The Old Vic says it has received 20 allegations of inappropriate behaviour made against former artistic director Kevin Spacey. In a statement, the London theatre said it "truly apologises" for "not creating an environment or culture where people felt able to speak freely" and announced a "commitment to a new way forward". It comes following an investigation into Spacey's conduct while he was artistic director at the venue between 2004 and 2015.
British Hollywood actor who fought Isil in Raqqa says he wanted revenge for attack on hometown of Manchester
Author Michael Bond, who created Paddington bear, has died at the age of 91. The English author, who grew up in Berkshire, wrote 150 books in total, with an additional 25 books about Paddington, who then came to life in a well-loved television series. The official Paddington Twitter account posted a tribute to the late author, which was also retweeted by the official London Paddington Twitter page.
Hollywood actor Danny DeVito has pledged his support for Jeremy Corbyn, urging people in the UK to vote for him on Twitter. The US actor known for his offbeat comedies tweeted: "UK. Last year, he said he was a "big-time" supporter and that Mr Corbyn and Bernie Sanders were "the only shining lights we have right now".
Actor Tom Hardy has proved he is not just an action hero on screen after chasing down and catching a suspected thief in south west London. After seeing two youths on a motorbike jump a red light and hit a £50,000 Mercedes at a junction on Sheen Road in Richmond on Sunday, Hardy sprang into action. While the passenger on the motorbike was quickly apprehended, the rider - who attempted to flee - was pursued by the 39-year-old actor through gardens and a building site, described by one witness to The Sun as "like an assault course".
Scotland Yard has performed an embarrassing u-turn after initially casting doubt on claims that Hollywood actor, Tom Hardy had chased down a thief in London. It had been reported that the film star who has appeared in a string of Hollywood blockbusters, including The Revenant and The Dark Knight Rises had apprehended a suspect after chasing him from the scene of a crash. In it's initial statement a Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Officers happened to be present at the time of the collision.
Harrison Ford will not face any penalties over mistakenly landing on a taxiway at a Southern California airport earlier this year, the actor's attorney said on Monday. Attorney Stephen Hofer wrote in a statement that the Federal Aviation Administration will not fine Ford and the actor will retain his pilot's license without restriction. "The FAA conducted a full investigation into the matter, including an interview with Mr. Ford, and determined that no administrative or enforcement action was warranted," Hofer wrote.
It was the extraordinary scene that marked the 2017 Oscars ceremony, Emma Stone and the La La Land team were halfway through their victory speeches when it was noticed that the wrong film name had been read out and Moonlight was actually the winner. The actress was on stage with her co-stars and the filmmakers as they accepted the top gong of the evening, before it became apparent the wrong movie had been read out by its presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. The mix-up saw the musical's producers finishing off their acceptance speeches before La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz revealed the mistake, prompting a brief moment of panicked chaos on-stage.