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Our Music Recommendations: What We’re Listening To This Week, From Troye Sivan To Take That
Is your playlist in need of some refreshment? We have some suggestions. Taylor Swift — Evermore Surprise! Again! Taylor Swift’s lockdown adventures continued with the news that she has a recorded second secretly written album. Evermore is the “sister
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OPINION - Millie Bobby Brown Has Come Under Fire Over Her Ghostwriter. We Need To Relax About This
Is there nothing that Stranger Things star, actress, producer, Human Services student (nope, no idea), make-up and skincare mogul Millie Bobby Brown cannot do? Well, yes, in fact one of the things she cannot do is write a novel, something that she ha
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JW Anderson: ‘We’re Too Scared To Be Controversial Now, Someone Like McQueen Could Not Exist Today’
“When it comes to culture — fashion culture, art culture — we are in this incredibly insane moment of self censorship,” says 38-year-old fashion designer Jonathan Anderson. “I think we are too scared to have dialogue, too scared to be controversial —
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The Fake Sheikh On Prime Video Review: The Rise And Fall Of The 90s’ Most Notorious Tabloid Journalist
If there’s one thing the British press and public adore more than a scandal, it’s a sense of irony. Seeing just desserts dished out upholds the belief that justice prevails in the end. Police officers behind bars, comedians becoming the butt of the j
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Peep Show: From ‘Gunny’ To ‘Chance Would Be A Fine Thing’ – The 20 Best Scenes
Peep Show had such a small audience when it first aired that Channel 4 almost cancelled it but, if there was not love for two misfits sharing a Croydon flat in 2003, there certainly is now. Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong’s comedy introduced the world t
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The Best Free Exhibitions In London – Get Your Culture Fix And Keep Your Money For Coffee
Granted, the holiday season is officially over, but that means it’s time for evenings spent hunkered down in pubs, tonnes of stews, and weekends doing indoor-y cultural stuff. And London is, as ever, absolutely packed with things to do — whether that
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Our Film And TV Recommendations This Week: From Welcome To Wrexham To Domina
The  clocks have gone back, the weather’s grim - it’s the perfect season for hibernating in front of the television, or a night at the cinema. Here are the films and TV shows on our cultural radar this week… Wolfwalkers I can’t remember the last time
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Stop Making Sense: How Talking Heads Made The Greatest Concert Film Of All Time
A man in a beige suit walks across a bare, undecorated stage, the backstage junk and scaffolding exposed and strip-lit. He places a Eighties boom-box on the floor and tells the crowd: “I’ve got a tape I wanna play you”. He presses play and, head-bobb
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What We Learnt From Sex Education That We Should Have Been Taught At School
Let’s face it: sex education lessons in the UK are a mixed bag. Far from the sensitive, in-depth chats they should be, they’re still usually run by whichever unlucky member of staff has the misfortune of drawing the short straw (often the PE teacher,
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Sex Education Season 4 On Netflix Review: Back With A Bang
Over the course of four years, Sex Education has created numerous stars (hello, Ncuti Gatwa and Emma Mackey), gallons of cringe and more graphic moments moments than any other mainstream show on the streamers. But now, sadly, it is time to say goodby
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From Boy In Da Corner To Fallen: Classic 2003 Albums Celebrating Their 20th Anniversary This Year
Even if you are thoroughly tired of classic dance tracks being sampled for rap beats or sped up for TikTok, it would be a mistake to say music was better 20 years ago. A quick look through the 2003 charts will show you that this - the year I musicall
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American Horror Story Seasons In Order, Plus Reviews, Trailers, Plots And The Show’s Stars
The weather is getting darker and rainier by the second and there is a whiff of Autumnal cosiness, and even spookiness, in the air, indicating that October and Halloween are now just around the corner. To usher in the fast-approaching witchy season,
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Only Murders in the Building: Steve Martin performs Which of the Pickwick Triplets Did It
Thrillingly, there’s just a month now to wait until the third season of Only Murders in the Building is released on Disney+. Anticipation is sky high: the show has not only picked up a number of prestigious award nominations (its first season earned
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Sex Education Is Coming Out: From Ncuti Gatwa To Emma Mackey, Who’s Starring In Season Four?
They grow up so fast. From relatively humble beginnings in January 2019, Sex Education has gone onto become a world-conquering phenomenon. It has launched the careers of several fresh-faced actors (some have gone stratospheric), has helped normalise
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With The Frasier Remake Premiering Next Month, Here’s Our Pick Of The Best Reboots Of All Time
It’s a remake you never thought you needed, but now feel excited about: Fawlty Towers is getting a reboot more than 40 years after it was first aired. 83-year-old John Cleese will be returning as hotelier Basil Fawlty, and this time will be joined by
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Sex Education Season 4 Final Trailer Drops: Here’s Everything Else To Know, From Release Date, Plot And Cast
This week Netflix shared some very exciting news: Sex Education will be returning for a fourth season. “This is what you’ve been waiting 4. we’re back bébés. welcoming @danjlevy as Mr Molloy,” said the TV Show’s official Twitter. “Dan joins a returni
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We Pick The 20 Greatest British Rock Bands Of All Time As Oasis Reissues The Masterplan
From hard rock to punk, new wave, indie and Britpop, British bands have defined entire genres and influenced millions of rock fans over the years. The UK music scene has produced some of the world’s most iconic bands and artists, whose work remains j
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Marina Abramović At The Royal Academy Review: Nudity, Danger And A Whiff Of Woowoo
It’s taken six years of planning, and is three years late, but finally, this epic Royal Academy show is opening. Originally slated for 2020, but postponed due to the pandemic — of all the Covid delays, cancellations and closures, one for a show where
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Michael Wolff — The Controversial, Firebrand Journalist Taking On The Most Powerful Men In The World
“Behind every great fortune is a great crime.” So Michael Wolff told the New York Times, paraphrasing Balzac in 2021, three years into becoming an overnight sensation after publishing his explosive tell-all documenting the dysfunctional world of Dona
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BFI London Film Festival’s Kristy Matheson: ‘The Scope And The Scale Of The LFF Is A Thrilling Challenge’
“To be honest I’m always astounded anyone gets a film made,” says Kristy Matheson, the tiny but zealous 40-something Australian who is the new director of the BFI London Film Festival, which celebrates its 67th edition in October. “You need so many
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Who Will Be The Next James Bond? We Take A Look At The Top Candidates
Speculation about who is going to be the next James Bond reemerges every time any young, tallish actor makes an impression in a role that requires wearing a suit. When Daniel Craig’s long-awaited Bond swansong landed, one of the first things we thoug
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The Fall: How Michael Wolff, The Journalist Who Wrote The Bestseller Fire And Fury, Is Taking On The Murdochs
Fire and Fury, the 2018 book by American journalist Michael Wolff, was always destined to become a New York Times number one bestseller, revealing one hair-raising anecdote after another from life inside the Trump White House. “Although full of start
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Fawning Over Fayed? We’re All As Guilty As Each Other
In his office in Harrods, the late Mohamed Fayed would sit and stare at a photo of Princess Diana, framed in pride of place on the wall. It was the one of her sitting alone on the diving board of his luxury yacht. “Look at her, Baldy,” he would say.
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‘Demon Mode’, Near-death And Cities On Mars - The Strangest Revelations From Elon Musk’s Biography
The new book ‘Elon Musk’ by Walter Isaacson, is a biography based on interviews with Musk himself and many of his key family, friends and collaborators, and it’s been making headlines around the world for the revelations into the Tesla/Space X nerd-g
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Behind The Scenes Of The Neighbours Reboot: ‘The Buzz Is Phenomenal’
For fans of the TV show Neighbours, there’s only one thing worth talking about this week: the much-anticipated debut of the show’s reboot. “The buzz is phenomenal,” says Stefan Dennis, one of the regulars of the Australian soap that ran for decades b
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The Incredible Story Of The Lost City Of Atlantis That Inspired Jason Momoa’s Aquaman
The first full-length trailer for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom landed last week, gearing up fans for the December release of the second part of the underwater superhero film, starring Jason Momoa and Amber Heard. The sequel follows Momoa’s character
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Who Killed Jill Dando? The True Story Behind The British Journalist’s Murder
A new, three-part crime documentary about the murder of British journalist Jill Dando will be landing on Netflix on September 26, and it’s set to unpack the shocking case. Dando’s murder in 1999 still lingers in the memories of many Britons. Not only
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Death Of England: Closing Time’s Clint Dyer And Roy Williams – ‘We Stay Current Because We Look Forward’
“We are always thinking about right now,” says Clint Dyer, deputy artistic director of the National Theatre, “but we have stayed current because we have looked forward.” He is talking about the extraordinary Death of England series – three plays at
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Wrongly Convicted Horizon Scandal Postmasters Offered £600,000 To Settle Claims
Postmasters wrongfully convicted in the Horizon IT scandal will be offered £600,000 to settle their claims, the Government has announced. Business minister Kevin Hollinrake said those affected had suffered “for too long” and so should be able to sett
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The Missing Thread — Telling The Stories Fashion Forgot
When the chance for me to be involved in an exhibition about Black British culture came up a few years ago, I jumped at it. I’d spent much of my career involved in fashion — the first article I’d written was in the third issue of i-D magazine when I
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