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Orlando Bloom to read CBeebies bedtime story52m Orlando Bloom to read CBeebies bedtime story
BBC
He joins the likes of Dolly Parton and Tom Hardy, who have previously read stories for the channel.
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Orlando Bloom announced as latest celebrity to read for CBeebies Bedtime Stories2h Orlando Bloom announced as latest celebrity to read for CBeebies Bedtime Stories
The Independent
Hollywood star follows famous faces such as Tom Hardy and Sir Elton John on BBC show
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Informer, BBC1 review: Another troubled counter-terrorism officer, another boring cliche4h Informer, BBC1 review: Another troubled counter-terrorism officer, another boring cliche
The Independent
The series' writers make you believe that people really could live such lives at the triangulation point of drug dealing, fried chicken meals and terrorism
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4h A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad, BBC2 review: How this mild mannered eye doctor ended up killing thousands
The Independent
The third and final instalment explores how Bashar al-Assad, once employed at the Western Eye Hospital in London, and his smart wife Asma, ended up cowering in their presidential palace from Isis
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Bohemian Rhapsody review: This karaoke-style paean is all style, no soul 4h Updated Bohemian Rhapsody review: This karaoke-style paean is all style, no soul
The Independent
The film may be a celebratory skip through the band's greatest hits, but its portrait of Freddie Mercury feels incomplete
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4h Wireless Festival artists told not to swear or wear offensive clothes
BBC
The festival had its licence at Finsbury Park reviewed after complaints.
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The Great British Bake Off 2018: semi-final – as it happened4h The Great British Bake Off 2018: semi-final – as it happened
The Guardian
It was semi-final time in the tent as Rahul, Kim-Joy, Briony and Ruby attempted to make a Parisian showstopper
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The Great British Bake Off 2018: semi-final – live!4h Updated The Great British Bake Off 2018: semi-final – live!
The Guardian
It is semi-final time in the tent as Rahul, Kim-Joy, Briony and Ruby attempt to make a showstopper that is a Parisian patisserie staple
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5h Bake Off 2018 semi-final LIVE: Patisserie week sees Rahul ace the Madeleine round
The Independent
With Manon out last week, only Ruby, Rahul, Briony and Kim-Joy remain
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: America today is 'a feudal court' – and Donald Trump's 'a toddler'10h Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: America today is 'a feudal court' – and Donald Trump's 'a toddler'
The Independent
Novelist and campaigner says US president has 'catastrophic' impact on political and social discourse around the world
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10h Def Leppard, Tool and Slipknot to headline Download festival 2019
The Guardian
Metal band Slipknot and prog-rock group Tool will also headline next year’s event in Leicestershire The UK’s largest rock and heavy metal festival has announced a trio of headliners for its 15th edition. They include
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10h Bake Off 2018 semi-final LIVE: Patisserie week to end with five-hour Showstopper
The Independent
With Manon out last week, only Ruby, Rahul, Briony and Kim-Joy remain
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11h Sega Mega Drive returns – but this is no retro toy
The Guardian
The games console that brought us Sonic the Hedgehog is back as a high-end reproduction. Could it be better than the original? Nature abhors a vacuum – and so does the video games industry. Over the last year, Nintendo and Sony have each announced new versions of their classic consoles: the
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The Woman in White: How does the 2018 BBC adaptation differ from Wilkie Collins's beloved mystery novel?11h The Woman in White: How does the 2018 BBC adaptation differ from Wilkie Collins's beloved mystery novel?
The Independent
Ben Hardy, Jessie Buckley and Olivia Vinal lead new version of seminal early detective story
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House of Cards: Season-by-season guide as Claire Underwood takes the White House11h Updated House of Cards: Season-by-season guide as Claire Underwood takes the White House
The Independent
*Spoiler warning* The story so far as Robin Wright leads sixth and final instalment of explosive Netflix political drama
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Take that, Charlie Brown! The artists putting the pain into Peanuts12h Take that, Charlie Brown! The artists putting the pain into Peanuts
The Guardian
Anxiety, misery, vanity, heartbreak … Snoopy and the gang were always darker than they appeared – which is why artists have reimagined them for our angst-ridden times Mel Brimfield is talking to her psychiatrist about a troubling childhood memory. “My father,” she relates, “would insist on eating his cornflakes one at a time on Christmas morning to delay the opening of the presents.” This recollection is contained in a speech bubble, one of many floating around an artwork she created called Mel Brimfield Is Nuts. “While I was aware that it would happen with ageing,” says another bubble, “my ever-increasing invisibility to men as a sexual prospect is hurtful.” Another upsetting memory reads: “I love my brother. I don’t know him any more.”
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12h Coronation Street wins big at Inside Soap Awards
BBC
The ITV show won best soap and seven other prizes including best actor and best exit.
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12h Marianne Faithfull: the muse who made it on her own terms
The Guardian
As the singer prepares to release her 21st album, we look back at a singular career marked by creative restlessness, personal troubles and triumphant reinventions If you’re looking for a study in contrasts, you could do worse than compare the two albums released this autumn with
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From Blockbusters to Blind Date: Cult TV show comebacks13h From Blockbusters to Blind Date: Cult TV show comebacks
BBC
Including Blockbusters, The Crystal Maze, Streetmate, and The Generation Game.
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13h Lil Wayne's 18-carat gold necklace helps pay for London art student's university fees
The Independent
Commission pays for 'chunk' of Joy Bonfield-Colombara's £9,500-a-year course fees
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MØ interview: 'Everything's going crazy conservative'14h MØ interview: 'Everything's going crazy conservative'
The Independent
Karen Ørsted went from obscure artist to bonafide pop star when her single 'Lean On' became the most listened-to track of 2015. She speaks with Douglas Greenwood about rediscovering her voice
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Gilberto Benetton: Co-founder of fashion chain dies14h Updated Gilberto Benetton: Co-founder of fashion chain dies
BBC
Gilberto Benetton is credited with masterminding the firm's expansion into a multi-billion euro giant.
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Sarah Silverman apologises after Louis CK masturbation comments14h Sarah Silverman apologises after Louis CK masturbation comments
The Guardian
Silverman apologised after she said she had given the comedian permission to masturbate in front of her and hoped he would able to discuss his sexual misconduct on stage Sarah Silverman has apologised after saying she wanted Louis CK to perform again and address the sexual misconduct claims made against him. Silverman told Howard Stern on his radio show that she thought Louis CK had “remorse” for his actions, almost a year after
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C2C 2019: Who is headlining the UK country music festival and where can I get tickets?15h C2C 2019: Who is headlining the UK country music festival and where can I get tickets?
The Independent
Three-night event brings best of Nashville to London, Dublin and Glasgow
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15h Kanye West donates $73,540 to Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia
The Guardian
Rapper becomes second high-profile musician to support outsider candidate, after Chance the Rapper ‘co-campaigns’ with Enyia Kanye West has donated $73,540 to Chicago mayoral candidate
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15h Strictly: BBC denies fixing allegation after Seann Walsh survives
The Guardian
DJ Vick Hope, who was voted off Strictly Come Dancing this weekend, said she witnessed a ‘very strange’ conversation between the producers and judges before the comedian was saved The BBC has “categorically” denied an accusation that it fixed the result of Strictly Come Dancing after Seann Walsh and his dance partner, Katya Jones, were kept in the competition by the judges’ vote. The DJ Vick Hope, who was voted off the show on Saturday, complained about producers and the judging panel consulting before giving their verdicts on
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Fleetwood Mac tour 2019: How to get tickets16h Fleetwood Mac tour 2019: How to get tickets
The Independent
The tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn
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Bohemian Rhapsody: Hollywood biopics of era-defining musicians, from Ray to Straight Outta Compton17h Bohemian Rhapsody: Hollywood biopics of era-defining musicians, from Ray to Straight Outta Compton
The Independent
Highlights of hit-and-miss genre include What's Love Got to Do With It?, Walk the Line and Control
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17h Julia Roberts on why she doesn't do romantic comedies anymore
The Independent
'Sometimes, they just don't work at a certain point of life experience'
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Sarah Silverman reveals she let Louis CK repeatedly masturbated in front of her as 'kids'18h Sarah Silverman reveals she let Louis CK repeatedly masturbated in front of her as 'kids'
The Independent
The comedian said CK did not realise his influence changed once he became successful
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Wonder Woman 1984 release date pushed back as Charlie's Angels reboot fills spot18h Wonder Woman 1984 release date pushed back as Charlie's Angels reboot fills spot
The Independent
Mark Wahlberg's Six Billion Dollar Man has been completely removed from schedules
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How we made Il Postino20h How we made Il Postino
The Guardian
‘At Massimo’s funeral, his film double walked behind the coffin in homage – and all the Neapolitans thought it was his ghost’
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Bohemian Rhapsody: How Rami Malek became Freddie Mercury22h Bohemian Rhapsody: How Rami Malek became Freddie Mercury
BBC
The actor explains the lengths he went to to avoid his portrayal of the Queen star becoming a crude impersonation.
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Amy Schumer uses Meghan pic to announce pregnancy24h Updated Amy Schumer uses Meghan pic to announce pregnancy
BBC
The comedian announced the news via a friend's Instagram story, and a photoshopped picture.
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'...Baby One More Time' at 20: Why Britney Spears's song was such a global hit25h '...Baby One More Time' at 20: Why Britney Spears's song was such a global hit
The Independent
On this day in 1998, Max Martin's songwriting prowess and Britney Spears's star power combined to make history
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26h House of Cards, season 6, episodes 1-5, spoiler-free review: Frank Underwood leaves behind a power vacuum, along with an entertainment one
The Independent
The final season is built on the same political chicanery that the show always has been, but somewhere along the line the double and triple crossings stopped being fun
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