Entertainment (UK)

New Doctor Who trailer sheds light on final Peter Capaldi series

A new trailer for Peter Capaldi and showrunner Steven Moffat's final series of Doctor Who has been released, which hints at some thrilling adventures for the 10th series of the sci-fi favourite.<p>The trailer is narrated by Capaldi's assistant, Bill (Pearl Mackie), who describes the Doctor as "the …

Doctor Who

Who is 2017 Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel, and why does he hate Matt Damon (and Donald Trump) so much?

This Sunday, Jimmy Kimmel takes his turn at performing the most thankless job on television. Two decades ago, Americans who under ordinary circumstances would not spit at Billy Crystal if his head was ablaze, collectively decided that he was the gold standard of Oscar hosts and that no one who …

Comedy

Trump called it racist, Obama loves it: why Black-ish is TV's most divisive show

It has divided presidential opinion with its treatment of race, but Kenya Barris’s series is redefining modern comedy by balancing issues and laughs<p>It’s a question that has divided US presidents: is the sitcom Black-ish the best thing on television or, well, racist? For Barack Obama, the show is …

TV

Trying to make it in the real La La Land

The smash hit La La Land, which follows the struggles of an aspiring actress and jazz musician in Los Angeles, is up for a whopping 14 Oscar nominations on Sunday.<p>But what is life really like for the young and talented of Hollywood?<p>The BBC met a real-life "Mia" and "Sebastian" to find out.<p><i>Video by</i> …

UK News

Family life: The overnight drive to Cornwall, Led Zeppelin’s Rain Song, and Mum’s blind scouse

Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes<p>Snapshot: The overnight drive to Cornwall for a holiday<p>I can still feel the agony trying to contain the excitement, and the eternity waiting for Dad to get home from work on those Fridays. Even then, Mum would never guarantee that we would be off …

Music

Jodie Foster and Michael J Fox lead anti-Trump protest

<b>Jodie Foster and Michael J Fox have led an anti-Donald Trump protest two days before the Oscars in Los Angeles.</b><p>The United Voices rally was staged by Hollywood's United Talent Agency instead of its usual pre-Oscars party.<p>Foster, a double Oscar winner, said she rarely spoke out in public but that it …

Entertainment

Tom Hardy's Taboo: the story of series one, in pictures

Tom Hardy

OSCARS 2017: The Top 10 Most Iconic Academy Awards Dresses Of All Time (Officially)

Sadly, Celine Dion's back to front gentleman's tux has not made the cut.<p>When the stars prepare to step out on Sunday evening for this year’s Academy Awards, they walk in the shiny, perhaps uncomfortable but always dazzling shoes of their predecessors.<p>For, just as it’s kind of important to an …

Fashion

Britney Ever After: a tacky but oddly compelling biopic

From post-Mickey Mouse Club teen to head-shaving meltdown, Lifetime crams the most National Enquirery moments into 90 baffling minutes<p>Few modern icons deserve such special treatment as Britney Jean Spears, so it’s only right that she should be honoured, as the best turbulent stars have been, with a …

Entertainment

Trespass Against Us exclusive: Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson have heated exchange

The exclusive clip shows Fassbender's character discussing his future with his father

Movies

'It popped clean out': Spencer Matthews screams in agony after The Jump crash

Spencer Matthews has become the latest celebrity injured on Channel 4 show The Jump following a painful skiing accident.<p>The Made In Chelsea star screamed in agony after dislocating his shoulder while training for the show’s Sunday skiing challenge.<p>He crashed into a red net barrier while attempting …

TV

It's a scary time for the world, says Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese has warned the world is walking into a scary time.

Martin Scorsese

Do we need a Twin Peaks revival when TV is so much weirder now?

David Lynch’s surreal drama was like nothing else when it landed in 1990 but its influence has meant that when it returns it might not seem as revolutionary<p>FX’s Legion starts off with a bang – a literal one that sees a teenager telekinetically destroy a cop car two minutes into its hypnotic, …

TV

The most awkward moments in Oscars history

1. “Adele Dazeem”<p>John Travolta’s spectacular name-fail at the 2014 Academy Awards – we’d say mispronunciation, but “Adele Dazeem” isn’t even remotely similar to “Idina Menzel” – was one of the most gloriously cringe-worthy moments in recent Oscars history. You can watch Travolta welcome the …

The Oscars

Pre-Oscars style: Emma Stone, Meryl Streep and more hit Hollywood for the biggest weekend of the year

Hollywood

A Syrian cinematographer has been blocked from entering the US to attend the Oscars

A Syrian cinematographer won't be able to attend this Sunday's Oscars ceremony having been denied entry to the US by the Department of Homeland …

Syria

The Princess Diana looks that could be from today

Fashion

BBC Radio 6 Music - Gilles Peterson, Gabriel Garzon-Montano

Listen live<p>Gabriel Garzon-Montano<p>Gilles Peterson<p>Gilles speaks to Stones Throw signee and Brooklynite, Gabriel Garzon-Montano.<p>Release date:<p>25 February 2017<p>3 hours<p>On air<p>Today 15:00<p>BBC Radio 6 Music<p>More episodes<p>Previous<p>Available now<p>Al Jarreau, Sampha, Thundercat and more!<p>View Programme<p>Next<p>Gems from …

Music

Brian Matthew hosts his last Sounds of the 60s: 'That's your lot'

Radio presenter Tony Blackburn will replace 88-year-old broadcaster who was axed by BBC in January<p>Fans have reacted with sadness and anger as veteran broadcaster Brian Matthew’s signed off from BBC Radio 2’s Sounds of the 60s for the last time.<p>The 88-year-old had presented the popular show for …

Music

Preview screening of Personal Shopper plus Q&A with director Olivier Assayas | The Guardian Members

Join us for a Guardian Live preview screening of psychological thriller Personal Shopper, followed by a Q&A with its director <b>Olivier Assayas</b>, chaired by <b>Peter Bradshaw</b>.<p>Kristen Stewart stars as a young American in Paris who works as a high-fashion personal shopper. Surrounded by a world of …

Film (UK)

Student Pride 2017 Live Stream

Watch live from Westminster University as National Student Pride 2017 gets underway.<p><i>Full stream:</i><p><i>At 13.30pm the main stage will be featuring Being Me’s Intersectionality panel with Adele Roberts (BBC Radio 1), Phyll Opoku-Gyimah (Co-Founder, UK Black Pride), Lewis Hancox (Trans comedian), Matthew</i> …

Entertainment

Academy Awards: Best picture nominees in 30 seconds

UK News

Glastonbury's Saturday night headliner has been announced

The Foo Fighters will headline Saturday night at Glastonbury Festival this summer, the event's organisers have announced.<p><i>More follows...</i><p>More …

Festivals

Oscars 2016: 13 Things You Didn’t Know About The Academy Awards (VIDEO)

From ‘Titanic’ To ‘The Lord Of The Rings’.<p>On Sunday (26 February) evening, the stars of the big screen will walk the most important red carpet of them all - yes, it’s time for the Oscars.<p>The 89th Annual Academy Awards means two things for us Brits - firstly, if you’re anything like us, you’ll …

The Oscars

Taboo: what does Delaney want from Strange? 8 burning questions for the season one finale

Since last week's instalment of Taboo, six words have set the internet alight: "I have a use for you." As growled by James Delaney (Tom Hardy), it's a promise, a puzzle and a threat all rolled into one.<p>The last episode of BBC One's murky 19th century potboiler saw Delaney leaving cryptic …

TV

SM:TV Live reunion: Cat Deeley says one-off 'great idea'

<b>A one-off reunion of hit kids' morning show SM:TV Live is looking more likely after presenter Cat Deeley said it would be a "great idea."</b><p>The show, which ran from 1998 to 2003, launched the presenting careers of Geordie duo Ant and Dec.<p>The pair floated the idea of making a 20th anniversary special, …

UK News

Celebrities getting political at the Oscars? Give them an award

There is something pretty hilarious about people saying celebrities shouldn’t talk about politics, when a celebrity is currently the president of the United States<p>Being both old enough and shallow enough to remember the once seemingly annual horror of Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins’ political …

Meryl Streep

Eggs, intestines, and exorcism: the 15 most shocking moments from Tom Hardy's Taboo

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TV

Emma Thompson won't take part in short 'Love Actually' sequel

Actress Emma Thompson has said she is not taking part in a short "Love Actually" sequel for Britain's Comic Relief charity appeal because it is "too soon" to reprise her role in the romantic comedy after the death last year of co-star Alan Rickman.<p>Thompson and Rickman played wife and husband Karen …

Movies

Save £10 on tickets to Classical Spectacular

Telegraph subscribers can save £10 on tickets to <i>Classical Spectacula</i>r – the UK's most popular classical music show – which returns to the Royal Albert Hall for a special season of concerts between Thursday, March 16 and Sunday March 19, 2017.<p>Celebrating its 29th anniversary, Classical Spectacular …

Music