Otago Daily Times: Entertainment

Downton Abbey to wind up after sixth season

Downton Abbey to wind up after sixth season

The hugely popular British period drama "Downton Abbey" will wind up after a sixth season, its executive producer Gareth Neame said but he would not be drawn on how the show would end.

'Fifty Shades' - a laughable movie with a heart of gold

'Fifty Shades' - a laughable movie with a heart of gold

"Fifty Shades of Grey" is a laughable movie based on a cringeworthy novel that will nevertheless make pots of money and has at its core a heart of gold: actress Dakota Johnson.

Little to work with Lorde on follow-up album

Little to work with Lorde on follow-up album

Lorde could be back in the studio any day now to record her second album after collaborator and co-producer Joel Little tweeted about his return to New Zealand to team up with the teenage superstar.

Best of British

Best of British

One of the most comprehensive displays of contemporary British art goes on display at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery this weekend. Dunedin is the only New Zealand venue for the show, which Rebecca Fox discovers showcases the diverse range of contemporary art produced in the United Kingdom in the past 20 years.

No taxpayer money in Moon,Kills pay out

No taxpayer money in Moon,Kills pay out

No taxpayer funding went towards the final payout for controversial departing X Factor judges, as New Zealand On Air confirms the show will not be funded next year. NZ On Air paid Mediaworks $1.6 million for the series last year, and $800,000 for this year, but confirmed yesterday it would not be funding the show next year.

Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies

Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies

Terry Pratchett, the British author whose fantasy novels sold in their tens of millions worldwide, has died of a form of Alzheimer's disease aged 66, his publisher says.

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