Category: Arts and Entertainment

Emily Hartridge: TV presenter and YouTube star dies in crash

Stars including Davina McCall and Calum Best have paid tribute to TV presenter and YouTuber Emily Hartridge who has been killed in a crash in south London. She is believed to be the victim of a crash involving an electric scooter and lorryin Battersea on Friday. A tribute on the 35-year-old’s Instagram page described her as […]

‘We are a family – and an art collective’

When performers Grace Surman and Gary Winters and their two children decided to form a family art collective, the results involved rolling in mud, mass school drumming and a homage to Greta Thunberg. Every child is an artist. That’s what Pablo Picasso said. Not every child, though, is an equal partner in a professional art […]

BTS: Why Saudi Arabia wants high profile pop stars

Saudi Arabia isn’t traditionally a major stopoff on a global music tour, but big-name artists are increasingly going there. Mariah Carey set the fame bar high back in January. Since then Nicki Minaj said yes to a performance in Jeddah – but then changed her mind to support the rights of women and the LGBT community. And […]

Poldark’s ‘pure windswept melodrama’ welcomed back for final series

The last series of Poldark began One on Sunday – and the first episode has gone down well with the critics. The Daily Telegraph’s Gerard O’Donovan said it was “a thoroughly enjoyable start” to series five. Giving the opening episode four stars, he added that the series was “almost certain to be an emotionally draining but […]