Adam Sherwin

Adam Sherwin is a News reporter who specialises in entertainment, broadcasting, music and popular culture stories.

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Alan Davey said he would not dilute the station’s commitment to presenting serious classical music to its audience

New BBC Radio 3 Controller promises more airtime to female composers

Alan Davey is a former Arts Council chief executive

Ready to open the Baftas, rockers Kasabian are also ‘great film fans’

Kasabian poached by Baftas after Brits snub

Guitarist Serge Pizzorno: "It’ll be a strange old show playing in front of a load of penguins"

Subtitling errors are more prevalent in live broadcasts

Ofcom criticises TV subtitling errors which turned 'toddlers' into 'Ayatollahs'

Report condemned examples of what it called “serious recognition errors”

An animated sequence by the US cable channel Fusion to illustrate the Michael Brown case was praised by the BBC

BBC wants to use animation to win global news battle

Corporation's Future of News report says it must reinvent the way it presents news

Mr Tickle, one of the most loved Mr Men and Little Miss characters

Mr Men go to Hollywood with the studio behind Ice Age

Shawn Levy will produce the first in a series of Mr Men adventures

BBC One boss Danny Cohen

BBC launch project asking online audiences to pick next generation of stars

BBC director of television Danny Cohen said the new BBC Taster service was an attempt to 'get the audience involved much earlier in the creative process'

Tarik Kafala, head of BBC Arabic, said the term was too ‘loaded’ and ‘value-laden’

Paris attacks: Do not call Charlie Hebdo killers 'terrorists', BBC says

While Mr Kafala’s comments may surprise some, they are in line with the BBC’s editorial guidelines on reporting terrorism

Tarik Kafala, head of BBC Arabic, photographed at the BBC in 2014

BBC Arabic head Tarik Kafala on the channel's increasing significance in the modern world

The BBC's oldest foreign-language channel has the trust of a divided audience

Better Call Saul: Breaking Bad spin-off gets thumbs up from US critics

The series will be available on Netflix in the UK in February

James Patterson is the world’s wealthiest author

James Patterson, world's wealthiest author, charges $300,000 for 'exploding book'

Patterson is tempting a fan with a first-class flight to an undisclosed location, two nights stay in a luxury hotel, 14-carat gold binoculars, a five-course dinner with the author and a copy of Private Vegas that will 'self-destruct'

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links