Theatre evacuated as phone catches fire at Jason Manford gig | UK News

A theatre was evacuated during a Jason Manford comedy gig after an audience member’s mobile phone caught fire. The stand-up comedian’s Twitter account shared a photo of the charred handset after it went up in flames during the interval on Saturday. An accompanying post read: “The offending mobile phone setting on fire at @The_Lowry More...

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By dailyreport On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Cannes Film Festival: South Korean dark comedy Parasite wins coveted Palme d’Or | Ents & Arts News

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s dark comedy Parasite has won the coveted Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Parasite is the first Korean film to win the prize, although Bong first More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Spice Girls kick off reunion tour in Dublin but fans complain of ‘horrific’ sound problems | Ents & Arts News

The Spice Girls have kicked off their eagerly-awaited reunion tour – but some fans were left disappointed after complaining of “horrific” sound problems at the show. The 90s pop group – More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top IMDB TV chart | Ents & Arts News

New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire. The five-part More...

By dailyreport On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Morrissey posters removed from train stations by Merseyrail over singer’s far-right support | UK News

Posters promoting Morrissey’s new album have been removed from train stations by Merseyrail after a customer complained it was publicising someone with “pseudo-racist” views. Jack Dotchin, More...

By dailyreport On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Olivia Wilde on Booksmart, Red Hot Chili Peppers and female directors | Ents & Arts News

By Bethany Minelle, arts and entertainment reporter When Olivia Wilde directed a music video for the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, she thought her film-making career had peaked. The reaction to Dark Necessities More...

By dailyreport On Friday, May 24th, 2019
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Bitter Sweet Symphony: Rolling Stones return royalties and rights to Richard Ashcroft after 22-year row | UK News

One of the UK music industry’s most notable copyright disputes has been resolved with the royalties and rights for Bitter Sweet Symphony being returned to The Verve’s Richard Ashcroft. The 1997 Britpop More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Ivor Novello Awards: Richard Ashcroft, The 1975, Mariah Carey and Wiley among winners | UK News

By Gemma Peplow, arts and entertainment reporter Richard Ashcroft, The 1975, Wiley and Mariah Carey were among the winners honoured at this year’s Ivor Novello Awards. The 1975 followed their big More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Judith Kerr: Tiger Who Came To Tea author dies aged 95 | Ents & Arts News

Judith Kerr, who wrote the well-loved children’s book The Tiger Who Came To Tea, has died at the age of 95, her publisher has announced. She died at home on Wednesday following a short illness, HarperCollins More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
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Natalie Portman calls Moby ‘creepy’ after he claimed they dated each other | UK News

Natalie Portman has called musician Moby “creepy” after he claimed the pair used to date each other. The Hollywood star said she recalled Moby being a “much older man” when she met him More...