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February 19, 2018 11:27 AM Viewers to go behind the scenes at Hotel Chocolat in new BBC Studios commission

Viewers will go behind the scenes of Hotel Chocolat in one of three new Channel 5 commissions from BBC Studios. Chocolate Dreams: Inside Hotel Chocolat will feature an “all access pass” to the company, set up by Angus Thirlwell and his business partner with a £10,000 loan. The two-part series on Channel 5 will travel to St Lucia, where the £100 million 4

February 19, 2018 3:50 AM Iconic guitar company Gibson could be facing bankruptcy

Played by the likes of Slash, Bob Marley and Santana, could this be the end of the line for the famous guitar makers? Founded in 1902 in Michigan, the company has seen stars including Slash, Bob Marley and Santana strumming some of their solid body electric guitars. The company's chief financial officer, Bill Lawrence, left after less than a year in the job, and just six months 5

February 18, 2018 6:00 AM Farmer grew cannabis plants capable of producing £122,000 of the drug

A POULTRY farmer ran a cannabis production and supply centre in a farm outbuilding, York Crown Court heard. Ian Howard, prosecuting, said Peter Holtby’s plants were capable of growing enough cannabis to fetch up to £122,000 in street deals. David Camidge, defending, said the 59-year-old farmer used the drug because he found it better at dealing with his chronic 3

February 16, 2018 7:15 PM Edward Fox to star in An Ideal Husband with son Freddie

Real-life father and son Edward and Freddie Fox will play a fictional father and son in a new production of Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband. Taboo star Edward will play the Earl of Caversham while Freddie will play Lord Goring in the play at the Vaudeville Theatre, directed by Jonathan Church. The show is being staged by Classic Spring, a new theatre 9

February 16, 2018 12:29 PM Alexandra Burke to star in West End return of Chess

Alexandra Burke and Michael Ball will star in the first West End production of Chess since 1986, it has been announced. The new staging of the show by Abba’s Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus with Tim Rice will also star Mike And The Mechanics singer Tim Howar. The musical tells a story of love and political intrigue, set against the background of the Cold War in the late 1970s and early 7

February 15, 2018 6:02 PM Hitler's death star: How the Nazis planned to send killer satellites into orbit to fry their enemies from space

A Nasa engineer proposed a method to efficiently build a Death Star, and it's not the way the Empire would have done it. Instead of constructing the massive weapon from nothing, by shooting materials out from a planet, an asteroid could be used to provide all of the essential building blocks. The Empire is doing things the hard way; using an asteroid 5

February 15, 2018 11:06 AM Romola Garai back on London stage in new play The Writer

Romola Garai is to star in the world premiere of Ella Hickson’s new play, The Writer, at the Almeida Theatre. The new production, about a writer who wants to change the shape of the world and so needs a new way of thinking to make herself heard, will kick off the London theatre’s new spring/summer season, running from April 14 until May 26. Atonement 8

February 11, 2018 4:58 PM Wary Hollywood studios will revive 'morality clauses’ in contracts after Netflix had to pay Kevin Spacey £28million after he was fired amid sexual assault claims

After Netflix had to fork out £28million to Kevin Spacey when they fired him following sexual-assault allegations wary Hollywood studios are now reintroducing ‘morality' clauses. Spacey was set to continue his starring role in Netflix’s House of Card's six series before Anthony Rapp accused him of historic sexual assault from when he was just 14-years-old 8

February 9, 2018 12:49 PM Plant-based and organic diets have significant benefits for the environment, study confirms

The research, is the first to examine the environmental effects of both diet and farm production systems. A landmark new study has provided the strongest evidence yet that a predominantly plant-based diet has less environmental impact than one that is high in animal products. In addition, the research indicated that organic food was also beneficial for the planet 16

February 8, 2018 11:07 PM Oscar hopeful Daniel Kaluuya bags top prize at Evening Standard Film Awards

Oscar nominee Daniel Kaluuya has won a top prize at the Evening Standard Film Awards. The Get Out actor took home the best actor gong for his role as Chris Washington in the race satire, which has scored him an Academy Award nod. God’s Own Country, Paddington 2 and The Party also took home big prizes at the ceremony at Claridge’s hotel. God’s Own Country 9