Tween pop starlet turned in-demand thesp, the open-faced Piper made her TV breakthrough as "Doctor Who" sidekick Rose Tyler.
XL Recordings co-founder Russell spent his teenage years selling mix tapes at Camden Market in north London.
Shields is the London-based international prexy of teen-focused social networking site Bebo, which in the U.K. and Ireland is as hot or hotter than MySpace and Facebook.
Newly promoted to president of NBC Universal Intl., Smith is leading an aggressive strategy of rapid global expansion that's supposed to lift the studio's foreign revenues from $2.7 billion to $5…
With BBC Films, comedy and acquisitions added to her drama empire, controller of BBC Fiction Tranter is unquestionably the corporation's most powerful and influential commissioner
The world of print criticism is changing, and the Internet has altered all aspects of the music business. But after all these years, the job of music critic actually seems to be more special.
When I tell people that I review videogames professionally, they usually think I'm only in it for the fun and free games. Reactions are typically something like, "My 12-year-old son would kill to…
William Goldman speaks for many when he opines -- as he has frequently -- that all critics are embittered failures. But in my experience, most critics write about film, theater, art, music or…
His parents ran the Little Angel puppet theater in Islington, the trendy north London nabe where the bohemian middle-classes in their million-pound terraces rub cheek-by-jowl with rough housing…
Kung fu will be featured at the Olympics in Beijing next year, but the world's most famous practitioners, the monks of the ancient Shaolin temple, won't be taking part in the competish because their…
As Broadway producers went into the weekend assuring theatergoers that the show would go on despite stalled labor talks, the stagehands' union called a strike vote set for Oct. 21.