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Racism is sheer ignorance, says director

Image copyright Dan Budnik Image caption I Am Not Your Negro is based on an unfinished manuscript by James Baldwin The director of Oscar-nominated documentary I Am Not...

Exclusive: Damian Lewis’s ear almost ruined his opening night

Image copyright Johan Persson Image caption Damian Lewis plays a man who has an affair with a goat in the play Damian Lewis has revealed he thought he was going to faint...

Next Doctor will be wonderful, says Peter Capaldi

Image caption Peter Capaldi’s 12th Doctor with new companion Bill Potts, played by Pearl Mackie Peter Capaldi has said whoever replaces him in Doctor Who –...

Cannibal film ‘not not a barf fest’

Image copyright Universal Image caption Raw appetite: Garance Marillier as Justine Many of the headlines about French cannibal film Raw over the past few months have...

Catastrophe: Carrie Fisher’s final TV role airs on Channel 4

Image copyright Channel 4 Image caption Fisher appeared alongside Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney Fans have heaped praise on Carrie Fisher after her final TV appearance...

Roman Polanski jail plea rejected by US judge

Image copyright AFP Image caption Roman Polanski fled the US ahead of his sentencing for statutory rape in 1978 Film-maker Roman Polanski has failed to win assurances...

Baileys Prize reveals ‘daring and intimate’ shortlist

Image copyright Charlie Hopkinson/KC Ogundele Image caption Shortlisted: Previous winner Linda Grant and debut novelist Ayobami Adebayo This year’s shortlist for...

Vanessa White on life after The Saturdays

Image copyright Vanessa White She made her name as the youngest member of girl band The Saturdays – but Vanessa White has ditched the squeaky clean pop of All...

Civil rights activist Darcus Howe dies aged 74

Image copyright PA Civil rights activist Darcus Howe has died aged 74, his biographer has said. The writer and broadcaster campaigned for black rights for more than 50...

Missed the news? Here’s a round-up

Another busy week in the entertainment world has ended, including Cheryl and Liam becoming proud parents, Gary Barlow bagging a Star Wars role, Professor Brian Cox...