THE VOICEbox | Week 2: More auditions and crazy mums as the battle of the judges hots up.
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THE VOICEbox | Week 2: More auditions and crazy mums as the battle of the judges hots up.
"It’s the people and their stories that make Australia great. The scenery isn’t bad either.” - John Bishop
Crew working on the soap Neighbours have voted to take industrial action against production company FremantleMedia over stalled EBA negotiations.
Another stellar cast for Night at the Museum 3, this time visiting the British Museum, welcomes Australian Rebel Wilson to the fold.
Forget Star Wars 7, mate. This is the instalment we’ve been waiting for and it’s a fair dinkum, bloody beauty.
MasterChef Australia season 6 plans to re-capture their strong following by showcasing Australia's best amateur cooks yet.
THE VOICEbox | Week 1: What we already know and didn’t really need to know about The Voice Australia 2014.
Staring Robert Pattinson and Guy Pearce and filmed in Australia, The Rover explores a dystopian world where economies have collapsed and crime is the new commodity.
“I am always looking for the right script to bring me home to Australia, “said Nicole Kidman about her latest project, 'Strangerland'.
The Block host Scott Cam has prevented Asher Keddie from making a clean sweep of the Logie Awards by taking out the Gold Logie.
After swapping her stage dungarees for heels and sparkles, Once We Lived Here star Melle Stewart has a quick chat before hitting the West End.
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Australian actors Hugh Jackman and Margot Robbie have been honoured at Empire magazine's annual awards shindig held in London.
In Australian soaps such as Home and Away, Neighbours, Sons and Daughters, The Flying Doctors and Prisoner Aboriginal characters are notable by their absence.
How Steve Irwin died in an horrific stingray attack has been described in graphic detail by the man who filmed the Crocodile Hunter's death.
Cate Blanchett has won the best actress Oscar, while Catherine Martin has won two Academy Awards on a big night for Australia.
Catherine Martin has taken the Academy Award for Production Design for her work on The Great Gatsby, becoming Australia's most prolific Oscar winner.
Modern Family stars touch down in Australia for special vacation episode.
One of the best contemporary circus companies in the world, has joined forces with one of the finest string quartets to bring you their biggest and most ambitious production yet. 'Opus' by Circa and Debussy String Quartet is playing at the Barbican in London from 18 February.
With Roy and HG’s Russian Revolution set to dump on the Sochi Winter Olympics, it’s a good excuse to take another look at their best moments from The Dream.
REVIEW | Eat, Pray, Laugh! Barry Humphries Farwell Tour at the London Palladium is probably the furthest thing from a stage version of the best-selling novel Eat, Pray, Love.
At the heart of the West End is the Queens Theatre, which is where you’ll find Australian Daniel Koek playing the lead role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables.
Don't miss out on hilarious stand-up genius Jimeoin when he presents his new show 'Jimeoin - What?!' to the Apollo on Saturday 23 November 2013 with our special TWO FOR ONE reader offer.
Three Australian singers are performing in the English Touring Opera’s upcoming season of Baroque Opera from Venice, opening in London on 28 September and running until 12 October.
Australia: Shifting Sands is a BFI retrospective of Australian cinema over the last two decades, tracing the emergence of Indigenous voices and stories captured on the big screen.
INTERVIEW | Fresh from Edinburgh Fringe, Australian comedian Claudia O’Doherty brings her latest off-beat show Pioneer to Soho Theatre.
British comedian Simon Pegg has been talking up the delights of Perth on Twitter where he is currently filming an Australian crime thriller Kill Me Three Times.
The Australia: Shifting Sands film program at the British Film Institute’s London Southbank centre this September explores the emergence of Indigenous filmmaking and the idea of 'landscape as character'.
Currently at the Finborough Theatre, Fishskin Trousers is a play about three lost people from different eras. Brett Brown, a young Australian actor stars as a scientist, stationed on the mysterious island of Orford Ness during the Cold War.
Australia’s notorious Spooky Men's Chorale heads to London for the final gig of their epic UK tour, at Islington's Union Chapel on 8 September.
Producers of Home and Away have announced that they will film scenes in London later this year for an "exciting storyline" scheduled for 2014.
INTERVIEW | World-famous Australian beatboxer Tom Thum has amassed over five million views of his recent performance at at TedX Talk in Sydney. When his versatile voicebox meets Jamie MacDowell award-winning approach to words and melodies, the result is a showcase of true talent. Catch them at London Wonderground this ...
INTERVIEW | Celebrated as one of the rising stars on the Australian comedy scene, Ronny Chieng has quickly gone from unknown Melbourne University student to world-class performer. His new show; ‘The Ron Way’ is currently warming up in Edinburgh and will soon be served steaming hot at London’s Soho Theatre.
INTERVIEW | Award-winning Australian comedian Matt Okine has just wowed Edinburgh audiences, picking up a nomination in the Foster's Best Newcomer Award category. He chats to MICHAEL MCCORMICK ahead of his Soho Theatre run, where he will perform his hit show 'Being Black & Chicken & S#%t'.
INTERVIEW | Classic Australian drama Prisoner has been reimagined in the gritty TV series Wentworth Prison, set to screen on UK’s Channel 5 this week. PAUL BLEAKLEY chats to Aussie actress Nicole da Silva, who plays top dog Franky.
Master of the Absurd, Australian comedian Sam Simmons, brings his unique, subversive and hilarious brand of comedy back to London's Soho Theatre with Shitty Trivia. Catch it while you can!
It's summer in the city, and the weather is fine. Celebrate the sun with the best comedians Australia has to offer in the UK. Our finest funnymen and women are UK bound, and we've got the top Australian comedy acts that will be gracing London's stage in 2013.
Australia: Shifting Sands launches at the British Film Institute’s London Southbank centre in September, exploring the story of Indigenous Australia through the medium of Indigenous filmaking.
Aussie stand-up comedian Celia Pacquola knows all about being Australian in the UK, following a 'gap year' in London in 2010. She shares her experiences this week at Soho Theatre, from 31 July for four nights only!
REVIEW | The formula to a great musical is easy — catchy lyrics, energetic cast, punchy dialogue and a show-stopping finale. Luckily, Rock of Ages, has it all, offering a rollicking 80s romp through the rock annuals and a guaranteed great night out.
As Barry Humphries announces Dame Edna Everage's retirement with a final Eat, Pray, Laugh! UK tour, including a run at London's Palladium, we reflect on our top 5 Dame Edna career highlights as we prepare to say - Goodbye Possum!
Calling all lovers of circus, sequins and six-inch heels! The all-male burlesque boys from Brissie are back with their latest show Briefs: The Second Coming. KIM SEELIGER managed to catch the opening night in Brisbane before the start of their three-month tour of Europe.
INTERVIEW | For five nights in August, Michael Griffiths - star of Jersey Boys - is Madonna. In Vogue: Songs by Madonna is a cabaret show at the Edinburgh Fringe, which sees the Queen of Pop at the piano, playing all of her hit songs.
REVIEW | The eruption of applause that met the famous lines everybody was waiting for fully captured the crowd’s glee for the hit stage performance of Dirty Dancing last night. ‘Nobody puts Baby in the corner.’
INTERVIEW | Disney Channel’s new project Teen Beach Movie is set to screen in the UK on 19 July. PAUL BLEAKLEY chats to leading actress, Aussie star Maia Mitchell, about the 60s ‘dream world’ on set in Puerto Rico.
Australian pianist Philip Eames was invited to perform Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue with the North Chesire Wind Orchestra, in Manchester.
The legendary entertainer Barry Humphries and his well-known alter-egos — inebriated cultural attaché the Honorable Sir Les Patterson, Sandy Stone and irrepressible Dame Edna Everage — will bid adieu to their London fans at the iconic London Palladium with a farewell tour Eat, Pray, Laugh!.
REVIEW | In choosing challenging and little-known opera Maometto Secondo, and Australian mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup as Calbo, Garsington Opera’s bet has well and truly paid off.
Dusty Limits, aka Mr Dorian Black, singer, comic and compere and has been called a “trailblazer” on the UK cabaret circuit. He is also originally from Australia. Here he tells us ‘what’s with the accent’ ahead of his Soho Theatre show.
An Australian film about a young indigenous boy defending his land against the threat of the mining industry is among a series of cutting edge movies screening as part of London's 2013 East End Film Festival.