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'80s Invasion' Star Midge Ure Tells HuffPostUK Why The 1980s Had The Best Songwriters Ever

(5) Comments | Posted 7 July 2015 | (15:01)

Midge Ure is relieved that he made it as a pop star when he did, because he thinks the 1980s had the best pop songwriters ever, and that songs released now are “too polished, and written by committee”.

The Ultravox frontman who also co-wrote the...

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Star Wars Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Of Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker And Han Solo In Our EXTREMELY DIFFICULT Quiz

(0) Comments | Posted 7 July 2015 | (13:17)

There are only six months to go now until what is, quite possibly, the most highly-anticipated cinema release in the last decade or more - yes, 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', legendary space epic as rebooted by the visionary hands of director JJ Abrams.

While you're counting...

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Brian Wilson's Story Serves As Powerful Message For People With Mental Health Issues, Says 'Love And Mercy' Director Bill Pohlad

(1) Comments | Posted 7 July 2015 | (11:35)

Brian Wilson’s life as revealed in biopic ‘Love and Mercy’ should be a strong message for better understanding of mental health issues, the film’s director tells HuffPostUK.

Bill Pohlad steers actors Paul Dano and John Cusack in depicting the...

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'Wimbledon 2Day' Review: Subdued Clare Balding And Guests Return To Familiar Format Following Viewers' Complaints

(22) Comments | Posted 7 July 2015 | (10:17)

It was a strangely subdued Clare Balding who returned to BBC2 last night with a clearly revamped version of 'Wimbledon 2Day'.

Following the clamour of criticism from viewers and TV writers alike, Clare and her set had been moved from the gaudy Gatsby...

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'Wimbledon 2Day' Succumbs To Public Pressure And Does Away With Crowd, Clare Balding Moves With Studio

(1) Comments | Posted 6 July 2015 | (15:29)

News that the BBC has succumbed to the tireless critics of its Wimbledon highlights coverage in ‘Wimbledon 2Day’ brings to an abrupt end the delight of those who had been tuning in nightly to watch through their fingers BBC Sports’ own version of Acorn Antiques.

In its second week...

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'Married At First Sight': New Channel 4 Show Asks Could YOU Wed A Complete Stranger And Make A Successful Marriage?

(1) Comments | Posted 6 July 2015 | (13:49)

Could you marry someone you'd literally just met?

Three couples set out to do just that in the interests of a scientific experiment on this week's Channel 4 show 'Married at First Sight'.

The series might sound like one of those Bachelorette-type shows we've happily imported from the US,...

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'Virgin Atlantic: Up In The Air' ITV Documentary Follows Staff From Richard Branson To Cabin Crew Recruits

(0) Comments | Posted 6 July 2015 | (11:20)

To mark its 30th year, Virgin Atlantic have invited the cameras to go behind the curtains of this most colourful of airlines.

Viewers will able to follow intimately the frantic efforts of staff at the airline's Crawley HQ as they prepare for the company's special birthday celebrations....

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Henley Festival: Lionel Richie Tops UK Album Chart With 'The Definitive Collection' Following Triumph At Glastonbury

(1) Comments | Posted 6 July 2015 | (10:38)

Lionel Richie's British summer just got better with the news that his latest album has gone to the top of the UK album charts, following his triumph in the Legends slot at Glastonbury.

More than 100,000 fans flocked to hear the music icon perform such...

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Beyond The Bombings: 'A Song For Jenny' Explores Julie Nicholson's Grief For Her Daughter, But Also The Kindness She Experienced

(3) Comments | Posted 4 July 2015 | (08:05)

To mark the 10 year anniversary of the London 7/7 terrorist attacks, HuffPost UK is running Beyond The Bombings, a special series of interviews, blogs, in-depth features and exclusive research reflecting on how Britain has changed since.

77 bombings

Julie Nicholson,...

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Starmus 3 Festival: 10 Nobel Prize Winners, Brian May, Kip Thorn, Chris Hadfield, Atronomer Royal Gather To Pay Tribute To Stephen Hawking

(0) Comments | Posted 3 July 2015 | (07:34)

Star-watchers who stopped to marvel at the "double-star" two nights ago when Jupiter crossed with Venus in the night sky will be delighted to learn that some of the world's most respected astronomers will be gathering at next year's Starmus Festival - including, for the first time, the...

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'House Of Cards Season 3': Writer Beau Willimon On Frank Underwood's Evolution, Michael Dobbs On Political Morals Or Lack Thereof

(0) Comments | Posted 2 July 2015 | (09:45)

The stakes are higher than ever for Frank Underwood now he’s installed as US President in Series 3 of the award-winning ‘House of Cards’, says showrunner Beau Willimon.

Beau tells HuffPostUK how Kevin Spacey’s Machiavellian mischief-maker thrived on operating in the shadows of...

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'What Happened, Miss Simone?' Tells Intimate Story Of Talented, Troubled Jazz Legend, One Of The First Entertainer Activists

(0) Comments | Posted 1 July 2015 | (08:02)

Entertainers have a huge role in inspiring people and keeping them energised for change and social justice, says the director of an intimate documentary covering the personal trials and extraordinary public triumphs of Nina Simone.

Liz Garbus, who has delved deep into the archives of...

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'Not Safe For Work' Star Sacha Dhawan Researched Drug-Taking Danny Role Online - 'I Wanted To Keep It Specific'

(0) Comments | Posted 30 June 2015 | (07:14)

It’s just your everyday office nightmare – that intoxicated idiot who used to work for you and make every day a disaster is now not just an old face in your new office, but actually your boss.

That’s the situation confronting 'Fresh Meat' star Zawe Ashton in...

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EXCLUSIVE: Wimbledon Champion Novak Djokovic On Drugs In Sport, The Diet That's Changed His Life And His One Guilty Pleasure

(0) Comments | Posted 29 June 2015 | (11:17)

Novak Djokovic has spoken of his frustrations with professional athletes who use drugs, calling their actions “unsportsmanlike, not what sport is about, and completely unfair to all the guys who are doing it right”.

The Wimbledon champion, who begins his defence of the Mens Singles...

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BRITS BLITZ: 'Episodes' Star Stephen Mangan Gives Us His Honest, Revealing Account Of Hollywood Audition Process

(5) Comments | Posted 29 June 2015 | (08:58)

Stephen Mangan's career is on a high. Fresh from more 'Episodes' success with Tamsin Greig and Matt LeBlanc, the popular British has just been announced to play Sherlock Holmes' creator in 'Houdini and Doyle' in a new 10-part drama for Encore. Not...

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BRITS BLITZ: What Do US Film Critics Think Of Our Biggest Home-Grown Stars?

(0) Comments | Posted 25 June 2015 | (16:02)

For the past fortnight, we’ve been championing those British stars who’ve broken beyond these soils to fly the flag in the competitive worlds of film, TV and music.

Read more about the Brits flying the flag for music, TV and film in our special #BRITSBLITZ section:

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Rose McGowan Claims Agent Sacked Her After She Complained About Sexist Auditions For Adam Sandler Film

(20) Comments | Posted 25 June 2015 | (10:35)

Rose McGowan has become the latest woman in Hollywood to call out the blatant sexism of the film industry.

The American 'Grindhouse' actress turned director a week ago complained about the instructions she got for a casting call for an Adam Sandler film, tweeting that she...

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'The Third Man' Debuts In Stunning 4k Restoration, But Script Supervisor Angela Allen Remembers Orson Welles' Great Disappearing Act

(1) Comments | Posted 24 June 2015 | (17:31)

With the cat purring between his feet, the light suddenly illuminating him in the doorway and one of the screen’s most enigmatic smiles, Orson Welles’ first appearance as Harry Lime in ‘The Third Man’ is surely one of the most exciting in cinema history.

However,...

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Gael Garcia Bernal On The Dilemma Of The Rainforest In Thriller 'The Burning', And Why Film Needs To Offer More Than A Good Story These Days (INTERVIEW)

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2015 | (15:23)

Gael Garcia Bernal says the South American rainforest depicted in his film ‘The Burning’ is the new Wild West.

The Mexican star, who found global success with 'Y tu mamá también', 'Babel' and playing young Che Guevara in ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’, tells HuffPostUK, how this...

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Glastonbury: Everything Everything Frontman Jonathan Higgs On New Album 'Get To Heaven' And How He Found His Falsetto

(0) Comments | Posted 24 June 2015 | (12:55)

Everything Everything frontman Jonathan Higgs admits he and his bandmates locked themselves in a Welsh farmhouse to write their new album, so they wouldn’t be influenced by fans or anyone else listening in.

The band, set to play Glastonbury this weekend, has enjoyed critical acclaim...

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