Crime drama Top Of The Lake returns to BBC Two

Elisabeth Moss’s Detective Robin Griffin has another gripping mystery on her hands as critically acclaimed drama Top Of The Lake returns for a second series.


Arundhati Roy’s first novel in two decades longlisted for Man Booker prize

Arundhati Roy’s first novel in 20 years, The Ministry Of Utmost Happiness, could earn her a second Man Booker Prize after it was longlisted for the prestigious prize.

Alesha Dixon

Alesha Dixon urges action on child marriage

Alesha Dixon is urging the public to help end child marriage after visiting Ghana and hearing “heart-breaking” stories of what many young girls are forced to endure.


X Factor’s Honey G feared ‘homophobic’ backlash if she revealed sexuality on ITV show

X Factor star Honey G feared a homophobic backlash if she outed herself as a lesbian during her controversial stint on the ITV show.

Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner hits out at Trump over transgender military row

Caitlyn Jenner has hit out at Donald Trump after he said transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the US military.

Laverne Cox

Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox lead backlash over Trump’s trans ban

Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox have joined the backlash of criticism aimed at Donald Trump after he said transgender people will not be allowed to serve in the US military.

Jason Bateman

Jennifer Aniston praises ‘fantastic partner in crime’ Jason Bateman at Hollywood star ceremony

Jennifer Aniston praised Jason Bateman as a “fantastic partner in crime” as the Arrested Development actor was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Mercury Prize judge Ella Eyre defends Ed Sheeran inclusion on shortlist

Pop star Ella Eyre has defended Ed Sheeran’s inclusion on the Mercury Prize shortlist.

Larry Lamb

Larry Lamb: Gavin & Stacey film is a distinct possibility

Larry Lamb has said he thinks there is a “distinct possibility” that Gavin & Stacey will return, but on the big screen rather than as a TV series.

Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough marks Natural History Unit 60th at Edinburgh TV Festival

Sir David Attenborough will join the line-up for this year’s Edinburgh International TV Festival as he celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Natural History Unit (NHU).


50 years since announcement of BBC Radio 1

It was to be the UK’s new pop radio station, full of “live, warm-hearted swinging programmes” – and 50 years ago today the country discovered what it would be called.

Tom Hardy

BBC announces 12 new comedy pilots

An animated sitcom starring Tom Hardy and a stereotype-busting programme about three Chinese girls living in London are among the new comedies heading to the BBC.

Michelle Hardwick

Emmerdale fans in despair as Vanessa threatens Rhona’s rape trial

Emmerdale fans are in despair over the outcome of Rhona Goskirk’s rape trial after her friend Vanessa Woodfield lied in court to try to protect her.


Justin Bieber caught on camera hitting paparazzo with his pick-up truck

Justin Bieber reportedly hit a photographer with his car as he attempted to leave church in Beverly Hills.

Elisabeth Moss and Jane Campion

Elisabeth Moss: Second series of Top Of The Lake was even more challenging

Elisabeth Moss has said it would have been pointless to make a second series of Top Of The Lake if it had not been more challenging than the show’s first run.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie tells how turbulent family troubles led to Bell’s palsy

Actress Angelina Jolie has told how she developed Bell’s palsy following a turbulent year in her personal life.

Ed Sheeran and Stormzy

Ed Sheeran and Stormzy to battle it out for Mercury Prize

Ed Sheeran will face off with friend and collaborator Stormzy in the battle for this year’s Mercury Prize.

Will Arnett

Arrested Development actor draws comparison between Trumps and Bluths

Arrested Development’s Will Arnett has compared the Bluth family to the Trumps, calling the US president’s family a “gang of clowns”.


Sex And The City’s Jason Lewis talks taking on roles that are more than ‘mindless entertainment’

Actor Jason Lewis has shared his belief that fantasy television provides one of the best antidotes to a political climate that can leave people feeling ostracised.

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation grants £1 million to 28 UK stage projects

Aspiring performers and theatre-makers across the country will receive a cash boost as the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation awards more than £1 million to 28 different projects.

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