The Barometer: Glastonbury; Antony & The Johnsons; Rowan Atkinson; Russell Brand
Friday 23 January 2009
Tickets for the world's most famous festival are selling like hot cakes; 90 per cent of the 137,500 tickets are sold already, and they haven't even announced the headliners yet.
Antony & The Johnsons
Antony Hegarty and co return with The Crying Light, their first album since the I Am a Bird Now won the Mercury Music Prize in 2005. So worth the wait.
Milk, Valkyrie, Rachel Getting Married and Frost/Nixon all hit the UK screens today.
... and what's not
The Theatre Royal posted a stage-door notice claiming its star will give priority to autograph hunters who've bought Oliver! merchandise. Fagin would be proud.
Star Wars: A Musical Journey
John Williams's score is terrific, but will Force fans enjoy film clips backed by the Royal Philharmonic in this O2 spectacular?
Didn't take the swaggering comedian long to take his Andrew Sachs prank onstage.
Final Top Gear reviewTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 Amber Roof: Sister of Charleston shooting suspect Dylann Roof launches fund-raising appeal for wedding and honeymoon
- 3 Russell Brand condemns moment of silence for Tunisia attack victims as a 'minute of bulls**t'
- 4 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 5 Right to die: Belgian doctors rule depressed 24-year-old woman has right to end her life
Game of Thrones season 6: Daenerys actress Emilia Clarke says '50/50 chance' Jon Snow is alive
Jessie Cave interview: Harry Potter's Lavender Brown has published a collection of feminist cartoons
Britain's best outdoor cinemas to visit this summer from Somerset House to Luna Cinema
The last decade has produced just four UK festival headline acts
What if Nicolas Cage played every character in Game of Thrones?
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives