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Coronavirus: Eddie Large funeral held in Bristol

Coronavirus: Eddie Large funeral held in Bristol

The late star - famous for his partnership with Syd Little - gets a rousing send-off...

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Shakespeare Day 2020: Dame Judi Dench reads from Richard II

Shakespeare Day 2020: Dame Judi Dench reads from Richard...

To mark Shakespeare Day 2020, some of Britain’s most famous Shakespearean actors...

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After Life returns: But is it heavenly or hellish?

After Life returns: But is it heavenly or hellish?

The reviews are in for series two of Ricky Gervais's darkly comic Netflix drama.

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Best-selling authors on their go-to reads

Best-selling authors on their go-to reads

Five authors, including Margaret Atwood and Adam Kay, tell BBC arts editor Will...

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10 songs supporting the world's radio listeners

10 songs supporting the world's radio listeners

DJs around the world reveal the songs helping their listeners keep upbeat while...

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Rolling Stones release their first new song in eight years, Living In A Ghost Town

Rolling Stones release their first new song in eight years,...

Living In A Ghost Town was started before the coronavirus pandemic and completed...

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Gallery attendant up for £35,000 BP Portrait Award

Gallery attendant up for £35,000 BP Portrait Award

Edinburgh-based Michael Youds is one of three artists in the running for the 2020...

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What can we learn from Robinson Crusoe writer's 1722 plague book?

What can we learn from Robinson Crusoe writer's 1722 plague...

The Robinson Crusoe writer's story of the Great Plague shows how we came through...

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What lessons can we learn from Robinson Crusoe writer's 1722 plague book?

What lessons can we learn from Robinson Crusoe writer's...

The Robinson Crusoe writer's story of the Great Plague shows how we came through...

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Richard and Judy to present book show on Channel 4

Richard and Judy to present book show on Channel 4

Keep Reading and Carry On will be filmed from the married couple's home and air...

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Spotify allows fans to pay musicians directly

Spotify allows fans to pay musicians directly

Artists can also donate the money to charity, or give it to their road crew while...

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National Theatre 'haemorrhaging money'

National Theatre 'haemorrhaging money'

Director Rufus Norris warns that many arts organisations "won't be able to survive"...

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World Book Night: One in three reading more during lockdown

World Book Night: One in three reading more during lockdown

New figures, released in time for World Book Night, suggest literature is helping...

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Book recommendations from today's top selling authors

Book recommendations from today's top selling authors

Five authors, including Margaret Atwood and Adam Kay, tell BBC arts editor Will...

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Rina Sawayama: Turning familial pain into pop gold

Rina Sawayama: Turning familial pain into pop gold

How one of the year's catchiest pop albums started out as a dissertation on intergenerational...

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Coronavirus: How a plus-size fashion retailer is adapting

Coronavirus: How a plus-size fashion retailer is adapting

Ojoma Idegwu, founder of plus-size fashion label Dear Curves, explains how she is...

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Bernardine Evaristo and Hilary Mantel up for Women's Prize for Fiction

Bernardine Evaristo and Hilary Mantel up for Women's Prize...

The final book in Hilary Mantel's trilogy is up against Bernardine Evaristo's Booker...

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Normal People TV series: 'It's so easy to relate to'

Normal People TV series: 'It's so easy to relate to'

The actors taking on the much-loved roles of Marianne and Connell say it's a simple...

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How a Daniel Defoe book can teach us about Covid-19

How a Daniel Defoe book can teach us about Covid-19

The Robinson Crusoe writer's story of the Great Plague shows how we came through...

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Founder of Radio Caroline Ronan O'Rahilly dies aged 79

Founder of Radio Caroline Ronan O'Rahilly dies aged 79

The station, based off the Essex coast, was founded in 1964 and launched careers...

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