Entertainment

Twenty years after its release, Baz Luhrman’s movie Moulin Rouge has been transformed into a £35m stage musical. The Broadway production has already won 10 prestigious Tony Awards – and now it’s transferring to London. BBC Music correspondent Mark Savage went down for a sneak peak before the official opening night later this month.
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Lord of The Rings director, Peter Jackson, has restored more than 50 hours of outtakes from the 1970 Beatles documentary Let It Be. The documentary sheds new light on the relationship between Paul McCartney and John Lennon before the band finally split in 1970. The film is in three parts and almost seven-hours long. The
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An all-female garage punk band whose members have an average age of 55 are trying to encourage more middle-aged women to play instruments. The Verinos, who formed as Leicester’s extended lockdown measures were eased, perform songs which address age and gender stereotypes. The five-piece act has auditioned to play at next year’s Glastonbudget music festival
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Watch the moment South African author Damon Galgut won the Booker Prize for fiction for The Promise. On picking up the award, he said: “I would like to accept this on behalf of all the stories told and untold, the writers heard and unheard, from the remarkable continent that I’m part of”. Read more: ‘Tour
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