A leading UK theatre organisation pledges to balance the number of male and female actors that appear in its self-generated productions.
Musical The Lion King takes more money at the box office than any other stage show or cinema release.
The first episode of the fifth series of costume drama Downton Abbey is watched by an average audience of 8.1m on ITV.
The BBC apologises for airing an excerpt from a 1971 edition of Top of the Pops in which disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile was briefly shown.
Rock legend Iggy Pop is to talk about the subject of free music in a capitalist society for this year's John Peel Lecture for BBC 6 Music.
The judge in former BBC broadcaster Dave Lee Travis's trial for indecent assault and sexual assault tells the jury he will accept majority verdicts.
Young adult sci-fi adaptation The Maze Runner debuts at the top of the US box office chart.
The building and contents of the British Museum in London are to be digitally recreated in the video game Minecraft, with volunteers sought to help.
Drum and bass duo Sigma reach number one with their track Changing, featuring Paloma Faith - the first time the singer has topped the singles chart.
Polly Bergen, the actress whose fictional family was terrorised by Robert Mitchum in the 1962 film Cape Fear, dies aged 84.
Angelina Jolie signs up to direct Africa, a film about a conservationist's battles with ivory poachers.
Kim Kardashian, Mary-Kate Olsen and Vanessa Hudgens seem to be some of the latest victims.
A sculpture of The Beatles' song character Eleanor Rigby made from £1m of used bank notes is to go on show at the Museum of Liverpool.
Apple might have created a tool to remove it but Bono thinks it's great so many people have listened to U2's new album.
Artist Rose Wylie wins the John Moores Painting Prize, one of the UK's most prestigious art awards, at the age of 80.
The Wallace Collection's Great Gallery, which contains paintings by masters including Rubens, Velazquez and Titian, reopens after a £5m refurbishment.
Classical flautist Sir James Galway is honoured with a lifetime achievement prize at the Gramophone Awards in London.
A rare negative of the movie star Marilyn Monroe, taken during her first professional photo shoot when she was 20 years old, is sold at auction.
British model Cara Delevingne is set to star in an adaptation of the novel Paper Towns, by John Green of The Fault in Our Stars fame.
The customised chopper Peter Fonda rode in 1969 film Easy Rider is expected to fetch more than $1 million (£613,000) when it goes up for auction next month.
Ukraine announces it will not take part in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest due to financial constraints.
Three dancers are suing Cher for race and age discrimination amid claims she said there was "too much colour" on her tour.
British singer Katy B pulls out of an MTV concert in Londonderry following the death of her brother.
The 66-year-old actor - one of the original cast - will leave the show in Autumn 2015
Dressmaker Leanne Phillips from My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding wins compensation from her former boss for unfair dismissal.
Three residents of a road in Birmingham dubbed Benefits Street after a television programme deny a series of drugs charges.
As the artwork for the new Pink Floyd album is unveiled, the band's creative director Aubrey Po speaks to BBC 6 Music about finding the right cover.
Actress Emma Watson launches a global UN campaign to get 100,000 men and boys involved in the fight to achieve gender equality.
Nathan Sawaya, a New York-based artist has multiple unique exhibitions created solely from standard LEGO bricks with several new sculptures created specifically for each exhibition.
Fans of BBC gangster drama Peaky Blinders watch the first episode of the new series at a special premiere in Birmingham.