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Six Reasons 'Wicked' Is Still One of the West End's Greatest Offerings

Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Welsh

With current offerings like Book of Mormon and Matilda both receiving critical acclaim and catering to very different theatre-goers' interests... does Wicked still hold its own alongside the new kids on the block? Well, after seeing the show for myself, I can confirm that it definitely does.

'The Apprentice' Final In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The long-awaited 'The Apprentice' final aired last night and the winner was... Nice guys don't always finish last then! Congratulations @Mark_E_Wri...

Billie Whitelaw Passes Away

PA | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Actress Billie Whitelaw has died aged 82, her son has told the BBC. She was famous for her roles in films including The Omen and worked alongside I...

Dr. Evil Is Really Annoyed About The North Korea Sony Hack

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

It's been a while since he last graced our screens but Dr Evil couldn't have chosen a better time. Mike Myers' 'Austin Powers' character crashed th...

Britons Invade HuffPost Live During A Lively 2014

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK

HuffPost Live, the award-winning online streaming network, has hosted a raft of impressive guests in 2014, including (not to get too nativist) many to...

Top 10 Famous Movie Misquotes

AllTime 10s | Chris York | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

We all love quoting our favorite films but find out which ones you've been getting wrong with 10 famous movie misquotes...

The Apprentice - A Misrepresentation of Modern Day Business and Startup Culture

Eiso Kant | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK
Eiso Kant

As the co-founder of a startup platform that connects top talent with job opportunities at some of Europe's most exciting startups, this worries me as I believe that shows like The Apprentice are putting people off working in startups, particularly young people.

Force For Change: Star Wars Cast Have A Message For You

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The cast and crew of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' have issued a heartfelt thank you to fans for raising over $4 million for charity. The Force Fo...

Hollywood Has Seriously Lost It Over Sony Cancelling 'The Interview'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK

Actor Rob Lowe has said that Sony Pictures's decision to cancel a film about the assassination of North Korean Kim Jong-Un is like Europe giving in to...

Chris Pratt Sings Tribute To Lil' Sebastian At Parks And Rec Wrap Party

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

A video has emerged of Chris Pratt singing a tribute to Pawnee's very own Lil' Sebastian at the 'Parks And Rec' wrap party. With Nick Offerman on g...

Ten Things I Wish I Knew as a Teenager

Becky Hopper | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Becky Hopper

If I could go back in time, there's so many things I'd tell my teenage self. Those kids you think everyone loves, actually everyone hates them, white foundation is not a good look (yes, I was a goth) and stop putting up with all that shit from people who either act like they're your friends and they're not...

The New James Bond Script Has Been Hacked..

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

A draft script for the new James Bond film Spectre has been stolen and leaked by hackers, producers have confirmed. An "early version" of the the s...

Gerard Depardieu Claims He Once Ate Two Lions

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Chris York | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Gerard Depardieu has sensationally claimed he ate two lions after shooting them dead in self-defence in Africa, according to reports. The French ac...

Wealdstone Raider To Be On 'Celebrity Big Brother', Releases Preview Of Christmas No.1 Single

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

You want some? Viral football sensation The Wealdstone Raider could be giving it yeh from the Big Brother house next month. Having made his way int...

12 Ways That Made In Chelsea Resembles The Life Of A Fresher

The Huffington Post UK | Kate Samuelson | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education

We know what you're thinking - there is NO WAY that the glamorous (and vacuous) lives of the Made in Chelsea cast could in any way resemble your fresh...

I Demand Less Choice!

Pat Higgins | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I really miss having no choice. There's a real frisson to those moments when you lose the remote control under the sofa, or the wi-fi network packs up. You might have to watch something you don't like, or even something that you have no opinion about yet. Losing the remote is a scary rollercoaster of possibilities.

Catching the Big Fish in the Stream

Horace Trubridge | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Tech
Horace Trubridge

If you went into a record shop and bought a CD - I know, it doesn't happen very often any more - of your favourite band and you found out that the money you paid was mostly going to the act that sold the most records that week and not your favourite band then you would be rightly miffed. Unfortunately, the current Spotify model works just like that.

Revisiting the Sixties

Michael Jackson | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Michael Jackson

Now there is a new series called The Sixties on DVD that was shown on CNN in America and Yesterday in the UK. The subjects are what you'd expect - the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassination of JFK, the 'British Invasion' focussing on music, civil rights, Vietnam, the coming of age of television, the Space Race, and, of course sex, drugs and rock and roll.

Rumours of the Death of London's Soho Have Been Exaggerated

Tom Harvey | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Tom Harvey

JoJo's is wending it's way into the memories of Soho just as the likes of Blitz, Gossips, Billy's and the Wag Club have done before it... There is not a conspiracy to destroy Soho, there is instead a powerful belief in its endearing greatness and a desire to build on that and keep it exciting, edgy and relevant.

'Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens' Gets A Beautiful Wes Anderson Makeover

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

The internet is being flooded with parodies of the trailer for Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, and this is definitely one of the best. Ra...

Why Charities Need to Understand the Zoella Phenomenon

Paul Farmer | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK
Paul Farmer

Messages about sensitive subjects are infinitely more powerful when they come directly from people - this is the key to Zoella's success and why she fits so well with our approach. The voices of people with experience of mental problems, are at the core of everything Mind does.

What Will the Future Hold for Sakina?

Jodie Whittaker | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jodie Whittaker

Thursday sees ministers from all over the world gather in the UK for the London Conference on Afghanistan to talk about the country's future development. This is a very critical time, international troops are mostly withdrawing and the world will be watching to see how this will affect the country's security and development.

Nightcrawler - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Which brings us to Nightcrawler, Jake's latest stunning performance. He plays Lou Bloom, an intense petty thief. However, he has the drive of a young man who could make it big in whatever business he chooses. And after witnessing a crash one night, the proverbial light bulb goes on over his head.

A Boy's First Conversation at 15 - Isolation and Loneliness in Deaf Education!

Rachel Shenton | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Shenton

Being a teenager is tough enough, without being the only deaf teenager in the school, unable to join in class discussions or raise your hand and ask a question, missing at least fifty percent of what the teacher is saying, having only one specially trained teacher dropping in once every week or two and being expected to catch up to a adequate level.

Tom Cruise Nearly Hit By A London Bus

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Entertainment

Tom Cruise is in London, and he's been caught on camera doing something we've all been through at some point - nearly getting run over by a bus. In...