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Daily Express cartoonist gets a musical

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ronald “Carl” Giles was best known for his cartoons which appeared in the Daily and Sunday Express newspapers The characters created by cartoonist Carl Giles are being brought to life in what is believed to be the first musical based on his works. Grandma Saves the Day! A Musical […]

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Beyonce drops live album with Netflix film

Image copyright Getty Images Beyoncé’s Netflix documentary, Homecoming, has arrived with a surprise: A new Beyoncé album. The star, who perfected the art of stealth releases with a self-titled album in 2013, announced the new record just hours before Homecoming premiered. Both the film and the album capture her 2018 Coachella set – which celebrated […]

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The baby as big as a double-decker bus

A giant 22ft high (6.7m) baby which stands taller than a double-decker bus has been installed at Halifax Piece Hall ahead of an outdoor production about a mother’s fight for her child. The mechanical puppet, which takes nine people to operate, is set to be the centrepiece of a show which will feature a cast […]

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Beverley Craven says tour is 'prize' after chemo

Image caption Beverley Craven performing in Glasgow last November Beverley Craven says going back on tour with fellow singers Julia Fordham and Judie Tzuke is her reward after months of arduous cancer treatment. “It’s been what’s kept me going,” she told the BBC. “It’s been this prize at the end I’ve been focusing on. “It’ll […]

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Paul Danan reveals he is behind parody Insta account

Former Hollyoaks actor Paul Danan has exclusively revealed to BBC Radio 5 Live that he’s involved in a popular parody Instagram account that spoofs 90s and 00s celebrities. The @paul_danan_official / Dananagram channel posts retro photos of celebrities – allegedly from Danan’s old camera – and has more than 70,000 followers. Although the joke descriptions […]