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David Harbour would rather grow up in the time of Stranger Things than be a kid today
TV

David Harbour would rather grow up in the time of Stranger Things than be a kid today

As one of the stars of Stranger Things who actually grew up in the 1980s, David Harbour talks about what being a kid back then was really like – and it turns out he’d have made a great member of the Hellfire Club

The Lazarus Project is about the near misses we’ve had with the end of the world, says writer Joe Barton
TV

The Lazarus Project is about the near misses we’ve had with the end of the world, says writer Joe Barton

Writer Joe Barton, who penned critical smash Giri/Haji, has returned with action thriller The Lazarus Project, where man-made and natural disasters are a constant threat. He tells us about the real-world inspirations behind the show

Stanley Tucci’s forbidden foods make for mouth-watering TV
Foodie TV

Stanley Tucci’s forbidden foods make for mouth-watering TV

I can’t explain my feelings when Stanley Tucci eats Napoli pizza with San Marzano tomatoes and fresh mozzarella di bufala, says Lucy Sweet

Alison Hammond: ‘I knew very little about my own Black history in Britain’
Letter To My Younger Self

Alison Hammond: ‘I knew very little about my own Black history in Britain’

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’
comedy

Chris and Rosie Ramsey: ‘If I get a laugh out of you, I’ll tell you anything’

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Danny Boyle’s Sex Pistols TV show proves the filth and fury endures
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Danny Boyle’s Sex Pistols TV show proves the filth and fury endures

Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa on the moment he realised he was homeless
Ncuti Gatwa

Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa on the moment he realised he was homeless

This week’s Big TV: Ten Percent, Navalny, Clark and Generation Change
What to watch

This week’s Big TV: Ten Percent, Navalny, Clark and Generation Change

Kit Connor: ‘Heartstopper is a love story above all else’
Heartstopper

Kit Connor: ‘Heartstopper is a love story above all else’

This week’s Big TV: Gaslit, Chivalry, Tan France: Beauty and the Bleach, Life After Life and Heartstopper
What to watch

This week’s Big TV: Gaslit, Chivalry, Tan France: Beauty and the Bleach, Life After Life and Heartstopper

Derry Girls: ‘What Lisa McGee has done is change the path for all Derry girls going forward’
TV

Derry Girls: ‘What Lisa McGee has done is change the path for all Derry girls going forward’

Peter Mullan: ‘This is a party who single-handedly created food banks. That should be on the collective Tory gravestone’
TV

Peter Mullan: ‘This is a party who single-handedly created food banks. That should be on the collective Tory gravestone’

Derry Girls: ‘We did the last series for the fans. Our major ambition is to say goodbye to these characters in the way that they deserved’
TV

Derry Girls: ‘We did the last series for the fans. Our major ambition is to say goodbye to these characters in the way that they deserved’

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5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof
TV

5 things we can learn from Freeze the Fear with Wim Hof

Bertie Carvel on playing Donald Trump: ‘It’s going to be a huge success. I feel confident saying that to you.’
Theatre

Bertie Carvel on playing Donald Trump: ‘It’s going to be a huge success. I feel confident saying that to you.’

Channel 4: Why selling the broadcaster is a risky move for the UK government
Steve Barnett

Channel 4: Why selling the broadcaster is a risky move for the UK government

Paddy Considine: ‘I feel like my life is a series of beautiful interventions’
Music

Paddy Considine: ‘I feel like my life is a series of beautiful interventions’

‘The opposite of levelling up’: Tories criticise Channel 4 privatisation plans
Media

‘The opposite of levelling up’: Tories criticise Channel 4 privatisation plans

Lisa McGee: ‘Writing Derry Girls, I’ve realised I really like teenagers’
TV

Lisa McGee: ‘Writing Derry Girls, I’ve realised I really like teenagers’

This week’s Big TV picks: Art That Made Us, Hacks, Slow Horses and The Andy Warhol Diaries
TV

This week’s Big TV picks: Art That Made Us, Hacks, Slow Horses and The Andy Warhol Diaries

‘Eloise is fuming!’ – Claudia Jessie reacts to the finale of Bridgerton’s second season
Bridgerton

‘Eloise is fuming!’ – Claudia Jessie reacts to the finale of Bridgerton’s second season

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Skint: the BBC’s new series of monologues are informed by lived experience of poverty
TV

Skint: the BBC’s new series of monologues are informed by lived experience of poverty

Then Barbara Met Alan – a revolutionary love story
TV

Then Barbara Met Alan – a revolutionary love story

Top Boy’s Saffron Hocking: ‘The show is so popular because it’s real’
Top Boy

Top Boy’s Saffron Hocking: ‘The show is so popular because it’s real’

This week’s Big TV Picks: Skint, Then Barbara Met Alan and Top Boy
Big TV Picks

This week’s Big TV Picks: Skint, Then Barbara Met Alan and Top Boy

‘For some reason, women are expected to deal with medical situations men just wouldn’t tolerate’
Lucy Sweet

‘For some reason, women are expected to deal with medical situations men just wouldn’t tolerate’

Clara Amfo: ‘You’ve really got to back yourself’
Clara Amfo

Clara Amfo: ‘You’ve really got to back yourself’

Hacker group Anonymous take over Russian state TV with footage of Ukraine invasion
Ukraine Invasion

Hacker group Anonymous take over Russian state TV with footage of Ukraine invasion

Meet Nicôle Lecky, the mind and muse behind Mood
TV

Meet Nicôle Lecky, the mind and muse behind Mood

Peaky Blinders: ‘It’s a sort of working-class revolution within a family’
TV

Peaky Blinders: ‘It’s a sort of working-class revolution within a family’

Mo Gilligan: ‘The fact I get to host the Brits still hasn’t sunk in’
Music

Mo Gilligan: ‘The fact I get to host the Brits still hasn’t sunk in’

Mel Giedroyc: ‘I thought, oh my god, what if my mum could hear me doing all this rudery?’
TV

Mel Giedroyc: ‘I thought, oh my god, what if my mum could hear me doing all this rudery?’

Pam & Tommy: Who owns Pamela Anderson’s story?
TV

Pam & Tommy: Who owns Pamela Anderson’s story?

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