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‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’
TV

‘Sherwood is important. It forces people to remember that the political is personal’

Adeel Akhtar, Claire Rushbrook and Robert Glenister talk about the passion and politics of Sherwood, the best new drama of 2022.

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

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

Presenter and broadcaster Lauren Layfield talks about that viral clip with Hacker T Dog and the future of CBBC

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’

The actor has played the classic character twice on Star Trek: Discovery and tells The Big Issue that he’s emailed Akiva Goldsman about bringing him back.

Rowan Atkinson: ‘I always liked the definition of art as the rejection of the status quo’
Comedy

Rowan Atkinson: ‘I always liked the definition of art as the rejection of the status quo’

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’
Letter to my Younger Self

Dame Margaret Beckett: ‘I hope I’ve helped the women who have come after me’

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O-T Fagbenle: ‘I’m wary of being involved in the soap opera of politics’
TV

O-T Fagbenle: ‘I’m wary of being involved in the soap opera of politics’

Sherwood: ‘You have to shine a light on why this happened and how ugly it is’
TV

Sherwood: ‘You have to shine a light on why this happened and how ugly it is’

Bruce Hornsby: ‘Having a laugh or 20 is an enjoyable and healthy way to live’
Music

Bruce Hornsby: ‘Having a laugh or 20 is an enjoyable and healthy way to live’

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’
TV

Josh Widdicombe: ‘The pandemic changed my approach to comedy’

David Harbour: ‘Stranger Things was different from anything I’ve ever experienced in my career’
Streaming

David Harbour: ‘Stranger Things was different from anything I’ve ever experienced in my career’

Stranger Things star David Harbour says Gandalf and Han Solo inspired Hopper’s ‘resurrection’
Streaming

Stranger Things star David Harbour says Gandalf and Han Solo inspired Hopper’s ‘resurrection’

Lea Thompson on directing Star Trek: Picard and her plan to make a Howard the Duck sequel
Film

Lea Thompson on directing Star Trek: Picard and her plan to make a Howard the Duck sequel

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’
cost of living crisis

Martin Lewis: ‘I can’t shut up because there really are lives at stake’

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TV

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Razorlight

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Screenwriter Abi Morgan on the dramas in her own life that rival anything she’s written
Culture

Screenwriter Abi Morgan on the dramas in her own life that rival anything she’s written

Martin Lewis: ‘The link between money problems and mental health problems is just so strong’
Cost of living crisis

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John Simm: ‘I got rid of the music and clubbing and got into some proper serious drama’
TV

John Simm: ‘I got rid of the music and clubbing and got into some proper serious drama’

Alyssa Mancao and the rise of social media therapists
Health

Alyssa Mancao and the rise of social media therapists

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Culture

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Sophie Marceau: ‘I hope love always stays a mystery’
Film

Sophie Marceau: ‘I hope love always stays a mystery’

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How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting
Activism

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting

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

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

Vanessa Nakate: ‘The climate issue is the biggest threat that is facing our lives right now’
Earth Day 2022

Vanessa Nakate: ‘The climate issue is the biggest threat that is facing our lives right now’

Laura Tobin: ‘Most people have conditioned themselves not to think about climate change’
Environment

Laura Tobin: ‘Most people have conditioned themselves not to think about climate change’

Ai-Da: Meet the robot artist exhibiting at the Venice Biennale
Art

Ai-Da: Meet the robot artist exhibiting at the Venice Biennale

Why we need to talk about Anatomy of a Scandal according to Michelle Dockery and Naomi Scott
TV

Why we need to talk about Anatomy of a Scandal according to Michelle Dockery and Naomi Scott

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’
Anatomy of a Scandal

Sienna Miller: ‘This is the right time for a show like Anatomy of a Scandal’

Call Me: Johnny Marr in conversation with Debbie Harry and Chris Stein
Music

Call Me: Johnny Marr in conversation with Debbie Harry and Chris Stein

Who is Jim Browning? Meet the man who scams the scammers
Life

Who is Jim Browning? Meet the man who scams the scammers

Claudia Jessie: ‘A clown is all I ever wanted to be’
TV

Claudia Jessie: ‘A clown is all I ever wanted to be’

Robert Sheehan: ‘Human beings are more destructive and wasteful than we’ve ever been’
TV

Robert Sheehan: ‘Human beings are more destructive and wasteful than we’ve ever been’

Russell Brand: ‘Look into my eyes and see if you think I’m telling you the truth’
Exclusive interview

Russell Brand: ‘Look into my eyes and see if you think I’m telling you the truth’

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