Film-maker Sam Mendes said he was “amazed, delighted and extremely proud” to receive a knighthood.
BBC Radio 4 has announced a raft of “solution-finding” programmes for the new year.
Christopher Hampton, the writer behind the film Dangerous Liaisons, has crafted a vast and varied body of work across a five-decade career.
After more than 60 years spent sealed up in a library storage facility, about 1,000 letters written by poet TS Eliot to confidante Emily Hale will be unveiled this week, and scholars hope they will reveal the extent of a relationship that has been speculated about for decades.
Olivia Newton-John has told of her pride in her British ancestry as she is made a dame in the New Year Honours.
British director Steve McQueen is known for his often gruelling films exploring subjects including slavery and sex addiction.
Eva Longoria paid tribute to Victoria Beckham and their close friendship as the pair enjoyed a post-Christmas stroll in the countryside.
Publishing giant Sonny Mehta, who guided one of the book world’s most esteemed imprints to new heights, has died at the age of 77.
Hilary Duff has shared pictures from her wedding last weekend and said that she is “truly sad” the day went by so quickly.
Bianca Del Rio has blasted a West End audience member who filmed a large part of the musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie on her phone.
The 2010s will be remembered as the decade of the streaming wars, as television and film watching habits were altered forever.
The final year of the decade saw Olivia Colman nab an Oscar for the first of two royal performances, Stormzy bring grime to Glastonbury and Coleen Rooney prove her chops as a private detective with the Wagatha Christie debacle.
Victoria Beckham said she and her husband David had “come a long way” as she posted a lengthy message on Instagram reflecting on the past decade.
Kate Ferdinand has told how trolls sometimes post “not very nice things” online about her relationship with her three stepchildren.
A whole host of young performers are poised to enjoy a banner year in 2020.
Rochelle Humes has shared a throwback picture from her engagement to husband Marvin, joking that there are now “a few more lines” and “deffo less hair”.
Rebekah Vardy has given birth to a baby daughter.
The British Museum will host the first-ever major UK exhibition on the life and death of Thomas Becket as part of a year-long programme marking the 850th anniversary of his murder, it has been announced.
Tony Award winning composer Jerry Herman has died at the age of 88.
Tom Hanks may officially consider himself Greek.
Emily Blunt is seen on the run with her children in the terrifying new trailer for A Quiet Place: Part II.
James Bond, Harley Quinn and Maverick will all make returns to the big screen in 2020.
Canada’s national broadcaster has defended its decision to cut Donald Trump’s cameo from Home Alone 2: Lost In New York.
Alex Pettyfer has announced he is engaged to German model Toni Garrn.
Michelle Williams is reportedly engaged to Hamilton director Thomas Kail and expecting their first child.
Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker has so far earned more than half a billion US dollars at the global box office, Disney has said.
Lupita Nyong’o has told how making movies can be isolating without a family to go home to at the end of each day.
Actress Sharon Stone’s profile is again active on Bumble after she tweeted about being blocked from the dating app.
Taika Waititi has said he wanted to bring “humour to a story that has a deeper message” with his Nazi satire Jojo Rabbit.