Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies

Paddington Bear creator Michael Bond dies Michael Bond, the creator of beloved kids’s character Paddington Bear, has died on the age of 91. He died at his house on Tuesday following a brief sickness, an announcement from his writer Harper Collins stated. Bond revealed his first e-book, A Bear Referred to as Paddington, in 1958. The character, a marmalade-loving bear from “deepest, darkest Peru” who involves reside in London, went

Arts funding: Main English venues minimize, with extra money for the areas

Arts funding: Major English venues cut, with more money for the regions 4 of England’s greatest arts venues have had their public funding minimize to assist enhance tradition within the areas. The Nationwide Theatre, Southbank Centre, Royal Opera Home and Royal Shakespeare Firm will lose £2.5m of Arts Council England funding per 12 months between them. Arts Council chair Sir Nicholas Serota stated funding for 2018-2022 would “take extra money

Foo Fighters lastly headline Glastonbury

Foo Fighters finally headline Glastonbury Media playback is unsupported in your machine Foo Fighters have lastly stepped onto Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, two years after they have been compelled to tug out of the competition. Days earlier than their headline efficiency in 2015, Dave Grohl fell off stage and broke his leg in Gothenburg, Sweden. “I am about two years late tonight, I am sorry,” mentioned Grohl on Saturday, blaming dangerous

Radiohead mesmerise followers at Glastonbury with a wayward, however compelling, set

Radiohead mesmerise fans at Glastonbury with a wayward, but compelling, set Absorbing, difficult and achingly lovely – Radiohead delivered a usually Radiohead kind of set for Glastonbury’s opening night time. The Oxford quintet emerged, bathed in white gentle, to the haunting piano chorus of Daydreaming, from final 12 months’s A Moon Formed Pool album. Two hours and 25 songs later, they closed with Karma Police, singing: “For a minute there,

Glastonbury opens with minute's silence

Glastonbury opens with minute's silence Glastonbury Pageant has opened with a minute’s silence, to honour these affected by the current tragedies in London and Manchester. The second of reflection was led by New Order’s Peter Hook, whose daughter attended the Ariana Grande live performance in Manchester, the place 22 folks died. “Can we please use this as an opportunity to ship our hopes and our prayers for love, life and

How do you retain a celeb wedding ceremony secret?

How do you keep a celebrity wedding secret? Movie star weddings look like everybody’s enterprise, no matter whether or not the 2 folks getting married truly need the world to see them tying the knot. Jessica Chastain, who married earlier this month, had been intent on protecting prying eyes away. However her ceremony was gatecrashed – by a helicopter and a protracted lens. The images have been broadly shared, prompting

Han Solo: Administrators Phil Lord and Christopher Miller go away mid-production

Han Solo: Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller leave mid-production The forthcoming Han Solo movie has misplaced each of its administrators mid-production. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller mentioned their departure was right down to “artistic variations” with producers. The announcement on the official Star Wars web site got here after months of battle between the pair and Kathleen Kennedy – the president of Lucasfilm and a producer on the film.

Movies to look at this summer season for those who don't like blockbusters

Films to watch this summer if you don't like blockbusters If you happen to like big robots, costumed crime-fighters or computer-generated simians, this summer season’s cinematic choices are unlikely to disappoint. Blockbusters, although, aren’t for everyone. So what’s on the market for those who do not wish to watch Transformers: The Final Knight, Spider-Man: Homecoming or Battle for the Planet of the Apes? Nicely, we now have animated sequel Automobiles

Scorching climate hits Saturday night time TV rankings

Hot weather hits Saturday night TV ratings Complaining in regards to the good climate definitely is not one thing you may hear British individuals doing usually. However there’s one group of people that would actively welcome rain and chilly: TV producers. Rankings are likely to drop off a cliff at any time when the climate is sweet exterior, as viewers head to the park or have a BBQ of their

Father's Day: How the celebs marked the event

Father's Day: How the stars marked the occasion It wasn’t simply you and your mates getting soppy about your dads on Fb yesterday. Check out a few of the A-listers’ heartfelt Father’s Day messages. Observe us on Facebook, on Twitter @BBCNewsEnts, or on Instagram at bbcnewsents. In case you have a narrative suggestion e mail entertainment.news@bbc.co.uk. Home Revealed at Mon, 19 Jun 2017 09:09:57 +0000