The comedian who refused to sign a 'safe space contract'

A comedian has turned down a gig at a university after being asked to sign a “behavioural agreement” first. Konstantin Kisin was warned about a “no tolerance policy” on topics including racism, sexism and transphobia. He was asked to perform at a gig at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) in London, organised More...

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By SLPundit On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Aquaman reviews: Does the blockbuster sink or swim?

Aquaman, which stars Jason Momoa in the title role, has received mixed reviews from critics. After two brief appearances in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, the king of the undersea nation More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Neil Young says Hyde Park show will proceed without Barclaycard as sponsor

Neil Young says he’ll go ahead with a show in London’s Hyde Park next year after the sponsor, Barclaycard, pulled out. The star had previously criticised the BST festival for choosing a “fossil More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
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Bill Ryder-Jones: 'Fans tell me personal things'

Bill Ryder-Jones’s football team Everton have just lost to arch rivals Liverpool at Anfield ahead of our phone interview. The Wirral singer-songwriter and former Coral guitarist, however, is determined More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Ellie Goulding 'won't stop shouting about homelessness'

We’ve all had that moment when you see a homeless person but you don’t have any spare change, or can’t afford to give any money. Figures suggest more people are becoming homeless, but nearly More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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50 Cent expresses sorrow after on-set death

50 Cent has sent his condolences to the family of a crew member who died while working on his Starz TV show Power. Pedro Jimenez was reportedly struck by a car driven by a colleague while putting down traffic More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Star Wars lightsaber auction pulled over origin dispute

A lightsaber listed as Luke Skywalker’s weapon from the original Star Wars film has been pulled from auction over doubts about its origin. Los Angeles auctioneer Profiles in History said it had cancelled More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Kiss announces Tom Green and Daisy Maskell as new breakfast show hosts

Tom Green and Daisy Maskell have been announced as the new hosts of the Kiss breakfast show. It follows the departure of Rickie, Melvin and Charlie, who announced last month they would be leaving the station More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Question Time and Doctor Who among 'most tweeted about' BBC shows

Question Time, the Andrew Marr Show and Doctor Who were the most tweeted about BBC TV shows of 2018, figures show. Audiences took to Twitter to discuss news and current affairs programmes, with Newsnight, BBC More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Andy Serkis on why there was room for two Jungle Books

Andy Serkis hopes his retelling of The Jungle Book will still find an audience – despite Disney’s 2016 adaptation effectively driving it on to the small screen. It could have been a very different More...