Gaga outshone by the sensational, inspirational, celebrational Muppets
Outside of Hitchcock’s greatest films, Fontaine was best known for her long-running feud with her sister, Olivia de Havilland
Liberace isn't exactly a conventional fashion icon. Invariably clad in glitter, usually wrapped in fur, often cruising around in a rhinestone-studded Rolls-Royce, Liberace was a lot of a look. Even taking into account kitsch and camp, both of which are ubiquitous on the contemporary style landscape ("so bad it's good" quickly morphed into the fashion favourite of "ugly chic"), the Liberace aesthetic is pushing it.
They emphasise they had no idea their frontman was a paedophile
Sleek solo set shows that Gary’s back for good
Eat Pray Laugh! at the London Palladium
They have publicly humiliated former business titans from Rupert Murdoch to Bob Diamond, forced Starbucks to cough up £10m in tax and made villains of some of the world’s best-known brands. But corporate Britain is fighting back against Parliament’s newly invigorated inquisitorial committees by hiring highly paid specialist consultants to prepare executives for grillings by MPs.
The German composer was a confirmed anti-Semite – but that didn't deter our correspondent, who loves his music, from wanting to write a play to celebrate his bicentenary
Otto Sander carved out a career as one of the foremost actors in postwar German theatre, in particular with the director Peter Stein. He had a flair for comedy and was equally at home in classical repertoire and the avant-garde but was best known internationally for his work in films. In Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire and Faraway, So Close! he played the ironically detached and tragic angel Cassiel, and in the epic Second World War U-boat drama Das Boot he was a troubled lieutenant.
Her Cold War song cycle ‘Oh Moscow’, written with Sally Potter, was performed round the world
Amy Dickson, the Australian musician who elevated the saxophone from the nightclub to the concert hall, has been named Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Classic Brits, marking the first victory for the instrument.
Keyboardist Ben Lovett has said there won't be any Mumford & Sons activities for the foreseeable future
The first religious brother to land a major record deal is up for an award for his album of sacred music
Prom 72 – Calleja, Orchestra Verdi, Zhang (***)
Prom 73 - Cooper, Lewis (*****)
Prom 74 – Sonnleitner, Vienna Phil, Maazel (***)
Prom 75 – DiDonato, Kennedy, BBCSO, Alsop (*****)
Paramours scuttle, sets spin and coincidences pile up in a peppy revival of a vintage farce
'Whenever I hear Adam Ant it's a primal thing – he's a great singer'