Artists and politicians have backed calls for the Government to reverse the drop in students taking “vital” creative subjects at school.
Laura Mvula has urged young people not to cave in to the pressures of “millennial” life.
Sir Lenny Henry has been honoured with the Outstanding Achievement prize at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards.
Peers will hear evidence from Sir Lenny Henry about diversity in the TV industry.
Tom Watson has called for TV watchdog Ofcom to “practice what it preaches” and become more diverse.
The BBC has been billed as “more diverse than ever” after the release of figures revealing the broadcaster now has the highest proportion of black, Asian and minority ethnic staff in its history.
Comic Relief founder Sir Lenny Henry has decried the need for foodbanks in “one of the richest countries in the world”.
Red Nose Day returns to BBC One with skits and celebrities for an evening of charity fundraising.
Black Panther and Doctor Who are among the winners of a new award that recognises social impact in the entertainment and arts industries.
Sir Lenny Henry has called for the BBC and other broadcasters to do more to boost diversity, saying it’s “not enough to have more people in EastEnders and doing the weather”.
TV star Adrian Lester has called on the Government to take a “big step” to boost diversity behind the camera.
Sir Lenny Henry and Adrian Lester will hand deliver a letter signed by a string of stars to 10 Downing Street today, calling for tax breaks to increase the representation of women, BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) and disabled people working behind the camera.
Sir Lenny Henry has spoken of his joy at being interviewed by former newsreader Sir Trevor McDonald for a programme celebrating his career in comedy as he turns 60.
Hayley Atwell and Sir Lenny Henry will star in a TV adaptation of best-selling novel The Long Song, the BBC has announced.
Portraits of Dame Julie Walters, Olivia Colman and Sir Lenny Henry will be included in a new photography exhibition at the National Theatre.
Sir Lenny Henry will have his decades-long career honoured with a celebratory broadcast on BBC One to coincide with his 60th birthday this year.
Comedian Sir Lenny Henry says he became emotional confronting the issue of slavery in a new documentary.