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This week’s news has, inevitably, was dominated by Harvey Weinstein scandal. But here are some of the week’s other big stories from the world of art and entertainment.

Chris Pine, Tom Hardy and Jessica Ennis-Hill are just a few of the celebrities who have read the CBeebies Bedtime Story.

This week we have learned that country music legend Dolly Parton, recording in their ranks to 25.October.

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Star Wars fans were delighted to see the first full trailer for The Last of the Jedi, which offered tantalizing hints about the scenes, plot points and new characters.

The latter include Porg, a furry and excited little creature that resembles a cross between a baby penguin and a Guinea pig.

Big questions of The Last of the Jedi-trailer

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A musical version of Mel Brooks (1974) movie Young Frankenstein opened in London’s West End, with Ross Noble (centre) in the role of the hunchback Igor.

“I have good news for the cast – I’m not going to fire you,” joked Brooks, he of the actors for their curtain call after Tuesday’s press night performance.

Mel Brooks-dance-star – steps to success

Eminem took aim at President Donald Trump at the BET (Black Entertainment Television) Awards in a four-and-a-half-minute freestyle.

The US rapper said, to stomp, he “came out” to the President, calling him “racist 94-year-old grandpa”. The President has yet to respond to.

The best lines in Eminem’s Trump takedown


Springsteen on Broadway, with singer Bruce Springsteen and his wife Patti Scialfa, had its official Premiere in New York on Thursday.

A mixture of live music, stories, and confessional, the sold-out show breaks records at the box office on the 960-seat Walter Kerr Theatre.

Review: Bruce Springsteen – Broadway show

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It was known that Sir Bruce Forsyth is an award named in his honor in the next year, the National TV Awards.

Sir Bruce’s widow, Lady Wilnelia Forsyth, said he was “both humbled and thrilled” by the award.

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Official Charts

The former Oasis star Liam Gallagher at the top of the charts with, As it Were, his first solo album.

It sold at 103 000 copies in its opening week, more than the rest of the top 10 albums.

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