There came a point in lockdown – week eight? Week 12? Is anybody counting now? – when my children were bored by Paw Patrol. They had watched every episode of Horrible Histories, even though the youngest is four and has yet to grasp the concept of time, never mind the Napoleonic Wars. (We were also doing reading, glueing, Lego-building, bike-riding and constructing dens out of sofa cushions, before you contact the relevant authorities.) I wanted to find something fun to watch together as a family…
Cecily Brown: Will Gompertz reviews the British artist’s show at Blenheim Palace ★★★★☆ – BBC News
These pictures are virtuosic, a definitive riposte to anyone who dares say painting is dead.
Image copyrightBlenheim Art Foundation/BBC
What do you do if you own a massive country house, which is unbelievably gorgeous but also ruinously expensive to run?
Selling is not an option because it’s been in the family for generations and your one and only job as the aristocrat-in-residence is to pass the money-pit down the family line. But that leaky roof in the east wing really needs sorting, the damp is playing havoc with the Reynolds portrait. You could always flog off the family silver, …
Kanye West promises to “personally” get Taylor Swift her masters back – NME
Kanye West has said he will “personally” help Taylor Swift get her master recordings back as he continued to discuss rights issues.
Kanye West has said he will personally help Taylor Swift get her master recordings back as he continued to discuss rights issues in the music industry on Twitter.
The rapper began the conversation around record deals and artists rights earlier this week (September 15) when he shared his own contracts with Sony and Universal.
West posted pages of his deals on Twitter and said he wouldnt release any new music until he was released from the contracts. He also labelled himself the new Moses and sa…
Gogglebox fans crown new pair best stars on Channel 4 show – Liverpool Echo
Favourites Lee and Jenny were dismissed from the top slot
Googlebox viewers have switched their allegiance after ranking a different couple the best stars on the Channel 4 show rather than the usual favourites.
All our usual favourites were back tonight, discussing the latest TV shows and films.
Highlights included Sophie and Pete reacting to the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire winner and the Malone family having their say on the latest lockdown rules.
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