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Entertainment round-up: 26 March – 1 April

Another busy week in the entertainment world has ended, including Cheryl and Liam becoming proud parents, Gary Barlow bagging a Star Wars role, Professor Brian Cox landing in Postman Pat’s Greendale and the Cannes Film Festival kicking off a row about airbrushing.

Here’s a round-up of some things you might have missed:

Brian Cox in Postman PatImage copyrightCBEEBIES
Image captionProfessor Brian Cox got to hang out with Postman Pat when he became a space expert character on the CBeebies cartoon show.
  • Brian Cox plays Postman Pat scientist
Cheryl baby announcementImage copyrightINSTAGRAM
Image captionOne Direction’s Liam Payne and former X Factor judge Cheryl announced the arrival of a “beautiful, healthy baby boy”.
  • Cheryl and Liam announce birth of baby boy
Gary Barlow/StormtroopersImage copyrightPA/LUCASFILM
Image captionTake That star Gary Barlow revealed his latest venture: A part in the next Star Wars movie.
  • Gary Barlow lands role in Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Emma ThompsonImage copyrightGETTY IMAGES
Image captionActress Emma Thompson condemned the pressure on actresses to be thin and how it stopped her moving to LA.
  • Emma Thompson felt ‘too fat’ to live in LA
David Tennant in Don Juan in SohoImage copyrightHELEN MAYBANKS
Image captionDavid Tennant told us how his latest play, Don Juan, is being constantly tweaked to feature topical jokes.
  • David Tennant is ‘Dalai Lama of debauchery’
Jane Birkin now in ParisImage copyrightCAROLE BELLAICHE
Image captionSinger and actress Jane Birkin admitted she now rarely uses the famous handbag that bears her name.
  • Jane Birkin: Handbag out, pockets in
PwC accountants at the OscarsImage copyrightGETTY IMAGES
Image captionAccountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers will continue to manage the ballots at the Oscars – but there is to be no more tweeting backstage.
  • Oscars to still use accountant firm PwC
Sue Perkins and Graham NortonImage copyrightSTEVE ULLATHORNE/BBC
Image captionSue Perkins said she was “beyond chuffed” to be hosting the Bafta TV Awards next month in Graham Norton’s Eurovision-enforced absence.
  • Sue Perkins to host TV Bafta Awards
George Michael funeralImage copyrightREUTERS
Image captionA private funeral for George Michael took place at London’s Highgate Cemetery, three months on from his sudden death on Christmas Day.
  • George Michael’s funeral takes place
Cannes poster and original photoImage copyrightBRONX/ARCHIVIO CAMERAPHOTO EPOCHE/GETTY
Image captionAnd the Cannes Film Festival caused beaucoup outrage by airbrushing the photo of Italian actress Claudia Cardinale that appears on this year’s poster.
  • Cannes Film Festival poster sparks airbrushing row
  • source”indiatoday”