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.
TVEnough to make ardent arachnophobes think twice
Will explain back story to fictional kingdom Westeros
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 'Nasa Confirms Six Days of Darkness in December': No, they don't - it's a hoax
- 2 Number of global billionaires has doubled since the financial crisis
- 3 Kentucky gang rape: 15-year-old boy left in critical condition after sexual attack by group at party
- 4 Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
- 5 North Korean officials 'publicly executed for watching South Korean soap operas'
This is what a film sex scene actually looks like on set (mostly awkward)
Cumberbacklash: Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange riles Marvel fans
Downton Abbey season 5 episode 6 - review: Thomas and Lady Edith show sad signs of the times
No Black Widow or Hulk films: Why Marvel fans are not getting what they want
The Apprentice 2014 firing: Alan Sugar 'gets rid of the no-hopers' with triple elimination
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
Nigel Farage and Frankie Boyle clash over Andrew Lawrence's 'Mock the Week' criticism