Entertainment

Has stadium rock been unplugged?

By Jennifer Scott BBC News Image copyright Getty Images For many, imagining a sell-out stadium show conjures up the image of the classic rock band line-up; the posturing frontman, the charismatic lead guitarist, the perfect partnership between drums and bass keeping the heavy melodies rolling. The music itself can range from the hair metal kings […]

Entertainment

Avatar sequels titles revealed?

Image copyright 20th Century FoxImage caption The original Avatar film, starred Sam Worthington as Jake Sully and Zoe Saldana as Neytiri Nearly a decade after its 2009 release, director James Cameron’s Avatar remains the highest grossing film of all time at the worldwide box office with takings of $2.8 billion. The 3D extravaganza starring Sam […]

Entertainment

Should Fortnite credit dances used in the game?

Image copyright Epic GamesImage caption Should Fortnite credit dance moves? Fortnite attracts millions of fans worldwide, including the likes of Drake, Travis Scott and Joe Jonas. However, some other artists – including rapper 2 Milly – artists have accused Fortnite of stealing their dance moves. Audiences have noticed some of the dances within the game […]

Entertainment

Artist’s £1m memorial for Peterloo Massacre victims

Image copyright Jeremy Deller/Caruso St John ArchitectsImage caption The stepped monument A circular monument costing £1m is to commemorate the victims of the infamous Peterloo Massacre in Manchester. Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller has designed the 38ft (11.5m) memorial to mark the 200th anniversary of the killings. Sabre-wielding cavalrymen charged into a workers’ rights protest […]

Entertainment

Channel 4 chooses Leeds for new HQ

Image copyright Peter Chan/Alamy Stock PhotoImage caption Channel 4 said Leeds put forward an “ambitious strategy” Channel 4 will set up a new national HQ in Leeds in an attempt to boost the way it reflects life outside London. The broadcaster will keep another headquarters in the capital, but will move roughly 200 of its […]

Entertainment

The Great British Bake Off: 2018 winner revealed

Image copyright PAImage caption Rahul Mandal (centre) is crowned champion by judges Paul Hollywood (left) and Prue Leith (right) Rahul Mandal has won this year’s Great British Bake Off, triumphing over fellow finalists Kim-Joy Hewlett and Ruby Bhogal. Rahul was crowned 2018’s winner after a near-disaster in the show stopper. He said: “I don’t know […]