottesville: John Boyega and Kathryn Bigelow react

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:03:52 GMT

The actor, who stars in a new film on Detroit's 1967 unrest, notes parallels with recent clashes.

Musical creator reveals Elvis's 'secret vice'

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:44:08 GMT

The creator of an Elvis musical reflects on the later period of the King's career

From cloakroom to centre stage

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:52:39 GMT

Milly Forrest moved from working a shift as an usher to leading lady after a soprano fell ill.

Are Adrian Mole's diaries still relevant?

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:17:12 GMT

Adrian Mole the musical has just opened to audiences but do the story-lines still pack a punch with today's adolescents?

Black pirate radio: The 'Robin Hoods' of music

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:38:52 GMT

Trevor Nelson, DJ Jazzie B and Gilles Peterson on the pirate radio boom of the 1980s.

Transgender people take centre stage at Edinburgh Fringe

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:21:09 GMT

At this year's Edinburgh Fringe the experiences of transgender people are increasingly prominent.

Martine McCutcheon on life after EastEnders and Love Actually

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:58:37 GMT

Singer and actress Martine McCutcheon reveals why she is happy with her life now.

Pirate radio: Fifty years since it hit the airwaves

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:06:57 GMT

Tim Muffet looks at how pirate radio changed the face of broadcasting.

Brian Blessed 'bit off' umbilical cord delivering baby

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 23:23:56 GMT

Actor, director and Grampy Rabbit in Peppa Pig, Brian Blessed reveals Four Things You Don't Know About Me

Britney Spears concert interrupted by stage invader

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:36:31 GMT

You risk being pinned down by shirtless dancers and booed by a large crowd, as this man found out.

Alan Ayckbourn hopes sci-fi will attract a younger audience

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:45:12 GMT

Alan Ayckbourn hopes to attract more young people to the theatre with his new play.