BBC star salaries: See who earned what BBC cuts gender pay gap to 7.6% Six male BBC presenters agree pay cut Amol Rajan on BBC Studios going commercial This year's list includes on-air presenters who earned more than £150,000 in the financial year 2017/18 from news, sport and radio as well as some TV entertainment shows. … [Read more...] about BBC pay: Men still dominate star salaries list
Reduced capacities and cast and orchestra sizes to allow social distancing Performers, conductors and musicians to be socially distanced, possibly back-to-back or side-to-side, rather than face-to-face Singers and wind and brass players to have added social distancing - 3m is suggested - and screens could be used Singing and brass and wind playing in groups or in front of an audience limited to professionals only Increased deep cleaning of auditoriums Julian Bird, chief executive of the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre, said the guidance was "welcome", but urged the government to provide more clarity regarding indoor performances. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Outdoor concerts, plays and opera get government go-ahead
"It's a real battle between do I address how I feel and what's going on, or do I just create something that feels the opposite?" she says. "But I think if we were to be sitting on Zoom writing ballads, we'd just feel depressed, so it kind of makes sense to channel this upbeat 80s vibe." … [Read more...] about Pop music is getting faster (and happier)
I've actually written a lot of songs about him. Sunrise In The East was about me and him staying up all night talking; I Could Get Used To This was written just before our fourth date, and it was about stepping into a new relationship; and then obviously Wish You Well and Better Off Without You happened when we had the break-up. … [Read more...] about Is Becky Hill pop’s biggest unknown star?
His return as one of the elder statesman of UK rap follows a lengthy period of varied employment. Along with DJing, he's been involved in music side projects, making rap documentaries for Vice, and podcasts for his own amusement. … [Read more...] about Mike Skinner: ‘Music is genuine chaos’