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A year ago, the show did not go on. What happened next?

Marc Brenner Last March, Liverpool’s Everyman theatre opened its new play, Our Lady of Blundellsands, starring Josie Lawrence and written by Jonathan Harvey. After ...

Coming 2 America: ‘The first black fairytale’ revisited

Amazon Studios The 2020s should be the decade of success for African women, according to a South African actress starring in the sequel to one of the most successful films ever ...

Kings of Leon on Mick Jagger, lockdown hair and writing songs on bar napkins

Matthew Followill Twenty years ago, long before Kings Of Leon became festival headliners, Caleb Followill made a deal with one of his friends. “He and I used to go ...

Could the Oscars adopt gender-neutral acting categories?

Getty Images The Berlin Film Festival has awarded its first ever gender-neutral acting prize to Maren Eggert. The new award, which was announced by the festival last August, ...

Upstairs, Downstairs actress Nicola Pagett dies aged 75

Actress Nicola Pagett has died aged 75 after being diagnosed with a brain tumour, her family has confirmed. Pagett was best known for playing Elizabeth Bellamy, the rebellious ...

Sarah Silverman apologises to Paris Hilton for prison jokes

Getty Images Comedian Sarah Silverman has apologised to Paris Hilton for jokes she told at the MTV Movie Awards in 2007 about the socialite’s forthcoming prison stint. The ...

The Father: Why Olivia Colman’s new film will leave you disoriented

SEAN GLEASON When you hear about a film with a depressing or worthy subject, it’s easy to groan and defer watching it until another day when you’ll feel more ready ...

Love Island to return this summer, ITV confirms

ITV Love Island will return to screens this summer, nearly 18 months since it was last on air, ITV have confirmed. However, the broadcaster has not announced any further ...

BTS named world’s best-selling artists of 2020

Getty Images Pop group BTS have been named the best-selling artists of 2020 by the IFPI, the organisation that represents the global recorded music industry. The accolade ...

Ian Brown steps down from festival over vaccine

Getty Images Singer Ian Brown has pulled out of headlining a festival over his refusal to play events that “accept vaccination proof as condition of entry”. Neighbourhood ...