UK Entertainment

Is Branding Ruining Music Festivals?

Freya Bromley | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Freya Bromley

It's clear that the positive environment of music festivals will continue to lure brands in but what does it say about our generation that we've become accustomed to being bombarded by advertisers trying to sell us payday loans on our weekends off.

The Latest In BYOB?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With festival season well and truly here, one company has the answer to the question on all festival-goers lips: How can I smuggle alcohol into the ve...

Big Brother - Week 3 Opinion

Matthew Davies | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

As the weeks go by I feel as though the number of housemates I can safely say "I like" are rapidly decreasing. This week appears to have been a key turning point when it comes to my opinions of a number of them.

UK Producer, Show N Prove To Release Debut Summer Anthem 'Zimma Frame'.

Bwoywonder | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bwoywonder

I caught up with the Highland music producer to find out how he found the urban, Afro and London sound.

Student Musician Of The Week: Simon Parton

The Huffington Post UK | Fionn Shiner | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

This week's student musician of the week is University of Glamorgan third year student, Simon Parton, who is studying BA Hons in Popular Music. He...

The Prime Of Adrien Brody: His Life In Film

Georgia James | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

Adrien Brody was catapulted into the limelight in 2003, when he became the youngest star, at 29, to scoop the Academy Award for Best Actor for his per...

WATCH: New Travis Video Animates Wintry Breath

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Tech

Forget CGI, pyrotechnics or 4K 3D - all you need for really incredible effects is a basic projector and some chilly breath. Using this technique, S...

Birds of a Feather: From Screen to Stage - And Back Again?

Rob Atkinson | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rob Atkinson

This week, the rumour is that the story of the Essex girls and their posh neighbour may be due to make a TV comeback. Those of a certain age and a certain sense of humour will have happy memories of the original TV series - but would the format transfer to the stage successfully enough to justify a new lease of life in a prime-time entertainment slot?

School Of Rock

The Huffington Post UK | Fionn Shiner | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

With the charts full of privately educated musicians, such as Chris Martin, Jessie Ware and Marcus Mumford, it comes as little surprise that a private...

Big Brother - Week Two Recap

Matthew Davies | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

After the first week's twists and drama, I was looking forward to see how the rest of the house would take shape without the shows former protagonist and antagonist (Michael and Sallie), however I can already see what is beginning to happen; the big personalities will all get evicted, leaving the boring housemates to last.

Prince Harry Parties Until 4am At Glastonbury

PA | Posted 30.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Prince Harry gave Glastonbury the royal seal of approval by partying until the early hours of the morning, festival organiser Michael Eavis has said. ...

Can a Regular Pleb Live Like Jay Gatsby, Just for One Night

Chris York | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris York

I am not Jay Gatsby. I do not have £22.5 million. But I want a taste of the high-life. For just one night...

Famous Creatives Reveal Their Top Tips On Getting Inspired

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Letting your imagination run wild is easier said than done when it has to share a space with everything else that’s going on in your head. With ever...

'Cuprinol Man' Ronaldo And His Ronseal Tan

Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Cristiano Ronaldo's suntan has taken on legendary status in recent years. Hardly a summer goes by when Ronnie's Ronseal-style shade doesn't make th...

Much Ado About Egging

Natalie Holt | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Natalie Holt

How do you lose 10 pounds in a week? Answer: throw an egg at a celebrity. Your subsequent dealings with the tabloid press will be guaranteed to put you off your food. You will feel like you've spent a week hiking through hell; but you will go down a dress size. Within 10 hours of embarking on my own egg throwing diet, I was on the front cover of all of the tabloid newspapers. To my horror, a favourite photo seemed to be a skinny, bikini clad holiday snap from years ago, grabbed from Facebook. My phone was abuzz with calls from PR companies, agents and managers.

Big Brother - Week 1 Recap

Matthew Davies | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

Aside from losing two of the top housemates on Friday night, the show has been ever so dramatic throughout this week. We've seen the spoilt brat Gina clearly forget that she's on TV and kick off so badly that she was issued a warning within the first six hours of her stay - Nice!

The Bluffer's Guide To Filmmaking

Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Fancy yourself as the next Scorcese? Or perhaps you're sick of watching lame films and thinking " I could do better than that". Well, follow our super...

Are You Paying Attention? 10 Best Movie Mistakes And In-Jokes

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

From self-referential nods to the director's previous works to gentle jibes aimed at the cast, cinema is full of private jokes and esoteric gags, snea...

Will.i.am 'So Sad' At The Voice Final Result

PA | Posted 22.08.2013 | UK Entertainment

The Voice coach Will.i.am has branded the final result of the show "so sad" and "unexplainable" - adding that he was "perplexed" by the public vote. ...

Mat Ricardo's London Varieties

Mat Ricardo | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Comedy
Mat Ricardo

Every month, live from the Leicester Square Theatre, I host Mat Ricardo's London Varieties. It's the show I have always wanted to watch, and it's a bit of a childhood dream come true to actually be in charge of it. There are surprises, special guests, one-time only collaborations... What I'm trying to say is that it's fun, and a lot of it.

Creative Block? 10 Ways To Fuel Your Imagination

Posted 27.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

A vivid imagination is not just a pre-requisite for creative professionals. From tackling work problems and getting the most out of playtime with your...

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Is It Even Worth Finding Out...?

Bennett Arron | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Bennett Arron

My expectations were quite high when I heard who was to be producing this film and then even higher when I heard who would be directing it. However, once I started watching it my expectations quickly vanished.

Big Brother 14 Launch Night Review

Matthew Davies | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Matthew Davies

After Thursday night's joke of a launch night, quite frankly I've seen enough to realise that what used to be THE best reality TV show around, has rel...

This Man Tricked People By Pretending To Be A Famous TV Presenter

PA | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

A man has admitted conning pub staff into believing he was TV star Louis Theroux. Allan Debenham, 39, pleaded guilty to two charges of making a fal...

Musician Of The Week: Patrick McCallion Of Small Words

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Universities & Education

This week's student musician is Patrick McCallion of pop rock band Small Words. In the band: Patrick McCallion - Lead Vocals, Acoustic & E...