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The Wire: Top 10 episodes

May 11, 2020 10:44 pm

Regarded as the best TV drama ever, The Wire was often so realistic that it seemed like one was watching a documentary. Here are the HBO show's best episodes.

Idris Elba and wife, recovering from coronavirus, to help others

April 20, 2020 8:59 am

Idris Elba believes people in rural and poor areas are likely to suffer more in the coronavirus pandemic..

Idris Elba narrates message of hope with Don't Quit poem

April 12, 2020 3:24 pm

Idris Elba, who revealed his coronavirus diagnosis in March, recorded Don't Quit from American poet John Greenleaf Whittier for the BBC. The morale-boosting video was released by the network on Friday.

Coronavirus: Idris Elba passes quarantine period, says 'stuck in limbo'

April 02, 2020 9:40 am

Idris Elba, who is in New Mexico, had earlier revealed that he had contracted coronavirus. His wife, Sabrina Dhowre, also tested positive for the disease a few days later.

Idris Elba slams claim he is lying about his COVID-19 diagnosis

March 26, 2020 3:25 pm

American rapper Cardi B recently floated the theory that celebrities, who have been tested positive for coronavirus, could be getting paid to peddle their diagnosis.

Idris Elba tests positive for coronavirus

March 17, 2020 8:03 am

Idris Elba tweeted that he has no symptoms so far and has been isolated since Friday when he found out about his possible exposure.

Cats movie review: A musical devoid of any real zing and fun

January 03, 2020 5:38 pm

It's only Taylor Swift, descending perched on a crescent moon, sprinkling sparkling catnip powder, who looks like the cat that got the cream. There is really no other kind you want to watch.

Explained: What is Idris Elba?

November 21, 2019 7:52 am

Idris Elba is a wasp species. Why was it named after the actor?

Chrissy Teigen apologises to John Legend after Idris Elba responds to throwback picture challenge

November 15, 2019 4:29 pm

Legend was recently crowned the 'Sexiest Man Alive' by People magazine and the 'All of Me' singer embraced the title with a tweet that said he was "perplexed" by the new title.

John Legend named Sexiest Man Alive, Idris Elba and The Rock congratulate singer

November 13, 2019 5:45 pm

40-year-old musician John Legend has been named the Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine.


Prominent personalities diagnosed with coronavirus

March 30, 2020 2:09 pm

Public figures who have tested positive for coronavirus.

Taylor Swift, Idris Elba, James Corden and others attend Cats premiere

December 17, 2019 10:19 am

The world premiere of Cats, directed by Tom Hooper, was held in New York on Tuesday. Starring James Corden, Judi Dench, Jason Derulo, Idris Elba, Jennifer Hudson, Ian McKellen, Taylor Swift and Rebel Wilson among others, Cats is a film adaptation of the stage musical of the same name. The makers have used "digital fur technology" in the film to make the world of Cats come alive.

Hobbs and Shaw world premiere: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham and Idris Elba attend

July 14, 2019 12:54 pm

Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba and Vanessa Kirby attended the world premiere of Fast and Furious spinoff Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw in Los Angeles. The film releases on August 2.

Five Hollywood movies you should watch this October

September 30, 2017 4:28 pm

September saw the release of one of the biggest earners this year in the form of Stephen King's It, but apart from that it was a lukewarm month that started after an appalling summer for Hollywood. This month, there are a bunch of promising releases like The Mountain Between Us and Blade Runner 2049 with big stars that might improve upon the enormous failures of previous months.