A celebrity entertainment presenter with no radio experience has been chosen to co-present a new show in Radio 1’s late night "specialist music" slot made famous by John Peel.
He will take to the airwaves from Camp Bastion in Helmand Province from 10 December
Police investigating the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal made a further arrest today as they revealed the number of potential victims has risen to 450.
‘There can’t be many more exciting places to land than Rio de Janeiro’
The point has been to be part of this national rite, to bathe in the holy water of Olympic congress
The critic without a ticket: Clive James is the funniest thing ever produced by Australia, with the exception of its beer
Critic without a ticket: Britain's finest Olympian has an anti-BS antenna and is incapable of not telling it like it is
Bradley Wiggins' historic Tour De France win sparked a 25% rise in the TV audience for the gruelling contest, figures showed today.
American viewers couldn't get enough of the class snobbery and grandeur of Downton Abbey. But will the misery of the East End's post-war slums prove quite as appealing when Call The Midwife becomes the latest British drama to cross the Atlantic?
Blur are to play a live show for BBC radio ahead of their Hyde Park comeback and warm-up gigs.
Gromit, silent companion of barmpot inventor Wallace, was almost a very different four-legged friend.
Violinist Nicola Benedetti has attacked the lack of music provision in schools. The 25-year-old who secured a £2m contract after winning BBC Young Musician of the Year told the Radio Times that the cuts were "catastrophic".
The message flashed on the Court One scoreboard just before play resumed for five minutes in between the rain showers yesterday read: "In hot weather drink water, wear a hat, apply sunscreen." It must have brought a belly laugh to the small crowd who had gathered at that stage of a day when a flask of hot coffee and a sou'wester were more useful, and the sunglasses worn by Andy Murray's coach Ivan Lendl were as out of place as a tub of £2.80 Wimbledon ice cream.
Single parents speak – and they're not all feckless wasters
Turing gets rebooted - 50 years too late
While many in the entertainment industry talked of their thrill over receiving recognition in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, Armando Iannucci warned it would not prevent him from lampooning the Government.