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Which pop stars deserve a blue plaque of their honour?

Picture copyright AP Picture caption David Bowie already has a plaque however who else deserves one? Rock and pop’s most influential figures are to be honoured with blue plaques on BBC Music Day this yr – and you may resolve who will get one. Over the subsequent week, each BBC native radio station in England and the Channel Islands is accepting nominations for an area artist (or venue) that modified

Amy’s Place

Picture caption Grace, a recovering alcoholic, is one in every of 16 younger girls residing in Amy’s Place Arrange in reminiscence of the late singer Amy Winehouse, Amy’s Place is the UK’s solely restoration home devoted to serving to younger girls overcome their addictions. The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme is the primary to go inside and meet the ladies aiming to go clear for good. “I am not that lengthy

Piers Morgan quits awards after assaults by TV world

Presenter Piers Morgan has pulled out of internet hosting a TV awards evening after criticism of his assist for Donald Trump. The host of ITV’s Good Morning Britain stated he didn’t wish to distract from award winners. The Royal Tv Society introduced Mr Morgan as presenter of its programme awards on Thursday. However many TV figures criticised the selection, together with awards choose Bonnie Greer. On Twitter, Ms Greer said

George Harrison’s Porsche to be bought at public sale

Picture copyright PA Picture caption Raj Sedha purchased the automobile for elements in 2003, not realising it had been owned by the previous Beatle A Porsche, as soon as owned by Beatle George Harrison and acquired for spare elements by a person unaware who his world-famous predecessor was, is to be auctioned. The 37-year-old Porsche 928 was owned by Harrison when he lived in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, was bought to Raj

May Moonlight trigger an Oscars upset?

Picture copyright A24 / Premier Picture caption Naomie Harris is nominated for finest supporting actress on the Oscars Moonlight is doing moderately effectively in the meanwhile. The movie has been been a field workplace success, a darling of the critics and a complete awards magnet. On Sunday, it received one of many high prizes on the Writers Guild of America (WGA) Awards, leaving author and director Barry Jenkins questioning whether

SS-GB: Sam Riley is ‘anxious’ about wartime drama

Picture caption Riley lives in Berlin and speaks fluent German The star of the BBC’s new lavish wartime drama, SS-GB, says he is “extra anxious about this than something I’ve ever labored on” as a result of the sequence is filling the distinguished BBC One 9pm Sunday night time slot – an hour that is change into synonymous with so-called “occasion tv”. “We did not know that we’d occupy that

These are the London Trend Week designers shaping the best way we see gender

London Trend Week has historically solely been geared toward girls, however seven of the key catwalk exhibits this season have blended in menswear. Added to that, we have seen males modelling girls’s put on, unisex clothes manufacturers and androgynous designs that will work on anybody. It looks as if British vogue goes by a gender revolution in the intervening time. Newsbeat meets the designers main the best way. The pioneers

Huppert’s hope

Picture copyright Picturehouse Leisure Picture caption Elle shouldn’t be a “simple revenge movie”, says its director Isabelle Huppert could have an Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe for her function in Elle – however she very almost wasn’t in it in any respect, because the French movie was initially meant to be a Hollywood manufacturing. Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, the maker of hits equivalent to Robocop and Whole Recall, says

Which pop stars deserve a blue plaque of their honour?

Picture copyright AP Picture caption David Bowie already has a plaque however who else deserves one? Rock and pop’s most influential figures are to be honoured with blue plaques on BBC Music Day this yr – and you may determine who will get one. Over the following week, each BBC native radio station in England and the Channel Islands is accepting nominations for an area artist (or venue) that modified

Amy’s Place

Picture caption Grace, a recovering alcoholic, is one in every of 16 younger girls residing in Amy’s Place Arrange in reminiscence of the late singer Amy Winehouse, Amy’s Place is the UK’s solely restoration home devoted to serving to younger girls overcome their addictions. The BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme is the primary to go inside and meet the ladies aiming to go clear for good. “I am not that lengthy