Category Archives: movies

Writer’s ‘lost poem’ discovered

Unpublished poem The Hills of Killearn by one of Scotland’s greatest writers, Sir Walter Scott, is to be read in public for the first time.

Spears denies sexual harassment

Britney Spears denies her ex-bodyguard’s claims that she sexually harassed him saying she expects them to be dismissed in court.

Explosive end for EastEnders star

An explosive EastEnders plot which will lead to the departure of Peggy Mitchell, played by Barbara Windsor, begins.

UK ‘blind’ to black female acts

The chair of the Mercury Prize claims that black British female artists are being ignored by the British public.

Vic Reeves to star in Morecambe and Wise film

Comedian Vic Reeves signs up to star alongside Victoria Wood in a feature-length film about Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise.

Saatchi gallery deal hits setback

Charles Saatchi’s plan to donate his gallery to the British public hits a stumbling block after talks with Arts Council England break down.

Forsyth quits dance results show

Bruce Forsyth quits Strictly Come Dancing’s Sunday results show and is replaced by Claudia Winkleman.

Hall works tipped to fetch £1.5m

Contemporary artwork owned by model Jerry Hall are expected to fetch more than £1.5 million when they are sold in October at Sotheby’s in London.

Girls Aloud star launches label

Girls Aloud star Nadine Coyle founds a new record label and will release her debut solo album, Insatiable, through Tesco supermarkets.

Bookie cuts Weller Mercury odds

The odds of Paul Weller winning the Mercury Prize are slashed after a bookmaker takes an “unprecedented” rush of bets backing him.