An exhibition at the Science Museum in London looks at the history of computer games and how they have developed.
JK Rowling praises fans for keeping the secrets of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, as the stage show opens in London after weeks of previews.
The life and music of David Bowie are honoured at an eclectic, late-night edition of the BBC Proms.
Missing Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks, 36, is found "safe and well", following a search by Sussex Police
Rio's Olympic organisers have promised a Cultural Olympiad like that staged in London four years ago - but details are hard to come by, as Kirsty Lang discovers.
The first stage adaptation of JB Priestley's psychological horror novel, Benighted, is to open in London at the end of the year.
China's ancient Shaolin temple is famous for its Kung Fu monks, but it's also big business.
Social media is both excited and confused by Matt Damon's starring role in the upcoming US-Chinese joint production - a monster adventure epic called The Great Wall.
Actress Vivean Gray, best known for playing the gossipy Mrs Mangel in Australian soap opera Neighbours, dies aged 92.
An attack on the public in France saw a film pulled from cinemas, a situation that TV networks and movie studios have often had to deal with in order to not appear insensitive or distasteful.
Game of Thrones - the record-breaking fantasy drama TV series - will end after its eighth season, American broadcaster HBO confirms.
As the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play premieres in London, the BBC grabbed a quick word with author JK Rowling.
A look at some of the events over the past week, including Michael Keaton receiving a Hollywood star and the stars of Doctor Who taking a selfie.
A judge in the US state of Minnesota dismisses claims by 29 people who said they were Prince's heirs, including five men who said they were his father.
Mark Little pays tribute to Vivean Gray, who played his mother Mrs Mangel in Neighbours.
Ken Barrie, the voice of children's TV favourite Postman Pat, dies at the age of 73.
The presenter of an Australian breakfast show apologises to the LGBT community for making a series of jokes about cross dressers.
A behind-the-scenes look at rehearsals for the David Bowie Prom, which takes place on Friday night.
On Thursday night the 15 celebrities entering the house were revealed. This is what we know about them.
Musicians will take to the stage of London's Royal Albert Hall on Friday to honour the life and work of David Bowie, who died six months ago from cancer.
Harry Potter fans gather at bookshops across the country for the release of latest instalment in the series.
With Neil Hannon, Amanda Palmer, John Cale, Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, Anna Calvi and the musicians' collective s t a r g a z e conducted by André de Ridder.
A retrospective of work by William Eggleston, often referred to as the father of colour photography, is being held in London.
Pop star Justin Bieber ends Drake's 15-week run at number one, with his single Cold Water.
Concerns are growing for Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks who was reported missing on Thursday night.
Drake is on the verge of equalling the record for the longest ever UK number one single.
Sylvia Peters, who introduced the first televised coronation and helped the Queen prepare for her first Christmas broadcast, dies at the age of 90.
Meryl Streep is in talks to reunite with her Devil Wears Prada co-star Emily Blunt on Disney's upcoming Mary Poppins sequel, according to reports.
Christine Riding defends the public purchase of the Armada portrait
Artist George Butler documents the lives of those displaced by conflict across the world.