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Oldham-born Olivia Cooke plays the lead in new film Pixie, but has told Sky News’ Backstage podcast she’s worried she may have forgotten how to act. The actress is known for roles in horror...

Actress and dancer Marge Champion – who famously modelled for classic Disney animation Snow White – has died aged 101. Her death on Wednesday in Los Angeles was confirmed by dance instructor...

Adele has got fans hot under the collar after teasing new music as she prepares for her Saturday Night Live hosting debut. The 30-year-old appeared in a short video to promote the show alongside singer...

Banksy’s playful take on Claude Monet’s famous impressionist garden scene has smashed expectations at auction, fetching more than £7.5m. Show Me The Monet sold for £7,551,600 at a Sotheby’s...

Carrie Underwood has taken home the top prize at this year’s CMT Music Awards. She won the award for video of the year – and female video of the year – for the single Drinking Alone. In...

This week on Backstage, the so-called ‘Halloween dump’ continues… First up is spooky new ITV show The Sister – we discuss whether it will continue the channel’s recent...

Actor Robert Redford has said his “grief is immeasurable” following the death of his son, James. The Hollywood star, 84, said his son would leave a great legacy. James “Jamie”...

Singer and musician Spencer Davis, who founded The Spencer Davis Group, has died while being treated for pneumonia, his agent has said. The star, who had hits with songs including Keep On Running and...

On 2 December 1956 a track by Winifred Atwell became the first ever by a black person to go to number one in the UK singles chart. She’s still the only female instrumentalist to achieve the coveted...

Sky History has axed its new woodworking show The Chop while it investigates a contestant’s tattoos after viewers reported they appeared to have links to Nazism and white supremacists. The new...

Netflix has delivered fewer subscribers than expected in the third quarter, as the return of live sport and an increase in competition stunted global growth. The streaming giant added 2.2 million new...

Remember waking up with the Big Breakfast in the ’90s? If the answer’s yes and you’re in the market for a new pad, and have a few million pounds to spare, this could be the house...

The Affair star Dominic West is in the picture to take over the role of Prince Charles in The Crown. Although it is understood no contracts have been signed yet, the 51-year-old actor is said to have...

Oscar winner Jeff Bridges has revealed he has been diagnosed with lymphoma. In a tweet referencing one of his most famous characters, he wrote: “As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light....

China has surpassed the US for movie ticket sales for the first time, making it the world’s biggest film box office. Sales have so far reached $1.98bn (£1.5bn) for 2020, exceeding the US total...

Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie has been cleared of grabbing a woman’s breasts at a Christmas party in 2008. He cried and nodded at the jury as the verdict was delivered, and made no...

Sir Mo Farah, Peter Crouch and his wife Abbey Clancy have posed with moustaches to promote this year’s Movember campaign. The annual campaign aims to raise awareness of men’s mental health...

Adele has revealed she is hosting Saturday Night Live for the first time. The singer, 32, surprised fans with the news in an Instagram post on Sunday night. She posted: “Bloooooody hellllll I’m...

Dancer David Toole, best known for his performance during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, has died. The 56-year-old died in hospital in his home city of Leeds. His cause of...

London Film Festival 2020 may have been robbed of the red-carpet glamour of previous years due to the coronavirus restrictions, but there was still much to enjoy from the slimmed-down programme. Here...