Marie-Louise Gumuchian

ELLE magazine bans fur in all its titles to support animal welfare

Dec 03 2021

LONDON Fashion magazine ELLE is banning fur from the pages of all its international editions in a move to support animal welfare and reflect changing tastes, the publication said on Thursday. | Video

Aml Ameen makes director debut with UK's first Black Christmas rom-com

Dec 02 2021

LONDON Part inspired by his own life, actor Aml Ameen says his directorial debut "Boxing Day" is different from other festive films: it is the first British Christmas rom-com led by a majority Black cast. | Video

A clown and an orchestra: conductor brings love of music to the stage

Dec 01 2021

LONDON Mexican conductor Alondra de la Parra hopes to entice audiences with her love of classical music through a new multi-disciplinary performance in which she pairs an orchestra and a clown on stage. | Video

'Emotionally brilliant': singer Adele releases new album '30'

Nov 19 2021

LONDON Music star Adele released her first album in six years on Friday, winning over critics and fans alike with the record she said she made to explain her divorce to her young son. | Video

Let there be light: The Darkness launch 'post-lockdown party record'

Nov 17 2021

LONDON The Darkness lead singer and guitarist Justin Hawkins says his band's new album is "a post-lockdown party record", one he hopes will lift spirits and offer some escapism. | Video

Ferrell, Rudd swap comedy for the sinister in 'The Shrink Next Door'

Nov 08 2021

LONDON Best known for his laugh-out-loud movies, actor and comedian Will Ferrell found it "liberating" to branch out in "The Shrink Next Door", a dark comedy about the relationship between a manipulative psychiatrist and his patient. | Video

'A self-portrait in songs': Paul McCartney looks back on his lyrics

Nov 08 2021

LONDON From looking for inspiration on the bus to finding titles in dreams, Paul McCartney looks back on his life in a new book recounting how he wrote some of the world's most famous songs. | Video

MTV says Budapest EMAs to show solidarity with LGBTQ+ community

Oct 19 2021

LONDON MTV is going ahead with plans to hold its Europe Music Awards in Budapest next month, it said on Tuesday, to show solidarity with Hungary's LGBTQ+ community following a June law banning the "display and promotion of homosexuality" among under-18s. | Video

One in three UK music jobs wiped out by COVID, report says

Oct 18 2021

LONDON The COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out one in three jobs in the UK music industry, a trade body said on Tuesday, as it called for government support to help the sector recover.

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