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Introducing the affectionate Chinese terms of...Curly Fu and Peanut
The first episode of series three generated more than 300,000 posts on Twitter
Cumberbatch said his parents were 'brilliant and fantastic'
There was a flood of fan posts amid some critical and more amusing commentaries...
Taylor Swift might throw away tons of fan mail unread, but there’s no way she can discard of this particular message, as the enterprising admirer, a Rhode Island farmer, mowed his greeting into a corn maze.
Television’s top detectives are to go head to head for the title of “best detective” at next year’s National Television Awards.
Would you help yourself to a holdall of cash abandoned in a phone box? Or intervene in a restaurant if a customer was subject to racist abuse from a waiter? You’d take the cash, buy the restaurant and sack the waiter – of course, you would. Not everyone is like you, though, oh heroic reader.
The Sherlock Holmes franchise has been assiduously exploited on the written page, on stage, cinema and TV ever since A Study in Scarlet announced the arrival of the world’s greatest detective back in 1887.
Sherlock stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman could still be playing the successful sleuths in 20 years if the show's co-creator Mark Gatiss gets his way.
The comedian came top in a poll of 'weird crushes'
British Museum show joins growing trend for major exhibitions to be streamed in cinemas
The first still showing Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange has been released. Cover your eyes, Sherlock fans – he's really not looking as fit as a fiddle
Lauryn Hill this week debuted a new single, "Black Rage". But those looking for something like "Doo Wop (That Thing)" might be slightly disappointed to hear the new track is a spoken-word missive on race, capitalism and America; a re-working of "My Favourite Things". "As artists we have the opportunity to help the public evolve, raise consciousness and awareness," she said.
The American remake of British drama Sherlock will be extended into a 22 episode season to be broadcast on CBS.
Anna Karenina director Joe Wright is to stage A Season in the Congo at the Young Vic next summer, starring acclaimed actor Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Twilight star Robert Pattinson has maintained his place as the world's sexiest man - despite being publicly humiliated over Kristen Stewart's cheating scandal.