Eurovision 2018 winner: Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest with Netta Barzilai

Tonight’s Eurovision Song Contest saw 26 countries compete against one another for the chance to be crowned champion. The competition was close between Israel, Austria, Sweden, Germany and Cyprus. But it was Israel that were triumphant with 529 points.  Cyprus followed in second place. The Grand Final came after 36 countries competed in the semi-finals, […]

Eurovision 2018 final LIVE results: UK takes on favourites Cyprus in Song Contest

The world’s biggest singing competition kicks off at 8pm on BBC One tonight with Graham Norton helming the commentary for Eurovision 2018. He is taking over from radio presenter Scott Mills and This Morning host Rylan Clark-Neal after they dutifully hosted both semi-final instalments earlier this week. It’s been a painstaking process to cut down […]

Eurovision 2018: X Factor star stuns viewers with semi-final song – 'I didn't expect that'

X Factor runner-up Saara Aalto wowed audiences with her performance of Monster at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The talented singer, who finished second on the X Factor show back in 2016, sang on a spinning wheel before prancing around with her backing dancers in a pair of towering thigh-high boots. Her spectacular dance moves and […]

‘Song of Back and Neck’ Review: Toby from ‘The Office’ Laughs Through the Pain [Tribeca]

Do we really need another sad middle-age white guy comedy? Probably not, but if we have to have them, at least let them be more like Paul Lieberstein’s Song of Back and Neck. The artist best known to audiences as Toby from TV’s The Office makes his first step behind the camera for feature filmmaking […]

Britain's Got Talent: Simon Cowell reduced to tears by father and son tribute song

Tim Goodacre 43, and son Jack, 12, made the live rounds of the ITV show after judge Cowell was bowled over by the mesmerising harmonies on their self-penned song The Lucky Ones. Cowell fought back tears as he told them they reminded him of himself and his son Eric, four. He said: “That was fantastic. […]

BBC's In Her Own Words had a catchy final song, what was it? THE SATURDAY BRIEFING

A: Most of the music for that documentary was specially composed by Michael Nyman, but the song played over the end credits was The Movie About Us, composed and sung by Swedish singer Eva Dahlgren. Q: While watching a football match on TV one of the commentators spoke about bending the ball. This brought to […]

Game of Thrones: Good news for Song of Ice and Fire fans – NEW BOOK cover revealed

Whilst sadly it’s not The Winds of Winter, it is the first volume of Fire and Blood – a two-part companion. The cover that’s been released is for the German edition, Feuer und Blut. Sharing it on Twitter Adam Whitehead wrote: “Behold! The German cover art for FIRE AND BLOOD (Part 1) by George R.R. […]

Ken Dodd dead: Remember his NUMBER ONE hit? Song is among UK’s biggest sellers of ALL TIME

Dodd was also a bona fide recording artist, and one of his songs was even one of the best-sellers of all time. Tears, released in August 1965, was a Number One smash hit, and went on to spend five weeks at the summit. It sold over a million copies in the UK, and was the […]

Game of Thrones: Is THIS when George RR Martin will FINALLY finish A Song of Ice and Fire?

The first book of seven, A Game of Thrones, was first published in 1996 and with each succeeding novel in A Song of Ice and Fire series, the wait for the next has been getting longer and longer. The last gap was six years between fourth book A Feast of Crows and fifth book A […]