• Sir Paul McCartney rocks ‘Carpool Karaoke with James Corden’

    Sir Paul McCartney rocks ‘Carpool Karaoke with James Corden’

    Late, Late Show host, James Corden, and Sir Paul McCartney spent the day recently tooling around Liverpool exploring the city of Paul’s youth. From the barbershop on Penny Lane to visiting his childhood home where he wrote music with John Lennon, they ended the day by going back to one of the local pubs where they […]

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  • Pope Ted: The Father Ted Musical is ‘not a drill’ says co-creator/writer Graham Linehan

    Pope Ted: The Father Ted Musical is ‘not a drill’ says co-creator/writer Graham Linehan

    Charged with bearing the heavy burden of being  “the real final episode of Father Ted”, co-creator/writer Graham Linehan (Black Books, The IT Crowd) announced earlier this week via Twitter that the brilliant British comedy, which sported an almost exclusively all-Irish cast, will return in musical form with Ted making the move from the fictional Craggy Island to […]

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  • UK pins hopes on Eurovision veteran, SuRie, for 2018 competition

    UK pins hopes on Eurovision veteran, SuRie, for 2018 competition

    Ok, ‘veteran’ may be too strong of a word given the fact that SuRie‘s previous experience at Eurovision has been as a back-up dancer for Belgian acts Loïc Nottet (2015) and Blanche (2017) but, this time, it’s all her as she heads to Lisbon, Portugal for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in early May. As in […]

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  • The music behind ‘Victoria’ deserves a co-starring credit

    The music behind ‘Victoria’ deserves a co-starring credit

    As America, once again, becomes transfixed (in a good way) on Sunday nights and the return of Victoria on PBS, we are afforded the opportunity to experience the theme music that easily deserves a co-starring credit as much as the Cornish coastline does for Poldark. It has been called haunting, mesmerizing, even uplifting. Composed by Martin Phipps […]

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  • Sir Patrick Stewart is home on the range as country crooner, ‘Cowboy Pat’

    Sir Patrick Stewart is home on the range as country crooner, ‘Cowboy Pat’

    Putting aside his career-long association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, his multiple Olivier, Golden Globe, Emmy, Screen Actors Guild award nominations, his stint as Captain Jean-Luc Picard on Star Trek: The Next Generation, his role as Professor Charles Xavier in the X-Men film series and even nine guest appearances as himself on Family Guy, Sir Patrick Stewart recently embarked […]

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  • Lethal Bizzle teaches Dame Judi Dench how to rap…no, really!

    Lethal Bizzle teaches Dame Judi Dench how to rap…no, really!

    As if we didn’t know this already, I am now thoroughly convinced that there is nothing Dame Judi Dench cannot do or won’t try. The 82-year-old actress whose unforgettable performances on screen, stage and television over the decades have made her a national treasure can now add rapping to her CV after a brief rapping tutorial from […]

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  • PBS to mark 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper in June

    PBS to mark 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper in June

    In 1967, with the creation of “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, the Beatles took music to a whole new level from a stylistic standpoint. The result of their over 5 months in Abbey Road studios is considered to have significantly altered the way albums would forever be produced. It may have been ’20 years ago today that Sgt Pepper […]

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