15,000 fans packed into the Somersault festival in Devon last night for headline act Jack Johnson.
Controversial artist Damien Hirst is reported to have signed up Rolling Stone Keith Richards' ghost-writer to work on his autobiography.
Ten years after it first hit our screens - the X Factor finally take auditions to Cornwall.
Tributes continue to pour in for Devon based Rik Mayall who died yesterday. Fellow actor Danny Dyer told ITV News of his shock at his friend's death
Devon comedian Rik Mayall has died at the age of 56. He was best known for his anarchic sitcoms 'The Young Ones' and 'Bottom' alongside long time collaborator Ade Edmondson.
The comic also had plenty of ties to the West Country, as Chris Spittles describes.
Actor and comedian Adrian Edmondson has paid tribute to his late friend Rik Mayall. The pair worked together on The Young Ones and Bottom. Mayall, who was 56 was found dead at his London home earlier today.
"There were times when Rik and I were writing together when we almost died laughing. They were some of the most carefree stupid days I ever had, and I feel privileged to have shared them with him. And now he's died for real. Without me. Selfish b*****d.
Earlier this year we met with the comic most famous for playing Vyvyan on the Young Ones, who spoke of his memories of acting alongside Rik Mayall.
Stars from the world of comedy have been paying tribute to Devon based comedian Rik Mayall who died today at the age of 56.
I am heartbroken that my comedy idol growing up Rik Mayall has died. He made me want to be a comedian... https://t.co/7DAUgjbX9i
Very sad to hear of the passing of Rik Mayall. Far too young. A very funny and talented man.
Last time I saw him he grabbed my crotch and said 'Not eaten yet then?" So sad.. Funniest man of his generation
Among those paying tribute to Mayall was David Walliams, who said: "I am heartbroken that my comedy idol growing up, Rik Mayall, has died. He made me want to be a comedian."
Impressionist Rory Bremner said: "Oh no. Awful news about Rik Mayall - a fireball of creative comic energy and inspiration. Such brilliant raw talent."
Blackadder producer John Lloyd said Mayall was "just extraordinary".
Speaking to BBC News, he said: "It's really a dreadful piece of news.
"I remember going to the very first night of the Comedy Store and thinking 'Where does this come from?'.
"It was the most extraordinary thing, him and Ade Edmondson doing the Dangerous Brothers, they were called, and you just felt you were in the presence of something, a whole revolutionary thing."
Devon comedian Rik Mayall has died at the age of 56.
He was best known for his anarchic sitcoms 'The Young Ones' and 'Bottom' alongside long time collaborator Ade Edmondson.
In 1998, he was left seriously ill after a quad bike accident near his home in Devon and spent several days in a coma at Plymouth's Derriford Hospital.
Later in his career he also became known for his political character Alan B'Stard in his shown The New Statesman.
In 2008 he was given an honorary doctorate from the University of Exeter.
His management have confirmed that the comedian died this morning.
The Prime Minister has said he believes a DJ on Radio Devon who had to resign for playing a song that contained a racist word has been treated unfairly.
London Mayor Boris Johnson has also joined calls for the BBC to apologise to David Lowe. The presenter has said sorry for the error.
We're all used to seeing the actor Warwick Davis on the telly but now he's trying a spot of travel presenting - promoting staycations rather than trips abroad.
So to prove it, he's dragging his family across the country - and as David Wood reports he's starting off in Cornwall: