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E4's Tattoo Artist of the Year Winner Revealed



Taking on nine other outstanding inkers in the search to find the nation’s best all-round tattoo artist, Luke battled through 12 knockout challenges from pig skin to puppies, hunks to drag artists and facing fierce competition, tough themes and complex style briefs throughout. He was judged the winner by Tattoo Fixers star Jay Hutton and internationally renowned tattoo artist Rose Hardy, both accomplished and successful tattooists with very different styles.

Casting announced for BBC Four’s Queers



A stellar cast is to appear in BBC Four’s Queers. Ben Whishaw, Alan Cumming, Rebecca Front, Russell Tovey, Gemma Whelan, Ian Gelder, Kadiff Kirwan and Fionn Whitehead will star in eight 15 minute monologues.

Curated and directed by Mark Gatiss, Queers sees eight new and established writers respond to the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act which partially decriminalised homosexual acts between men. The series will be broadcast as part of the BBC’s Gay Britannia season this summer.

Live Saturday morning kids telly set to return to the BBC



The buckets of gunge are at the ready, celebrity invites are being sent out and kids should expect the unexpected as CBBC launches a live entertainment extravaganza every Saturday morning from the Autumn.

Continuing the tradition of iconic Saturday morning programmes such as Going Live!, Saturday Superstore and Multi-Coloured Swap Shop, Live & Dangerous (working title) will be packed full of celebrity guests, games, sketches, gunge and some of CBBC’s favourite shows.

Let Pitch Battle commence!



Kelis, Gareth Malone, Seal, Joe Jonas plus more line up to judge BBC One’s brand new Saturday night entertainment music show Pitch Battle

Superstar singer Kelis and the nation’s favourite choir master Gareth Malone will be the judges getting their groove on as Saturday night’s sassiest singing show brings summer fun to BBC One.

50,000 tickets for BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend Hull 2017 snapped up in under 50 minutes

50,000 free tickets for Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Hull were released at 9.10am this morning during The Radio 1 Breakfast Show, with 95 percent of them going to the local area. 25,000 eagerly anticipated tickets were available for each day of the two-day event, which takes place at Burton Constable Hall on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May.

The lucky ticket holders will enjoy performances from the likes of Katy Perry, Little Mix, Kings of Leon, Stormzy and many more - with the full line-up still to be announced.