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Actress Tippi Hedren talks about being sexually harassed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:25:51 GMT

Tippi Hedren on being sexually harassed in the 1960's by Alfred Hitchcock.

Tom Hanks: The film industry will have to change

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:29:17 GMT

Tom Hanks talks to the BBC about the Harvey Weinstein scandal, saying there will now be a "sea change" in Hollywood.

Armando Iannucci talks Alan Partridge and Malcolm Tucker

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:18:22 GMT

The state of politics means there is no need for The Thick of It, and it would be "beyond sitcom territory" to produce Veep currently, says Armando Iannucci.

Living art: Meet Harajuku's ethereal fashion icon

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:40:23 GMT

Minori reinvented a Japanese street fashion style eight years ago that now has a worldwide following.

Kit Harington, Game of Thrones and the Gunpowder Plot

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:27:49 GMT

Kit Harington on why Game of Thrones is so great, and his special connection to the Gunpowder Plot.

Sir Tom: Jones: Encounter ‘made me feel terrible’

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:39:23 GMT

Sir Tom Jones says he 'felt terrible' after being propositioned early in his career.

Opera's Nicholas Sales sings Verdi in a Barnsley accent as a new Yorkshire opera opens

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:57:17 GMT

As a new opera, specifically written for the Yorkshire accent, opens, we set singer Nicholas Sales the challenge of giving Verdi a Barnsley makeover.

His Dark Materials has an 'equel' - La Belle Sauvage

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:51:33 GMT

17 years after His Dark Materials, Philip Pullman reads from La Belle Sauvage: The Book Of Dust Volume One.

Controversial sculpture rejected by Louvre museum

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:09:13 GMT

Paris' Centre Pompidou has put a 12-metre, sexually explicit sculpture from Dutch artist Joep van Lieshout on display after it was deemed too racy for the Louvre.

Tom Karen: Meet the man who designed the 70s

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 05:54:29 GMT

Tom Karen found fame after he designed the Raleigh Chopper bike.

JJ Abrams: 'Harvey Weinstein can't be a lone operator'

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:53:54 GMT

The Star Wars director says he knew producer Harvey Weinstein was a bully

Was Blade Runner 2049 a flop?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:16:46 GMT

A raft of stories have suggested that Blade Runner 2049 failed at the box office. What's going on?

'Don't have nightmares': Crimewatch through the years

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:01:36 GMT

Looking back at Crimewatch as the BBC show is axed after 33 years.

Mary J Blige: US still 'separated' on race

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:17:55 GMT

The singer says Obama's inauguration revealed the extent of racial divisions in her country.

Booker Prize winner: 'We live in a strange time'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:15:48 GMT

US author George Saunders' acceptance speech is a message about love and "eliminating hatred".

Hollywood women speak out on harassment

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:19:20 GMT

Actresses Margot Robbie and Lake Bell, alongside producer Kathleen Kennedy have spoken out.

Female friends for Thomas the Tank Engine

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:52:01 GMT

The 70-year-old children's franchise has been revamped for the latest TV series.

Ex-Emmerdale star reveals 42nd Street wardrobe secrets

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 20:54:47 GMT

Backstage with the stars of 42nd Street

Grenfell art auction raises £1.9m

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:41:09 GMT

Artists including Antony Gormley and Tracey Emin donated works for surviving families.

Are US, UK and Russian politics similar?

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:02:19 GMT

Armando Iannucci has written satires about all three, so what does he think?

Michael Jackson's choreographer Kenny Ortega introduces the next Zac Efron

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:15:01 GMT

High School Musical choreographer Kenny Ortega introduces the next Zac Efron

Harvey Weinstein: 'He came for me and shook me' - Jason Solomons

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:54:59 GMT

Film Critic Jason Solomons recalls an encounter with Harvey Weinstein in Venice after a bad review.

Banging the drum for women

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:13:23 GMT

Parv Kaur has created a niche for herself in the male-dominated field of Bhangra dhol playing.

Tracey Emin brings 'My Bed' to the Turner Contemporary

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:37:39 GMT

Artist Tracey Emin's "My Bed" was shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 1999.