Culture

‘I just want to represent real people’ – Lydia West talks Inside Man, It’s A Sin and the cost-of-living crisis
TV

‘I just want to represent real people’ – Lydia West talks Inside Man, It’s A Sin and the cost-of-living crisis

Rising star Lydia West on the moral dilemmas of new BBC drama Inside Man and the real world impact of It’s A Sin

Malcolm McDowell: Kubrick would be shocked at commercialisation of A Clockwork Orange
interview

Malcolm McDowell: Kubrick would be shocked at commercialisation of A Clockwork Orange

Acting legend Malcolm McDowell doesn’t think Stanley Kubrick would have been impressed by a recent Gucci campaign that referenced his classic movies.

How opera is giving a powerful voice to migrants
Music

How opera is giving a powerful voice to migrants

A series of performances focus on the harrowing, human experiences of migrants, getting beyond the numbers reported on the news.

Think you could lead a country? Here’s a guide to creating your own micronation
Books

Think you could lead a country? Here’s a guide to creating your own micronation

Meet Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Son of a Critch star and the real boy behind Disney’s new Pinocchio
TV

Meet Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Son of a Critch star and the real boy behind Disney’s new Pinocchio

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Striking photos taken by homeless photographers offer a rarely-seen view of London
Homelessness

Striking photos taken by homeless photographers offer a rarely-seen view of London

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Sophia Nomvete: ‘Everyone could benefit from thinking like a dwarf’
Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Sophia Nomvete: ‘Everyone could benefit from thinking like a dwarf’

Muse: Will of the People review – ‘Mad, bad, dangerous, and unreasonably good fun’
Album review

Muse: Will of the People review – ‘Mad, bad, dangerous, and unreasonably good fun’

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo
TV

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stays true to Tolkien’s environmental message says Elrond actor Rob Aramayo

Michael Flatley on writing, directing and starring in his spy thriller Blackbird
Film

Michael Flatley on writing, directing and starring in his spy thriller Blackbird

Book reviews: The Second Cut and The Anomaly
Book reviews

Book reviews: The Second Cut and The Anomaly

Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar: ‘The big issue for everybody is to get rid of the Tories, isn’t it?’
TV

Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar: ‘The big issue for everybody is to get rid of the Tories, isn’t it?’

‘The Taliban scare me, but not as much as I scare them’
Music

‘The Taliban scare me, but not as much as I scare them’

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Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts
Music

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts

How Neighbours changed the world
TV

How Neighbours changed the world

BP-sponsored British Museum forced to close early because of heatwave
Climate crisis

BP-sponsored British Museum forced to close early because of heatwave

Willa Fitzgerald on her Watergate thriller 18½: ‘We live in a very different political atmosphere’
Film

Willa Fitzgerald on her Watergate thriller 18½: ‘We live in a very different political atmosphere’

Big Zuu: ‘Food is about connecting with everyone’
TV

Big Zuu: ‘Food is about connecting with everyone’

Rainn Wilson on the meaning of life, America and the ‘gratifying’ legacy of The Office
Film

Rainn Wilson on the meaning of life, America and the ‘gratifying’ legacy of The Office

Books about jazz you need to read
Books

Books about jazz you need to read

Lucy Sweet: Glastonbury – ‘the maddest masterclass of sensory overload’
Music

Lucy Sweet: Glastonbury – ‘the maddest masterclass of sensory overload’

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Lauren Layfield: ‘Normal men, innocent men’ and me
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Lauren Layfield: ‘Normal men, innocent men’ and me

Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career
Music

Music biz legend Barbara Charone lifts the lid on an incredible career

Six things we learned from Phoebe Bridgers live at Glasgow Barrowland
Music

Six things we learned from Phoebe Bridgers live at Glasgow Barrowland

Rainn Wilson emailed Star Trek: Strange New Worlds to say Harry Mudd would ‘fit right in’
TV

Rainn Wilson emailed Star Trek: Strange New Worlds to say Harry Mudd would ‘fit right in’

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